Inside ZOOM

Sue Harper

Sue Harper

Oh, the birds! Herons and eagles and hawks and ducks and seabirds of all kinds. Sue Harper’s photographs are full of the passion and affinity she feels for her natural subjects.

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Gigi Hoeller

Gigi Hoeller

Gigi Hoeller’s finely wrought images of flowers, landscapes, wood carvings, and totems call to mind the work of Georgia O’Keeffe (the 20th-century American painter best known for her extreme and sensuous close-ups of flowers).

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Melanie Fogell

Melanie Fogell

Melanie Fogell’s engaging and diverse paintings reflect a rich and storied life. Colourful and reminiscent of the Fauves (early 20th-century painters who emphasized colour and the characteristics of the paint itself, rather than focusing on representation), her work is also strongly influenced by music.

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Jan de Beer

Jan de Beer

Through his large paintings—some of them as long as eight feet—de Beer seeks also to challenge the way art is “placed on a pedestal out of reach for the majority of normal people.

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All-Season

All-Season

The “off” season on the Sunshine Coast brings so many delights. The creeks and streams have filled with autumn rains and the salmon are returning! Fishers in waders line the shores near the mouths of creeks, and kayakers troll past, rods balanced on their knees.

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The Sequoia Grove

The Sequoia Grove

The sequoia is a powerful symbol for strength, health, and connectedness. The largest, tallest, and most enduring of trees, they stand powerfully rooted to the earth and to each other, with strong and straight cores.

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Coast Recital Society

Coast Recital Society

At the very heart of the Coast Recital Society is a commitment to bringing the finest classical musicians to the Sunshine Coast, with a balance of outstanding established artists as well as superb new-generation performers.

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True North

True North

ZOOM’s creator, Edmund Arceo, took a train trip across Canada this Spring to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary and to have a closer look at this tapestry that makes up our country. He’d like to share some of his impressions with us.

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Dean Van’t Schip

Dean Van't Schip

Dean Van’t Schip gives us everything—everything that matters in a shot: stillness, movement, detail, panorama, colour, texture.

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Pia Sillem

Pia Sillem

Pia’s beautifully wrought ceramic pieces celebrate the form, composition, and slow, deliberate movement of the natural world around us.

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