Calling for Aboriginal craft-makers, artisans & artists

Filed : Aboriginal Arts, Arts and funding opportunities, Featured, Kew-y-Ahn Gallery, Projects .

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)

Contact

Aleshia Lonsdale, Aboriginal Arts Development Officer, Arts OutWest

Phone:  0428 041 108

Email:   alonsdale@csu.edu.au

www.facebook.com/kewyahngallery 

Upcoming Events

Sat 18

Kew-Y-Ahn Aboriginal Art Gallery

Sat November 18 at 10:00 am - 4:20 pm