Artists

Southern Buoy Studios

Southern Buoy Studios has quickly become a major artistic and creative hub in the heart of Mornington’s commercial district. It's a dynamic and abundant space where artists, studios, exhibitions and events go hand-in-hand, but it also acts as a hub that supports a deep artistic community based on the Mornington Peninsula.

McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park

There’s a wonderland in Langwarrin (just outside Frankston) that’s larger than life - with over 100 sculptures, 16 hectares of native bushland and landscaped gardens, art gallery and licensed café and to top it off… it’s free.

Manyung Gallery

Art is a way of life for gallery directors Sharyn and David Wemyss-Smith. It’s their day long joy, obsession & torment. They pride themselves on showcasing contemporary art by artists from across Australia (& the Pen) from three gallery spaces in Sorrento, Mornington and Mt Eliza.

Gracey Calnin

Gracey Calnin’s art delves into the depths of human emotion and instinct. Much of her work invokes wild animals and mysterious people, exploring the connection to the darker side of the human psyche, inspired largely by folklore and fairy tales.

Justine McNamara

Justine McNamara’s paintings capture idyllic moments; images that are immediately accessible to anyone who has lived or holidayed on the Mornington Peninsula or, indeed, any bay or coastline. Striking and lucid, yet dreamlike imagery evokes strong memories of, yearnings for – or both – simple luxuries.

Jenny Riddle

Artist Jenny Riddle was drawn to the Mornington Peninsula by the potential for spiritual renewal and creative inspiration; a powerful combination that she found hard to ignore. That move, and her career as an artist, had been on her mind for some time, but were acted on after life-altering events that caused her to look closely at her life.