ARTLANDS Art Fair

The ARTLANDS Art Fair will be held in the centenary pavilion of the Dubbo Showground on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 October, 2016. The showground is part of the ARTLANDS precinct.

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Annette Piper

Handcrafted statement jewellery from natural gemstones, cultured pears and precious metals made by gemologist, Annette Piper, in her home studio on the great dividing range.

Jewellery

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Anthony Walker Visuals

Anthony is a visual artist of Aboriginal descent (Yiman/ Gurreng Gurreng).  Having grown up on the Sunshine Coast and currently residing in Byron Bay, he draws inspiration from the marine diversity from the Southern Queensland and Northern New South Wales coastlines.  Anthony’s art practice includes painting and printmaking; he has also recently launched a range of homewares and stationary.

Paintings, prints and homewares

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Artisan On Lewis

Artisan On Lewis is a café/gallery located in Mudgee NSW, that promotes handmade, original and local artwork. Artisan On Lewis will be selling and promoting the work of three Mudgee artisans at the ARTLANDS Art Fair; Gabrielle Leonard, silversmith; Kelly Leonard, weaver; and Denise Faulkner, painter.  All three are professional, highly skilled artists whose works showcase a diversity of techniques and materials.  Products range from framed watercolours, jewellery, scarves, wall hangings, cushions, purses and cards.

Framed watercolours, jewellery, scarves, wall hangings, cushions, purses and cards

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Arts Northern Rivers

As the peak arts body, Arts Northern Rivers works with individuals, organisations and government to generate, promote and advocate for the arts and creative industries in the Northern Rivers region of NSW.

The Northern Rivers is home to the highest concentration of arts and creative industries practitioners outside of metropolitan centers and we recognise the enormous contribution they make to the cultural, economic and social wellbeing of the Northern Rivers (and to the nation!)

Paintings, ceramics and jewellery

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Ghost and Lola

Wendy Powitt is an emerging artist from the Byron Bay hinterland on the coast of Northern NSW.  Wendy comes from a fashion background and recently launched her own design brand; Ghost and Lola, using rare vintage gems to create hand sculpted jewellery and small sculptural pieces.

Jewellery and small sculptures

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Go Create New England

Go Create! is a textile and art retreat situated in the beautiful pastoral country of the New England Tablelands of NSW.  The studio provides a variety of creative classes, including dyeing, no-rules printing, textile painting, shoe making, contemporary surface embellishment, contemporary lace making, design and personal development.

Textiles, lace and embellished shoes

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Hands On Weavers Group

HOW is a group of who enjoy a revival of weaving practices.  They encourage membership with people interested in coming together to share stories about their journey through the revival of fibre and basketry weaving in the Riverina region of NSW.  HOW offer individually handcrafted items for sale, ranging from small baskets to experimental sculptures, made using found and bought materials.

Small baskets and sculptures

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Indigiearth

Indigiearth is a 100% award winning Aboriginal owned and operated business.  Indigiearth is a showcase of Australian native products at its best; manufacturing their products in house, using whole, natural and organic products, from mother earth.

Natural foods, beverages, skincare and candles

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Kandos Museum

A unique range of screen printed souvenir tea towels created by Kandos museum volunteers.  This is a community initiated project which was first supported through seed funding from an Orana Arts Soup Session held in Rylstone in 2015.  The funding helped establish a demountable screen printing workshop and provide design training with the assistance of Wendy Murray (aka Mini Graff) a professional artist.  The product developed includes a range of 100% linen screen printed 2 colour tea towels with designs that engage with ideas about the cultural and historical significance of Kandos.

Tea towels

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Kay Lee Williams

Kay Lee Williams is an Indigenous artist (Kamilaroi), born in Narrabri NSW, and currently residing in the Northern Rivers region of NSW.  Kay’s silk and wool products are dyed using only natural plant materials, flowers and other organic matter.  These create unique prints and coloured materials that can be worn as scarves or used as wall hangings.  Kay also creates Bangalow Palm baskets using the fronds of the plant that are crafted into vessels using her own technique.

Scarves and wall hangings

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Lanny Mackenzie fibre artist and basket weaver

Lanny began weaving in 2002 in Condobolin, Outback NSW, and has been hooked ever since!  With her Indonesian/ Balinese/ Chinese background she prefers to use bold, dynamic colours in her work.  Currently living in Orange, Central West NSW, Lanny’s practice utilizes natural and found materials from her local environment to create beautiful, functional sculptural objects.

Fibre baskets and sculptural objects

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Mehi Gallery

Mehi gallery and studio was formed by a group of aboriginal (Murri) students from the Moree TAFE Campus in North West NSW. The purpose of the gallery and studio is to provide the artists/students an opportunity to educate members of the public about what life was like growing up and living as a Murri person in Moree.  All the works that are created in the art studio and gallery are original and presented with an authenticity certificate from the artist.  The works represent the local area; the bush, animals, waterways and stories told to the artists from past generations.

Paintings

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Michael J Cain

Michael is a Wiradjuri/ Kamilaroi man from Tweed Heads NSW.  He paints his own designs onto canvas, Emu Eggs, Rocks, Incense Burners, Didgeridoos and Sandstone products.

Paintings on canvas Emu Eggs, Rocks, Incense Burners, Didgeridoos and Sandstone

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Mirree Bayliss

Mirree is a contemporary Indigenous artist from Wiradjuri Country, Dubbo. Mirree produces original works that tell her own personal stories, on postcards and as prints, photos and paintings.

Various works

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MTNS MADE

A curated selection of the best local, handmade products from artisans residing in the Blue Mountains of NSW.  The MTNS MADE range includes textiles, fashion, illustration, candles, soaps, jewellery and more.

Textiles, fashion, illustration, candles, soaps, jewellery

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Nicole Foxall

Nicole is a self—proclaimed colour junky who loves injecting hefty doses of pigment and vibrancy into her paintings.  Her process is loose and spontaneous, each piece a unique translation of her subject.

Paintings

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Tegan Bailey

Tegan is a fibre artist from Wagga Wagga NSW.   Her practice predominantly uses felted wool and machine stitching.  Her work is brightly coloured and abstract in nature, made as an intuitive response to shape, line and colour.

Visual arts (abstract felt)

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Thawungali Gallery

The gallery provides an opportunity to share the traditions of the Gamilaraay culture through the practice of local artists.  All arts, crafts and implements for sale are original and handmade using traditional ochre paints.

Arts, crafts and traditional wood implements