Park like gardens for relaxed viewing of unique artistic works.

  • Diana’s Studio
  • Diana’s Studio
  • Diana’s Studio
  • Diana’s Studio

Visit two glorious acres in Dural where Diana’s Studio is situated . The 1930’s orchard has gone but the original house, albeit extended, remains. Beautiful established trees abound including  crabapples, crepe myrtles, camellias and of course gums, all at least 70 years old.

Diana’s studio is attached to the old Stable (which has now been converted for luxurious short term accommodation). In her studio Diana creates her felted treasures – wearable art and jewellery as well as  vases and bowls. All felted pieces may have elements of silk, beads, paua shell and of course natural wool merino fibres.

We invite you to enjoy wandering in the delightful gardens or to sit with a cup of coffee in the shade of the beautiful trees.

Arcadian Artists

Our Location

Park like gardens for relaxed viewing of unique artistic works.

2 Laurie Rd, Dural, NSW, 2158 Australia

Our Artists

Diana Booth
Diana BoothFelt Artist
Diana works primarily with merino wool fibre and a variety of silk products such as silk hankies, ribbons, sari silk, and raw cocoons. Her work is often embellished with embroidery with the addition of pearls, beads and in some cases shells and semiprecious stones. She makes scarves wearables, jewelry, handbags, vases.
 Karen Tanner
Karen Tanner Painter & Sculptor
Karen lives and works in the Port Hacking region of Sydney and works as a designer, sculptor and painter.
She uses a wide range of materials and techniques to express her creative ideas, including, but not limited to; limestone, soapstone, bronze casting, welding, soldered wire, silk and watercolour.
More recently, Karen’s works have included sculptural forms using wire and natural light, or feature lighting, to create a cascade of images.
Karen has successfully participated in many solo and group exhibitions and has sold her work throughout Australia and Internationally.
Her formal training is in Graphic Art. (School of Fine Arts, Sydney).
Carole-Anne Lunn
Carole-Anne LunnGlass artist
My interest in Art & Art History has been with me since school days. In 1995 Curtin University, Perth WA accepted my application to study full time in Sculpture as a mature age student. I was 55. At Curtin I was introduced to the ‘beauty of glass’ and graduated in 1998 with a BA majoring in Glass & Clay.
Since that time my work has received several awards & has been purchased both nationally & internationally.
Katarina Wells
Katarina Wells Ceramic Artist
Katarina’s aim is to express a sense of balance and harmony through her work. She hand builds her pieces over a period of a few days, to allow the clay to stiffen sufficiently, before adding more coils. This slow process fosters an organic growth, allows for time to step back and observe where a piece intends to go.
Terra Sigillata, a natural finish containing very fine clay particles, provides a sensual, tactile surface for much of her work. For many of her outdoor sculptures Katarina uses iron and copper finishes, relishing the rich patinas that develop when exposed to the elements. Inspiration is found in the natural world – the colours and textures of rocks, seedpods, wasp’s nests or shark eggs found on the beach.
Sylvia Riley
Sylvia RileyEco Dyed Fashion
Sylvia Riley is an artisan dyer and designer. Fascinated with the different methodologies of applying colour to fabric, Sylvia has learned from dye masters around the globe. She has developed her own unique style, often combining different techniques to create rich complex textiles. Among the techniques used to colour the fabrics are painting on silk, shibori, batik, mordant printing, tannin transfer and natural dyeing. The fabrics are made with high quality natural fibres
The dyed textiles are transformed into elegant timeless garments and accessories. The principal philosophies Sylvia pursues are sustainable design, reduction in waste, simple elegant lines and timeless design. As each fabric is dyed individually, every item is unique.
Tizzana Winery
Tizzana Winery Food/Winemaker
Situated in the historic Hawkesbury, Tizzana is a unique agribusiness located on the doorstep of Sydney and within easy reach of the famous Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Listed Area and the magnificent Wollemi Wilderness.
Offering a complete agritourism experience, Tizzana has its own vineyard and olive grove, and offers the discerning traveller a rewarding mix of locally produced wine, food and luxurious five star bed and breakfast accommodation. Tizzana also offers consultancy and market research services to key Australian industry sectors.
Helping our local community
Helping our local communityWarrah Society
Warrah is a local Rudolf Steiner organisation which provides services for adults and children with disability in Sydney’s North-West. The Arts are an important media for working holistically with clients and are integrated into educational and therapeutic approaches at Warrah. Currently around 90 adults participate in Warrah’s Community Support Services and the majority of these people engage in art activities which are delivered by an Art Therapist. A variety of art programs using different art mediums develop skills in fine art. Warrah’s many artists produce stunning collages, portraits, landscape paintings and sculptures.
Art exhibited at the Arcadian Artists Exhibition and Art Trail is created by adults with disability from Warrah’s Community Courses and Day Programs.

Images From Our Exhibiting Artists

Diana Booth – Felt ArtistDiana Booth

Karen Tanner – Painter & SculptorKaren Tanner

Carole-Anne LunnCarole-Anne Lunn

Katarina Wells – Ceramic ArtistKatarina Wells

Sylvia Riley, Eco Dyed FashionSylvia Riley

Tizzana Winery, WinemakerTizzana Winery