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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Vocal, Theory & Performance

Vocal, Theory & Performance is a studio suited to all at an affordable price. It offers one on one ...

Etching Workshop at Newcastle Printmakers

In this one day workshop using zinc plates and copper sulphate you will learn how to create you own ...

Christopher Hardwick

About the Facilitator: Chris owns and operates The Makers Place Hunter Region with his wife Chris. He is an ...

Tantrum Youth Arts

Tantrum is the leading youth arts company in the Hunter region (NSW, Australia) and a not-for-profit co-operative. Utilising performance, ...

The Makers Place Hunter Region

  The Makers Place supports local artisans, makers and crafters of the Hunter region.  Our aim is to bring ...

Lake Macquarie City Council Calls for Artists with 5 New Art Commissions – EOI Extension

Dear Artists and Colleagues, We have extended the Charlestown CREATE application closing date to Monday, 24 June 2019.  If ...

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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, ...