Calling for Aboriginal craft-makers, artisans & artists
Arts OutWest are currently expanding the range of smaller products sold at our Kew-Y-Ahn Aboriginal Gallery at the Hartley Historic Site. We’re particularly looking for unique, contemporary items set at affordable prices.
Do you create… Textiles: bags, kids clothes, beanies, scarfs, headbands and hairclips, hand screened tea towels, knitted items, handmade textiles. Nature fibre work: weaving, bowls or patters, bags, woven animals; Artwork, prints or greeting cards; Jewellery: ear rings, beading, bracelets, brooches; or perhaps pottery, buttons and badges, handmade toy animals, carved wood items, candles, giftware…
Whilst we also hold stand-alone exhibitions and sell larger artworks at the gallery the most popular items with visitors are smaller items priced from $5 to $100.
About the Kew-Y-Ahn Aboriginal Gallery
- The gallery is a partnership between Arts OutWest and National Parks & Wildlife Service
- Exclusively showcasing art of Aboriginal artists from the NSW Central West
- Located in the visitors centre at heart of the Hartley Historic Site, 10 minutes east of Lithgow
- Traditional through to contemporary works exhibited – all styles welcome
- Three rooms of gallery space including secure display cabinets for small pieces
- Set your own prices, get paid for your work. Items are sold on commission
- 8000+ visitors a year
- At the junction between the Blue Mountains and the Central West, a popular stop off for visitors to Jenolan Caves
- Open 6 days a week: 10am-4.20pm Tuesday to Sunday (closed 1pm-2pm)
Aleshia Lonsdale, Aboriginal Arts Development Officer, Arts OutWest
Phone: 0428 041 108