Huon Valley Studio Art Trail 2023

Artist and makers of the Huon Valley

Open Studio Weekend

28 & 29 October 2023

The Elm & the Raven will be opening her Huon Valley studio with luthier Lachlan MacLennan as part of the Huon Valley Studio Art Trail. Located at Crabtree, our studios are listed at Number1 on the trail map. For details and directions, download the map in the link below. There will be live painting and woodworking, opportunities to talk directly with us as artists and makers, gaining insights into how the work is made.

An amazing opportunity to see artists at work in Southern Tasmania.  A rare, two-day event, local artists will open their doors to the public, offering an insight to their practice and unique access their work.

Emma is a photographer, digital artist and painter who will be sharing work in a variation of mediums, including previously unseen creations.

Lachlan is a luthier, working on mandolins and banjos with a background in all kinds of carpentry and a specialist in timber boatbuilding.

It’s a beautiful time of year to visit the Huon Valley, and with so many wonderful artists participating, fantastic local food and drink, it’s a great reason to   head south for the weekend.

The Elm & the Raven Studio

Exhibiting prints from the full Deadwood collection, new prints from her photo catalogue and painted works, including a large work in progress.

There will be small prints and cards available for sale and large framed works. Something for every budget, from signed limited editions, original pieces and open edition works, all make  great holiday gifts and an opportunity to buy local for the upcoming festive season.

Download Brochure & Map Here

Lachlan Maclennan Luthier

With 2 mandolins and a custom banjo available for viewing during the studio trail, Lachlan will be talking visitors through his process, including concepts of steam bending, instrument making and how he transformed from large scale wooden boat building to fine detailed musical instrument making. The finished instruments are available for sale and Lachlan can be commissioned to create custom designs.

With Thanks…

This event couldn’t happen without the sponsors, Huon Valley Council, the Huon Valley Artist and Makers, all participants, artists, venues, establishments, promoters and local business. It’s a fabulous opportunity to support local.

Visit the Huon Valley Council News  and Huon Valley Tas to find out more and plan your trip.

In association with Huon Valley Tourism Network

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