Founder, producer and mentor Shelley Pisani has over 25 years experience in the arts sector as a studio artist, marketer, consultant, gallery director and founder of Creative Regions Ltd in Bundaberg. in 2019, she started The Ideas Distillery, an independent consultancy business and regional arts project driver. In 2020, the development of an online business development program for visual artists and makers began with Makers' Shopfront due to launch by mid-2021. Shelley also has her own arts practice primarily working in printmaking, ceramics and textiles.
Scenic Rim Regional Council and SWQ Regional Arts are presenting a series of 11 Arts Dinners in person and online.