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The Hamlets is also home and inspiration for an impressive enclave of artists, craftspeople and boutique retailers. Their works and wares are on display and available for purchase at a number of small galleries, markets and retail outlets scattered across the region.

 

The High Country Hamlets are rich with practical and artistic folk, offering airy and generous country hospitality.

BRUCE NOEL GRIFFITHS WATERCOLOURS

Bruce is a prize-winning artist, teacher, exhibitor & increasingly sought after for commissions, workshops & as demonstrator of watercolour fine art. Bruce’s paints Traditional Realism. After multiple prize credits, 8 solo exhibitions, numerous joint exhibitions & 17 years of crafting his style & direction, he looks to share through teaching, exhibitions & commissions. He continues to look at new frontiers while paying homage to his learned images of Australia, the sea, city & his beloved landscapes. Bruce has works on display in Toowoomba’s Met Gallery & the Gold Coast. Studio By Appointment Kleinton, QLD

Phone 0403 346 229

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CROWS NEST COMMUNITY ARTS & CRAFTS

Established in 2009, this former Retravision store houses a treasure trove of art work, woodwork, quilts, art glass, quirky garden accessories and good old fashioned crafts,  all produced within a 100km radius of Crows Nest.  It is a non profit group, and volunteers and exhibitors work to keep the shop open 7 days a week.

18 William Street, Crows Nest, QLD

Open daily 9.30am - 4.00pm

Phone  0457 033 919

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HAND PAINTED SILKS BY LYNDA

Beautiful Silk Creations and Experiences

Studio and mobile workshops, special events, markets, school sessions, fund raisers, ladies days and retreats.

Her free flowing approach using vibrant colours is suitable for both beginners and seasoned artists. Ring Lynda to book a workshop, order a custom made piece, or make a purchase from her stock.

Join her Facebook group for dates of workshops and events.

Crows Nest, QLD

Phone 0405 182 416

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JENIE FAWCKNER ART

A creative & rural upbringing has created an ongoing fixation with the colour, composition & natural beauty of the Australian Landscape. This has proved to be a very strong base for the subject treatment in all of my work.

I am consistently drawn to the freedom of mark making & love of texture & use this as an approach to form a large part of the artistic process in both my printmaking & painting. To take a simple or insignificant scene from my natural surroundings & present it artistically in a way that gives it relevance & appeal teaches me to stop & appreciate every little aspect of nature. My joy is in the creativity.....my endeavour is to share it.

Grapetree QLD

Phone  0428265433

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MARGARET SHAW MOSAICS

Marg was attracted to the mosaic medium not only by the colour, the patterns and the versatility of the art form, but also by its durability and seemingly endless variations. She feels a real affinity with the process that creates a meaningful image from so many dissimilar pieces: an image that is drawn by the careful arrangement and placing of each tessera in relation to the whole. 

Palmtree, QLD

Art work for sale by appointment

Phone  0466 564 241

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MET GALLERIES

This art gallery has been operating since February 2014 and is a co-operative, run by the artists who exhibit there. The gallery has a wonderful eclectic mix of artworks ranging from watercolour, oil and acrylic paintings to resin and alcohol art and silk painting. The fine arts are also included, along with some stunning artisan jewellery and garden sculpture.

The Village Green, 10475 New England Hwy​, Highfields QLD

OPEN 6 Days  9am – 4pm {closed Tuesdays}

Phone 07 4698 7285

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ROSS SMITH ART

Ross draws what he knows and loves, and this packs a powerful dimension to his work. His exhibitions capture the rapidly fading rural scene while narrating tales from our past - ramshackle farm buildings, stately homes, rusting agricultural machinery, much loved horses and working dogs. Ross’s work is remarkable for his patient attention to detail which provides him with a lot of personal satisfaction. 

Ross has his studio in the grounds of his home, the historic “Argyle Homestead” near Toowoomba.    

By appointment: Argyle Homestead, New England Hwy​, Geham QLD

For Commissions and Inquiries

Phone 07 46 966301 

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