GBART is a dedication to all things creative that showcases the talent of artists & artisans that come from the Granite Belt. Exhibiting at studios, galleries, community spaces & small halls across The Granite Belt.

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Granite Belt Art & Craft Trail Media Release - 25 October
25 Oct 2021

Granite Belt Art & Craft Trail Media Release - 25 October

The Countdown is ON. It won’t matter if it’s raining or not this weekend on the Granite Belt, because the Granite Belt Art and Craft Trail is set to sizzle no matter what the weather!

MEDIA RELEASE: Wednesday, 20 October 2021
20 Oct 2021

MEDIA RELEASE: Wednesday, 20 October 2021

The Countdown has Begun!!

GBART Weekend
7 Sep 2021

GBART Weekend

A journey of art appreciation or a time when you hope to discover your own artistic talents.

Jazzify’s singer Teri Welles will bring her golden voice to GBART
27 Aug 2021

Jazzify’s singer Teri Welles will bring her golden voice to GBART

Jazzify’s singer Teri Welles will bring her golden voice to the spring artstravanga, Granite Belt Art and Craft Trail, at the opening event on October 29.

Media Release - Friday, 30 July 2021
30 Jul 2021

Media Release - Friday, 30 July 2021

The artistic vibe will be alive and well on October 29, 30 and 31

Message from the The Hon. Stirling Hinchcliffe MP
27 Jul 2021

Message from the The Hon. Stirling Hinchcliffe MP

Message from the Minister for Tourism Industry Development & Innovation & Minister for Sport

One of Stanthorpe’s favourite sons returns home
23 Jun 2021

One of Stanthorpe’s favourite sons returns home

Professional actor/singer Matthew Manahan will return home to the Granite Belt to make musical magic with the Stanthorpe Swooners at the official opening night of the Granite Belt Art and Craft Trail on October 29.

Hear Ye, Hear Ye!
19 Jun 2021

Hear Ye, Hear Ye!

The Granite Belt Art and Craft Trail is on track for late October!

Arts trail injects over $600,000 into Granite Belt economy
13 Nov 2020

Arts trail injects over $600,000 into Granite Belt economy

Held over three huge days at the end of October, is reporting almost 3000 visitors through venues for 2020

Granite Belt Arts Festival leads Southern Downs Event Recovery
28 Oct 2020

Granite Belt Arts Festival leads Southern Downs Event Recovery

The second Granite Belt Art and Craft Trail Open Studios event.

Spring Tourism booming in the lead-up to Granite Belt Arts Festival
23 Oct 2020

Spring Tourism booming in the lead-up to Granite Belt Arts Festival

Visitors are Flocking here in Droves to both Discover and Rediscover our Local Treasures.

Hills Alive! Arts Trail bounces to Music
9 Oct 2020

Hills Alive! Arts Trail bounces to Music

Visitors to the upcoming Granite Belt Art and Craft Trail are in line for a Melodious Experience.

Take a Road Trip with Rosy
7 Oct 2020

Take a Road Trip with Rosy

Meet the Artisan Line-up for the Granite Belt Art & Craft Trail 2020

RebelFM Announcer Ash Palmero visits Boomerang Bags at The Summit Hall
7 Oct 2020
Granite Belt Indigenous Artisans share Stories and Place at upcoming Arts Festival
30 Sep 2020

Granite Belt Indigenous Artisans share Stories and Place at upcoming Arts Festival

Local Indigenous Artists are set to Showcase the glory of Girraween National Park.

Granite Belt Arts Festival driving Spring Tourism Post-Lockdown
23 Sep 2020

Granite Belt Arts Festival driving Spring Tourism Post-Lockdown

Granite Belt Art and Craft Trail Open Studios event is set to Capitalise on the Winter Tourism Boom

Arts Trail Injected with Tacking Tough Times Funding
31 Aug 2020

Arts Trail Injected with Tacking Tough Times Funding

Granite Belt Art & Craft Trail is one of 36 community projects that will share in $1.3 million of funding

Alpaca Arts Collective  — Barbara Balkwill and Stacy Krzewina
27 Aug 2020

Alpaca Arts Collective — Barbara Balkwill and Stacy Krzewina

An array of fibre art in its various forms

Granite Belt Arts Hub and Meeting Place
27 Aug 2020

Granite Belt Arts Hub and Meeting Place

Not-for-profit collective of Indigenous and other artists who work together to share and showcase their work

Anna's Candles
27 Aug 2020

Anna's Candles

A working display of the current day's production

Judi Pidgeon — Watercolourist
27 Aug 2020

Judi Pidgeon — Watercolourist

A fascination with the effect of light and detail to capture and re-create the images

Emily Coelli — Watercolourist
27 Aug 2020

Emily Coelli — Watercolourist

A young emerging artist who has a special interest in watercolour portraiture

The Graniteers — Ukelele Group
27 Aug 2020

The Graniteers — Ukelele Group

This group is determined to have fun whilst making music!

RZ Art  — Watercolourist
25 Aug 2020

RZ Art  — Watercolourist

Every piece of art has beauty, everyone's appreciation is different

Borderline Regional Arts & Fibre Arts Group
25 Aug 2020

Borderline Regional Arts & Fibre Arts Group

Individual artistic development and skill-building with a culture of connection and collaboration

Krishna Heffernan —  Indigenous Collage Artist
25 Aug 2020

Krishna Heffernan — Indigenous Collage Artist

Collage paintings which incorporate paper and paint techniques

Louise Jenkins — Artist
25 Aug 2020

Louise Jenkins — Artist

Drawing & Painting Media, Charcoal, Pastel, Watercolour, Acrylic and Mixed Media

Pam Docherty — Precious Metal and Clay Jeweller
25 Aug 2020

Pam Docherty — Precious Metal and Clay Jeweller

An opportunity to gain insight into the wonderful art of metal clay

Amiens History Association Inc
25 Aug 2020

Amiens History Association Inc

Preserving the memory of the settlers who participated in the Pikedale Soldier Settlement Scheme

ArtWorks Granite Belt Inc.
25 Aug 2020

ArtWorks Granite Belt Inc.

Creative community space; a hub dedicated to building connections, inspiring new ideas, bringing diverse visions

Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery — Imagined Boundaries Photography and Painting Exhibition
25 Aug 2020

Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery — Imagined Boundaries Photography and Painting Exhibition

Harvesting images from the abundance of wild and settled environments

Jen Cooke — Acrylic Artist
25 Aug 2020

Jen Cooke — Acrylic Artist

"All art is good art, no rules".

Yve Gray Pottery
25 Aug 2020

Yve Gray Pottery

Enjoying all three aspects: wheel throwing, hand building and sculpture

Jen Martin — Indigenous Artist
25 Aug 2020

Jen Martin — Indigenous Artist

Depicts her values, beliefs and relationship with all living creatures and features of environment

Granite Belt Art and Craft Trail reveals 2020 Artisan Line Up
21 Aug 2020

Granite Belt Art and Craft Trail reveals 2020 Artisan Line Up

Over thirty artisans will be exhibiting on the trail at 17 different venues

Tim & Tammy Jackson — Leadlight Glass Artists
21 Aug 2020

Tim & Tammy Jackson — Leadlight Glass Artists

Committed to delivering beautiful hand-crafted leadlights

Owen Ronalds — Glass Artisan
21 Aug 2020

Owen Ronalds — Glass Artisan

Experienced Glass Artisan with 35yrs Experience

Crank'd Socks
21 Aug 2020

Crank'd Socks

Not just any socks , these are well and truly antique-style

Boomerang Bags Stanthorpe — Upcycled Sewing
21 Aug 2020

Boomerang Bags Stanthorpe — Upcycled Sewing

Transform reclaimed materials into bags and other useful items