Open Studio – Grace Paleg and Pupils


The students of Grace Paleg present their annual exhibition ‘The Digressionists’.

19–28 May, 10am–4pm.
Also open by appointment anytime 0409 826 104

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

Open Studio – Ursula and Joachim Straub


Ursula and Joachim Straub’s Art Studio shows not quite conventional works, featuring Ursula’s paper mache and collage works and Joachim’s painting and prints.

19–28 May, 10am–4pm

5A Barlings Drive, Tomakin

Open Studio – Kathleen McKenzie


Ribbon pictures, mosaics and paintings for sale.

20–28 May, 10am–5pm.
Also open by appointment 0429 355 469

71 Kingston Place, Tomakin (near the boat ramp)

Open Studio – Ian McKenzie


Art Studio open to the public to discuss technique and materials for watercolour and drawing.

20–28 May, 10am–5pm.
Also open by appointment 02 4471 7348.

71 Kingston Place, Tomakin (near the boat ramp)

Open Studio – Frances Luke


This studio explores the print – etching, wood, linoblock, monoprinting and painting with oils.

20–21, 24–26 and 27–28 May, 11am–4pm
Also open by appointment 02 4471 7560

Studio Diciotto, 18 Connells Close, Mossy Point

Open Studio – Ian Lakey


Acrylic artist producing nature inspired art landscapes, seascapes and the Australian bush.

20–28 May, 8am–4pm
Also open by appointment 0416 098 939

Ian Lakey Artistry, 4 Tinarra Close, Lilli Pilli

Open Studio – Lola Cullen


Studio gallery and working print studio featuring relief and intaglio.

20–28 May, 10am–4pm.
Also open by appointment 02 4472 7749.

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

Open Studio – Iain and Sarah Hamilton – Mother Mountain Forge


Visit a working forge to see Iain designing and creating hand forged knives and axes, Damascus Steel and blacksmithing.
Courses available in knife and axe making and blacksmithing, with bookings available through
Contact Iain or Sarah at

19–26 May, 10am–3pm

‘Sariain’, 195 Dignams Creek Road, Dignams Creek

Heart to Heart


A conversation with Jennifer Hawkins – Finding your own path.
As a compulsive maker, if artist Jennifer Hawkins wasn’t making art, she would be knitting jumpers for penguins. Jennifer strives for a good marriage between the idea and the materials and processes she uses to express that idea.

Fresh from major installations in Canberra and regional galleries, Jennifer will share her creative journey and inspire audiences to find their own.

Tickets: $25 per person includes 2 course lunch and beverages.
Limited spaces, bookings essential on 02 4474 1825.

22 May, 12–2pm. 

Mantle Café, Moruya TAFE, 2857 Princes Highway, Moruya

Wearable Hats


Make a winter felt hat. Hands on demonstration and short workshop on how to block a felt shape into a wearable hat to wear home.

Tickets: $65 per person, all materials supplied.

Book on 0439 791 498 (places limited).

22 May, 9am–3pm. 

Hatsavvy, Shop 3 /120 Wagonga Street, Narooma

Oh Innocent Flame!


A group exhibition on the spectre of fire in our midst.

RSVP for opening and/or forum to Helen Maxwell,, 0439 876 645

20–28 May, 10am – 4pm daily

21 May at 11am for Opening;  

27 May at 11am – 12.30pm for fire forum 

Durras Community Hall, Cnr Corilla and Banyanda Streets, South Durras

The Liquid Art Show


Dive-in and hangout at our Liquid Art venue throughout the festival to experience a vibrant and fluid mix of art installations, music, dance performances, storytelling, workshops and more.

Opening times vary throughout the festival, so visit for regular updates.

20–28 May, 10am ‘til late

Liquid Art, on the Esplanade, St George Mall, Batemans Bay (near Starfish Deli)

Art20 Exhibition


The Eurobodalla Shire Council is launching an exciting water-saving themed Art Prize to coincide with River of Art 2017. Art²0 is an exhibition and art prize of 2D media including photography, painting, drawing or collage.
Finalist images will be used to decorate the Council’s next round of water refill stations to be installed after June 2017. The artwork must reflect the benefits of saving and respecting our drinking water.

20–26 May, 10am–4pm

Bodalla Hall, 60 Princes Highway, Bodalla

River of Art 2017 Art Prize Exhibition


River of Art 2017 Art Prize winners and finalists’ work will be exhibited throughout the River of Art Festival.

18–30 May, 11am–4pm

SoART Gallery, Princes Highway, Narooma

River of Art Festival Art Prize Opening


Join the finalists and arts patrons for the opening of the highly esteemed juried Annual Art Prize showcasing artists from Ulladulla to the Victorian border, where winners will be announced.

22 May, 6pm

SoART Gallery, Princes Highway, Narooma

Chris Gunn – Sun on Water


Paintings inspired by the interactions of sun and water representing Chris’ love for the sea, rivers and lakes of our region. Texture, colour, light and shadows are used to convey a different feeling or emotion with each piece.

19–28 May, 10am–4pm.

JJ’s at the Marina, 27 Beach Road, Batemans Bay

Sue Barford and Marian Webb


Celebrating years of experimentation with thread, dye, paint and discarded everyday objects, this is an astonishing exhibition of textiles and costuming.

19– 28 May, 10am–4pm.

The Chapel, Tara Motel, 135 Princes Hwy, Narooma

Janet Kininmonth


Element glass design exhibition –

20–28 May.

Liquid Art, The Esplanade, St George Mall, Batemans Bay

Nudes and Oceanscapes


Sydney St. Gallery aims to exhibit unique beautiful artworks. Artists were challenged to present works based on the theme Nudes and
Oceanscapes for the festival.

20 May, 4pm – exhibition opening;

20–28 May, 10am–4pm

Sydney St. Gallery, 28 Sydney Street, Mogo

Cheryl Davison and Matheiu Lartigau


Cheryl and Mathieu’s work is on display at Neck of the Woods Café, a new space in Tilba using local and homemade produce with a strong focus on art and culture.

19–28 May. 

Neck of the Woods Café, 1 Bate Street, Central Tilba

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