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Level Up Community Open Day

15 December
09:00 AM - 15:00 PM
Level Up studio + gallery, Level 1 near Library
Fancy an art fix? Level Up will fling open its doors on Saturday 15 December, inviting locals of all ages to check out the new art space for the Southern Gold Coast from 9am to 3pm.

Come and see what’s new at the gallery featuring the amazing works by young and emerging local artists or join in one (or more) free creative workshops available on the day for little ones through to adults.

FEATURES
 
Blue Jean Sisters
A project created by artist Belinda Smith in response to the activities of social justice and ethical clothing brand Outland Denim. The aim is to raise awareness around the issue of modern slavery through collective empowerment. We will have a maker’s station which will allow participants to make a doll out of reused/recycled denim. Her goal is to install 2000 dolls made by the individuals using a 'zero waste' process.
 
Learn to paint plants in watercolour with Claire Hastings, an Art Bites session
Join local young artist Claire to learn some basic watercolour techniques and tips to creating your own botanical artwork from 10am to 11am.
 
Mini maker’s station
A fun interactive space for preschool aged children (5 - 10 yrs) to make and create a small take home art piece, great for handmade Chrissy presents for the family or decorations for the tree.
 
Bikkie Lounge
Enjoy a cuppa and a snack at the ‘Bikkie lounge’.  Relax, recharge and fuel up to create.

Furoshiki knot wrapping
Learn the Japanese art of furoshiki knot wrapping. A unique eco-friendly way to wrap gifts for your friends and family. Drop in between 1pm and 2.45pm.
 
Intro to 3D modelling & printing
Discover the basics of 3D modelling and printing with the City Libraries Creative Tech Lab Team! Drop in between 9am and 2.45pm.

For more information about the City of Gold Coast’s Level Up art space please contact the Level Up coordinator on levelup@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or phone 5581 6691.

 
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