Gympie Region Studio Trails

Studio Trails - Tin Can Bay Art July 2023Our talented artists, artisans, and creatives are the heart and soul of our region, and they invite you to explore their studios in July.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to watch artist demonstrations in studios, stroll through sculpture gardens, buy artworks, or book in for workshops and special evening events.

Running over four weekends from Saturday 1 July to Sunday 23 July, Studio Trails offers you an opportunity to plan your own itinerary and explore the studios of over 30 artists in the region.

Trail 1: 1 & 2 July – Tin Can Bay and Rainbow Beach

Trail 2: 8 & 9 July – Goomeri and Woolooga

Trail 3: 15 & 16 July – Gympie and surrounds

Trail 4: 22 & 23 July – The Mary Valley

Studios are open 10am-4pm across their selected dates. Visit for details. For enquiries about workshops and art classes, contact the artists directly.

The Gympie Region Studio Trails is an initiative of the Gympie Regional Gallery in support of our local arts community. More information about Gallery exhibitions, workshops and programs is available at or call 5481 0733.

Tin Can Bay Art

Tin Can Bay’s best kept secret! Surrounded by lush tropical gardens, Jill McDonald’s beautiful gallery is a colourful oasis of hand-painted silk scarves, fashion, decorative art, and uniquely hand-crafted home décor.

Famous for introducing innovations such as the bikini and the Hawaiian muu-muu to the Sunshine Coast, Jill is now semi-retired and her creative outlet is spending time in her studio painting while exploring new techniques and interior design.

Location: 16 King Street, Tin Can Bay

Phone: 0458 139 747


Facebook: Tin Can Bay Art

James R. Ellis mural privately commissioned by Rainbow Beach Pizza at the IGA Complex.

Rainbow Beach Pizza

Experience Studio Trails on foot by viewing a mural of the colourful sands of Rainbow Beach by artist James R Ellis, which captures the natural beauty of the region:

‘I love being near the coast and capturing the lifestyle and the feeling of the local area in my work.’

Then step inside Rainbow Beach Pizza and view a collection of works from local artist Lynette Dimmock of Net Rae Art. Lynette’s inspiration is the beach and capturing the vivid colours of the landscape.

With a regular presence at local markets, Lynette enjoys sharing her passion for creating art and the journey that led her to becoming a full-time artist.

Only open Saturday 4pm-9pm.

Location: Shop 1, 48 Rainbow Beach Road, Rainbow Beach

Phone: 5486 3043


Instagram: rainbowbeachpizza

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