By the Water 6 – 16 September 2009

Artists Afloat – By the Water 6 – 16 September 2009 was the direct result of a mentoring program run by Artists Initiative (Jo Wooler), to facilitate the establishment of a not for profit group of artists working for artists. Thanks to all our sponsors of this exhibition for helping GETTING ART OUT THERE! Moreton Bay Regional Council, Sails Restaurant and Function Centre, Trask Development Corporation, Sun City Air Conditioning, Red Back Print, Future Auto Service Centres, Kinique-Kinesiology uniquely for you and Andie Moss Photography.

Artists Afloat – By the Water was the debut exhibition of the dynamic new group Artists Afloat Inc, inspired by the beautiful Moreton Bay, home for the featured artists Julie Wecker, Kim Mancini, Leigh Gordon, Beverley Currie, Monica Batiste and Jo Wooler.

Sails Restaurant and Function Centre featured this exhibition at Suttons Beach in Redcliffe From 6th – 16th September between 10am – 3pm daily There were regular interpretive talks as well as an interactive area for children to create their own masterpieces.

The opening night was hailed a success with sixty people attending! Local cultural identity Richard Lancaster officially opened the event.

The Artists Afloat Sand Garden Competition over the Redcliffe First Settlement Weekend was lots of fun down by the Redcliffe Jetty with all the kids.

The closing night on Wednesday 16th September at 6pm, saw a good crowd gather for the final showing of this exquisite exhibition.

If you didn’t get to experience it, make sure you subscribe to Artists Afloat and register for future invitations to their inspiring exhibitions.