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Art under the microscope

A new art exhibition that challenges people to look at nature closer is now running at the Melton and Caroline Springs Libraries. The ’Art Forms...

Aspiring artists on show

Art students from Catholic Regional College Melton put their best on show last week during their annual exhibition. About 200 students in years seven to...

Shirley’s brush with arts prize

A Brookfield artist has made the finals of a statewide competition, named after a fellow local. Lifestyle Communities, which is holding the art show, named...

Textiles that tell a story

The Melton and Caroline Springs libraries will come alive with colour in the coming weeks, after the unveiling of a major textile exhibition. The Home...

Artistic eye for the bush

Swapping tradie tools for an artist’s paint brush may not be a conventional career path, but Adam Kirwin is making it work. The former landscaper...

Artwork flourishes

A giant mural that will feature elements of Melton’s natural environment is set to be unveiled in Ravenhall. As part of the Summer of Street...

MY PLACE

What is your connection with the Sunbury and Macedon Ranges area? I have a lifelong connection with the area. I spent my childhood at Mount...

Knot to be missed

Crafters are being called on to get creative with textiles as part of a new exhibition. Contemporary artist Chaco Kato will host workshops as part...

A rock star at work

The resurrection of a dying art is happening in Moorabool through a series of workshops at Spargo Creek. Stonemason and sculptor Josh Bowes will be...

Next stop, a paint job at Melton train station

Melton train station has been brought to colourful, artistic life. Djerriwarrh Community and Education VCAL students spent most of last week injecting a boring, drab...

Chieko Hester immerses herself in Gisborne’s art scene

Japanese-born origamist Chieko Hester tells reporter Matt Crossman it wasn’t until she moved to Gisborne that she immersed herself in the art world.   How long...

Art makes a difference

  Blair Angelo hopes to learn as much as he will teach about pottery making in Vanuatu. The 61-year-old will head to the island later this...

App marks the spot

A virtual world built from memories and real-life events at St Anthony of Padua Primary School hit digital screens last week. During second term, Arena...

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MARC top of funding wish list

Moorabool council is calling the federal government commit funding in the federal budget to help build the rest of the Moorabool Aquatic and Recreation...