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
Current exhibitions Current exhibitions

The Apprenticeship | Tailgater | A Study in Bones

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Call for applications: 2017 Ivory Street Window Gallery exhibition program Call for applications: 2017 Ivory Street Window Gallery exhibition program Artisan is inviting practitioners, groups, curators and organisations to submit exhibition proposals for our 2017 Ivory Street Window Gallery exhibition program. We are l... More
Peter Bosworth | bespoke drum kits made from stunning Australian timbers Peter Bosworth | bespoke drum kits made from stunning Australian timbers

The Apprenticeship curators Richard and Aaron recently visited drum maker Peter Bosworth to learn more about his bespoke drum making business and the hurdles he has fa... More

Not an expensive hobby: financial management and tax for artists | 9 June Not an expensive hobby: financial management and tax for artists | 9 June Tax time can be a daunting time of year. In this workshop experienced arts accountant Brian Tucker will help you understand tax basics for artists. ... More
Introduction to loom weaving workshop with Lisa Guy | 24 September Introduction to loom weaving workshop with Lisa Guy | 24 September

Learn how to create beautiful weavings using a hand loom in this workshop with the talented Lisa Guy.

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Apomogy Pom Pom workshop with Rachel Burke | 27 August Apomogy Pom Pom workshop with Rachel Burke | 27 August

In this workshop, founder Rachel Burke will tell you about the fascinating stories behind some of the more shocking, hilarious, and often emotional, apologies that hav... More

Frank & Mimi | The contemporary revival of hand lettering Frank & Mimi | The contemporary revival of hand lettering

The Apprenticeship curators, Richard Stride and Aaron Barton, caught up with Emily and Rick to discuss the story behind Frank & Mimi and how the value of the handmade ... More

Top Shop Picks by Margie Fraser Top Shop Picks by Margie Fraser

We recently asked Margie Fraser to swing by the store and select her favourite pieces in store.

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Review: Bianca Mavrick Resin Jewellery Workshop by Emily Anderson Review: Bianca Mavrick Resin Jewellery Workshop by Emily Anderson I’d always wanted to try my hand at making resin jewellery. For years, I’ve ogled at the bold colours, translucent shades and unique shapes. “One day”, I told mys... More
Contemporary blacksmithing: celebrating the intricate and complex details of hand forged objects Contemporary blacksmithing: celebrating the intricate and complex details of hand forged objects

Curators of The Apprenticeship, Richard and Aaron, recently caught up with blacksmith David Bradley to find out more about his pathway to acquiring his skills and disc... More

Contemporary paper cutting workshop with Elysha Rei | 30 July Contemporary paper cutting workshop with Elysha Rei | 30 July Learn how to design and create your own paper cut artwork with Brisbane-based artist, Elysha Rei! ... More
Silversmithing basics (earrings) workshop with Renata Fojtikova | 23 July Silversmithing basics (earrings) workshop with Renata Fojtikova | 23 July Learn how to handcraft your own beautiful silver earrings with Brisbane-based jeweller, Renata Fojtikova! ... More
Coil vessel workshop with Casselle Mountford | 16 July Coil vessel workshop with Casselle Mountford | 16 July Learn coiled basketry techniques with weaving artist, Casselle Mountford! ... More
Resin jewellery making workshop with Bianca Mavrick | 18 June Resin jewellery making workshop with Bianca Mavrick | 18 June Back due to popular demand! Learn how to make funky resin jewellery with talented Brisbane-based jeweller, Bianca Mavrick! ... More
Leather purse and keyring making with Eleisha Nylund | 11 June Leather purse and keyring making with Eleisha Nylund | 11 June Back due to popular demand! Learn the basics of leather working with experienced leatherworker, Eleisha Nylund. Plus, take home your very own leather purse, keyring and l... More
Special Gifts for Special Mums Special Gifts for Special Mums More
Online exhibition | City and Nature Online exhibition | City and Nature Welcome to the online home of City and Nature, an exhibition by Nicola Moss showing at private BCM Crucible Gallery from 7 April to 25 May. The exhibition is curated by D... More
Tricks of the trade: reviving handmade tools Tricks of the trade: reviving handmade tools

The Apprenticeship curators, Richard Stride and Aaron Barton, recently caught up with Lachlan to discuss how he became a fine woodworker and the importance of using ha... More

The raw beauty of traditional leather craft The raw beauty of traditional leather craft

The Apprenticeship curators, Richard Stride and Aaron Barton, recently visited Eleisha Nylund's leather shop to discuss her journey into traditional leather making and... More

Leather purse and keyring making with Eleisha Nylund | 14 May Leather purse and keyring making with Eleisha Nylund | 14 May Learn the basics of leather working with experienced leatherworker, Eleisha Nylund. Plus, take home your very own leather purse, keyring and leather maker's tool kit! ... More
Opening | The Apprenticeship Friday 29 April 2016 Opening | The Apprenticeship Friday 29 April 2016

Please join us for the opening of The Apprenticeship | 6-8pm, Friday 29 April 2016

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Spoon carving workshop with Carol Russell | 7 May Spoon carving workshop with Carol Russell | 7 May

Come and learn how to hand carve spoons from beautiful timber with Carol Russell!

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Resin jewellery making workshop with Bianca Mavrick | 30 April Resin jewellery making workshop with Bianca Mavrick | 30 April We are trilled to announce that we are kicking off our new workshop program with the fabulous Brisbane-based jeweller, Bianca Mavrick! ... More
Artisanal brickmaking with Clare Elizabeth Kennedy Artisanal brickmaking with Clare Elizabeth Kennedy

The Apprenticeship curators, Richard Stride and Aaron Barton, recently spoke to Clare Elizabeth Kennedy in her Brisbane-based studio to hear more behind her fascinatin... More

Catherine Large’s Strange Objects Catherine Large’s Strange Objects

We recently spoke to Catherine Large to discuss the inspirations and processes behind her creative practice and Strange Objects.

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