Join us for the final MTNS MADE Salon of 2019. Celebrate this growing creative community, and help launch the ‘Avalon Social’; a space to meet and mingle, listen to music or performance, or share some food and drinks. Get in front of potential clients and collaborators by sharing your creative works – a song, poetry, an excerpt from a…

Join us at this month’s MTNS MADE Salon where we will be joined by members of Illuminart’s award winning creative production team. Craig Laurendet and Verity Brookes will be sharing insights into the Port to Port project: month long a travelling light tour that is the culmination of 5 years’ creative production and planning. In a…

Almost the first time I met photographer Harold David, it was to buy his house in Blackheath. We met up on a chilly winter’s evening at Sydney pub, the Norfolk Hotel on Cleveland Street. Harold strode in wearing a trucker’s cap and a handsome vintage plaid hunter’s jacket. He wore them well, with a quiet…

Tucked away on a quiet street in Blackheath is one of Australia’s leading artist duos, Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro. A large studio in their back garden is the fertile nerve centre where tiny sparks enter the world and grow up to become incredible, often immense, artworks. The work is conceived by the collaborating twosome…

Join us at the MTNS MADE Salon for some good old show and tell. As a Fine Art Photographer, Nina Lipscombe understands the need for printing artworks onto quality archival paper, and in capturing your artworks for archival purposes. Nina works with her partner Mark as Cottontail Press in providing exceptional fine art printing and…

Rachel Peachey and Paul Mosig, artists and designers, found themselves in Melbourne ten years ago questioning where their lives were headed. They met while studying art in Canberra, and moved south in hopes of finding a home filled with culture and adventure that would nourish their creative development. While they found many of those things,…

The story of Lyttleton Stores in Lawson is foremost one of family. The management is shared between two sisters, Jacinta and Adelina (Nina) Carmichael-Parissi. Jacinta primarily oversees Pantree Produce, an organic grocery store stocking local and Australian produce, while Nina is focussed on Atelier, offering a range of hand-made artisan wares with a focus on…

Kevina-Jo Smith has been making things ever since she can remember: “Making a mess usually”. Kevina’s entry into art began at TAFE in Melbourne and continued with her acceptance into the prestigious Victorian College of the Arts where she was exposed to the culture and business of art. “It opened the art world up to…

A series of chance encounters brought Caitlin Shearer, Eloise Maree Crossman, and Georgia Blackie together from different parts of Sydney and the Central Coast. Yet despite their diverse personal styles and professions, the Blue Mountains provides a common ground as the three young women share a love of Norman Lindsay, Eleanor Dark, and both the…