The Lower Hunter boasts a huge number of artists and creative practitioners living and working in the region. The Culture Hunter Directory represents the cultural producers and creative communities of Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, Port Stephens and Cessnock, representing the Aboriginal Land Councils of Awabakal (Newcastle), Bahtabah (Lake Macquarie), Biraban (Lake Macquarie), Mindarriba (Maitland/Cessnock) Worimi (Port Stephens), and Wonnarua (Maitland).

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Lumen Print Workshop @ The Factory Maitland

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Hunter Writers Centre

·         Nurtures, supports and celebrates literary culture in NSW. ·         Assists writers from beginners to established professionals. ·         Provides ...


Artisan Collective Port Stephens presents ’S A L T E D’: an exhibition and art trail of salty art ...

Catapult Dance Choreographic Hub

 Catapult Dance, Newcastle is a regional hub for contemporary dance, choreographic and multidisciplinary arts practice. Our programs are multi-pronged targeting professional artists, ...

Lumen Print Workshop @ The Factory Maitland

After a successful workshop in December 2018, The Factory will once again be hosting photomedia artist Liz O’Brien to ...

The Hunter Wind Quintet

The Hunter Wind Quintet plays virtuosic riffs at the Royal Exchange Theatre, 34 Bolton St, Newcastle, May 17th, 7.30pm; ...

Calling All Creatives! Apply Now to Join The Olive Tree Autumn Market at Maitland Regional Art Gallery: May 11th

Calling All Creatives!  Join The Olive Tree Autumn Market Stallholder Line-up at  Maitland Regional Art Gallery on May 11th  Calling all emerging ...

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Aaron Framed It!

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Working primarily with Artists, Aaron is aware of the need to provide artist quality frames to serve for the longevity of artwork. As  such, only acid free materials are ever ...

Acappella Nova


Acappella Nova Community Vocal Ensemble was started by Anna Sandstrom  in 2002 for students who had completed Acappella singing at WEA and wanted to continue singing together. Samantha Cobcroft took over ...

Adamstown Arts


Adamstown Arts is the visual and performing arts program supported by the Adamstown Uniting Church. A home for the Arts in the Hunter Region, offering regular events and exhibitions ...



Ahn Wells is a Newcastle-based artist, curator and owner of Gallery 139. Wells makes work across the mediums of installation, sculpture and works on paper. She combines the traditions ...

Airbrush Art – Brendon Ussher


Hey everyone, I am an emerging airbrush artist here in Newcastle. I can do portraits, graffiti styles, animals, landscapes and anything you can think of. I can paint cars, ...

Albatross Wirehead


Albatross Wirehead is a digital artist, musican and photographer based in Newcastle. He has a passion for abstract art steming from a love of ‘in the moment’ creativity, be ...

Alison Arts


Based in Heddon Greta in the Newcastle, Hunter Valley region of NSW, Alison Arts provides quality Fine art airbrushing on bikes, motorcycles, helmets, cars, autos, guitars, game consoles and more. ...

Alison Mitchell


I am new to world of Sculpture and am exhibiting for the first time this year at Sculptures in the Vineyards 2017. I currently work with wire and will ...

Allan Chawner


Born 1949 in Lismore. I work and live in Newcastle, Australia, with my wife and daughter. I am an Associate Professor of Fine Art at the University of Newcastle ...

Amanda Donohue – Contemporary Print Artist


I have been printmaking for over twenty years and studied at Sydney College of the Arts and the College of Fine Arts. I create original contemporary prints, specialising in etching as well as ...

Ampersand Etcetera


Ampersand Etcetera is a brand new casting agency in Newcastle. If you’re a photographer or producer looking for talent of all kinds, get in touch. If you’re a performer, ...