Sub Tropic Studio | Creative Spaces

Sub Tropic Studio is a vibrant creative hub of artist studios, workshops and exhibition spaces in the central and unique space that was once the Caloundra Bus Interchange building. The unused space was given the creative makeover thanks to a joint initiative between Sunshine Coast Council’s Creative Spaces program and the Sunshine Coast Creative Alliance.…

Create Caloundra

A vibrant new Community and Creative Hub is envisioned for Caloundra – a place where arts, community and creativity can come alive. Thinking about what Caloundra of the future might look like, the proposed hub will create a community precinct linking The Events Centre, new district library, Caloundra Regional Gallery and a new town square…

I See U

I Sea U is an existing portrait series diving into peoples’ relationship with the sea, led by Sunshine Coast based photographer Keith Hamlyn. I Sea U will partner with Horizon Festival in 2021 to expand and build on the existing foundations of the project. Surfers and ocean-people local to Caloundra (from Currimundi to Golden Beach) will have the…

Euphotic Garden

Euphotic Garden Thanks to Council’s Place2 project the laneway alongside the Caloundra Transit Centre between Bulcock Street and Williamson Lane has been given a huge public art makeover by artist Sam Wilkinson aka Leans. With 3d illusion and a touch of astro-turf you have to see “Euphotic Garden” in person. This artwork has reduced graffiti…

AR Mural

The Looking Glass Fish in the Deep Hue Sea Looking Glass Fish in the Deep Hue Sea is Sunshine Coast’s first augmented reality mural artwork, with an interactive animation layer visible to audiences through their smart device using the eyejack app, available as a free download for iPhone and android devices. The work was developed…

Place2Create

CAPITAL NUF In Isolation – NUF SAID ! Keeping in sync with the changing times, Artist Kevin McMachon proposes a new location for his NUF installation , incorporating his elements of tinkering with word play, backward fun and projection. Kevin is collecting word art from the community, inspired by contemplations of what characterises ‘shedding or…

Place2Post

Dear Caloundra Dear Caloundra Residents, I’m Jake Moss. I’m an artist, a brother, an uncle, a godfather, and i’m also a person who sometimes thinks it’s kinda sad that writing letters to people isn’t a thing we really do anymore – and it’s even sadder when you realise this way of communicating won’t be making…

Place2Wonder

Street Love Artist Kellie O’Dempsey’s Street Love celebrates community space as a place of consideration and wonder. Kellie invites audiences to share in a participatory exchange through perceptual experience incorporating projection, video, collage and digital drawing. Street Love includes artwork by Adam Anderson, CLUNKK (Sophie Reid-Singer) and Mick Dick. Together these artists explore the relationship…

Place2Rest

Rest Our world has inspired us for a time to BE rather than DO. Artistic collective MiFi keenly explore what it is to slow down and take rest. Partly serious, partly ridiculous, this distinctive movement duo are bringing their favourite resting devices to the people of Caloundra and responding to what it means to wait…