Art


Vivid artworks to go on show

A series of creative, vivid artworks created by Central Coast Art Society members will be showcased at the Gosford Regional Gallery across nine days in February. Starting on February 19,…



Love your pet – with a portrait

In the lead up to Love Your Pet Day in February, a Macmasters local is offering to paint a portrait of your pet to help celebrate your furry friend. Jill…


Funding Rush

Local sculptor, Pete Rush, has been awarded a funded residency deal by Central Coast Council to continue creating sculptures on Central Coast beaches. His many works of art, erected during…


Students awarded portrait prizes

The artistic talents of students from Lake Munmorah’s St Brigid’s Catholic College were on full display over the beginning of the new year, with several students participating in the 2020/21…



Local artists exhibit at Wollombi

Local artist Tim Selwyn of Point Clare and Nicole de Mestre of Long Jetty are two Central Coast artists currently exhibiting at the historic township of Wollombi. Tim is exhibiting…


Avoca Beach history captured on canvas

Documentary artist, Michael Rubbo, has captured 20 years of Avoca Beach history through his paintings, now on display at Avoca Beach. The paintings include snapshots of times, places, and events…




Celebrating first nations people

Students celebrated NAIDOC Week at Pretty Beach Public school with a focus on understanding this year’s theme; Always Was, Always Will Be. Principal Karen Wardlaw said the week started with…


Film-makers break down barriers

Umina Beach locals are breaking down the barriers of sexual liberation by creating a film about pleasure, choices, and all the sticky challenges in between. Salad Daze is a short…





Students’ artwork up for auction

A collection of masterpieces created by the students at Pretty Beach Public School are being auctioned off online as part of the school’s Biennial Art Show. Throughout 2020, the students…


NAISDA students give back to community

An exhibition of 22 original artworks on calico by NAISDA Dance College students has raised over $1,400 to provide resources for the remote Aboriginal community of Nyinyikay in North East…


Laneway library

With COVID-19 forcing Andy Kabanoff of North Avoca to abandon his two favourite pursuits of travel and local theatre this year, he decided he needed something else to occupy his…


Bouquet for Pete Rush

Forum – Please tell Pete Rush not to rush into destroying his wonderful creations because a tiny minority of residents don’t like his work. It didn’t look like the lantanasaurus…