2019 Program 2019 Program


2 August - 8 September 2019

Use is a new exhibition of contemporary jewellery and small objects, exploring the impact of ‘tools’ in artisan practice, developed by the Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Queensland. Selected artists: Helen Bird, Jac Dyson, Lois Hayes, Catherine Hunter, Alicia Lane,Catherine Large, Samuel Lintern, Andy Lowrie, Nellie Peoples, Clare Poppi, Kierra-Jay Power, Paola Raggo, Elizabeth Shaw, Katie Stormonth, Rebecca Ward, Helen Wyatt and Xiaohui Yang.

Image: Catherine Large, Multichrome (detail) 2017, Group of Multichrome Shovels. Photo: Michelle Bowden,Visuall




Wear 2 from Here - Gerhard Herbst
Wear 2 from Here explores the process and linage of choice through the medium of contemporary jewellery.
Sunshine Coast jeweller Gerhard Herbst explores the role and definition of contemporary jewellery into the future.

Image: Gerhard Herbst, Monarch Bangle, 2018, L gold plate on copper, R sterling silver. Photo: Courtesy the artist



Plates Thrown Against The Wall
A group exhibition featuring artists from Noosa Open Studio 2019. 

Image: Elke Lucas, Kuro, ceramic plate. Photo: Courtesy the artist







12 September - 27 October 2019


Floating Land Affiliate Exhibition 
An affiliate exhibition of Floating Land: point to point. While the green art scultpural installation event will be held on location at Boreen Point and Noosa National Park from 12 to 27 October, Noosa Regional Gallery will host an exhibition in response to Noosa's most significant and iconic cultural event.

Image: Pam Wolpole and Yanni Van Zijl, Treescape, Floating Land 2017 (detail). Photo: Raoul Slater.





1 November - 1 December 2019


 Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize
 Dedicated to the memory of contemporary   visual artist, art educator and collector,the   late Lyn McCrea, the national award   promotes excellence in contemporary   Australian drawing.

 Image: Winner 2018, Ginny Grayson, Min Little   Black Muse (detail), 2017, charcoal   on paper,   63cm x 79cm







6 December - 26 January 2019


Violent Salt
Violent Salt discusses issues surrounding racism and discrimination against First Nations peoples and minority groups, as well as the lack of respect for, and desecration of culture and the natural environment. Violent Salt invites artists to speak their truths about these experiences, and offers an opportunity for understanding and connection whilst seeking to celebrate and honour Australia's unique multiculturalism and landscape.

Artists: Abdul Abdullah (NSW), Vernon Ah Kee (QLD), Richard Bell (QLD), Daniel Boyd (NSW), Megan Cope (QLD), Karla Dickens (NSW), Sarah-Jane Norman (VIC), Yhonnie Scarce (VIC/SA) and Jemima Wyman (QLD).

Image: Karla Dickens, Wiradjuri People, Quartered, 2017, mixed media, dimensions variable. Mackay Regional Council Art Collection.