Artists have been doing it tough during COVID-19, but their passion and creativity hasn’t stopped, with the Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2020 receiving a record 711 entries.
Art & Culture
Almost 20 years ago, local surf artist Owen Cavanagh painted a large mural of Mudjimba Island on the side of an old cane shed next to the Sunshine Motorway. In the coming weeks the mural will carefully propped up with metal framing set in a concrete footing.
WATCH: As works on Sunshine Coast Council’s $3.3 million Cribb Street Upgrade in Landsborough continue, local artist Claire Matthews (known as Fuzeillear) has completed a stunning mural.
Mandatory sign-in measures are in place at Sunshine Coast Council venues to keep the community safe and ensure the implementation of COVID-safe plans.
Not-for-profit community groups hoping to inspire others and make a real difference on the Sunshine Coast can now apply for Sunshine Coast Council’s latest round of its Major Grants program that opened today (13 July).
With more than $40,000 in cash and prizes on offer, artists from across the country are encouraged to get their entries in for the Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2020, before submissions close tomorrow (July 14).
The Sunshine Coast’s cultural and creative playground is back in business and welcoming artists and musicians, visitors and audiences, party planners and event organisers once more.
WATCH: Today was the official launch of Saltwater Eco Tours, a new, highly anticipated, water based, Indigenous visitor experience on the Sunshine Coast.
This week the Caloundra Music Festival joins the list of local and global event organisers that have made the decision to cancel event plans for this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As music artists and performers increasingly request the sustainability credentials, Venue 114 – the Sunshine Coast Council owned and operated community venue at Bokarina – has had its sustainability commitment recognised by the world’s leading scientific benchmarking certification and advisory group for travel and tourism.