Renew Newcastle presents Creative Talks, a series of monthly breakfast lectures at The Lock-Up Cultural Centre presented by people who are making a living from their creativity.
de Bruyn Building Sustainability offers architects, developers and home owners services to optimise energy efficiency designs before construction.
One Man's Trash is handcrafted upcycled vintage industrial style furniture with a true design aesthetic. Lloyd Kellett is a gyprocker and bricklayer by trade, but makes and sells industrial style furniture, lighting and homewares out of otherwise discarded materials - scrap metal, timber, car parts, other furniture.
The Carved Green Man is a working studio and gallery for artist Graham Wilson. The gallery shop will sell a mix of items: zines, prints, t-shirts, postcards, hand-carved sculpture, posters, paintings and woodblocks. Through the windows people will also be able to watch the artist at work handcarving - beautiful ancient craft.
Annabell Stone is a Newcastle based business with a brand new collection of hand crafted stonewares. This collection includes natural slate cheese platters, place settings, coasters and more.
Studio Bliss Designs specialises in creating multi-sensory environments, sculptures and products with a unique therapeutic edge.
DARCY+ROSE is a collaboration between award winning local photographers Simone Darcy and Hannah Rose. The studio will be a workspace for the two, where they can also hold workshops and the occasional exhibition.
My name is Madeleine Cruise and I am an interdisciplinary artist who studied at the National Art School Sydney. I have recently relocated to Newcastle and am intent on furthering my artistic practice.
In my work I explore real and imaginary worlds using a colourful...
Jo Dyer is a local artist who draws, paints and dabbles in whatever takes her fancy. She occasionally exhibits work or stocks up little shops with her wares and can often be found manning a stall at The Olive Tree Market.
Blackfish is a design focussed studio providing a full range of design and branding services, with particular interest working collaboratively with local businesses.
We have turned the Ground Floor of the old DJs building - the city's most iconic retail location - into a fine arcade of boutiques and galleries filled with Newcastle creative talent, just waiting to be explored.
Dniique is a treasure trove of reclaimed, reloved and repurposed furniture, objects and homewares. Aged, second-hand and vintage furtniture and objects are reworked them into new original creations.
The Galleria welcomes you at the main entrance of The Emporium, offering revolving exhibitions by Renew Newcastle studio artists, the Cabinet of Curiosities for you to delight in, a Renew Newcastle Graduates Hall of Fame showcase, and gives you your first taste of the interactive adventures which are to be experienced throughout The Emporium.
Behind Space covers all forms of design from graphic to industrial, as well as media production including TV ads, web videos and music videos.
Jodie Dixon is a sole-practitioner architect focused on finding new ways to adapt and live well in our cities and suburbs, specialising in residential design. Jodie offers an architect's office open to collaboration between like minded creative souls, and is driven to find the optimal solution for every project. She aims to providing best practise, sustainable, affordable, holistic design solutions.
Renew Newcastle operates out of a light and airy, red-carpeted office space overlooking the Hunter St Mall. ReNew HQ, as it is known, has desk space for our staff and volunteers; storage for the collection of tools, cleaning gear, hardware and array of "useful things" to help us get in and out of properties; as well as a small meeting space. The office also displays General Manager Marni Jackson's colourful collection of tapestries and 70's landscape prints.
Curve Gallery's art practice and exhibition model is inspired by the ‘galleries without borders ‘ concept with a vision to support, engage and expose artists via a cross-continent platform. Curve Gallery acts as a platform for artist talks, presentations, workshops and artist studio.
Strip Of A Lifetime is a photobooth + vintage hire station, and an analog art gallery dedicated to preserving the legacy of the vintage analog experience. It specialises in enhancing events that evoke the essence of vintage, and embrace the romanticism of all things nostalgic.
Renew Newcastle has partnered with local ISP Ipera to introduce a free wireless internet service in and around the Hunter Street Mall. This enables our temporary projects to access internet without having to establish broadband or telephone contracts and it enables v...
Rollingball is a team of creative professionals who specialise in all aspects of film and television production. The core team is made up of Director Paul Donnelly, Producer April Howard and Production Manager and Stylist, Lainey Donnelly.
We partner with sound and...
The Roost is a platform for creative people who want to share space, ideas and equipment. We offer a ‘clean space’ for members: an open studio suitable for graphic designers, illustrators, photographers and others working in digital media to use as a base for...
Stu McDonald and Blair Howard are graphic designers and illustrators primarily, with a portfolio that includes branding, event invitations, posters and other print-based mediums.
Zookraft are image-makers and creative collaborators. Never ones to shy away from an artistic endeavour, ZK are guilty of designing everything from posters and t-shirt graphics through to wall art and layout design with a whole lot of illustration in between.
Sarah Mould is an artist and uses her space as a studio for drawing and painting.
Grant Hunter is an artist and uses his space as a studio for drawing and painting.
Make Space Is a not-for-profit artist run collective with a shopfront in Newcastle’s Hunter Street Mall. The space is always a riot of colour, with a common strong recycling theme running through various disciplines known in-store as the ‘womble aesthetic’....
What do you do?
I make films and music.
What inspired you to get involved in Renew Newcastle?
A friend sent me a link about the project, and it sounded great. Trying to edit films and mix music in my bedroom isn’t much fun, so I joined the Facebook group, sent in an ...
Jane Shadbolt is an animator, filmmaker and designer. She makes stopmotion puppet animations and is currently in post-production for the 9 minute epic The Cartographer — a stopmotion and digital short about a sailor adrift in a lost world. She’s also gearing up for ...