LAKES COAST VISITOR GUIDE I PAGE 11 Contemporary art gallery and gift shop exhibits from a range of artists Also open for Christmas and summer holidays. Summer Feature Exhibitions: Open Exhibition of our Gippsland Artists Nov 27 to Jan 7 ‘Land& Sea’ paintings by artist Arthur Nilsson Jan 8 – Feb 18, 2019 (Opening Sat, Jan12 2-4pm) ‘Coast Line’ paintings by Jackie Moss Feb 19 – April 1 (Opening Sun, Feb 24 2-4pm) ArtSpace Artists’run workshops and tutorials weekly at Archies Creek Hall. Small event space andmeeting room also available The Centennial Centre 1 Bent St, Wonthaggi VIC 3995 | www.artspacewonthaggi.com.au p: 03 5672 5767 | e: email@example.com | C artspace wonthaggi | OPEN 7 DAYS 10am - 4pm PHILLIP ISLAND WONTHAGGI INVERLOCH LEONGATHA WILSONS PROMONTORY FOSTER PORT ALBERT ArtSpace Wonthaggi is a light bright space where local artists exhibit works that reflect the varied and dynamic nature of the Bass Coast art culture. The gallery’s diverse high quality artworks are a credit to the district’s local artists and a delight to viewers. Glass art, ceramics, contemporary and traditional paintings in oils, watercolour, acrylic and mixed media, digital and limited edition prints have been among recent exhibitions are there are plenty of opportunities to take in more beauties in the coming months. Handmade textiles and artisan garments have been popular for art lovers simply as art pieces for display or as wearable one off designs. Unique accents include hand- made bags, purses, stunning jewellery and accessories, all of which make perfect gifts. The gallery’s artists’ cards reflect and complement the quality of the artists’ works – mini artworks in themselves. The ArtSpace Wonthaggi gallery space includes a meeting and function room that provides a unique and tasteful setting for meetings, small functions and events - a great opportunity to host a private occasion to celebrate a birthday, festivities or even a wedding. ArtSpace artists run workshops and tutorials at Archies Creek Hall that are held weekly. Drawing, painting, glass and textiles are among the diverse mediums offered by some of the expert artists who will guide and tutor you. Contact ArtSpace for details of workshops on offer. Exhibitions are ever changing at ArtSpace Wonthaggi. From November 27 to January 7 the gallery will feature an Open Exhibition of Gippsland artists across the high season. Then from January 8 to February 18 Land and Sea will grace the displays featuring paintings by artist, Arthur Nilsson. The official opening of Land and Sea will be held from 2 to 4pm, Saturday, January 12. Paintings by Jackie Moss will feature in Coast Line from February 19 to April 1. The official opening for this exhibition will be held 2 to 4pm, Sunday, February 24. ArtSpace Wonthaggi is also host to the Wonthaggi Information Centre. With ample parking, inclusive of campers and caravans, and its location next to the rail trail, it offers something for all visitors. ArtSpace gallery is open every day, 10am to 4pm. Platform for Bass Coast art culture The artworks of Arthur Nilsson will grace the walls of ArtScape Wonthaggi in Land and Sea from January 8 to February 18.