Every Friday evening we share a virtual visit with an artist or cultural organisation, to tell a story from their studio, here and over our socials Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Stories from the Studio connects artists with audiences and highlights the great work being created in our region.

Paul Scott-Williams

Paul Scott-Williams: Stories from the Studio. This week we caught up with our new STA board member, the talented Paul Scott-Williams! He

Carol Bairnsfather

Carol Bairnsfather: Stories from the Studio STA spent some time with artist Carol Bairnsfather.  Carol has exhibited her work in

Robyn Kinsela

Robyn Kinsela: Stories from the Studio STA spent some time with artist Robyn Kinsela. Robyn is an oil, watercolour and

Giselle Newbury

Giselle Newbury: Stories from the Studio Giselle has been with STA for ten years and has worked across so many

Devon V Leggo

Devon V Leggo: Stories from the Studio Devon is currently working as the Artist in Residence at Retford Park in

Jeremy Goodman

Jeremy Goodman: Stories from the Studio Crookwell in the Upper Lachlan is known for its heritage gardens and properties. This

Libby Wakefield

Libby Wakefield: Stories from the Studio This week we take you to visit Libby Wakefield at her studio where she

Raina Savage

Raina Savage: Stories from the Studio at GPAC Everyone’s talking about the new Goulburn Performing Arts Centre and this week

GPAC Opening

Stories from the Studio: Goulburn Performing Arts Centre Opening STA took a sneaky peek of the Opening Performance at the

Kevin Payne

Kevin Payne: Stories from the Studio Never say we don’t take you to some cool places! This week we visit

David O’Halloran

David O’Halloran: Stories from the Studio STA was delighted to attend the Opening Night of Scapin the Schemer.  We caught

Jacqui Smith

Jacqui Smith at Hume Conservatorium: Stories from the Studio STA were invited by Jacqui Smith the CEO at Hume Conservatorium

Ruth Thompson

Ruth Thompson: Stories from the Studio Ruth Thompson creates exquisite works in her chosen medium of work. STA were invited

Speed Dial

Stories from the Studio: Speed Dial STA were thrilled to catch up with the Highland FM Artist of the Month

Peter Minson

Peter Minson: Stories from the Studio STA recently had the honour of visiting Peter Minson and his partner Lindsay in

Creating and Thriving

Creating and Thriving: Stories from the Studio STA had the pleasure of visiting the new Atrium Gallery at the Civic

Brian Rapsey

Brian Rapsey: Stories from the Studio STA has been working with Film maker Brian Rapsey on a series of workshops

Djon Mundine

Djon Mundine OAM: Stories from the Studio STA caught up with Djon Mundine OAM for a trip through The Dingo

Carl Valerius

Carl Valerius: Stories from the Studio STA visited Carl Valerius at his studio at Murrumburrah in Hilltops. Carl is a

Sara Berki

Stories from the Studio: Sara Berki Sara Berki is a Southern Highlands-based country singer-songwriter with the voice of angel and

Get Creative in Crookwell

Stories from the Studio: Margaret Wonson STA couldn’t wait to Get Creative in Crookwell at the new gallery and workshop

Mighty Playwrights

Stories from the Studio: Mighty Playwrights STA were excited to catch up with the Lieder Theatre and chat about the

The Rich Pitcher

Stories from the Studio: The Rich Pitcher In a very special Stories from the Studio STA catch up with The

Mandy McDonald

Stories from the Studio: Mandy McDonald STA spent an afternoon with Mandy McDonald in her Upper Lachlan Studio.  My art

Cayla Pothan

Stories from the Studio: Cayla Pothan STA spent the afternoon at Tootsie Gallery Cafe. The creation of a ‘bigger picture’

Ross Webb

Stories from the Studio: Ross Webb Ross Webb is having a very busy time emerging from lock down, with a


Ngununggula: Stories from the Studio This week STA got a warm welcome at Ngunungulla Southern Highlands Regional Gallery at Retford

Studio OneFive

Stories from the Studio: Studio OneFive Join us for an inside look at the first glass blowing studio in the

Whitewall Art Projects

Whitewall Gallery: Stories from the Studio STA chats with Thomas Bucich about the Into the Light exhibition at Whitewall Gallery

Peter Schmid

Peter Schmid – Stories from the Studio STA virtually visited with Peter Schmid at Hillside Pottery in the Southern Highlands

ACE Art Show

A.C.E (Artists Country Exhibition) Art Show This week we are proud to be hosting the ACE Art Show at our

Lizz Murphy

Lizz Murphy: Stories from the Studio STA ‘virtually checked-in’ with Lizz Murphy to talk about poetry, inspiration and her recent

Harry Merriman

We virtual visited with Harry Merriman at his open air studio in Young.  Harry is preparing for the ACE (Artist

Jodie Munday

STA Chats with Jodie Munday about her arts practice as she prepares for her first online exhibition with Monica Bridge. 

Young Till

STA visited the Forever Young Gallery. Young Till is an established artist in Young where she operates the Forever Young

Robyn Sykes

It’s poetry month and STA ‘went bush’ with acclaimed poet Robyn Sykes at her studio in Binalong. A livewire character

Martin Sanders

STA caught up with Lieder Theatre favourite Martin Sanders to chat about the new production of Sam Shepherd’s Pulitzer Prize

Jenny Bott AO

A very special Stories of the Studio this week as Jenny Bott AO welcomes our Executive Director Rose Marin into

Margarita Georgiadis

STA caught up with Margarita Georgiadis about the opening of her new exhibition The Dance of Zolongo as part of

Joe Quilter

STA have been checking in with Wollondilly Artist Joe Quilter as he works towards a new mural in Picton.  The

Aaron Chatfield

This NAIDOC STA caught up with Kamilaroi man Aaron Chatfield who grew up in the Yass and Canberra region.  Aaron

Ben Lyon

STA visited Ben Lyons at his Studio in Wollondilly. Ben has been making boxes and sculptural works under the name

Michael Thomson

STA joined Goulburn art lovers to help Michael Thomson celebrate the opening of his new art space Pigment 107. We

Stephen Lindsay

Recently STA spent the afternoon with Stephen Lindsay at Old Binda Road Recording Studio. We were joined by Music NSW

Michael Simic

While STA are in high gear with May Music Month we caught up with Michael Simic about the launch of

Stories from the Studio

This week we reflect on 12 months of Stories from the Studio and the dedicated artists and groups who were

Jarrod Filmer

This week STA caught up with Jarrod Filmer to talk about his exhibition at Gallery 78 in Young. The below

Marjorie Kay

STA caught up with Marjorie kay as she prepares for her first book launch at the gorgeous, refurbished Balmoral Hall

Erin Williams

This week STA caught a quick few minutes with Erin Williams as she prepared for rehearsals for the locally written

Doreen Lyon

Doreen Lyon lives and works in Wollondilly where she creates prints and artists books.  I’m a printmaking, painter and nature

STA Paparazzi

This week as part of our Stories from the Studio we are featuring the STA Media Associates, or as we

Annemaree Dalziel

As the sun finally started to shine this week STA ventured out to catch up with Annemarie Dalziel to talk

Dr Mark Tredinnick

It’s International Poetry Day this Sunday, so STA caught up with local poet Dr Mark Tredinnick in his studio in

Louise Adams

We caught up with Louise Adams the first Artist in Residence with Hilltops Arts (HARTS) at the Southern Cross Cinema

Karen Egan

This week we catch up with Karen Egan as she puts the finishing touches on her joint exhibition with Penny

Wollondilly Youth Voices

This week we are supporting the launch of the Wollondilly Youth Voices video. The project was designed for young people

Berrima District Museum

This week Southern Tablelands Arts visited Berrima District Museum in Berrima to coincide with a visit from Anne-Louise Rentell from

Rhiân Williams

This Week we caught up with Rhiân Williams to talk about writing children’s stories, singing sea shanties and her goal

Monica Bridge

This Week STA caught up with Indigenous Artist Monica Bridge to chat about the deep meaning behind the Goulburn North

Ryan Paranthoiene

There is always a bit of a buzz when the Lieder Theatre in Goulburn opens a new production and this

Barbara Nell

STA are delighted to kick off the year with a visit to Goulburn based Barbara Nell in her current show

Annie Bilton

Tonight we share a very special Christmas Day Stories from the Studio with Annie Bilton. The playwright, director and actor

Jess Howell

This week we caught up with Jess Howell after she was awarded second place in the 2020 Charleston International Talent

Di Smith

This week STA Caught up with Di Smith at her studio in Middle Arm. Di’s works reflects the world around

Hamish Ta-mé

STA caught up with photographer Hamish Ta-mé in his kitchen to talk art and handmade jam. Hamish led the successful

Paul Paviour

Southern Tablelands Arts were willing accomplices when Paul Paviour played a flash concert inside a local café that just happens

Delise Freeman

This week STA dropped in for a yarn with Indigenous Artist Delise Freeman who is also the CEO of the

Nigel Featherstone

Writer Nigel Featherstone generously invited STA over for a cuppa and a chat at his Goulburn studio home. He shared

David Cole

This week we caught up with playwright David Cole to talk about his upcoming play and how he approaches writing

Jennifer Lamb

This week we caught up with Jennifer Lamb OAM as she prepares for the sold out premiere of her play

Sally O’Neill

While Goulburn glows in a lilac hue STA catch up with Sally O’Neill at her studio. The first week of

Isy Cappo

This week we caught up with Isy Cappo a young singer/songwriter from Goulburn. Isy has been achieving great things with

Waste to Art Exhibition

This week STA helped with the install of the Waste to Art Exhibition at the Old Post office in Picton. 

Young Society of Artists

This week we caught up with the Young Society of Artists (YSA), a dedicated and dynamic group of artists that

Bass Clef Duo

We catch up with the Bass Clef Duo, on double bass Isabella Brown and Cellist Liam Meany. They are preforming

Alexei Caulfield

This week STA caught up with Alexei Caulfield to hear about his studio practice and his upcoming performance for the

Lynne Flemons

Goulburn artist Lynne Flemons has been sheltering through the Covid restrictions with family in Lake Cathie.  We caught up with

Crookwell Amateur Dramatic Society

CADS (Crookwell Amateur Dramatic Society) the much-loved creative community organisation in Crookwell, in the Upper Lachlan Shire.  This week STA Caught

Jessica Raschke

Jessica Raschke is a multidisciplinary artist, writer, editor and creative consultant living in Bundanoon. STA asked her about her latest

Delene White

Delene White is the ‘artist in residence’ at Tallagandra Hill winery. She shares a little about her journey with the

Bonnie Curtis

Wollondilly Dancer and Choreographer Bonnie Curtis talks about her upcoming projects…

Jo Hollier

STA Caught up with jo Hollier at Helen Stephens Gallery in Collector..

Freya Jobbins

Freya Jobbins from Wollondilly gave us a sneak peak of her upcoming exhibition FIREWALL

Ashley Mackevicius

During the week STA captured a moment with Southern Highlands Photographer Ashley Mackevicius for a seek peek at some of

Penny Simons

To coincide with World Environment Day STA dropped in to see Penny Simons, Maker/Sculptor/Weaver living and working in the Southern Highlands of

The Printmaking Sisters

This week STA caught up for Robin and Annie otherwise known as the Printmaking Sisters. ‘Printmaking Sisters are busy despite the

The Lieder Theatre

What an exciting week. An easing of restrictions meant STA got to go to the theatre… well nearly. We visited

Mez Breeze

This week STA were thrilled to meet up online with Mez Breeze. Creator of experimental stories, Virtual Reality Literature, VR sculptures +

Lilly Cummins

My name is Lily Cummins and I am an artist based in the Southern Highlands, NSW. I work with a

Al Phemister

STA were thrilled to zoom in for a chat and a cup of tea with sculptor and arts advocate Al

Dianna Nixon

This week STA digitally ‘dropped in’ on Dianna Nixon from Wild Voices Musical Theatre.  I began receiving gig cancellation advice

Pam Kensit

STA “virtually visited” artist Pam Kensit in her studio – a converted hay shed at MOORABINDA MÓR, 42 km north

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