New exhibition finds beauty everywhere
EARTHY, abstract landscapes are coming to Gin Gin with a new exhibition at the Courthouse Gallery.
Nambour artist June McCotter is bringing her Infinite Rhythm collection with the message that “beauty is everywhere”.
“As an artist we interpret beauty, whether it is found in the grace of a falling leaf, the burnt edges of a flower, a kaleidoscope of cloud formations,” she said.
“Our work is both a physical manifestation of our experiences found in nature and the spiritual guidance therein.
“Every journey, relationship, and experience has sculpted our nature and provided a plethora of inspiration for each artist’s work.
“As each piece is created, this invisible thread creates a life-quilt, the work becomes a reflection of their own odyssey and an oracle through which the observer may glimpse their own pilgrimage.”
The exhibition opens October 15.
For details call the Gin Gin Regional Courthouse Gallery on 4157 2154. BUNDABERG Regional Council is seeking comments on the future management of 17ha of bushland on the outskirts of Gin Gin (Lot 185 BON990).
It is proposed to be named the “Gin Gin Nature Park” and be used primarily for conservation and protection of native vegetation and wildlife, and promoted for bushwalking, birdwatching and other nature based recreation.
With “a flowing creek, rare vegetation including 300-year-old trees and wildlife such as platypus and native birds... council believes this will become very popular with local residents and visitors to Gin Gin,” Cr Bill Trevor said.
More information will be available at public meetings on Thursday, October 13 at the Gin Gin Youth Centre, near the tennis courts.
Two meetings will be held starting at 2pm and 7pm.
The draft management plan including maps is available at bundaberg. qld.gov.au or copies can be posted.
Contact the council’s natural areas officer on 1300 883 699.
Comments will close on November 30.
TALENT: Nambour artist June McCotter in her studio with fellow artist Yvonne Thompson.