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Blackstone Gallery’s $1,000 art prize seeing BLUE

Feeling blue this year could have a silver lining for creative types, with Newcastle’s Blackstone Gallery awarding $1,000 to an artist who best portrays the hue. Advertised in March, the prize called on...

Rare glimpse into Lake Macquarie artists world

Lake Macquarie artists are set to offer a rare glimpse into their world for this year’s Lake Mac Open Studios program.   More than 40 amateur and professional artists, from painters to glass-smiths...

Artworks dive into issue of overconsumption

The old idiom 'one man’s trash is another man’s treasure' is being put to the test at a local art exhibition. The Waste to Art exhibition is a part of the Lake Macquarie...

New exhibitions for Maitland Regional Art Gallery

The work of two young artists who share their ideas of nature, time and our place on the land is gracing Maitland Regional Art Gallery. When Night Falls is an exhibition by Anna...

Picturesque backdrop for inaugural art fair

Branxton’s Kim Lundy was on a wine bus tour through the Hunter Valley vineyards when she had a lightbulb moment. “The bus drove past the Pokolbin Community Hall and I thought: ‘I could...

The show will go on: call for artists to join Newcastle Fringe

The Newcastle Fringe Festival is back and plans to be bigger and better than ever before. Organisers were forced to cancel the 2020 festival just two days prior to its launch due...

Creating peace through upcycling

While most Hunter residents are sleeping at 2am, Wallsend's Jeff Carr is creating wooden art pieces, hoping to bring a smile to the face of at least one stranger. Finding inspiration in the...

Competition nurtures art and culture

Lake Macquarie’s cultural collection is set to receive a boost as a new $25,000 national art prize rolls into town. The theme of this year’s competition is ‘Where There Is Water’ and Museum...