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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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 18 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 Leather purse and keyring making with Eleisha Nylund 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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Talking Straya’ Nights with textile designer, Julie White Talking Straya’ Nights with textile designer, Julie White

We recently caught up with textile designer Julie White to hear the story behind her label and stunning designs inspired by the Australian landscape.

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Blue hues and earthy tones: ceramics by Charlie and Blair Blue hues and earthy tones: ceramics by Charlie and Blair

After the success of their #100daysofmugs project launch in our Brunswick Street Window last year, we jumped at the chance to catch up with Adrian and Heather to learn... More

Maker & Merchant | Bespoke homewares from talented sister trio Maker & Merchant | Bespoke homewares from talented sister trio

With a new studio in the making and new stock hitting shelves, we jumped at the chance to catch up with the dynamic sister team to gain insight into the successful Mak... More

Opening | Vokes & Peters: Detail and manner Opening | Vokes & Peters: Detail and manner

Please join us for the opening of Vokes & Peters | Detail and manner.

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Xiaohui Yang | Tales from her studio Xiaohui Yang | Tales from her studio

We recently caught up 'Yang & Shaw: tales from the studio' artist, Xiaohui Yang, about her work and the importance and impact of cultural exchanges her creative practi... More

Event | Constructive conversations: deconstruction and reconstruction in contemporary craft and design Event | Constructive conversations: deconstruction and reconstruction in contemporary craft and design Join jeweller Elizabeth Shaw and fashion and textile designer Alice Payne, who both currently have works on display at artisan, in conversation with visual arts lecturer,... More
We’re hiring! We’re hiring! Artisan is seeking an experienced and talented curator to join our team!... More
Top 5 tips for branding and packaging your products Top 5 tips for branding and packaging your products

With over 10 years of retail experience, our Retail Co-ordinator, Jaala, has witnessed both branding faux-pas and fabulous packaging design that makes product jump off... More

Colour, light, play: glass bead lampworking with artist, Avril Bowie Colour, light, play: glass bead lampworking with artist, Avril Bowie

Avril Bowie is a local glass artist who hand makes beautiful glass jewellery using traditional Italian glass techniques.

We recently caught up with Avril to fin... More

Q&A with jeweller Luke Maninov Q&A with jeweller Luke Maninov

Luke Maninov is an award-winning Brisbane-based jeweller to watch out for. By day, you will find Luke managing a leading neuroscientific microimaging facility; by nigh... More

Top 5 tips for photographing your products Top 5 tips for photographing your products

We know that taking photographs of your products for your website and social media platforms can be tricky, so we asked photographer, Jaala Alex, to share her top five... More

Q&A with Chloe Tozer of CLO Jewellery Q&A with Chloe Tozer of CLO Jewellery

It’s hard to believe that an emerging jeweller can accomplish an internship with a local jeweller, studying art in Spain, traveling to Mexico to do a silversmith cou... More