Red Point Artists Association brings together Artists, Artisans, Craftspeople and Art Students in all disciplines to advance the visual arts in the Illawarra and beyond. Formed in May 2008, RPAA established workshops, studios and an exhibition gallery in Port Kembla where established and emerging artists could show their work inexpensively. Present and former members exhibit their work in many galleries in eastern Australia from North Queensland to Tasmania. Building on five years’ experience as an association, and combining the skills and knowledge of members and colleagues, RPAA now offers top quality intensive art classes over four terms a year. 2013 WINNER: of the “Wollongong Community Award 2013” at the Australia Day awards dinner. “Outstanding contribution to the Port Kembla community and the revitalisation of the Billy Cart Derby





Artists Spotlight Donna Abbati
Download or view Donna’s Story: artist questions Donna April 2020


Artists Spotlight Ron Watt
Download or view Ron’s Story: This months Artists Spotlight with Ron Watt


Artist Spotlight: Janette Loughrey
View her story click here
  Red Point Artists Assn members

ART and CRAFT on the GRASS

Art and craft market by members of Red Point Artists Association on the second Saturday of the month except January.

Located in the courtyard at 100 Wentworth Street, Port Kembla 2505

Open from 10am – 2.30pm

Lovely grassed courtyard surrounded by artists studios, Red Point Gallery,
Gallery EIGHT workshops and the delightful Art House Cafe for fresh food and coffee.


Red Point Artists Members
Art and Craft on the Grass, Red Point Artists, Port Kembla
Next Art and Craft on the Grass Saturday October 10th 2020
Bookings Naomi Arrowsmith 0491 115 705



Art and Craft on the Grass Port Kembla

Art and Craft on the Grass Port Kembla


Opening of the International Women’s Day Exhibition

President Naomi Arrowsmith, Stephanee Horton Guest Speaker,
Renay Horton and Dulcie Dal Molin Life Member


Opening Of Gallery EIGHT by Paul Scully MP
Sue Buckton, Ron Watt and Paul Scully MP


Winner of the BIG toilet roll auction raising money for the RFS Paul Scully MP
President Naomi Arrowsmith and Paul Scully MP


Life Member Wynne Gibson


Cutting the cake WAG,      RPAA 10th Anniversary   :Janette Loughrey, Wynne Gibson, Dulcie Dal Molin, Stuart Gibson, Karin Yeaman


All courses are conducted at Red Point Artists Workshop 6 in Kembla Court,
100 Wentworth Street, Port Kembla.
All tutors are professionals and recognised in their fields.
Please scroll down for information on individual courses.
Membership of Red Point Artists essential for all courses $30 per year.


Expressive Mondays

Expressive Mondays, experienced ceramicist Sue Buckton will be teaching
and Planters.
This is a 4 x Monday course. During the 4 sessions you will produce at least
3 small planters 
and 2 small decorated platters.
Firing will take place on completion and may extend past 
the 4 weeks,
arrangements will be made for pick up.

Session 1 begins 21 Sept @ 9am for 4 weeks, concluding 19th Oct
If filled we will introduce another class starting @ 1pm, 4 classes @ $15 each
all materials included.

These classes are subsidised by Red Point Artists Assn,
bringing affordable classes to you.


Expressive Monday Jewellery Making with Carol Marshman




Workshop 6 Red Point Artists Port Kembla July 21st to September 22nd
Please phone Kathryn for details.





Workshop 6 Red Point Artists Port Kembla 


Drawing with Jenny Johnson Workshop 6 Red Point Artists Port Kembla



Brett Masters Workshop 10 Red Point Artists Precinct Port Kembla


Workshop with Linda Brown Fridays


Mixed media art with Linda Brown

Starts 25th  for 4 weeks 9.30am, kicking off we will cover preparing and making
a story artists book, then creating the themed art to fill it, watercolour/mixed media.
Streetscapes and beyond. 2 week protect. You will need your watercolours/
A3 WC paper/glue/scissors/ any inks you have, I’m happy to share, your pens, ruler/
cutting blade/ eraser, toothpicks, cotton buds, a few papers such as maps/
dressmakers patterns/magazines/patterned paper/old music/books.
I’ll bring some to share. A mobile phone or tablet to take photos…
we will be leaving the classroom for a while week 1.

Weeks 3 and 4 mixed media.

I have 2 seats available 9.30 am.
If there’s enough interest I’ll run another class at 1pm. $120 please message me if interested.

Linda Brown Art on Facebook or email i.recycle@yahoo.com

Due to covid we work under strict guidelines.
Masks must be worn when I demonstrate. Limited numbers apply.
Linda Brown The Rusty Door Arts


Spring is here! Did you know Spring is a perfect time for our Aussie leaves to release their
natural botanical dyes? In this eco printing workshop I will teach you how to capture images
from plants and flowers – encapsulating them onto papers and fabric to use in your
creative processes. There are two dates available, 24th Oct and if filled I will repeat
the workshop on the 25th Oct. 9am- 4pm Workshop 6  100 Wentworth Street Port Kembla

All mordants, some papers, fabric, tiles, pipes, leaves etc will be provided.

Requirement list will be given on booking, simple things like scissors
/string/glad-bake/ foliage etc

You will go home with a good understanding of eco printing techniques,
some sample eco prints on papers and fabric, plus notes on the
techniques used during the workshop.

Fee $145  each workshop

Bookings; please message me.

Due to Covid restrictions there are limited seats per workshop (8)
and we follow government guidelines to ensure everyone’s safety

Linda Brown

The Rusty Door Arts



Administration  Office
Studio 8
100 Wentworth Street,
Port Kembla
Open Wednesdays  10.30 am to 1.30 pm
Other times by appointment : 0491 115 705


Naomi Arrowsmith
0491 115 705



Julie Telenta

Attn: The Secretary
Red Point Artists Association Inc
P.O. Box 26
Port Kembla
New South Wales


Banking Details
Direct Deposit Banking Details for Red Point Artists Association Inc Account:
IMB Bank (BSB 641 800) for RPAA Inc, A/c No. 200502859

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Membership fee of the association is $30 a year from July 1st .
A regular Art Mart is held on the second Saturday of each month and all financial members are eligible to sell their works in the courtyard at that event, free of any fees and charges. Every member is expected to promote the association’s events and activities, to augment the constant publicity and marketing provided by RPAA committee members and colleagues.

Application for Membership and Renewal Form: RPAA_Mem_Form_15Sep2020


  • The RPAA arts precinct is located at Kembla Court, 100 Wentworth Street, Port Kembla.
  • The office is open from 10.30 am to 2.00 pm Wednesdays or by appointment.
  • A regular rail service operates from Wollongong to Port Kembla station, which is 500 metres from Kembla Court.
  • Premier buses Nos 43 and 65 coordinate to carry rail passengers from the station up Wentworth Street.
  • There is generous free parking in the vicinity (e.g., city council carpark opposite the RSL Club in Allan Street).
  • Wentworth Street parking, however, has a one-hour limit and a 40kph speed limit.

Red Point Artists Port Kembla