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  • 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:

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.

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

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. 

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.