This 24th & 25th of September, take a walk-about tour of WaterMarks open studios. There are 3 offshore tours (Blue Route, Red Route, and Orange Route), as well as the Gone Fishing Gallery at Church Point. View and download the map.
Gone Fishing Gallery
Start and finish your day at the Gone Fishing Gallery, Church Point – just steps away from the event ferry. Take a few minutes while you wait, enjoy works of the Pittwater offshore art community.
Go to the Gone Fishing Gallery
Blue Route: Scotland Island
Studio: Dimitri Lihachov
Cross the park at Tennis Court Wharf, Scotland Island, and take the steps. An easy Island walk to takes you to this studio on Richard Road.
Go to Studio Dimitri Lihachov
Studio: Gwyn Perkins
Gwyn Perkins is an illustrator living on Scotland Island. Enjoy Gwyn’s illustrations and animations.
Go to Gwyn Perkins’ studio
Art Stop, Talks & Sponsors Hall
Find the Talks & Sponsors Hall in Catherine Park, Scotland Island. The park is the hub for WaterMarks. Highlights: artist Juliet Holmes à Court, authors Susan Duncan and Juliette Robertson.
Go to the Hall
Kid’s Create a Mini Masterpiece & Face Painting
Bring your kids to the Scotland Island kindy, next to the Talks & Sponsors Hall on Scotland Island. Kids get a canvas, paint and a creative workshop.
Go to the kindy workshop
Red Route: Scotland Island
Waters Edge Studio
On the northeast side of Scotland Island, Waters Edge Studio is where Peggy Havukainen creates sea glass jewellery. Also see artists Jan Melville, David Wardman, Cheryl Byer.
Go to Waters Edge Studio
Art stop: Skye Cottage
An easy walk on Scotland Island, take the lower road: Florence Terrace. Follow the path to Skye Cottage and see emerging artist Hannah Paine.
Go to art stop: Skye Cottage
Max Peet Studio
This Scotland Island studio is large and airy with panoramic views of bush and water. See Max’s work, as well as his students’. Max also hosts artists Jan Sindel-Hand, Phillipa Thomas, and Louise Roberts.
Go to Max Peet Studio
Art stop: Scotland Island Fire Shed
Up the road from Tennis Court Wharf is the Scotland Island Fire Shed. During WaterMarks this is an art space and café. See Rick Tailby, Martin Williams, Anne Willman, Anne & Kauri Palmer, Jon Duhig, and Marion van den Driesschen’s art students. Go to the Scotland Island Fire Shed
Orange Route: Elvina & Lovett Bay
Art stop: Michelle McDonald
Visit the first home off Elvina Bay South jetty. See artists Michelle McDonald, Dianne Watts, Penelope Wise, James Gardiner and Joy Purvis.
Go to art stop: Michelle McDonald
Art stop: Elvina Bay Fire Shed
From Tennis Court Wharf, Scotland Island, take the ferry to Elvina Bay. The Fire Shed is an art space and a café. See artists Michelle Ball, Vanessa Snaith, Barry Macdonald, Andrew Mills, and Gloria Bohorquez.
Go to Elvina Fire Shed
Studio: Jack Vaughan – ‘The Glass Chapel’
Annexed to the house, Jack Vaughan’s studio was originally part of a farmhouse in Elvina Bay. Light filled with a cathedral ceiling, he refers to his studio as “The Glass Chapel.”
Go to Jack Vaughan’s studio
Set in tranquil Lovett Bay, enjoy ceramics, textiles, sculpture, paintings and photography. See artists: Rouge Hoffman, June Lahm, Marion van den Driesschen, Ellen Shore, Carole Corrie, Nettie Lodge, Nick Creech, Heather Macorison and Hilary Macorison. Go to Artspace Rouge