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Art Studios and Galleries

“Discover Tamborine Mountain” – an art lover’s paradise!

Many artists choose to call Tamborine Mountain “home”, and proudly exhibit their wide variety of sculptures, paintings, jewellery and a vast array of other art and craft items. You will be inspired, too…

Ambience on Art Tour

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Ambience on Art Tour

An exceptional day out! For art lovers and those appreciative of a beautiful setting, “Ambience on Art Tour”, offers a very unique Art Tour providing the opportunity to meet talented artists in their own studios and browse charming local art galleries.

Hilltop Art Gallery Cafe

Mountain Dreams Gallery and Gifts

Art galleriesIncluded in the Maki Horanai, Hillel Weintraub, Mtn Dreams Atelier, Artist Studio

Mountain Dreams Gallery

Featuring the works of Maki Horanai and Hillel Weintraub! Maki is a committed artist, working with paint, ceramics and mixed media. Her work is immediately identifiable in imagery and colour and evokes a strong emotional response. Hillel creates poetry and mixed media, inspired by nature and by Maki’s work. The new “Mountain Dreams Gallery and Gifts” is open 7 days a week by appointment.

Arthur Hamblin Art Gallery

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Arthur Hamblin Gallery

…at Cedar Creek Estate Vineyard and Winery! Arthur Hamblin as an artist owes much to the experiences and characters he has seen in the Australian outback. Australian country life, stock-men, cattle, horses, camels and bird life are his subjects. His paintings show the heat, vast space and color of the outback. View the comprehensive collection of his iconic paintings at Cedar Creek Estate, open 7 days a week!

Michael Jones Ceramics

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Michael Jones Ceramics

Pottery classes and studio experience days! Learn the craft of handmade pottery, suitable from beginner to advanced. Or how about a studio experience day where you even make a clay pot to keep? “Michael Jones”” is a creamic artist and potter with over 30 years of experience. Situated in Eagle Heights on a glorious 3 acres of landscaped gardens with expansive views, his studio is an ideal place to join a talented craftsman for a hands on experience of working with clay.

Louise Grove Wiechers Red Barn Studio

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Louise Grove Wiechers

An expression of rural living! The landscape art of “Louise Grove Wiechers” captures the spirit of the ideal pastoral experience by simplifying elements to their basics, leaving only the impression of the perceived version. Her “Red Barn Studio” is nestled amongst the beautiful rainforests of Tamborine Mountain overlooking the rich pastures of the Scenic Rim, making the perfect backdrop to Louise’s painting and print work.

Monique Quarantini

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Monique Quarantini

Monique’s converted dairy shed studio is truly worth visiting! Monique Quarantini has been a potter and artist for over 30 years. She is inspired by poetry, the local wildlife, the mountain and its creative legacy, but is always searching for her own song lines. Her work reflects her skill in both ceramics and drawing, which she combines to create small and large scale pieces of extraordinary delicacy that are beautiful, functional, expressive and energetic.

Jacques van der Merwe

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Jacques van der Merwe

Artist – Painter – Sculptor! Jacques van der Merwe has been exploring the ‘human condition’ for the last few years, specialising in the personal relationship between man/animals and the physical conditioning. He makes artworks in a variety of mediums such as bronze, resin, ink on paper and oil on canvas, with sculpting being his preferred artform. His sculpture garden is well known and attracts many visitors every year.

Blue Bird Art Studio

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Blue Bird Art Studio

Inspired by the surrounding rain forest! Brigitte Doering, resident artist at “Blue Bird Art Studio” : I am inspired by the surrounding rainforest, where my Blue Bird Art Studio is located, and draw insects on dried banana leaves, using ink and gold metal leaf. Discarded toys are transformed into sculptures through paper decoupage or lately made into winged insects, painted with shellac, instant coffee or pigments.

Kyong Pottery

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Kyong Pottery

Functional wares in stoneware and porcelain! Potter Kyong-Hee Kim invites you to her studio. Her inspiration comes from traditional ceramics and nature. After settling on Tamborine Mountain, she built a studio using an earth bag building method. Her work features simple and traditional glazes and natural oxides. Recently she has been creating glazes with ash from Australian hardwood and working with the sculptural form of ikebana vases.

Under the Greenwood Tree

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Under the Greenwood Tree

For book and art lovers! A well-stocked independent bookshop with art by Australian artists, designers and jewellers nestled amongst the books. New release titles, a wide range of fiction and non fiction titles and an extensive range of Children’s Books in stock. Book orders welcomed. Author events and small focus exhibitions by artists. Open every day 10am til 4pm, except Tuesdays.

Gallery Works

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Gallery Works

A working gallery and artist’s studio! Drawing and painting in transparent layered inks and watercolours has been a lifelong interest for Richard Roper as a way of expressing his interpretation of Australian stories, songs and scientific ideas. His art gallery and studio “Gallery Works” are open from 11am to 4pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Visitors are welcome to tour Richard’s studio and see his works in progress.

Capanart Art Gallery

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Capanart Gallery

Quality local and investment art! “Capanart Gallery” resident artist Susan Capan has been painting for over 25 years. Whilst portraiture predominates, visitors are often amazed at the range of subjects Susan paints. Also quality art from handpicked local and investment artists, showcasing paintings to suit all tastes and budgets. Commissions available of portraits, landscapes and other subjects. Open 7 days.


Art galleries Emala, Fine Art, Gallery, Main Street, Mount Tamborine


Fine Art Gallery! “EMALA” is showcasing unique and creative works by local and Queensland artists promoting Tamborine Mountains’ special lifestyle. EMALA offers a creative experience with carefully crafted workshops in oil, pastel, acrylic and water colour by local and internationally acclaimed artists. Regular in store product demonstrations, fun-filled themed wine & easel events – take home a your creative art piece! Open Tue to Sun 9.30am to 4pm (closed Mondays).

Rivendale Art Gallery

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Rivendale Gallery

Unique Collection of Art Works! “Rivendale Gallery” is unique as it represents years of collecting by owner Stuart Macpherson on his many art adventures within Australia and around the world. Rivendale sells unique artworks – not just a painting, the difference being that a work of art has a life of its own and can change the mood of a room. Open Thursday to Sunday 10am to 3pm.

Fine Art and Framing

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Fine Art and Framing

Art Gallery and Framing! Exhibitions by local and international artists. All types of framing – custom and memorabilia framing a specialty. Open Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm, Saturday 9am to 12 Noon. Also always at “Carrara Markets” at the Gold Coast, Eastern entry, every Saturday and Sunday 7am til 4pm.

Margaret Goldsmith Art Gallery

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Margaret Goldsmith Art Gallery

Contemporary Paintings and Glass Works! “Margaret Goldsmith Art Gallery” has been operating on the property since 1994, amidst an orchard & beautiful gardens with superb views of the Gold Coast. You will find a large display of her Paintings and Studio Art Glass (kiln fired) which she and her husband Neil have been creating for 20 years. Open Wed to Sun 10am till 4pm.