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Dural Mosaic Studio
Dural Mosaic Studio34 Muraban Rd Dural
Set amongst natural rural gardens, designed stonework and eclectic embellishments.
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Eastbourne Art
Eastbourne Art12 Charltons Creek Rd Berrilee
Extensive valley views, tranquil gardens and metal sculpture installations.
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Kathleen Berney
Kathleen Berney31 Bloodwood Rd Arcadia
Set amongst a rural backdrop amid bushland foliage.
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Melanie Jai
Melanie Jai 18 Megan Road, Galston
A rustic haven nestled in the bush
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Sandra's Ceramics Studio
Sandra's Ceramics Studio10 Nollands Rd Arcadia
Surrounded by paddocks of luscious viburnum & magnolia trees in the outskirts of Arcadia.
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Shyihli
Shyihli25 Muraban Rd Dural
Experience a beautiful outlook across a bushland valley.
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Ulric Steiner Studio
Ulric Steiner Studio38 Calderwood Rd Galston
Experience abstract contemporary sculptures, enticing gardens, and a legendary studio.
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Pine Valley Studio
Pine Valley Studio6 Pine Valley Rd Galston
Be delighted by the picturesque bush setting, majestic rocky outcrops and lakeside studio

In the rural district of Arcadia over a quarter of a century ago,  a small group of artists opened their studios to their neighbours & the local community who embraced the idea. It soon became an annual event which has come a long way since then! This unique exhibition has, over time, expanded to include eight working studios in this beautiful rural enclave on the northern outskirts of Sydney and boasts close to 50 talented artists who represent many different disciplines in the arts.

A picturesque, leisurely country drive links the eight studios and their artists.  With the combination of talented artists and  our beautiful environs, this is a unique city-country exhibition combining art, artists, people who love and embrace the arts, as well as our wonderful natural environment. So, the trail brings together creative people and those who have an appreciation of their work.

Throughout the years the Arcadian Artists have endeavoured to support and provide an avenue for both experienced and emerging artists from inside and outside the community to showcase their creative skills.

“While we will always be committed to ensuring that the majority of  our exhibitors come from the Hills District of Sydney where we are located, we are constantly being approached by so many artists from Sydney – and indeed from all over Australia, many of whom are too talented to pass up,” says Merilyn Chappel, the current president of Arcadian Artists Exhibition and Art Trail. “It is a wonderful showcase of some of Sydney’s best creative talent. The range of artistic styles, mediums, materials and subjects  matter  is so extensive, making our event as stimulating as it is unique.”

While there are several art trails that take place all over the country during the year, our setting in rural Sydney is unique and our dedicated committee members  who are passionate about the arts have worked tirelessly over the years to create an exhibition and trail which is one of the most highly regarded and well attended  in Sydney. The careful selection of the highest quality and eclectic range of art presented is a testament to the event’s survival and longevity.  Research reflects that visitors flock from all over Sydney as well as from areas of the Central Coast, Blue Mountains and Hunter regions.

On the weekend of the 12th and 13th of November, collect a brochure from our information stand outside the Galston Bendigo Bank or download one from our website  and treat yourself to a feast of inspirational artistic talent and  beautiful scenery – all on a meandering, country  drive.

  • Connected by a beautiful, meandering country drive, eight working studios have more than fifty Artists & Artisans exhibiting their art.
  • Throughout the years the Arcadian Artists have endeavoured to support & provide an avenue for both experienced and emerging artists from inside & outside the community to showcase their creative talents.
  • Always held on the second weekend in November the Arcadian Artists Exhibition & Art Trail aims to bring the community together and create a city-country experience for our visitors.

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Our 2016 Arcadian Artists Exhibition and Art Trail brochure

Our 2016 Arcadian Artists Exhibition and Art Trail brochures will be available at the Dural Visitors Information  Centre at 656A Old Northern Road, Dural for two months ahead of this year’s exhibition and during the weekend of the exhibition at the Arcadian Artists Information stand outside the Bendigo Bank in Galston.  You  will also be able to pick up one of our  brochures from numerous retails outlets, coffee shops and restaurants throughout Sydney from September 12th.  All the artists will also have brochures and venues available from September 12th  if you wish to contact them directly.

Alternatively, if you would like to download this year’s Arcadian Artists Exhibition and Art Trail in full resolution, please click on a link