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The following courses and classes in the area of Arts and Crafts are available on the Sunshine Coast.

Please be aware that some courses and classes are ongoing and others run for a limited time only and may not always be available.

Please check with the relevant service provider. (Providers are listed alphabetically):


Annie's Treasures

What: Art and Craft retail shop, classes and special workshops; precious metal clay, glass, fused jewelery, mosaics, resin techniques, wire-work, card and candle making, beading, fabric sculpture and altered art; adults and children.

Location:21 Maple Street, Cooroy

Contact:  Phone: (07) 5442 6578; Email: askannie@optusnet.com.au

Arts Connect

What: Arts Connect is a membership driven organisation, based in the Sunshine Coast Hinterlands. Members are drawn from many areas and have a diverse range of skills and experience across many art forms.

Postal Address: PO Box 195, Montville, Q 4560

Contact: Phone: (07) 5442 9219; Email: info@artsconnectinc.com.au  

Association of Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society (ADFAS)

What: ADFAS Sunshine Coast offers 8 lectures and 4 Special Interest Groups a year on a wide range of decorative and fine arts topics. Two lectures are always dedicated to Australian themes. Professional lecturers, who are specialists in their field, are drawn from overseas. 

Address: 194 Nandroyal Rd, Eumundi Range, Cooroy, Q. 4563

Contact: Email: sunshinecoast@adfas.org.au

Daisy Chain Scrapbooks                                                                                                                                                                                         

What: Scrapbooking and greeting cards. Weekly classes for beginners and experienced Scrappers and Cardmakers.

Location: 7 Daniel Street; Nambour

 Phone: (07) 5441 6797; W: www.daisychainscrapbooks.com

Kenilworth Arts Council Inc.

What: A 'Not for Profit Association' promoting the Arts on the Sunshine Coast Hinterland and a member of ArtsLink Queensland. We provide performances, exhibitions, competitions, workshops, courses and festivals relating to the performing and visual arts. In particular Kenilworth Celebrates! is held annually from the 4thSaturday of the month in September. This year the prize for the acquisitive section, the Kenilworth Painting prize, has risen to $17,500.00, and with other sections prizes are now $750.00. All forms are will be available on the website,www.kenilworthcelebrates.org. au (as well as being able to be accessed from the www.kenilwortharts.org.au website.

Location: 6B Elizabeth Street, Kenilworth

Postal Address: PO Box 123, Kenilworth Q. 4574

For more information call (07) 5472 3223 or email secretary@kenilwortharts.org.au or go to http://www.kenilwortharts.org.au

My Scrappin' Shop

What:Scrapbooking - a whole new world of creativity including supplies; free beginner's classes, specialty classes and workshops, Kids Club, scrapathons and retreats.

Location: 83 Bowman Road, Caloundra

Contact:  (07) 5438 0066; www.myscrappinshop.com.au

My Lil Art Class                                                                                                                                                                                   

Art classes available for children aged 4 upwards and adults at Caloundra West, Sunshine Coast. 

Artist and teacher Lynn Back encourages students to create art using their own style.   
For more information, go to  www.mylilartclass.com

What: We are a community non-profit art and craft organisation offering varying activities in the form of art and craft groups, as well as tutoring and mentoring, workshops, and exhibitions and sales. We aim to provide the opportunity for all to participate and practice new and emerging arts, plus established and more recognised arts practices.

Our current Art and Craft Groups include:  

Botanical Art
Creative Writing
Life Art
Oils & Acrylics
Porcelain Art
Spinning & Knitting
Textile Art
Watercolour Groups

Our Courses and Workshops cover a range of topics such as Pastals, Watercolours, and Photography.
 Courses run for either a day, a weekend or half daily for 6 weeks duration, depending on the activity presented.

Wallace House 7 Wallace Drive, Noosaville Q. 4566

Contact:  Karina Gough. (07) 5474 1211; Email: create@noosaartsandcrafts.org. au  W: www.noosaartsandcrafts.org.au 

Paintbox Art School

What: We provide art tuition for children of all ages in painting and drawing, including stimulating art activities during the school term, on Saturday mornings and during school holidays throughout the year.

Location: 2 Crosby Hill Rd, Buderim

Contact:  Cheryl Nonmus. (07) 5445 4533; Email: cnonmus@caloundra.net  W: www.paintboxart.com.au 

TAFE East Coast                                                                                                                                                                     

What: Apply Techniques to Produce Paintings

Ceramics Short Course

Telephone:(07) 5457 1000 or 1300 656 188

Tewantin Wool, Craft & Fabrics                                                                                                                                                                            

What: Knitting and crochet classes twice weekly.
Location: Tewantin

Contact: 110 Poinciana Avenue; (07) 5474 2911


Please click on the appropriate heading to see other courses offered on the Sunshine Coast in Visual Arts:

Certificate Courses: PhotographyVisual Arts

Diploma Courses: Visual Arts

Degree Courses: Arts and Social Sciences

Please click on the appropriate heading to see organisations which offer training on the Sunshine Coast in: Photography  


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