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South Coast artist Barbara Dawson in front of her lovely work in progress at a mixed media workshop 


ArtStayz is a new art workshop program initiated by south coast visual and digital media artist, writer and past academic, Dr Kurt Brereton.

The aim is to combine art tuition with the pleasure of good creative company in the beautiful coastal village setting of Currarong on Jervis Bay,– a 2.5 hour drive south of Sydney.

Kurt has taught at Hazelhurst Regional Art Gallery, the Shoalhaven Regional Art Gallery, Bundanon Art Center and more recently, the Jervis Bay Maritime Museum.

Since 1985 Kurt has taught art and media productiion courses at UTS, UOW, USC, TAFEs, and high schools – as artist in residence and running HSC Art mentoring workshops for local south coast students.

Details of his current and past exhibitions, publications and digital media works at