galleries & studios

The Northern Rivers is home to the largest concentration of practicing artists in regional Australia. The laidback lifestyle and colourful communities of the region, along with the natural beauty of the hinterland and nearby rainforests provide a stunning backdrop and inspiration to many local and visiting creative workers.

Follow the arts trail to meet our wonderful artists and take home a unique piece of the Northern Rivers. While out and about you might be interested in our dining guide!

  • Galleries

  • Northern Rivers Community Gallery

    Northern Rivers Community Gallery

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    The Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG) has established itself as a significant regional cultural hub and creative catalyst in the Northern Rivers. NRCG (more)

  • Cawongla Art Studio

    Cawongla Art Studio

    cawongla

    Cawongla Art Studio is a group of local artists sharing their work and skills within the historic Cawongla Community Centre. Next to the Cawongla Cafe and (more)

  • Victoria Pitel Figurative Ceramics

    Victoria Pitel Figurative Ceramics

    lismore

    Based in South Lismore in the Northern Rivers, Victoria's art practice is an investigation into what it means to inhabit the human body. Constructing her (more)

  • Nimbin Craft Gallery

    Nimbin Craft Gallery

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    Established over 35 years ago, Nimbin Craft Gallery is a leading outlet for locally made art and craft. Featuring pottery, wood craft, clothing, jewellery, toys (more)

  • Nimbin Artists Gallery

    Nimbin Artists Gallery

    nimbin

    Nimbin Artists Gallery is an incorporated not-for-profit association and is entirely run by volunteers. We give local artists a venue to display their work (more)

  • Art Aspects Gallery

    Art Aspects Gallery

    lismore

    Get inspired by our exquisite range of local and regional created art and craft. We represent over fifty local artists. Some of them are national and (more)

  • Studios

  • Studio Jay

    Studio Jay

    lismore

    Website based studio of images created from original photographs by Jennifer Joy. Selection of printed images available for private viewing by appointment only (more)

  • Christine Porter Art Studio

    Christine Porter Art Studio

    lismore

    Recognised watercolourist, Christine Porter, creates visual stories about rural Australia. She is a painter, printmaker, and publisher. Printmaking (more)

  • Alan Ussher Glassblowing Studio

    Alan Ussher Glassblowing Studio

    lismore

    Alan has a variety of glassware for sale, teaches glassblowing workshops and performs demonstrations at his studio - close to Lismore CBD.Alan has a (more)

  • Penny Evans Art

    Penny Evans Art

    lismore

    An evolving series of handmade ceramics which reflect a contemporary interpretation of traditional Kamilaroi designs combined with Penny's own distinct style (more)

  • Communities Hub Art Space Inc.

    Communities Hub Art Space Inc.

    lismore

    The Communities Hub Art Space Inc. was formed as a creative community space for artists and healers. We are a not for profit organisation promoting and (more)

  • Marina Cavalieri

    Marina Cavalieri

    lismore

    Pure and exciting fabrics hand printed at the studio. Marina will surprise you with her unique and bespoke range of colourful designs on natural and organic (more)

  • Damien Lucas - Sculpture & Design

    Damien Lucas - Sculpture & Design

    lismore

    Damien provides tuition of traditional sculpture methodology & language, in a small class environment, & consultation for specific projects to (more)

  • Jacqueline King Glass Studio

    Jacqueline King Glass Studio

    villages

    Jacqueline King is an award-winning glass artist with works ranging from small dishes to large sculptures. Workshops, demonstrations and access to studio by (more)

  • Grant Vaughan Designs in Wood

    Grant Vaughan Designs in Wood

    lismore

    Enjoy learning the skills of woodcarving & sculpture from Grant Vaughan, a wood artist with over 30 years experience. The classes are held in Grant's studio (more)

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