Eco Ephemeral Art, Minjerriba (North Stradbroke Island, 2010
Artists Sharon Jewell and Lily Karmatz, made and installing artwork along the Point Lookout Gorge Walk during the winter school holidays June 28 - July 18. Art works were made of natural, found and recycled materials and creatively explored environmentally sensitive beach ecology - ultimately reflecting both the strengths and fragility of the local environment.
Lily Karmatz is an artist who explores and exploits the traditional Japanese art of flower arranging. She will be in residence on the Gorge Walk from June 28, 29 and 30.
Artist Sharon Jewell will be working onsite July 5, 6 and 7. Early in her career Sharon spent time in the Australia Council for the Arts Besozzo studio, Italy. More recently on the international stage Sharon was part of the 2000 2nd Yokohama Outdoor Art Exhibition, Midori, Japan and in 1999 Yatoo Art and Nature Exhibition, Kong-Ju South Korea.
Project Photographer was Julie Philips.
The Eco Ephemeral Art Project, Minjerriba 2010 was supported by the Regional Arts Development Fund which is a Queensland Government and Redland City Council partnership to support local arts and culture, also The Headland Chalets, Sea Stradbroke -Big Red Cat and Gold Cats - Stradbroke Flyer.