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The laidback and colourful communities of the Lismore region, along with the natural beauty of the hinterland and rainforests, provide a stunning backdrop and inspiration to local and visiting artists.

There are scores of galleries and artists’ studios where you can meet artists and take home a unique and lasting memento of the Northern Rivers.


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Galleries + Studios

Alan Ussher Glassblowing Studio


Alan has a variety of glassware for sale, teaches glassblowing workshops and performs demonstrations at his studio - close to Lismore CBD. Alan has a longstanding studio at Silver Cloud Studios (formerly The Old Chocolate Factory) - a community of artists and studios just over the bridge in South (more)

Amarina AARI


Supporting Bundjalung Artists We prioritise amplifying the voices and stories from emerging artists, grassroots community members and remote and rural communities within the greater Bundjalung Nation. We offer artists a chance to showcase their works with seasonal exhibitions. Sharing Skills with (more)

Back Alley Gallery


Come and discover the hidden underground street art culture of The Back Alley Gallery in Lismore. The Back Alley Gallery is transforming the laneways of Lismore. You cannot walk down the streets without finding something new on the walls. There are over sixty artworks, including large scale murals, (more)

Christine Porter Art Studio


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

Elevator ARI


This emerging artist run gallery and studio presents an exciting array of exhibitions and programs. Visit their website for program details and opening hours (more)

Flourish Art Gallery


Flourish Art Gallery and Studio is such an exciting, diverse and creative space. The Gallery holds monthly exhibitions with an extensive array of artwork in many mediums and movements. The first Friday of each month is the exhibition opening night. These are always well attended and often host live (more)

Flying arch Fine Art


Flying Arch is an independently run art gallery in Lismore, NSW. Our Director, Jordan Rochfort, walked his dog past the vacant space at 161 Keen St over 200 times before deciding to open a gallery. The thought of rounding the corner the next day to find a hairdresser or a mens wear shop became too (more)

Grant Vaughan Designs in Wood


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 which sits on 85 acres of tranquil bushland in the foothills of the Border Ranges in Northern NSW. Grant's personal tuition in small (more)

Lismore Art & Framing


Originally called Armistead's gallery and picture framing, Rhonda and Derek ran this business for 22 years before they handed the reigns over to Mia at the end of 2023. Lismore Art & Framing has a dedicated gallery space showcasing local artists work and offers a custom made picture (more)

Lismore Regional Gallery: pop-up space


Lismore Regional Gallery presents energetic and thought provoking exhibitions and events for the enjoyment of locals and visitors. Street parking is available on Magellan and Molesworth Streets. The gallery is wheelchair accessible and an accessible toilet is available (more)

Lucky Daisy Pottery


Cynthia Manietta is a ceramic artist based in Lismore, northern NSW, Australia. Cynthia works primarily in cone six stoneware using wheel throwing, hand-building and slip casting techniques. With a background in design, Cynthia began studying ceramics in 2004 and is currently continuing her (more)

Penny Evans Art


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

Serpentine Community Gallery


Serpentine Community Gallery is a not-for-profit organisation started in 2006 by a small group of local artists. We are dedicated to promoting the artistic culture of NSW's Northern Rivers region through community arts projects and regional promotion (more)

Studio Jay


Website based studio of images created from original photographs by Jennifer Joy. Selection of printed images available for private viewing by appointment only. Jennifer has created images/photographs since the early 1970's and 13 years ago discovered the freedom possible through the use of (more)

The Artisans Table


The Artisans Table is an art studio created from a collaboration between Vic from "Lines by Vic" and Jess from "Crafted Terrazzo". We are local makers who love being creative and love sharing our passions!  The Artisans Table is an art studio where we are running art classes and creative (more)

Eltham Village Gallery


Eltham Village Gallery is nestled in a charming old building, a treasure trove of locally sourced products. Its diverse offerings include meticulously crafted timberwork, captivating art pieces, and exquisite ceramics. For those with a taste for local flavours, the gallery offers gourmet local food (more)

Northern Rivers Community Gallery


The Northern Rivers Community Gallery (NRCG) has established itself as a significant regional cultural hub and creative catalyst in the Northern Rivers. NRCG exhibitions and programs promote critical thinking, creative exploration and social cohesion; and connect artists, makers and audiences with (more)

Blue Knob Gallery & Cafe


Blue Knob Hall, established in 1930, is situated beneath the sacred Aboriginal landmark of Lillian Rock, and Blue Knob. Many social and educational events were enjoyed here up until the 1980's when the Hall fell into disrepair. From 2000 extensive renovations were completed by voluntary community (more)

Nimbin Artists Gallery


Nimbin Artists Gallery supports local artists by showing and selling their work and giving them advice and feedback. The gallery is entirely volunteer-run and not for profit since opening in 1997. You will gain an insight into the heart of Nimbin by exploring the wonderful galleries in and around (more)

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