Highlights from the Sunshine Coast Art Collection, celebrating the Sunshine Coast Art Prize. To search the entire Art Collection online visit the Art Collections database.
Michael Nelson (Kumantye) Jagamara (Walpiri / Luritja) | The Old Men | 2019 | Acrylic on canvas | 100 x 140cm | Gift of the De Deyne Family through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program, 2020
Bianca Beetson (Kabi Kabi/Waradjuri) | Warrior Woman – Bonyi (self-portrait with Bunya crown) | 2016 | digital photo, ed. 3/5 | 83 x 58cm | Gift of the artist, 2019.
Diena Georgetti | Taliska | 2018 | Acrylic on canvas | 106.5 x 81cm | Winner, Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2019, acquired through the support of Argon Law Sunshine Coast, 2019.
Natalya Hughes | Gestural Body Painting | 2020 | Acrylic on polyester | 156 x 117cm | Winner, Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2020, acquired through the support of Argon Law Sunshine Coast, 2020.
Joseph Daws | Wootha Tree – study | 2018 | Oil on canvas | 39 x 44.3cm | Acquired through the support of the Sunshine Coast Council, 2019.
Alison Mooney | Night Swim Under Lights | 2019 | Mixed media on canvas | 150 x 150cm. Gift of the artist, 2019.
Margaret Ellen Turner | Remembering Ruby Gap #660 | 2018 | Acrylic on canvas | 140 x 100cm. Gift of the artist, 2019.
Elizabeth Willing | Surfaced (no.2) | 2019 | Giclée print on cotton rag paper | 100 x 120cm | Gift of the artist, 2020.
Sarah Rayner | Fractured…boxed Flowerbones Collection | 2018 | Hand carved porcelain with Terra Sigillata | 44 x 90cm | Acquired through the support of the Sunshine Coast Council, 2019.
Johanna DeMaine | Topsy Turvy World | 2020 | Southern ice porcelain wheel-thrown deep bowl form, bespoke mica decals, self-printed laser decals, raised enamel | 13 x 27cm (diam.) | Gift of the artist
Bianca Beetson (Kabi Kabi / Waradjuri) | Self-portrait - Ruby don’t take your art to town | 2018 | Digital photo; ed. 1/5 | 99 x 84cm | Gift of the artist, 2019.
David Fairbairn | M.F. No.1 | 2013 | Acrylic, gouache, charcoal, pastel and ink on paper | 132 x 83.2cm | Gift of the artist, 2019.
Kate Gorringe-Smith | Flow | 2019 | Linocut with embossing and chine collé | 42 x 29.7cm | Gift of IMPRESS Printmakers, Brisbane & Aberystwyth Printmakers, Wales, 2020.
Rowley Drysdale | High iron ‘tomato red’ glaze vase | 2015 | Wheel-thrown porcelaneous stoneware and glazed form, fired to 1310°C | 16 x 8.3cm (diam.) | Gift of Hamish Sawyer, 2019.