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OPEN STUDIO

  • First Coat Studios 6 Laurel Street Toowoomba City, QLD, 4350 Australia (map)

Our OPEN DAY invites you behind the scenes of our Laurel St venue with an opportunity to meet the artists & makers calling First Coat Studios home in 2018. Join us from 10am - 1pm for:

[ HAPPENINGS ]
Vinyl tunes by DJ Blindhorse
Mural painting by studio artists & friends.
'Letters to Architecture' zine launch by Ian McCallum
'Show Reel' an in-studio installation by Kirsty Lee
'Studio Sale' of old & new ceramics by Peta Berghofer
+ BBQ from 12pm.

[ STUDIO RESIDENTS ]
Peta Berghofer - Ceramicist
Kirsty Lee - Movement Artist & Videographer
David Usher - Artist
Lily Kamholtz - Illustrator
Laurie Oxenford - Artist & Curator
Siobhan McIver - Curator & Workshop Manager
Grace Dewar - Producer & Co-Director
Ian McCallum - Artist & Co-Director

[ WORKSHOP PROGRAM ]
We're putting together a monthly workshop program to share the skills of local and travelling artists. Come through the studio space and have a chat about the kinds of skills you'd like to learn or share. Upcoming course info will be available. 

[ GALLERY ]
Our onsite gallery will be open featuring our April Exhibitions at First Coat Studios. Now showing: Home’ - a portrait series by James Green & ‘Stutiyi (Thank you)’ - a participatory project by Ursula De Krester.

- plus -
RECORD STORE DAY at Bunker Records
9am - late afternoon
229 Margaret St (5 min walk from FCS)

Your friendly neighbourhood vinyl dealers are turning it up for RSD this year! Drop in for a stack of speciality RSD releases, a heap of seconds hitting the crates, live screen-printing with Jon Vargas Art + live music from local acts such as Suicide Swans & Grace Drummond through out the day.