|Bass Coast Post||
John Clarke joked that most of his bird photographs had a tiny bird flying out of the top left-hand corner. But a calendar of his photos, many taken around Phillip Island, attests to his skills and patience.
PHILLIP Island artist Marian Quigley called her portrait of Anne Davie “The Custodian” in recognition of Anne’s long custodial role within the Phillip Island community.
BASS Coast’s talented young performers get their chance to shine at this week’s gala performance at the Wonthaggi Union Theatre.
Scandalous costumes, a bold and brassy band, hot numbers and outrageous songs … Wonthaggi Theatrical Group’s production of Chicago has the lot.
A coalition of local artists say it’s time we had our own purpose-built, architecturally exciting regional gallery.
Wonthaggi’s Artspace Gallery has hit the jackpot with its winter series Sunday with an Artist attracting enthusiastic audiences. And there's plenty more to come.
By Kate Taylor
WINTER is upon us, and Artspace Gallery is embracing it with a series of artists’ talks and demonstrations.
From 2-4pm every Sunday in June, July and August, a local artist will demonstrate their work and answer questions.
PHILLIP Island and San Remo businesses are lining up to showcase work by local artists in the Queen’s Birthday winter arts trail. Now all they need is the artists.
Local artists have risen to the challenge of interpreting climate change in a major new exhibition, reports Bron Dahlstrom.
A waste of money or the start of something wonderful? Jeannie Haughton explores the value of community arts projects such as The Edge of Us.
THE old Wonthaggi Post Office – home to the Wonthaggi Library until 2014 – or the Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre may become a gallery housing the shire’s art works, including the valuable Robert Smith Collection.
Plans for a public art project featuring two decommissioned wind blades from the Wonthaggi Wind Farm and a surrounding park and playground in Wonthaggi will not proceed.
VENTNOR artist Josephine Allen’s new exhibition, Stories, Scapes and Sojourns, features paintings and drawings inspired by landscapes, allegorical stories and travel sketches.
By Sierra Dunton
Luminous Streets has begun with artists in Corinella, Coronet Bay, Grantville, Tenby Point and Pioneer Bay leading workshops to help children and residents make simple objects that light up at night.
Sculptures by some of West Gippsland’s best artists are exhibited among the vines of the Lucinda winery over summer.
It's been a successful event for the past two years with many people enjoying the wines, food and sculptures.
The exhibition opens at twilight tonight and runs to the end of January. It’s open from 11.30am-5pm on weekends before Christmas and then every day from 1-5pm on weekdays and 11.30am-5pm on weekends.
Organisers of Phillip Island’s Winter Arts Trail want to hear from local artists.
Carolyn Landon’s new biography of Celia Rosser matches the skill of the author with that of the artist, writes Kay Patterson.
By Catherine Watson
“TWO blokes, 10 days, one ocean – what could possibly go wrong?”
So runs the tagline for Inverloch film-maker Mick Green’s documentary Paradise Blown, which screens in Wonthaggi on April 15.
Going back to photograph Warley Hospital after it closed was a haunting experience for Cowes photographer Lisa Schonberg.