Featured Artists and Makers

Anna Elena Art

Anna is a Hunter based artist, utilising many mediums including pen, copic markers, acrylic paint, pencil and watercolour. Her art style has been described as ‘Fantastic’ illustration with a heavy influence from the Gothic style of art and architecture. Anna says her work is also influenced by religious concepts, the human emotion, fantasy, and anatomy.Continue reading “Anna Elena Art”

Giselle Penn

Giselle Penn is based in Newcastle and is a Fibre Textile Artist who also enjoys producing functional pieces that adorn the body and home. Her handmade felt ranges from large throws and scarves for all seasons through to cushions, satchel bags and small vessels. Giselle also makes Lampwork Glass Beads and incorporates them with semi-preciousContinue reading “Giselle Penn”

Art by Suellyn

Suellyn Connolly is a mixed media artist based in the beautiful Hunter Valley. With a graphic design career spanning over 20 years, her focus has now shifted to follow her passion in the visual arts space. As a mixed media artist, Suellyn enjoys the eclectic use of materials, mediums and processes in her work. “I’veContinue reading “Art by Suellyn”

Abstracts by Taylor

Abstracts by Taylor is a new creative undertaking by Maitland local, Paul Taylor. Paul learned to paint at an early age, but has recently rekindled his love of the arts and has found a passion in abstracts. He loves bright colours and experimental blending, which produces pieces that are truly one-of-a-kind. FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM

Eugenia Dunlevie

Eugenia’s artistic styles are accomplished and varied as she draws her inspiration from travelling around Australia and overseas. Eugenia has a very successful artistic career and has been awarded numerous prizes and awards. Eugenia likes to challenge herself everyday to do something different. FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM

Janine Matthews – Heartwood Art Studio

Journeying into art, I’ve tried many different mediums and techniques including printmaking and ceramics and these experiences all influence my mark-making.  I work from my bushland studio in central Pokolbin and use oil paints to create my paintings.

Sandra Shaw

‘Handprinted’ as the name suggests is a range of screenprinted tunics by textile artist Sandra Shaw. “I work from a small studio in Newcastle creating a variety of handprinted fabrics that find their way around the world. My involvement with textiles and printing has evolved over many years of making, and participating in many craftContinue reading “Sandra Shaw”

Art By Kim Lundy

Kim Lundy is a is a painter who enjoys exploring, learning, working with and combining many mediums. Kim was born in Paris, France to parents that were at the time exploring Europe. She moved to Australia as a baby. While growing up her family moved around a lot, living in Browns Plains and Jimboomba inContinue reading “Art By Kim Lundy”

Natasha Lenaghan

Natasha is a local glass bead artist with her studio located at The Creator Incubator (15A/Clyde Street, Hamilton North).  Natasha’s foray into creating glass beads began in 2007 with a beginner class at Chockadoo glass studio in Sydney.  Following a move to Ireland, Natasha undertook classes with Ruzica Ruane (Cadenza Glass, Dun Laoghaire).  The processContinue reading “Natasha Lenaghan”

Kookaburra Gems – Heidi Atkins

Heidi Atkins is a redundant geologist who turned her hobby into a business. Specialising in lapidary, cutting and polishing gemstones and silversmithing jewellery pieces.   Using an array of Australian stones, which are fossicked and sourced from other Australian lapidary suppliers, miners and gem shows. Silver is mostly sourced from Sydney suppliers, with some American goldContinue reading “Kookaburra Gems – Heidi Atkins”

Crystal Moments

I love the freedom that comes with selling my pieces and being able to travel around to different places but I especially love being able to meet new people and being able to share my passions.

Jacquie Mather

I specialise in the historic Max Meldrum Method (Australian Impressionism) and conduct painting workshops for individuals and larger groups at the Thirsty Palette cellar door on Wilderness road in Lovedale.

What Knot Macrame

Born in Lake Macquarie, NSW during the lockdown of 2020, What Knot Macrame has become a culmination of many passions for founder Anna Asquith. As an avid fan of all things creativity and community, it has found a place in Anna’s life and heart.

The Urban Gypsy Cafe

Our chef has pieced together secret flavours from the past and woven them together into new recipes, bringing back to life the Bedouin Egyptian tradition again.

Susana Belen Analogue Collages

Nowadays I am an analogue collage artist, so mainly, I work with discarded papers (from books, pictures, encyclopedias, etc) where I look for a pleasant aesthetic through surrealism and weirdness.

Toni Skerra

Toni Skerra is a local multidisciplinary artist and illustrator. Her work is whimsical and passionate, often with an emphasis on the aesthetics of colour, and her visual style reminiscent of the 90s cartoons she grew up with.

Tea from Two Homes

Tea From Two Homes was created to inspire connections, with yourself and others. We believe that the perfect cup of tea needs the best balance of flavour and temperature, as well as the company of good chats or the serenity of time alone with your thoughts.

lily+ted designs

Leah from lily+ted designs takes great pride in creating art that enriches the lives of its owners. Creating handmade resin and mixed media art, jewellery and homewares. “I am a fluid artist inspired by colour, experimentation, environment and a passion for creativity. I produce a diverse range of wall art, homewares and jewellery and love toContinue reading “lily+ted designs”

Shannon Dwyer

Shannon is a Sydney-based Australian artist with a passion for Australian wildlife.
Capturing the personality and joy of her subjects, Shannon’s playful style creates a wonderful sense of movement with watercolours and intricate ink strokes and patterns that is a wonderful textural journey for the eye.

Berny Bacic – Burrow Studio

‘We all consist of many different pieces. It’s how we stitch these parts of ourselves together to create something beautiful, authentic and powerful that really inspires my work.’ – Berny Bacic

Leiluca Ceramics

Working with earthy stoneware clay and a range of glazes, Jacquie takes inspiration from, and captures the essence of the local region with a unique colour palette and texture that is characteristic of Leiluca.

Naughty Courty’s Creations

Courtney draws her inspiration from the organic forms found in nature, and is driven to create unique, sustainable and eco-friendly felted clothing and accessories.

Earthenware Earrings

Handmade and designed in Lake Macquarie, NSW, earthenware earrings are crafted by Chloe Kincaid. With little more than a pasta machine, polymer clay and the desire to create something special, earthenware earrings was born.

Michelle Morante – M ART NSW

In September 2019 I decided to invest in my mental health and as such I created my first piece of M ART NSW. I went on to create on a weekly basis using acrylic paint on canvases and timber. 

Nicolette Jewellery Designs

I design one of a kind high quality pieces for well travelled, nature-inspired lovers of wearable art. Each artisan piece is designed to inspire you to rise and conquer with effortless style.

Tyler Dan

An intuitive painter, Tyler does not approach the canvas with an exact plan for what each piece will become, she uses her relationship with colour and restricting her palettes to develop her abstractions arriving at an organic result. 

Earth and Fiddle – Taylah Gillies

I am based in the Hunter valley, I create polymer clay jewellery from my little home studio. Earrings are the base of my new and small business which will soon expand into bracelets, necklaces, tie pins and hair accessories.

Polina Karuso

Polina Karuso was born in Saint-Petersburg Russia Living and working in Wollombi NSW Australia.

Here are all the artists and makers we’re featuring in 2021.

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