Discovery Coast Queensland painterLocal business woman and emerging artist Jennifer M Ryan has announced that her community project ‘FootSteps and FootPrints‘ was approved for funding through the Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Round 2 2016-2017.

Jennifer’s cultural history project will recognise and celebrate ‘creative people’ of the Discovery Coast area. It is scheduled for September 2017 which coincides with school holidays.

Jennifer is a local Discovery Coast artist known for her recent ‘Painted Trees’ ephemeral artwork, part of Gladstone Regional Council’s Art in Parks Project.

Jennifer said, “The ‘FootSteps and FootPrints’ project has been designed and planned to engage locals and tourists in the Agnes Water and Town of Seventeen Seventy area. I am excited to receive support for this project from the Gladstone Region RADF Committee.”

The Regional Arts Development Fund is a Queensland Government and Gladstone Regional Council partnership to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.

About the Artist

Jennifer M Ryan lives in Captain Creek, Queensland and runs two small businesses ‘Agnes Water Adventures – through time’ and ‘Jennifer Ryan Consultancy Services’. Jennifer’s photography has been recognised at the Captain Cook 1770 Festival Art Show and is represented in the Crow Street Creative Art Gallery and in several private collections across Australia.

Contact Information

Jennifer M Ryan’s website provides further information. She also can be reached at