ABOUT

Welcome to Red Point Arts – our thriving, vibrant arts hub in the centre of Port Kembla!

We’re a member-run arts co-op, where all types of artists, artisans and students come together to socialise, share ideas and show their arts and crafts.

We have workshops, studios and two exhibition galleries, where members can exhibit their work at affordable rates.

Red Point Artists have regular art classes and the fabulous Little Thai restaurant open 7 days.

Come and join us at our regular events:

  • Exhibitions – check out our upcoming free exhibitions
  • Classes – expand your horizons by coming along to one of our many art courses
  • Art & Crafts on the Grass on the second Saturday of each month, where you can find artisan market stalls, open studios, free exhibitions in the galleries and live music.
  • The Wentworth Markets on the last Saturday of the month, featuring boutique local stallholders.
  • 2023 Calendar – check out What’s On @ Red Point

All studios and free exhibitions are open Thursdays to Saturdays, 11am to 2pm.

 

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GETTING HERE

Red Point Arts is in ‘The Wentworth’ at 100 Wentworth St, Port Kembla.

Studios, galleries and our office are open Thursdays to Saturdays 11am to 2pm, or by appointment.

TRAIN: Port Kembla train station is 500 metres from Red Point Arts.

BUS: Premier Buses numbers 43 and 65 have regular services from the station to Red Point Arts.

CAR: There is generous free parking close by including the council carpark opposite the RSL in Allen St. Wentworth Street parking has a one hour limit.

WHAT’S ON

EVENTS

ART ON THE GRASS

Monthly art and craft market by members of Red Point Arts on the second Saturday of each month. Open from 10am – 2.30pm

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

  • art & craft stalls in our beautiful, grassed courtyard
  • open studios with working artists
  • free exhibitions in Red Point Gallery & Gallery EIGHT
  • live music
  • Little Thai @ Port restaurant – featuring fab food
  • kid-friendly, pet-friendly, all-weather event

Next Art on the Grass…  Saturday, 10 June 2023
For bookings, text Kerry Butt 0466 074 491

Art and Craft on the Grass Port Kembla

Art and Craft on the Grass Port Kembla

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THE WENTWORTH MARKETS

Welcome to our Boutique Market Day at The Wentworth, 10km south of Wollongong on the iconic Wentworth Street, Port Kembla.

Last Saturday of each month from 10am to 2pm (excluding December)
– Monthly community event – stalls, food, art, galleries, music
– PET FRIENDLY ?‍?

Next Wentworth Markets…  Saturday, 24 June 2023

For more information or to book a stall, email mailto:thewentworth2505@gmail.com

Enjoy a fantastic day full of live music, food, flowers, gifts, arts, crafts, collectables and much more. We are pet friendly so bring your favourite furry friend for a lovely day out!

CLASSES

Red Point Arts has a calendar of workshops and classes for members, which are all held in Red Point Arts Workshop 6 and in studios at 100 Wentworth Street, Port Kembla.

  • All tutors are professionals and recognised in their fields.
  • Membership of Red Point Arts is essential for all courses ($35 per year)
  • Scroll down for information on individual classes.

WORKSHOP HIRE

If you’re interested in hiring our workshop, please text Sue Buckton on 0413 927 538.

Workshop Hire Fees & Agreement: download here

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WORKSHOPS

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Fluid Art Basics – Anita Mulrooney

2-4pm, Sat 15 July 2023

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EXPRESSIVE MONDAYS

MAY 2023 – CLAY BROOCHES with Sue Buckton & Janette Loughrey

  • 9am-12pm, Monday 22, and 29 May 2023

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JUN 2023 – FELTMAKING with Eleanor Brash

  • 10am-1pm, Monday 5, 19, 26 Jun and 3 July 2023

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EXPRESSIVE MONDAYS 2023

  • June: ‘Felted Jewellery & Accessories’ with Eleanor Brash
  • 10 July: ‘Cyantotype (Solarphotography)’ with Marc Johns (one day only)
  • July: ‘Acrylic Painting using texture & mixed media’ with Linda Brown
  • August: ‘Beading’ with Carol Marshman
  • September: ‘Lino Printing & Monoprinting’ with Kathy Orton
  • October: TBA
  • November: ‘Kerry’s Christmas Deco’s’ with Kerry Butt
  • December: TBA

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REGULAR CLASSES
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Drawing & Mixed Media – Kathy Orton

Tuesdays 9.30am-12.30pm or 1-4pm. (Term 2: 2 May-27 Jun 23)

Workshop 6, Red Point Arts, 100 Wentworth Street, Port Kembla

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Painting & Life Drawing – Brett Masters

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Jewellery Classes – Carol Marshman

Wed 9.30-12.30pm, or Saturdays 10am-1pm, or by appt.

Studio 3, Red Point Arts, 100 Wentworth Street, Port Kembla

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En Plein Air Painting & Drawing – Kathy Orton

Wednesdays 10am-1pm (Term 2: 3 May-28 June 23)

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Drawing with Jenny Johnson

Wednesdays (1-4pm) – stay tuned for 2023 dates!

Workshop 6, Red Point Arts, 100 Wentworth Street, Port Kembla

Text Jenny for more info: 0421 118 969

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Art with Linda Brown

Thursdays (1-4pm) –

Workshop 6, Red Point Arts, 100 Wentworth Street, Port Kembla

Contact Linda for more info: 0402 279 154

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MEMBERSHIP

Red Point Arts is a not-for-profit collective of local artists, run by volunteers.

Membership of Red Point Arts is $35 a year. Student memberships are $10 a year.

Join our vibrant community of artists and artisans. Red Point Arts members have access to a whole range of great benefits like:

  • Regular newsletters with details of exhibitions, classes and events
  • Member exhibitions – group member exhibitions are held regularly with a small entry fee
  • Classes & workshops 
  • Expressive Mondays – subsidised by Red Point Arts
  • Art & Craft on the Grass – free stalls for Red Point Arts members
  • Gallery hire – competitive rates for members

Membership Enquiries:

Carol Marshman info@redpointart.org.au

Membership form – download or printRPAA_Mem_Form_14Jun22

Banking Details

IMB Bank
Account: Red Point Artists Association Inc 
BSB: 641 800
A/C No: 200502859

MEET OUR ARTISTS

At Red Point Arts, we’re proud of our community of resident artists, who specialise in a diverse range of different genres and each bring something special to our arts community.

Meet some of them here and pop into our studios to see them in person Thursdays – Saturdays 11am – 2pm.

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Janette Loughrey – Studio 2

Janette’s bio: 2022 Resident Artist – Janette Loughrey

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Lynne Johns – Studio 2

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Carol Marshman – Studio 3

Carol’s bio: 2022 Resident Artist – Carol Marshman

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Julie Telenta – Studio 5

Julie’s bio: 2022 Resident Artist – Julie Telenta

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Kerry Butt – ICAN @ 9

Kerry’s bio: 2022 Resident Artist – Kerry Butt

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Ron Watt – Studio 14

Ron’s bio: 2022 Resident Artist – Ron Watt

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Anita Mulrooney – Studio 15

Anita’s bio: 2022 Resident Artist – Anita Mulrooney

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Donna Abbati – Studio 15

Donna’s bio: 2022 Resident Artist – Donna Abbati

NEWS

Bryan & Robyn Carr Art Prize & Exhibition 2022

 

Red Point Arts held the inaugural Bryan & Robyn Carr Art Prize and Exhibition in November 2022.

The event was a huge success and the quality of the entrants was outstanding. Our congratulations go to the twenty finalists and four prizewinners.

Prizewinners

First Prize – $1000 + free exhibition space in 2023 – Linda Brown
Second Prize – $600 – Karen Heffernan
Third Prize – $400 – Nina Manahan
Highly Commended – Kathy Orton

The prize money has been generously donated by Katinka Dineen in memory of her late father Bryan, and his late wife Robyn who were generous supporters of Red Point Arts.

The First Prize winner exhibition space in 2023 has been donated by Red Point Arts 

 

2022 Carr Art Prize winners Linda Brown, Karen Heffernan, Kathy Orton and Nina Manahan

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International Women’s Day Exhibition

President Naomi Arrowsmith, Stephanee Horton Guest Speaker,
Renay Horton and Dulcie Dal Molin, Life Member at the opening of the International Women’s Day exhibition 2021.

 

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Opening of Gallery EIGHT by Paul Scully MP

Sue Buckton, Ron Watt and Paul Scully MP

CONTACT US

Red Point Arts
100 Wentworth Street, Port Kembla
Studios & galleries OPEN Thursdays to Saturdays – 11am to 2pm

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Administration Office
Studio 8 100 Wentworth Street, Port Kembla
OPEN Thursdays to Saturdays – 11am to 2pm weekly (Other times by appointment: 0491 115 705)

President
Naomi Arrowsmith
0491 115 705

Secretary
Anita Mulrooney
0418 116 793

Treasurer & Membership
Carol Marshman
0417 260 921

‘Art on the Grass’ Market bookings
Kerry Butt
By text: 0466 074 491

Mail
Attn: The Secretary
Red Point Arts
Studio 8, 100 Wentworth St
Port Kembla NSW 2525

Bank Details
IMB Bank
Account: Red Point Artists Association Inc
BSB: 641 800
A/C No: 200502859

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