Welcoming visual artist Eleanor Hanlon to the Renew Newcastle fold. Eleanor works across sculpture, performance and installation from her studio within the commercial suites in Market Square on Hunter Street Mall.
Make Space have a new location at Shop 104, 152-160 Hunter St Mall, Newcastle. This latest move is their fifth since they first began as a Renew Newcastle project in March 2009. Make Space is non-profit artist’s collective with a shopfront stocking hand-made product by members and other makers from Newcastle and surrounds. To date Make Space has supported the work of over 50 arts & craft makers. Visit Tue-Wed 10am to 3pm and Thu-Sat 10am to 4pm.
You might know the work of Trevor Dickinson (Newcastle Productions) from the interactive murals he created at Newcastle Beach tunnel and Newcastle Museum. Well, he has been busy painting a new mural at Mayfield Pool, completed just in time for the start of the swimming season. Commissioned by Newcastle City Council, the Mayfield Pool Shark Hunter is sure to be a hit with young and old alike.
Artist Sam Hughes who works from a studio atop One Penny Black in Hunter St Mall has been experimenting with watercolours. Sam discreetly sketches patrons at Ground Floor Cafe and heads back to his studio to play with watercolour paints to bring them to life. Can you spot anyone you know? (Click on the thumbnail for a larger view)
One Man’s Trash had a very quick turn-around at their most recent location (151 Hunter St). The space has been secured by a commercial tenant, but you can still keep up to date with Lloyd’s impressive repurposed furniture making skills via the One Man’s Trash Facebook page .