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Level Up

Youth arts incubator for makers, doers and dreamers.

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Level Up

The City’s Level Up Studio and Gallery is a one of a kind community arts space on the Gold Coast, comprising three key components: the Level Up Residency, the Level Up Gallery and our public programs.

Level Up Studio

Level Up Studio

Level 1, Shop 143
The Strand at Coolangatta
72–82 Marine Parade, Coolangatta

This space is designed to provide access to art experiences for young people and adults within the local community and beyond, through public programs hosting a range of creative activations, such as art workshops, artist talks, school holiday workshops, networking events and an exciting monthly exhibitions program.

Level Up Gallery

Level Up Gallery

The Level Up Gallery is a contemporary art space which showcases the works of young and emerging local arts practitioners. The aim of the Level Up Gallery is to provide young local artists with a professional venue for exhibition of new work.

In 2020 the Level Up gallery will present 10 dynamic group exhibitions featuring over 40 young emerging artists, with the first exhibition of the year opening on 31 January.

Programs, events and workshops

Level Up public programs

Level Up - School Holiday Programs

School holiday program

The Level Up School Holidays Program is for littlies (5 to 10 years) and tweens (11 years and up) - a mix of young and more experienced artists will provide interactive workshops. We warmly welcome children, teenagers and families to participate in creative experiences on offer.

Workshop program will be held in January, April, July and September 2020.

Level Up - Arty Bites

Arty Bites

Arty Bites is a monthly series of art workshops aimed at providing access to art experiences to young people and adults within the local community. Monthly workshops are facilitated by past Level Up participants and local young artists. Past workshops have included watercolour, wool weaving, and illustration.

Level Up - Creating In Company

Creating in Company

Creating in Company is a social networking session for creatives. This gathering invites the artist to bring along a current art work to continue whilst socialising with other creatives.

Level Up - Mural

Other arts programs

This new art space is designed to provide access to art experiences for children through to adults. A range of creative activities will be offered, such as artist talks, studio open days, networking events and pop up events.

Level Up Residency Program

Level Up - Residency Program

Are you an emerging artist between the ages of 18 and 25 years living on the Gold Coast? Need a space to create and ready to take your art to the next level?

Sign up for our youth arts incubator program.

The Level Up Residency is a youth arts incubator, which supports and nurtures the development of young and emerging artists between the ages of 18 and 25 years in the early stages of their career.


More information

For more information contact the Level Up Coordinator on 07 5581 6691 or

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