Creative Alliance presents the Arts Coast collection of artisan merchandise that celebrates the iconic images and experiences of the Sunshine Coast. Developed through a collaboration between Third Drawer Down and six local visual artists.
Creative Alliance is a leading arts organisation in South East Queensland, funded through Arts Queensland’s Regional Arts Services Network. This project is delivered in partnership with Sunshine Coast Council, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Horizon Festival and The Refinery.
About the Artist
As a child Marni Stuart dreamed of growing up to be a rainbow farmer. She has since built a multifaceted practice working as a textile designer, researcher and design lecturer. Her research is a reflection on the history of Australian textile design, and she is a creative design lecturer with strong industrial knowledge. Stuart’s personal design practice is inspired by regionalism and sense of place. Her designs feature the native flora surrounding her sunshine coast-based home. Each piece starts by hand, using drawing, painting and other mark making techniques to create varied motifs. to create single depth of perception. Felements to provide a piece that compliments, but doesn’t direct the form of the garment it sits upon.
-Packaged in drawstring bag
-Size: 60cm x 120cm