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. Her 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 process Natasha uses to make her glass beads is called lampwork.  This processContinue reading “Natasha Lenaghan”

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.

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”

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. 

Jones Leather

Mark Jones is a professional leather craftsman and designer. What was a high school hobby for pocket money became his occupation.  In the late 80’s after his foray with a successful shop in Newcastle, Mark moved to Sydney. He studied shoemaking at Sydney TAFE and Art/Drawing at East Sydney Tech before re-launching his work withContinue reading “Jones Leather”

Robyn Griffiths

I am an artist working in mainly acrylic Fluid Art. I have been painting in this genre for almost 3 years. I like to work with a bright palette incorporating tube and pigment with metallics. I have travelled extensively in Morocco and take a lot of inspiration from the Moorish architecture of Morocco. INSTAGRAM |Continue reading “Robyn Griffiths”

Jasmine Christie

Jasmine Christie is a Newcastle based contemporary abstract artist painting on Awabakal Country.
Jasmine is inspired by being of service and aspires to bring joy into people’s homes and lives. “I want my work to serve as a reflection on where people have been, but most importantly, how far they’ve come and where they are yet to go.”

Martina Carney

I am inspired by mother nature, flowers, animals, the beautiful beaches we are surrounded by, Newcastle and Lake Macquarie.
I love to create elegant photographs and mixed media artworks that combine my skills of classic paintings and my photography using bold and bright colours. 

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Scruto’s Timber Pets – Garry Scruton

Having made musical instruments for personal use, I was challenged to create a life size blue heeler. It now sits faithfully at the foot of the bar at the local hotel. From there, other pets evolved…

Eva Dominello – Designed by Diva

Eva is a Sydney based lamp-worker, making original glass beads using Venetian made Effetre & Vetrofond rods, as well as millefiori, gold leaf, fine silver foil & fine silver wire.

Kylie Sams

Kylie is an abstract artist working predominantly in acrylic and mixed media. She is an imaginative and adventurous artist and is continually exploring methods and mediums in her work.

Michelle Khourey

Michelle is a Sydney based abstract artist, graphic designer and Mama. Michelle’s approach to creating art is free and expressive and captures a spectrum of moods and emotions. Michelle works with lots of layers and textures, using atmospheric washes of paint to create a balance and harmony between light and dark colours. Whilst the workContinue reading “Michelle Khourey”

Siarn Staley Art

I am an Indigenous Artist creating portraits of native Australian birds, animals, marine life and flora.

Angela Robertson-Buchanan

Angela Robertson-Buchanan is an award-winning nature photographer, published children’s’ author and a passionate wildlife advocate, specialising in bird rehabilitation. 

Tea Tree & Turtle

We are Lisa and Rachel, sisters and business partners. We started Tea Tree & Turtle together, to inspire creativity and bring some joy and brightness to people’s homes.

Sammy’s Tucker

Sammy will be onsite all weekend providing delicious breakfast, brunch and lunch options!

Sweet B’s Creations

Two local mums bringing you all things sweet! Slices * Sugar Cookies * Cakes * Coffee * Frappes * Cold Drinks

Here are all the artists and makers we will be featuring in June 2022





JUNE LONG WEEKEND 2022
> Sat 11th June 10am - 4pm
> Sun 12th June 10am - 4pm 
> Mon 13th June 10am - 3pm  

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