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Distance: 44.46 km ( 27.63 miles ) Duration: 1-2 days Last Updated: 10 Dec 2019
A great drive added by Patricia Smart it's in Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia.
The June Arts Trail is a free event where artists open their studios in the upper Blue Mountains. It will be held on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 June between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm. Over 12 artists from Bullaburra to Blackheath will open their studios to the public. See how art is made and the environments in which creativity and inspiration flourish. The artist’s work in mediums from painting, textiles, photography, glass, sculpture, printmaking, mosaic and more! Set your own pace for a leisurely and inspirational arts crawl. Add your own opinion!
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Patricia has been a professional artist since 1989.She works acrossmediums in Painting,printmaking and ceramics.
Patricia runs printmaking classes and workshops from her Bullaburra studio.
Her work is inspired by nature and science and ranges from the purely scientific to the whimsical.
Linda Callaghan is Based in the Blue Mountains she creates a wide range of artworks that are described as ’ethereal, spiritually uplifting and totally in tune with nature’. Known for her unique watercolour and ink works that cross over from realism to fantasy, Linda also paints in a traditional style where she captures the beauty of the mountains and all things nature.
Linda is honoured to be an Award Winner, is featured in numerous magazines and enjoys regular sales, including commissions, from her Studio Gallery, online and at local art exhibitions.
You can meet Linda and view these inspiring, diverse works of art on the Arts Trail at her home Studio Gallery overlooking the vast mountain ranges, or ring for a visit any time. Along with original paintings, there is a wide variety of art cards, prints, art bags, cushions and more on show
Distance from previous hotspot: 6.85 km ( 4.26 miles )
Michiyo Miwa : Japanese ink painting called sumi-e or suiboku-ga in Japan is a technique that was first developed in China during the Sung dynasty (960–1274) and taken to Japan by Zen Buddhist monks in the mid-14th century.
I have been using this art form for more than 10 years. Since we moved to the Blue Mountains 8 years ago, I have been trying to capture the essence of this magnificent environment with this art form. Initially, the challenge seemed to be too great. However, after having settled into my new environment, I started to think that I could tackle this difficult task bit by bit.
Sumi-e is the art of reduction. The aim is to express the essence of the object by stripping it back to the bare minimum. Since the work is expressed in only black and grey tones of Sumi (ink), the hue of the paper plays an important role. I always use Japanese handmade paper because of its organic texture and also a feeling of collaboration with the nature of the actual medium.
Distance from previous hotspot: 6.43 km ( 4.00 miles )
Leonardo’s drawings, paintings and sculptures are known for their unconventional use of found materials and organic matter, such as his own and his family’s hair.
Inspired by his situation as an immigrant in Australia, his current works depict personal documents and ID photos used as part of his visa application process here in Australia.
Distance from previous hotspot: 1.66 km ( 1.03 miles )
Gallery displaying sculpture, paintings, mosaic, ceramics and jewellery.
Distance from previous hotspot: 2.59 km ( 1.61 miles )
Adrian Gilbert’s Studio and Gallery displaying his own work. Corner of Easter and Holmes Streets Leura.
Distance from previous hotspot: 3.34 km ( 2.08 miles )
The Edge Gallery
Art Gallery displaying art by the members of the Blue Mountains artists network. It is in the United Cinema building.
Distance from previous hotspot: 3.93 km ( 2.44 miles )
I am Seunghyun Kim. I moved to Australia from South Korea when I was in 8th grade.
I make digital paintings and traditional drawings of various subjects such as my family and landscape. I am currently studying Bachelor of Media Arts.
Distance from previous hotspot: 2.25 km ( 1.39 miles )
I am fundamentally a landscape painter with an interest in capturing a personalized view of the Australian landscape. As a child immigrant to this country, I often think my fascination with the landscape is about my coming to terms with my new surroundings. More and more, my work explores traditional artist’s methods and materials, expanded into contemporary drawing and painting language. My profession as a painting restorer has allowed me to examine and study other artist’s work at close range, and I think this feeds into my artwork both consciously and subconsciously. The work I’m showing in this open studio is a series of drawings and paintings based on Chinese and Japanese gardens.
Distance from previous hotspot: 1.45 km ( 0.90 miles )
Audrey Rhoda is a practising artist and workshop facilitator in the use of beeswax as an encaustic medium.
Distance from previous hotspot: 1.57 km ( 0.98 miles )
I have always lived in the mountains, the place which continually inspires my work. I sculpted my first bowl in the 80’s and still love carving sculptural bowls and furniture.
I picked up the brush some years ago and entered into the world of painting and drawing, it is a place where I can share what I see.
My bowls, paintings, prints and cards are on display in my home studio.
Distance from previous hotspot: 14.40 km ( 8.95 miles )