The Sunshine Coast Arts Foundation 2024 Gifted Recipients were announced on 17 November at Cool Art Gallery & Picture Framing in Coolum. Our special thanks goes to Joe & Erin for providing the perfect location for the event and a huge thank you to Evelyn from The Joy Collective in Maleny for her incredible catering. We were delighted to have a previous recipient, visual artist, Libby Derham give her insights into the relationship between philanthropy and the arts.

The 2024 cohort of Gifted Recipients are pictured from left to right: Ruby Donohoe, Jack MacRae, Amanda Brierley, Paul Nevison, Isabella Hood, Marina de Jager, Cesar Genaro,Denise Lamby, Karina Seljak & Mieke van den Berg. (Absent Teddy McRitchiePriscila Da Cunha & Riley Cope). Please click on the artist to learn more about their art form.

We thank the following donors for their generous support of the Gifted Program: Annie & Don Boyd, Jan and Jeff Cornfoot, Ferre De Deyne, Herb Fenn, Judith Ross Smith, & Jocelyn Walker.

Images: Barry Alsop- Eyes Wide open Images