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by Susan J Bowes (subscribe)
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Published May 19th 2021
Purchase a painting, take a workshop at Wide Bay Gallery
Wide Bay Gallery in Adelaide Street, Maryborough has been servicing the Wide Bay area for the past thirty years and although Bette Phillips, the current owner is not the original owner, the expertise and professionalism of the business has not changed.

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Wide Bay Gallery, Maryborough (Author's Photo)


If you are looking to learn how to paint or draw using a range of mediums, weekly classes are held at the gallery on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. As well, month-long class projects are available for those with more time available. To attend, all classes must be booked in advance and are subject to Covid-19 updates and cancellations if required.

Wid Bay Gallery is well stocked with Artist Supplies (Author's Photo)


Art educators are -

Sue Crickitt, Brush Guru, Tutor and Folk-Art Specialist
Ewaline Powell, Bachelor of Arts Oil and Calligraphy Specialist
Tammy Martin, Pastel, Drawing and Acrylic Enthusiast
Bette Phillips, Owner, Framer, Drawing and Pastel Specialist

You may consider becoming a member of the Gallery's Art Essence Club. Members have the opportunity to in-store sales and specials as well as a monthly newsletter to keep them up to date with what is happening. All members receive a discount loyalty card, which entitles them to acquire a ten percent discount on all art supplies and framing (unless already marked down).

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Books on All Art Subjects (Author's Photo)


It does not matter if you are a beginner, novice or regular artist, there is always something new to learn when you give yourselves over to a creative pursuit.

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Every Art need is catered (Author's Photo)


This business is extremely well stocked and you would be hard-pressed not to find what you are looking for, or a more comprehensive supply of art equipment and accessories anywhere in the Wide Bay. From canvas to art paper, pencils, pens, pastels, crayons, calligraphy, acrylic, oil and watercolour paints, how-to books, illustrations, stencils, palette knives, brushes, sponges, cleaning products, the gallery has the lot and prides itself in being one of the most popular online art material supply stores.

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Every requirement for Oils (Author's Photo)


Along with this service given to customers, if you are wanting to have a print framed or reframed, Wide Bay Gallery is the place to come. Again, a substantial number of colours and designs in frames is displayed on a wall in the gallery. With many years' experience in framing, Bette can help you decide on the best frame for your painting or print.

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Plenty of Frames to Choose (Author's Photo)


The reason for my visit was to ask for advice on a Darcy Doyle Artist Proof Print I own, and I was very happy with the information provided. If you are looking to purchase a print or painting, make Wide Bay Gallery your first call as many paintings adorn the walls waiting for your selection.

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Prints & Painting to Purchase & Frame (Author's Photo)


The Wide Bay Gallery is located at 228 Adelaide Street, Maryborough and can be contacted by calling 07 4122 1858 during office hours or by contact through their Facebook page, Email - widebaygallery.qld@gmail.com
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Why? Purchase a painting, learn a new skill, pick up art supplies
When: Monday to Friday and Saturday Mornings
Phone: 07 4122 1858
Where: Wide Bay Gallery, 228 Adelaide Street, Maryborough
Cost: Individual priced items
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