Join Arts Northern Rivers at the upcoming Art on Bundjalung Market to celebrate the creative and cultural heritage of the Bundjalung region. It will take place in the Lismore Quad on Saturday, December 18 from 10am to 4pm.
The free family event is a unique opportunity to purchase authentic Indigenous artwork and to meet the makers. The combination of established and emerging artists and collectives will feature traditional and contemporary materials including weaving, ceramics, carving, photography, painting, textiles, and many more crafts perfect for this year’s Christmas gifts.
The impressive line-up of creatives includes wearable art and homewares from celebrated artists Kay Lee Williams and Jugan Dandii. The market is also thrilled to welcome ceramic works from artists including Nan & I, Kim Healey and SOPHT Studio plus original paintings, prints and photograph’s from Amarina Gallery, Kristina Davis, Dot Moller, Clinton Roberts and Raelene Mirindo.
A collection of beautiful Indigenous designed and themed jewellery will be on offer from designers Rosie Vesper, Rouline Ferguson and Jill Rock Designs. Connection City, Toys Change Lives and Yidabal Galii Maa will present a collection of sculptural works and traditional crafts including coolamons, boomerangs, didgeridoos and hand painted wooden toys.
Casino’s Wake Up Time group, renowned for supporting cultural renewal of traditional weaving and their artistic native plant dyeing of silk, will be hosting a weaving workshop on the day as well as holding a stall selling a collection of garments, jewellery, bags, wall hangings and more.
Activating The Quad in Lismore, the event will include a Welcome To Country, live music and dance performances, native food stalls, face painting and more.