Art Studios

Many of our Artist's and Artisan's studios are attached to their galleries and are open to the public at specific times or by appointment. Some also teach in their studios. You get a special insight for the artist and their work when you can see first hand where and under what conditions they paint or sketch. Selecting with and buying art direct from the artist in their studio/gallery is a thrill and rarity you can experience in the Hawkesbury. Check for open weekends and times on our website or call to make an appointment.



small1613694017.jpg Annmaree Mitchell

I am a traditional landscape artist located in the foothills of the Blue Mountains and have been painting only for the past 7 years. I began my journey by seeking the expert tuition from multiple accomplished artists, not limited to, but including John Wilson, Ros Psarkis, Robyn Collier and Deidre Morrison.

In my journey thus far, I have developed my own style and approach to create moving works that transport you to the movement and emotions they evoked when seen with the naked eye.

I am a studio painter and source images from my travels, creating them in oils on canvas. I also partake in plein air painting when time permits and my preferred technique is pallet knife and brush. Although a hobbiest artist, I have achieved levels of interest that have afforded my own solo exhibition space twice and the opportunity for multiple commission works to date.

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small1553592510.jpg Janelle Wymer

We will be open for ART TRAIL 2021 - 28th & 29th Aug!

From intricate bead weaving and polymer clay to large scale oil paintings and mosaics, Janelle's work crosses through a wide variety of mediums. She draws much of her inspiration from nature, and loves using bold emotive colours. She runs workshops with a focus on creativity from her studio in Grose Vale.

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small1561858569.jpg Jeanette Starr - Little River Art Studio

We are open for ART TRAIL 2021! 28th & 29th Aug!

Hope you can join me in my studio along with some very talented artists... FRANK BOYLE - MELISSA READ-DEVINE - LIZZY NEWCOMB - RAE WOOLNOUGH - CHRISTINES' MILLINERY - SHARON BARTLE. Fabulous Artworks on display.

There will be lots happening with demonstrations by different artists each day and on Saturday we are excited to have Marty Friend a local singer/songwriter perform for us in the courtyard from 11.30am.Tea/coffee/cakes.

Find out about the artists workshops. Demonstrations in Drawing and painting, felting and millinery. Works commissioned.

Little River Studios is set on a unique and Historical Horse stud in Grose Wold.  more...


small1491961827.jpg Leanne Jones - Mellow Crest Studio

Leanne is an Aboriginal Artist who belongs to the Darug and Wiradjuri nations. Her Art is created using Watercolours, Acrylics and Mixed Media on canvas and paper and her studio is a delightful environment for visitors to discover award winning, contemporary Aboriginal Art and Traditional and contemporary watercolour paintings.

Her vibrant paintings address qualities of transparency yet are marked by a strong use of colour and cover a wide variety of subjects and styles. Acrylics, Watercolours and Mixed Media are favourites of Leanne's, along with abstraction and Charcoal drawings. Her Aboriginal Art is inspired by her Ancestors use of resources such as Indigenous Plants and their uses.

Due to Covid 19 Leanne is currently not available for teaching and will resume her classes once it's safe for her to do so.

Leanne offers demonstrations and workshops in traditional and contemporary Watercolours, Aboriginal Art, Mixed Media, Pen and Ink and Drawing. Commissions welcome.

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small1527563324.jpg Nikkola Berrington - Studio Bokeh

Surrounded by trees and sandstone, Studio Bokeh showcases the work of Nikkola Berrington who has captured beautiful images from Australia and around the world. With her  own unique style, her body of work ranges from macro to landscapes, portrait to botanical, still life to wild life and more.

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small1585785839.jpg Penelope Oates

Penelope Oates' studio is situated in the picturesque rural area of Grose Vale in the Hawkesbury where she lives with her furniture designer-maker husband Darren. For this Open Studio Penelope will be having fellow professional artist and art educator Kristine Ballard as her guest artisan for the weekend. Both Penelope and Kristine are represented by KAB Gallery in NSW and Manyung Galleries in Melbourne and have recently exhibited together at the Milk Factory Gallery in Bowral.   more...


small1564452163.jpg Richmond Art Supplies

Art Supplies Shop - Specialising in fine artist materials - Oil Paint, Watercolour, Pastel, Acrylic, Brushes, Canvas, Papers, Drawing materials. The Gallery - works hung from local Artists. Art Classes - are held in the classroom 5 days a week for adults and children. We also hold Workshops for Resin, Acrylic Pouring, Lotus Leaf painting and for Kids in the School Holidays.  more...



small1555063703.jpg Yvonne West - Studio 46

Yvonne has travelled widely in Australia and Overseas in order to create paintings of great variety of colour and design. Her art includes traditional landscapes in oils, acrylics and watercolours through to flora and fauna in Watercolour, Pastels and Acrylics. She also produces contemporary abstract pieces in mixed media. She has won many awards the most prestigious award was second prize at the Sydney Royal Easter Show with her piece "Still Life with Dancers" in 2012. Commissions welcome!  more...