Butter Factory Arts Centre

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Galleries 🔸workshops 🔸artisan store 🔸 + more. BFAC is a creative, non-profit community hub for all, in Cooroy QLD + proudly funded by Noosa Council.

http://www.butterfactoryartscentre.com.au/art-of-the-body.html

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Award-winning, London born artist Chris Blake shares insight into his practice onsight today.
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Blake’s work is on show as part of our new exhibition ‘Untethered’.
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We’ll be hosting 4 onsite residencies throughout the exhibition, including Nicci Parry Jones, Victoria Fitzpatrick + Jacky Lowein.
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We’ll post details on our FB page. Amazing the depth of technical knowledge these amazing artist share so freely.
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Thank you Chris! You learning or looking to learn? Come, watch, ask!
Shop artist here at BFAC Dale Leach does colour and perspective like few others.
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Bright, deep and yet flat at the same time: it’s an intriguing style and one that’s landed her the job of painting this commission piece for Sunshine Coast Council Mayor,  Mark Jamieson’s office.
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Distinctly Sunny Coast! Congratulations Dale 🙌🏼✨.
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Check out our shop for more of Dale’s work. We’re here from 6pm for ‘Untethered’.
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Cash bar available. All welcome!
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Richard on the install - matching swimmingly with Miles Allen’s palette 🎪✨.
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We’d be lost without our volunteers - thanks so much team!
Perfect weather for it. Life Drawing at our’s today. 10am - 12.30pm with artist + teacher, Zoe Martin.
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Model, matierals + guidance incl. $30 pp.
Join us from 6pm Friday for the official launch of ‘Untethered’.
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A group show, Artsconnect Inc. members were invited to create from a place that was 'free from restraints, habitual directions and imposed boundaries ...' .
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Internationally renowned Photographer (and Artsconnect Inc. member) Steve Parish will open the show. .

Cash Bar available. All welcome.
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#VictoriaFitzpatrick #BarryRosen #KayeLeech #JimCox #PamMaegdefrau #NicciParryJones #OlgaGarnerMorri
Studio swooning: From this studio, to our galleries, soon. Keep an eye out. We can’t wait to share this with you.
Got an unfinished project? Want to mix up your studio practice a little? Or a lump of clay you’d like to work?.
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$15 and our equipment is yours between 10am and 3pm, every Friday.
‘Coastal Living I’.
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Helen Saint Smith.
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Acrylic on canvas. . ‘Shapes and Scapes’ a collaborative exhibition for Helen and ceramicist Carol Watkins, on show at ours until Tuesday. Open 10am - 3pm daily, except Monday 🌿✨
After our after school drama classes today. Our mezzanine workshop space all set for tomorrow’s Life Drawing with Zoe Martin. These shadows would be magic then. .

10 - 12.30pm. Model, Materials, guidance provided. $30pp.
On show now: ‘Burls of Australia’ by Brisbane-based John Willis throwing subtle light about the space until Tuesday.
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Open 10-3pm daily (excl. Mondays). Refined, subtle and, despite the hand tools needed, absolutely delicate details.
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Come see if you haven’t already.
2 new weekly classes kick off in our Pottery Studio soon.
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Wednesday’s from 9.30 -12.30pm with Julie Wall. Ideal for beginners. 4-week course to start March 07 ($140).
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Also Sundays, 9.30am - 11.30pm for a 4-part intro to wheel throwing with Nicci Parry Jones ($165) starts March 04 - nb: only 3 spots left.
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Contact us for details. We’d love to have you 🍶✨
ARTIST call out: 
BFAC’s inaugural ‘Art of the Body’ exhibition is open for entries until Feb 26.
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All media, disciplines, styles, works that explore the human form welcome.
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Entry is $20, your works can be for sale. ‘Art of the Body’ will hang April 06 to May 08, 2018 and coincides with the massive Australian Body Art Festival, April 7 + 8 in Cooroy.
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Over 7000 turned up for that last year - we’re chuffed to be a part of it in 2018 and would love to show off how diverse the creative set of the coast is.
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Application details via the link in our bio - also under ‘exhibitions’ on our website 🕴🏽
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Love artist + pro surfer Lee Wilson’s latest figurative works like this one above. Thanks for letting us share it 👊🏼. Find more of his work here: @royalbeachbum .