2017 exhibition program 2017 exhibition program Artisan presents a program of exhibitions that showcase the best of emerging and established Australian makers. Our exhibitions focus on engaging with themes at the foref... More
Current Exhibitions Current Exhibitions

Meet the Makers | Production Run

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Grants for craftspeople and designers: breaking the myth Grants for craftspeople and designers: breaking the myth

In this session we bust some myths about grants for craftspeople and designers in Queensland.

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2016 Exhibition Program 2016 Exhibition Program Artisan presents a program of exhibitions that showcase the best of emerging and established Australian makers. Our exhibitions focus on engaging with themes at the foref... More
In conversation: the art of play with Simon Degroot and Lincoln Austin In conversation: the art of play with Simon Degroot and Lincoln Austin

Join Our Kind of Playground curator, Kellee Uhr, in conversation with exhibiting artists, Simon Degroot and Lincoln Austin about the role of experimentation and play i... More

Opening | Our Kind of Playground and open day celebrations Opening | Our Kind of Playground and open day celebrations

Join us for the official opening of Our Kind of Playground, artist demos, drop-in workshops, play spaces, and more!

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Artisan’s Annual Survey Artisan’s Annual Survey More
We’re hiring! We’re hiring!

Artisan is on the hunt for an exceptional part-time curator to join the team in 2017!

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Opening | Meet the Makers Opening | Meet the Makers

Please join us for the opening of Meet the Makers.

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Clay communications: break through the marketing barrier | 19 November Clay communications: break through the marketing barrier | 19 November

Join our special guests in discussion about how to take marketing your craft to the next level.

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Call out for proposals | SOS gallery exhibition program 2017 Call out for proposals | SOS gallery exhibition program 2017

In partnership with Queensland College of Art, Artisan is seeking EOI from QCA students, staff and alumni for our 2017 SOS exhibition program.

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An evening with Shannon Garson | 17 Nov An evening with Shannon Garson | 17 Nov Join us for an evening with Shannon Garson... More
Objects of Desire: Contemporary Clay Objects of Desire: Contemporary Clay More
An evening with ceramist Clairy Laurence | 6 Oct An evening with ceramist Clairy Laurence | 6 Oct Join us for an Evening with Clairy Laurence.... More
Sentinels and Spectres: journeys and jewellery with Andy Lowrie Sentinels and Spectres: journeys and jewellery with Andy Lowrie

To celebrate his wonderful Sentinels and Spectres exhibition we asked Andy to reflect on his internship in Tallinn, Estonia, and how his experiences inspired his colle... More

Q&A with Tom Emmett Q&A with Tom Emmett

Tom Emmett is a practicing designer, artist and design writer based in Brisbane.

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Opening | Objects of Desire, Ari Fuller, and Tom Emmett Opening | Objects of Desire, Ari Fuller, and Tom Emmett

Please join us for the opening of Objects of Desire, Ari Fuller, and Tom Emmett

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Social Media 101 – Workshop at artisan, presented by Homeroom, 21st July, 2016 Social Media 101 – Workshop at artisan, presented by Homeroom, 21st July, 2016 In awe of the intricate Strung exhibition pieces surrounding me, I sat down, eager to learn more about how easy social media is to use, and how to make the most of it for... More
Strung weaving circle | 20 August Strung weaving circle | 20 August

To celebrate our Strung exhibition, weavers from Queensland Basketmakers are hosting a weaving jam at artisan. Come along and watch these talented basketmakers in acti... More

Big shoes to fill: bespoke shoemaking with Rachel Ayland Big shoes to fill: bespoke shoemaking with Rachel Ayland

The Apprenticeship curators Richard Stride and Aaron Barton recently caught up with shoemaker Rachel Ayland to discuss her journey into shoemaking and the challenges s... More

Reviving the tinsmith business with Ian Morgan Reviving the tinsmith business with Ian Morgan

The Apprenticeship curators Richard Stride and Aaron Barton recently caught up with tinsmith Ian Morgan to discuss the nature of tinsmithing in Australia and how he ma... More

Opening | Strung Friday 8 July 2016 Opening | Strung Friday 8 July 2016

Please join us for the opening of Strung from 5.30-6pm on Friday 8 July 2016

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Reinventing the apprenticeship: looking at new learning models for craftspeople with Aaron Barton Reinventing the apprenticeship: looking at new learning models for craftspeople with Aaron Barton We recently caught up with Aaron Barton of Backwoods Originals to discuss his journey as a furniture maker and how he was able to establish a successful artisanal furnit... More
Contemporary paper cutting workshop with Elysha Rei | 25 February 2017 Contemporary paper cutting workshop with Elysha Rei | 25 February 2017 Learn how to design and create your own paper cut artwork with Brisbane-based artist, Elysha Rei! ... More