The 2017 Paint the Port art competition is part of the Gladstone Ports Corporation's Arts in the Park event, held during this year’s Gladstone Harbour Festival.
The 2017 winners will be shown in the Foyer of the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum.
Photographers of the Gladstone Region are invited to capture the spirit of Central Queensland's lifestyle, people and environment for this annual photographic exchange between residents living in the Gladstone Region and Saiki City, Japan. All Gladstone Region entries are displayed. Thirty selected entries are enlarged and sent for a display in Japan.
Award-winning artist, Beryl Wood, combines her love of art and fashion to present twenty wearable-art garments. With a background in theatre and a fascination in dramatic costumes, Beryl has created works of art with wearability in mind. Playfully inspired by the world around us, each garment's individual theme is represented through her method of making and fabric choice. From recycled objects,
Caravan of Curiosities encapsulates a sense of journey, adventure or odyssey through the discovery and experience of places, people and "curious" things.
Nanette Balchin, Peta Lloyd and Emma Ward present a wide diversity of 2D and 3D work encompassing assemblage, artist books, encaustic, painting, drawing, printmaking, amulets and a collaborative work of curious "Black Boxes".
A presentation of the 11th annual Celebrate Australia Primary School Art Competition entries.
This competition encourages Gladstone Region students to think about an aspect of Australia they believe is really important to them and put their creativity to work using pen, paint, collage or other media on A4 paper.
Works by Felicia Lloyd and Belynda (Bindi) Waugh
Two regional artists, one indigenous and one non indigenous, both considering contemporary issues from new perspectives using images and text. Questions are posed and ideals are examined in the forum of traditional and digital prints, video works, installation, paintings and drawings.