Hey there Newy! Ever wanted to design your own app? Pumphouse School of Design are calling for expressions of interest for their upcoming short course. ‘Beyond the Book’ is still on at Acrux Gallery showcasing an amazing collection of handcrafted illustrated books by some ridiculously talented local artists. The ‘Off the Wall’ exhibition at Timeless Textiles Gallery explores a mother and son’s long-distance relationship through textile art inspired by grafitti. And Gallery 139 and Acrux are still calling for artist submissions for their upcoming collaborative exhibition ‘Little’. And lastly we need to give a MASSIVE shout out to the boys from Nodding Dog who were our guest presenters for April’s #TDKtuesdays, thanks for walking us step-by-step through the ‘When Good Nights Turn Feral’ campaign. What’s on for May’s #TDKtuesdays? Make sure you keep an eye on the Facebook page for the deets!
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The Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA) is the national organisation for professional graphic designers. It was founded in 1988 to facilitate the advancement of the graphic design profession in Australia.
Located in one of Newcastle’s most significant heritage buildings, The Lock-Up is a multidisciplinary contemporary arts space and inner city hub for creative thinking and doing.
Renew Newcastle aims to find artists, cultural projects and community groups to use and maintain these buildings until they become commercially viable or are redeveloped. Renew Newcastle is not set up to manage long term uses, own properties or permanently develop sites but to generate activity in buildings until that future long term activity happens.
Since my first visit to Newcastle in 1998 I have been a big fan of ‘Australia’s most underrated city’ (Lonely Planet), so much so our family moved here from Sydney in 2010.
Several months later, I started The Novocastrian Files. Firstly as a way of finding out more about some of the interesting and talented locals I was discovering and secondly as a means of identifying where the good coffee / lunch / dinner spots are via their recommendations.
If you value the handmade, the personal touch, the word-of-mouth, the friendly tip or the grassroots movement: you belong here.
Creative Women’s Circle supports, champions and connects women in creative industries across Australia.
It was 1999 and Luke and Shane were two creative thinkers with a heart of gold, an aversion to apathy and a will to do good with what they’d been given. Fast forward 17 years, countless experiences, many remarkable people, and the addition of third owner, Nikki, in 2005, Mezzanine is now a purpose-driven brand and business consultancy with a commitment to having a positive impact on the world.