By Port Macquarie Art & Craft Centre
Coastal Inspirations celebrates the artistic talents of two groups from the Port Macquarie Art & Craft Centre (PMACC); the Art group and the Pottery group.
Both the potters and the artists, surrounded by our idyllic coastline and mountainous backdrop, draw constant inspiration from this natural environment. Some directly depict the local landscape and people, whilst others purely celebrate their artistry amongst them.
The exhibition consists of a selection of the potters’ hand-built and wheel-thrown pottery producing functional and sculptural ceramics, and the artists’ portraiture, plein air sketching and painting. Through their work, both groups celebrate life to its fullest in a creative and harmonising community at the PMACC.
About the Port Macquarie Art & Craft Centre
Port Macquarie Art & Craft Centre currently consists of the following art and craft groups – art, lapidary, leatherwork, pottery, silver smithing, spinning, weaving and wood work.
Formed by Dorothy and Jack Hope, the centre has been a hive of social activity, and central meeting point for creative folk in the community, since 1974. In 1980, it moved to the current site at the roundabout on Gordon Street and Lake Road. The centre fulfils a need in the community for people with artistic interests and talents to meet and work together in a non-profit, helpful and friendly environment.
The Glasshouse Regional Gallery supporting regional artists.