Art on Parade: Matthew Sherren at BaySide Real Estate

See photographs by Matthew Sherren, a young landscape and travel photographer who hikes, travels and camps in search of the next amazing shot. He is currently studying photography at CIT, pursuing a career in photography.

BaySide Real Estate, 5/8 Orient Street, Batemans Bay

Art on Parade: Nina Poulton at Lincoln Downs

Long Beach award winning artist Nina Poulton’s showcase of diverse styles, mediums and subject matter are on show throughout the resort open areas.

  • Art on Parade: Fri 17 to Mon 27 May, 9am-8pm
  • Opening night: nibbles & bubbles on Sat 18 May, 5pm (free)

Lincoln Downs, 11683 Princes Hwy, Batemans Bay

Apma Creations Exhibition

Visit Merryn Apma’s gallery and take in a breathtaking display of Aboriginal artworks from the region and around Australia.

Apma Creations, 17 Corkhill Drive, Central Tilba

Exhibition: Looking Through a Glass Bottom Boat

The Gallery invites you to this exhibition of 2D and 3D works, inspired by a theme that reflects the diverse beauty of the Eurobodalla Shire with its many beaches, waterways and marine life.

Stop by during the River of Art, or visit the exhibition as it continues until the end of May.


The Gallery, Sydney Street, Mogo

Artisans Nest Gallery Exhibition: Layers – Remnants of the Past

Explore the old groom’s cottage at Bodalla, circa 1875, which has housed the Artisans Nest cooperative for 7 years.

Using history, architecture, crafts, textiles, buildings, nature, art, food, even transport for inspiration, the artists evoke memories of times and people gone by to bring you this eclectic exhibition of a variety of mediums including fibre, paint, mosaic, leather and vintage textiles.

Artisans Nest Gallery, 56 Princes Highway, Bodalla

River of Art Prize Exhibition & Salon de Refusés

The River of Art Prize celebrates the rich artistic life of the region, with artists from Milton to the Victorian boarder invited to enter. This annual exhibition showcases the finalists in the River of Art 2019 Art Prize, judged by a recognised panel of artists.

This year, first prize is $2,000 with $250 for the runner up and $100 for a highly commended work. The Salon de Refusés exhbition for works not shortlisted will be held concurrently in the studios directly behind the Gallery.

  • Art Prize entries close: Sat 20 April
  • Opening night and winners announced: Thu 16 May, 5.30pm-7.30pm, join us for canapés and drinks
  • Exhibition open: Fri 17 to Mon 27 May, 10am-4pm daily, and extended hours on Sat 18 May from 5pm-7pm before the Kinema Kabaret performance

SoArt Gallery & Studios, Princes Highway, Narooma

Open Studio: Zoe Burke

Inspired by the elements, Zoe creates work using reclaimed driftwood to repurpose and reflect the natural environment in which she lives.

  • Also open by appointment: 0433 114 374

TIlba Talks, 30 Bate Street, Central Tilba

Open Studio: Gary R Caldow

Gary’s work reflects Life’s Visual and Memory’s images of place; sea and landscape, fixed to board or canvas with brush and knife.

  • Also open by appointment: 4476 4011 or 0409 913 088

27 Eastaway Avenue, North Narooma

Open Studio: Ursula & Joachim Straub

Ursula explores very detailed collage techniques and offers very special prices during the festival. Joachim strives to give his paintings, drawings and linocuts unique twists.

  • Also open by appointment: 4471 7184

5A Barlings Drive, Tomakin

Open Studio: Kevin Ward

View Kevin’s signature large canvases, depicting aerial perspectives of the Australian coastline and reefs using inks and acrylics.

  • Also open by appointment: 4471 6722

Award Studio, 37 Forest Parade, Tomakin

Open Studio: Frances Luke

Visit Studio Diciotto to explore all things print – etching, wood and linoblock, monoprinting and painting with oils.

  • Also open by appointment: 4471 7560

Studio Diciotto, 18 Connels Close, Mossy Point

Open Studio: Naomi Crowther & Carolyn Kohler Collection

Naomi Crowther’s paintings are a stylised response to the natural world, view her coastal and poppies series in a charming seaside setting.

Carolyn Kohler creates fabulously unique wearable art inspired by the landscapes of coast and country alike.

  • Also open by appointment: 0418 974 455

58 Bay Road, Long Beach

Open Studio: Mirabel Fitzgerald

Come and explore Mirabel’s works-on-paper, drawings and prints, derived from her immediate South Coast environment.

65 Burri Point Road, Guerilla Bay

Open Studio: Ian (Bill) McKenzie and Kathy McKenzie

Ian (Bill) McKenzie is a watercolour artist of over 40 years experience exploring seascapes, woolsheds and fantasy subjects, and Kathy works with sculpture and mosaics.

  • Also open by appointment: 4471 7348 or 0429 355 469


71 Kingston Place, Tomakin (near the boat ramp)

Open Studio: Lola Cullen

Visit Lola in her studio gallery, where she works in prints, relief and intaglio.

  • Also open by appointment: 4472 7749

105 Glenella Road, Batehaven, off George Bass Drive (look for the sign on the gate)

Open Studio: The Digressionists

The Digressionists is an exhibition of the students of Grace Paleg at her studio-gallery in Surf Beach.

The exhibition was coined as it was observed that students generally listen to instruction for a while and then Digress onto the road of their own art journey.

The works displayed of the past and present students are wide and varied . . . a Digression.

Grace Paleg Fine Art Studio Gallery, 40 Tasman Street, Surf Beach 

Marvelous Marble exhibition at Narooma Library

Local youth groups have been working on marbled vessels over the past few months and are pleased to present them to you at three locations during the River of Art. Browse their creations at Narooma, Batemans Bay, and Moruya libraries.

Narooma Library, Field Street, Narooma

Marvelous Marble exhibition at Moruya Library

Local youth groups have been working on marbled vessels over the past few months and are pleased to present them to you at three locations during the River of Art. Browse their creations at Moruya, Narooma, and Batemans Bay libraries.

Moruya Library, Vulcan Street, Moruya

Marvelous Marble at Batemans Bay Library

Local youth groups have been working on marbled vessels over the past few months and are pleased to present them to you at three locations during the River of Art. Browse their creations at Batemans Bay, Moruya, and Narooma libraries.

Batemans Bay Library, Hanging Rock Place, Batemans Bay

Open Studio: Dave Ramsland

David Ramsland works mainly in oils and focuses on local land and seascapes but also loves to experiment with more contemporary pieces.

  • Also open by appointment: 0427 911 980 or 0437 041 569

126 Burri Road, Malua Bay