Monday, April 22, 2024

Wyong art centre offers 3D display

Residents and visitors are being encouraged to visit Wyong town centre to discover three engaging street art installations – an interactive mural on the historic Chapman Building, a bamboo lantern installation and 3D pavement artworks in Tightrope Lane.

The mural and lantern installations will be exhibited until 10 March, whilst the pavement artworks on Tightrope Lane will remain as permanent fixtures.

The art installations are part of Council’s initiatives to contribute to the arts culture of Wyong, attract visitors, activate underutilised spaces and add to the vibrancy of the town for the benefit of local businesses and residents.

The art installations provide the perfect backdrop for a social media selfie and visitors are encouraged to share photos online and tag #lovecentralcoast, #lovewyong #thechapmanbuilding #galleryprecinctwyong #tightropelane  #ZestEventsInternational

Where to go

  1. Interactive wall mural – The Chapman Building, Corner of Alison Rd and Hely St, Wyong (exhibited from 10 Feb though to 10 March)

Interactive mural on the historic Chapman Building which re-tells the story of Edna Atkins, a lolly shop attendant in Chapman’s Old Store during the 1940’s. A visual feast for your eyes designed by artist, Trevor Dickinson. Don’t miss this vibrant display of delicious lollies and many Instagramable moments!

  1. Bamboo lantern installation in Tightrope Lane – The Gallery Precinct, Tightrope Lane – 3 Alison Road, Wyong (exhibited from 10 Feb though to 10 March)

A colourful addition to what is already an interesting laneway, you are sure to feel the love as these heart shaped bamboo lanterns light up your way.  This installation has been created by Ken O’Regan.
heart lanterns

  1. 3D pavement artworks – The Gallery Precinct, Tightrope Lane – 3 Alison Road, Wyong (permanent display)

Two 3D pavement artworks are installed in the laneway connecting Alison Rd to Bakers Lane. Confuse your senses and take advantage of a fun photo opportunity as you walk along a tightrope over a cityscape or hop across stepping stones through a garden. The artists for this installation were Rudy Kistler and Zac Craig of Zest Events International.

3D artwork on floor
3D artwork path

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