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Life Drawing

Life drawing at HOTA combines a muse, music, and magnificent art.

The two-and-a-half-hour session combines live music and drawing to inspire creativity and allow participants to surrender to their surroundings. Now with breathtaking panoramic views of our skyline and river.

Hosted by talented Gold Coast artist Rebecca Cunningham, Life Drawing at HOTA is an opportunity to draw the human figure in a fun, relaxed, and supportive environment.

Models, live music, and basic art materials are provided. Drinks and food available for purchase at The Exhibitionist.

Presented by HOTA, Home of the Arts

Model and Musician 

Wed 9 Jun

Model: Ree Willison
Music: JB Patterson

JB Patterson an Australian songwriter and producer, hails from a small bushy town, Cedar Creek QLD. A thoughtful artisan and multi-instrumentalist, who weaves song, lyric and music like a troubadour. Inspired by the sounds of Neil Young, John Lennon, Townes Van Zandt and Bob Dylan. His latest offering – YOUNG MAN FOR A WHILE – released in May, 2020 – is an ‘authentic and humble masterpiece’ and a true reflection of his talents and aesthetic.

Wed 14 Jul

Model: Sylvia Beck
Music: Amy John Roberts

Amy John Roberts is a force to be reckoned with on the Gold Coast Arts scene. As a fan of many different genres of music, from acoustic folk and jazz to rock, her voice and style are uniquely sweet and captivating. Her distinctive original music, as well as her ability to put her own spin on songs that you know and love, is guaranteed to leave you wanting more.

Wed 11 Aug

Model: Ryan Tinker
Music: The Doc Scurlocks

The Doc Scurlocks consist of three inventive jazz musicians that were grown in coastal areas, cultivated in the inner city and sprout in various venues around the country. Catch them while they’re in bloom.

Keeping you safe

It is incredibly important to us that you have a safe experience when you come to HOTA. We have a COVID Safe plan and there are some new conditions of entry which you should read before purchasing a ticket or attending an event at HOTA.

All events are set up to ensure we meet all social distancing and hygiene guidelines. All you have to do is enjoy yourself.

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