Our Interview with Local Young Artist: Darcy Gaynor

Darcy Gaynor is a local young artist with a passion for self-expression and a talent for visual art. Through the years, Darcy has dedicated himself to the art of painting. This November 28th, Darcy Gaynor exhibits his work in our CHYA Foyer Gallery. In anticipation for his upcoming exhibition, we sat down with Darcy to […]

We had a chat with local band, Well Groomed Hipsters

We love talking to people following their passions, whether it’s art, theatre, music or something a little bit more obscure. You could say Well Groomed Hipsters is a passion project, with the duo deciding to take the leap after practising music for quite some time. We had a chat to the legends below! Can you […]

We had a chat with local legends TrickGypsy

If you can’t tell, we’re big fans of TrickGypsy. After recently having them at our Fresh Music Night, the band are also playing the In Bloom stage at the Geelong Show this weekend. Find out a little bit more on the band below. Can you please tell us a bit about your band/act/artist? We are […]

We had a chat to City at Midnight ahead of their Geelong Show performance

Performing around the Geelong region and beyond for around three years now, City at Midnight will surely be a familiar name (and sound). Heading to the Geelong Show this weekend as part of the In Bloom line up, we had a chat to the band so you have the down low before seeing them in […]

Get to know Amber Smith, the curator behind our exhibitions

Moving from an art appreciator at Courthouse Youth Arts, to intern and this year as the gallery’s curator, Amber Smith is incredibly passionate about art and the effect it has on people. As she says, “Art is so important to society and this is something I feel really passionate about. It has the ability to […]

Tooth & Nail

We wish our wonderful Curator, Amber Smith all the best for her upcoming solo exhibition, TOOTH & NAIL at Noir Darkroom, Coburg If you are in the area, call in and show your support for Amber!   57 Moreland Road, Coburg, VIC, 3058 (03) 9384 2081 info@noirdarkroom.com @NOIR_darkroom /NOIRdarkroom       


The Drawn Together project brings young people from Geelong’s Karen and Karenni communities together with Barwon Heads artist, Liz McGrath. Through after-school art classes and workshops held weekly at The fOrT Youth Centre in Norlane, the young artists explore a wide range of artistic styles, techniques and art materials. With the support of the Bluebird Foundation Liz provides support, materials and […]


EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST WANTED! Are you a Soloist, part of a Duo, involved with a Band? We want to hear from you Click link for more info and to apply: https://goo.gl/forms/ETip0XAk9ptDlGsy2   Photo credit:  Lucinda Goodwin Photography

CHYA and writing – Tracks: Geelong

Do you love writing? Did you know that CHYA offer writing opportunities for local youth? We partnered with Express Media and Writers Victoria to bring a line-up of some of Victoria’s best writers to Courthouse Youth Arts for Tracks: Geelong on Saturday April 29, 2017. This was a great day of events for young writers featuring […]