27 & 28 July | 10am-4pm | Trail 4 | Gympie and the South



Meet the Artists. Uncover a world of creative possibilities as artists open their studio doors across the Gympie region. From blacksmiths to textile artists - and everything in between -  immerse yourself in the diversity of creativity on offer along the trail. See live demonstrations, join a workshop or try your hand yourself.

  • Relax at Honeybee Creative at Wellness Australia’s peaceful Kandanga retreat and discover their work in creative mentorship and training. Stroll or roll in the beautiful grounds, pack a lunch, or just chill.

    • Live recording demonstrations

    Address:  20 Hasthorpe Road, Kandanga
    Phone:  0422103806
    Email:  honeybeecreativeqld@gmail.com
    Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/honeybeecreativelive
    Website: https://www.honeybeecreativeqld.com
    Payment options:  Cash only.
    Good to know: Wheelchair accessible. Accessible amenities. Off-street parking.
    Access: From the carpark, turn right on the footpath, walk towards the garden, cross the lawn to your left, look for the HBC sign next to the studio door.

    Honeybee creative

    Image : Honeybee Creative

  • Experience the studio of Noo Dye, located in the picturesque village of Amamoor. Noo creates artworks in many mediums and also combines the disciplines of traditional and digital techniques to create beautiful printed images.

    • Create your own artwork to be printed onto a T-shirt or mug.  2 hrs. From $20-45
    • Contact the artist for more information and bookings.

    Address:  6 Mary Street, Amamoor
    Phone:  0409152480
    Email:  nooart@spiderweb.com.au
    Payment options:  Cash, EFTPOS
    Good to know: Multiple steps. Commissions accepted.
    Access: Through the gate and up the front steps.

    Nooart noo dye tree mural detail

    Image : Nooart Noo Dye Tree Mural detail

  • Historic Dagun station is at the heart of a true destination experience. The vibrant artistic community of Dagun bursts to life here, in a thriving hub of artistic enterprise.

    Explore the diversity of locally crafted works from the collective of artisans and creatives, from painting and textiles to blacksmithing, woodwork, and glass. Savour wine and cheese at the Station Winery and groove to live music at the Pavilion.

    Wander the Natural History. Walk and labyrinth and be immersed in the history at the century-old Dagun school and Timber Mill. Enjoy sip and shop at the hand made and grown market stalls and be awed by the visit of the Mary Valley Rattler.

    • Live music- Music at the Station 3-5pm Saturday
    • Mary Valley Rattler visit 11:30-12:30 Sunday
    • Various artists over the 2 days of the South trail. Details will be available on the facebook page.
    • Various entertainment throughout.
    • Sip and Shop - Handmade and Grown Market stalls.
    • Wine and Cheese tasting at the Station Winery, music in the Pavilion.
    • "Clyde's Shed" shop with hot and cold drinks, ice-creams.
    • Self-guided Natural History Walk and Labyrinth

    Address:  Dagun Station, Kimlin Lane, Dagun
    Phone:  0432862019
    Email:  hawke_kathy@yahoo.com.au
    Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/DagunQueensland
    Payment options:  Cash, eftpos
    Good to know: Wheelchair accessible. Wheelchair accessible amenities.

    Dagun station

    Image : Dagun Station

  • One of Gympie's most well known artists, Joolie Gibbs' five-acre bush block provides much of her artistic inspiration and materials. She enjoys the slow processes of preparing natural fibres for papermaking, or processing tree barks and seeds for the botanical inks used in her large drawings.           

    • Drawing from nature demonstrations 2pm - 4pm.

    Address:  213 Lawson Road, Gympie
    Phone:  +61417424720
    Email:  joolie31@hotmail.com
    Instagram:  Joolie31
    Website: https://jooliegibbs.com.au
    Payment options:  Cash, Square
    Good to know: Wheelchair accessible. Off-street parking.
    Access: Turn off McIntosh Creek Rd, down driveway, parking on left. Studio downstairs. Single lane access. Bush block.

    Joolie gibbs image ink and tools courtesy of artist joolie gibbs

    Image : Joolie Gibbs, Image Ink and Tools, courtesy of artist Joolie Gibbs

  • Kerrie Browning has been exploring with clay for over 30 years.. Her arts practice uses chance and imperfection to convey a shared childhood nostalgia.

    • Demonstrations of Slip Casting
    • Workshops
      • Hanging Bells- Kids workshop Saturday 9am -10:30am. $60 pp
      • Porcelain jewellery- Adult workshop Sunday 9am-12pm $100 pp
    • Contact the artist for more information and bookings.

    Address:  5 Topaz Court, Southside
    Phone:  0428622947
    Email:  kity79@bigpond.com
    Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/ceramicKiki
    Instagram: kikibrowning
    Website: https://create.usq.edu.au/kerrie-browning/
    Payment options: Cash, eftpos
    Good to know: Wheelchair accessible. Commissions accepted.
    Access: Follow the signs.

    Boho ceramic kerrie browning detail

    Image : Boho Ceramic, Kerrie Browning,  detail

  • Glenda Gilmore draws inspiration from the world around her, capturing the complexity and beauty of life in every piece she creates. She enjoys the challenge of problem-solving working across precise pastels and spontaneous paint.

    • Painting and Pastels demonstrations

    Address:  13 Vista Close, Southside
    Phone:  0416 100 907
    Email:  gilmore.glenda@gmail.com
    Instagram:  glendagilmore59
    Website: https://glendagilmore.blogspot.com
    Payment options:  Cash, Bank transfer.
    Good to know: Wheelchair accessible. Commissions accepted.
    Access:  My studio/gallery will be set up in the garage.  If not open please ring the door bell. If you are unable to attend at the advertised times/days please contact me to make alternative arrangements.

    Vistas on vista glenda gilmore white daisies pastel on sanded paper 2024

    Image : Vistas on Vista Glenda Gilmore White Daisies Pastel on sanded paper 2024

  • Cultural creatives living On Country and those connected to Kabi Kabi country unite to celebrate the rich artistry and diverse expressions of First Nations artists and makers. Immerse yourself in the cultural heritage and inspirations woven into each piece and their profound connection to country and culture. Visit us at the NCACCH Family Hub to explore, engage, and support.

    Address:  NCACCH Family Hub, 2 O'Connell Street, Gympie
    Phone:  0438 866 020
    Email:  emily@emevents.net.au
    Good to know: Wheelchair accessible. Commissions accepted.

    Cultural creative collective coolamon russell bennet detail

    Image : Cultural Creative Collective Coolamon Russell Bennet detail

  • 39 Myall St is the home and studio of Trish Callaghan, a lifelong Bowerbird. Stepping into the intimate space of Studio Myall 39 is to enter a wonderworld of materials, ephemera and art books. Visitors to this usually private space will be able to see unique art techniques in use.

    • Technical Demonstrations

    Address:  39 Myall St, Gympie
    Phone:  0417494112
    Email:  callaghantrish@bigpond.com
    Instagram:  trish.callaghan
    Payment options:  Cash only.
    Good to know: Friendly dog named Kevie.
    Access: Come through front gate and follow signage to the studio at rear of house.

    Studio 39 trish callaghan watercolour peaflowers 2022 detail

    Image : Studio 39 Trish Callaghan Watercolour Peaflowers 2022 detail


For all enquiries please contact

Gympie Region Studio Trails 2024 is a Council Initiative under the Regional Artists Development Fund. The Regional Arts Development Fund is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Gympie Regional Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.

This project was made possible by the Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund, provided through Regional Arts Australia, administered in Queensland by Flying Arts Alliance.



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