Six Sunshine Coast Hinterland artists will have their studios open this weekend (30 April and 1 May) through the Arts Connect Inc open studio program. You’ll find full details on the Arts Connect website but here’s a brief summary.
Deann Cumner: Artist 2 Postmans Track, Booroobin
Fig Tree Hill Studio is a rustic and partially restored old dairy overlooking the beautiful hills and views of the Conandale/Mary Valley in an area called Booroobin, 12 kms south of Maleny. Turn off Maleny Stanley River Rd and only go about 50 metres. Turn right at a line of letter boxes up a no-through road which leads into the entrance.
Barb Willcocks: Watercolour artist 176 Obi Obi Road, Mapleton
Barb’s studio is part of her home. The property faces east to ever changing views overlooking Buderim and the ocean. Once in the driveway you will find the studio by walking through the pergola down to the sliding doors.
Dorothy Peall, Artist 21 Suses Pocket Road, Mapleton
Dorothy’s studio is situated in her house, her property is on 5 acres which has the panoramic views of the mountains & rainforest looking out across the Obi Obi Valley.
Kaye Leach: Ceramic Artist, Painter 363 North Maleny Road, North Maleny
As you enter the circular drive which has plenty of off street parking as well as wheelchair access, you will notice Kaye’s sculptures scattered throughout the gardens. Entry to her studio is through the red door.
Heather Gall, Artist 651 Bald Knob Road, Maleny
Heather Gall’s studio rests on an escarpment overlooking the ancient Glasshouse Mountains on her family’s dairy farm near Maleny. She is a painter working across mediums, interpreting the tempo and musicality of the landscape around her.
Marilyn Dale-Cook, Artist 24 Wandoo Court Mapleton 4560
“La Petite Gallery” is set in a great location alongside Baxter Creek with easy parking.