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 2021 Programme

PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19 regulations you must book in for every individual event you wish to attend, including any free events.
GBART Fresh Canvas Opening Night
Peter Bonner Exhibition Centre,
Stanthorpe Showgrounds,
Stanthorpe, QLD 4380
29 Oct 2021
6 pm to 10 pm

FRESH CANVAS - Opening Night Spectacular

SAVE THE DATE - Friday 29th October 2021

GBART is excited to announce our Opening Night Spectacular featuring Stanthorpes very own Matthew Manahan.

Prepare your palette for a 2-course meal crafted by our very own Italian Style Chef, Jason Costanzo Giorgio’s Mobile Chef. Settle in and savour the sultry soft sounds of experienced local professional musicians, Stanthorpe Swooners, as they set the scene for Matthew to sweep you off your feet!

This is GBART’s major annual fundraiser – please help us to take the leap to a Tier 2 Event in 2022, as we prepare to celebrate Stanthorpe’s 150th Anniversary.

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Alpaca Artisans
GBART 2021

Alpaca Artisans

A workshop for making Homemade Christmas Decorations.

Anita Knight
GBART 2021

Anita Knight

Workshop on the beautiful art of Card Making.

Anna's Candles
GBART 2021

Anna's Candles

The process in making candles and talk about each step in the process of making.

Art at Anvill Hill
GBART 2021

Art at Anvill Hill

Discussions on how the frypans, quotes, poetry and art came about.

Artworks Granite Belt
GBART 2021

Artworks Granite Belt

Daily artist events - various prices to participate.

Boomerang Bags
GBART 2021

Boomerang Bags

Demonstrations are free and include volunteers stepping through how to make interesting bag variations.

Borderline Regional Artists
GBART 2021

Borderline Regional Artists

Borderline Artists will be showcasing their artisan talent at the Summit, right next door to the Alpaca Artisans Shop.

Country Feeling Australia
GBART 2021

Country Feeling Australia

Learn how to make Mozzarella in just 30 minutes!

Crank'd Socks
GBART 2021

Crank'd Socks

Visitors can attend demonstrations of a hand-cranked sock knitting machine in action continuously throughout the day and will be guided through the process of making a sock on and off the machine.

Emily Coelli
GBART 2021

Emily Coelli

90 minute, watercolour workshops includes all materials and your own brushes to take home.

FRESH CANVAS -  GBART Opening Night Spectacular
GBART 2021
Jen Martin
GBART 2021

Jen Martin

Jen will be offering free indigenous art demonstrations.

Jim Barnes Walking Tour
GBART 2021

Jim Barnes Walking Tour

Walking tour showcasing Stanthorpe Public Art

Judi Pidgeon
GBART 2021

Judi Pidgeon

Free demonstrations. Judi will be available for questions in between demonstrations.

Krishna Heffernan
GBART 2021

Krishna Heffernan

Krishna Heffernan will be demonstrating how to construct a collage painting.

Laurie Astill
GBART 2021

Laurie Astill

Laurie will be demonstrating the use of oils in painting in his own particular style for free. You will learn about: Preparation of the canvas / Choice of subject matter / Layering whilst capturing the light / Bringing it all together in a way that embodies the emotion of the moment.

Liz Saul
GBART 2021

Liz Saul

Workshops & Demonstrations for Multiple Mediums

Louise Jenkins
GBART 2021

Louise Jenkins

Welcome to a world of intaglio printing combined with layered printing and/or hand colouring effects.

Maggie Brockie
GBART 2021

Maggie Brockie

You will model and create a small native animal that will remain in the studio to be dried and fired; then packaged and posted to you.

Maryke Miller
GBART 2021

Maryke Miller

Maryke will be exhibiting work in all areas of her current work practices.

Norman Clayton
GBART 2021

Norman Clayton

Norman Clayton will demonstrate a selection of equipment and materials he uses when Plein air (outdoors on location) oil painting.

Pam Docherty
GBART 2021

Pam Docherty

You will produce a beautifully unique 99.9% silver pendant ready for firing.

Patena Moesker
GBART 2021

Patena Moesker

Patena will be demonstrating her unique painting and drawing technique where these two mediums are merged in a way to create a non-traditional watercolour result.

Peter Ingall
GBART 2021

Peter Ingall

Peter will discuss his journey from the need for perfection to the freedom of art and working with nature.

Picnic Hampers with Gluten Free & Vegetarian Options
GBART 2021

Picnic Hampers with Gluten Free & Vegetarian Options

The Granite Belt Rotary Club will be offering Picnic Hampers for sale for GBART enthusiasts to collect every morning before they set out on their creative adventure for the day.

Silver Leaf Art Studio
GBART 2021

Silver Leaf Art Studio

Jen will focus on acrylics with a variety of subject matter across different workshops.

Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery
GBART 2021

Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery

Please enjoy a guided tour and talks.

The Graniteers
GBART 2021

The Graniteers

Roving Ukelele Group

Wicketty-Woo
GBART 2021

Wicketty-Woo

Workshop & Exhibitions over the GBART Trail Weekend

Yve Gray
GBART 2021

Yve Gray

Yve's Raku demonstrations are Free to watch. The demonstration is outdoors overlooking vineyards in a very relaxed atmosphere.