WELCOME TO RICArts
Russell Island Community Arts Association, fondly known as RICArts, is a not for profit community arts association on Russell Island, in the beautiful Southern Moreton Bay Islands. RICArts has a passion and energy for the arts, helping and working closely with our local community. Nestled in a beautiful avocado orchard on Russell Island, RICArts gallery was nicknamed The Farm Art House and Gallery. The gallery presents colourful artwork of our talented members and other Bay Island artists. It is open to the public every weekday morning from 9.30 – 12.30 free of charge.
Come along, have a look at the Gallery,
and relax in the beautiful Farm gardens.
"It’s an artist’s haven here on the islands. Besides being surrounded with very paintable views, we have lots of artists to share ideas and to paint along with." ~ S. Demeester, Russell Island
RICArts has coordinated the production of art in public spaces, that include murals and mosaics erected throughout Russell Island.
The group artworks are created by our dedicated members who volunteer their skills and passion for art.
At RICArts we offer the folllowing arts and crafts classes on an ongoing basis:
Patchworking on Monday
Pottery and Ceramics on Monday and Friday
Drawing and Painting in any medium on Tuesday
Craft in any medium Wednesday
Mosaics on Thursday
RICArts hosts art competitions, exhibits, special events and social functions attended by government representatives and visiting artists.
Community market days are held periodically in the beautiful RICArts gardens.
RICArts always welcomes new members. If you can draw it, paint it, stitch it, glue it or melt it, join our creative team.