Gifts that Give

Support artists and makers by giving the gift of art and handmade this year.

Visit every day till Chrissie for a new Spotlight from our STA Creative Directory.

Browse our listings below or search the full Creative Directory to find your perfect maker match.

The STA Creative Directory is your one stop shop, connecting you with makers and creatives from across the Southern Highlands and Tablelands. Perfect all year round when you want to buy for yourself or give Gifts that Give.

Are you an artist or artisan and want to be part of our Creative Directory?  It’s free for STA members – sign up now

Artists and Artisans 

Gallery 78

Gallery 78 is a Studio, Gallery and Workshop Space in Hilltops which sells Arts, Crafts, Handmades & Collectables. Gallery 78 also runs workshops for local

Arcadia Crookwell

A variety of pop up shops located all under the one roof. Open Thursday – Monday 10am-4pm. Located Crookwell NSW

Lynne Flemons

An established artist who has completed numerous commissions and residencies in Australia and internationally.

Hamani Tanginoa

Hamani Tanginoa is a young Wiradjuri, Gooreng Gooreng and Tongan man who lives and works in the Aboriginal Community in the Campbelltown, Camden and Wollondilly

Jessica Raschke

Multidisciplinary artist, writer, editor and creative consultant. Her work typically considers existential questions about meaning and mortality.

Alex Mortensen

Alex took up art in 2008. His works have been hung in exhibitions including Camberwell, Sydney Royal, Canberra Royal, TAP Gallery, Goulburn Workers, Goulburn Regional

Weave and Burrow

A small handmade business located in Mittagong. Ange uses the traditional techniques of wooden block printing and indigo Shibori dyeing to create eco friendly small

Win’s Creek Gallery

Browse the beautiful Gallery and see works from local artists including beautiful handmade, hand painted ceramics in porcelain and stoneware, bees wax candles, art, jewellery

Rhian Williams

Local Southern Tablelands author Rhiân Williams celebrated the release of her very first picture book – Ten Little Figs, It was published by Walker Books and is for budding readers aged three to six.

Al Phemister

From his workshop in Yass in regional New South Wales, Al creates decorative forms from everyday and industrial objects.

Selenia Costanzo

Capturing the beauty found in nature – be it large macro blooms, still life or landscapes in varying styles – fine art, impasto texture, abstract,

Catherine Doyle

New artist exploring portraiture as a reflection of the quieter inner states of feeling. Strength, fragility, and imperfection are recurring themes throughout the work.

Creators Nest

A space for inspiration, immersion & discovery. Products made & designed with passion, purpose & uniqueness. Offering shoppers permission to express themselves. Be who they

Bowral Art Gallery

Exhibitions as well as an impressive program of classes and workshops for adults and children

Ekaterina Mortensen

Displaying versatility in her solo and numerous group exhibitions Ekaterina Mortensen (BA Fine Art) from St Petersburg, Russia has producing over 500 works and has

Freya Jobbins

Multidisciplinary artist;  sustainable practice –  reuse of existing objects; includes assemblage, collage, installation, video and print. Open to collaborations and commissions.

Platypus Knives

Gorgeous and functional uniquely handmade from recycled materials. Please email for purchase enquires. Also available at Bundanoon markets and the Quirky Crow gallery in

Joy Cornish

I’m a mixed-media multi-disciplined community arts worker with 35 years working in the Hilltops region, though I’ve lived and worked all over Australia. I run

The Quirky Crow

A gorgeous gallery and studio  in Jugiong showcasing paintings, sketches and cartoons by Brian and the handmade ceramics created by Tricia. They now also exhibit

Sturt Gallery

Home to the world class Sturt School for Wood, Sturt offers a wide range of courses and workshops across all disciplines and at all skill levels.

Bowral Jam

It is a lovely meditation on the seasons, preserving fruit is a radical act of hope and ambition for the future. And, like an exhibition,

Lisa J Walters Art

I am an artist and I specialise in animals. I paint alla prima which means I usually finish the painting in one sitting. I take

Lily Cummins

Working across drawing and installation using spatial experiences and memory as a trigger.

Tootsie Gallery Cafe

A creative colourful space to visit, enjoy the café, be inspired by the outdoor mosaic garden, participate in a workshop and learn more about yourself

Cathy Hutton

Trading as Vintage Caterina, Cathy has been visiting Italian antique markets for many years searching out the exquisite vintage buttons from which she creates her

Selenia Costanzo

My love of nature translates into my work through the use of colour and texture to capture the energy and movement found around me. I

Gallery on Track

Displays and sells arts and crafts created by artists and artisans located in the Southern Tablelands, Blue Mountains and Southern Highlands of New South Wales.

Sami Sparrow

Artist, Author and Creative powerhouse, Sami Sparrow designs with cute characters and bold pops of colour!

Printmaking Sisters

Sisters Robin Ezra and Annie Day travel around the country and overseas teaching waterless lithography.

Black Wattle Yarn

The creation of Angela and Matthew Smith,  run from ‘Blackwattle Alpaca Farm’, located in Murrumbateman, NSW.  They offer a wide range of crafting activities, with

Jo Hollier

A respected artist and art tutor in drawing, painting, etching and printmaking.

Bandicute Designs

Ellen and Jess, Mother and daughter, printmakers, designers, seamstresses, artists and entrepreneurs! They love to bring their creativity to life on baby and children’s clothing!

By Marie Nicole

Based at Creator Nest in Yass Valley handcrafting unique & bespoke products, with care & concern for our local & global community… and our earth.

Creative Space Goulburn

Check out the new courses at Creative Space Goulburn. CREATIVE SPACE Goulburn is a Visual Arts workshop and meeting space, offering  art experiences in a

Win’s Creek Meadery

Win’s Creek Meadery features handcrafted mead from local honey. They also have a selection of craft beers on tap. Guests can browse the Gallery while

Laggan Market – 3rd Sunday

With up to 50 quality stalls including fresh local produce, gifts galore, garage sale, morning tea & sausage sizzle & raffles. Great day out in

Made by Me

Gorgeous hand made clothing and gorgeous dresses in Goulburn.

Berrima Schoolyard Market – 4th Sunday

Stalls include hand made, artisan, jewellery, fashion, homewares and many delicious food stalls. You”ll find fresh produce, ,home made jams, sauces, pies, sweets, cheeses, charcuterie and

Penny Simons

A Maker/Artist living and working in the Southern Highlands of NSW.

Dianna Hickey

I’ve been working with glass for over 20 years in a few forms but for 18 years using my kiln to make unique and colourful

Mental Bowral

Dynamic gallery actively celebrating that every individual and community can benefit from having the arts in their life.

Di Smith

My works reflect the world I live in, the changes, the society, the trends, spirituality and nature around me. My painting gives me a quiet,

Corinne Dany

Whimsical works in watercolour, oil, acrylic and sculpture at Dirty Janes Bowral and Canberra.

Delene White

Eclectic by nature, her diversity comes from a desire to visually communicate her inspirations and learnings.

Makers Callout

Do you live in a STA Contributing council area and have work for sale this holiday season? This December STA are focusing on makers and connecting them to customers. The Gifts that Give campaign will include a dedicated webpage, regular social posts and direct emails to encourage giving art and handmade this season.  To be featured simply sign up to the STA Creative Directory. Your listing continues all year round and is free to STA members.

Membership to STA is free and open to everyone living within our contributing council regions, Goulburn Mulwaree, Hilltops, Upper Lachlan, Wingecarribee, Wollondilly and Yass Valley. Residences of QPRC can call us for more information.

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