The Inverell Art Gallery is a "Living Gallery" - always a hub of activity with people coming & going - attending classes, working as volunteers or just meeting with friends for a chat - that's what makes it such a special place.

Inverell Art Classes & Workshops

The Inverell Art Gallery has weekly art classes, social art groups & regular workshops with visiting tutors. 

Beginners are always welcome!

Please contact the tutor directly to confirm class times & details.

Social Felting Group

Friday Mornings 10.00am to 1.00pm

$5 non members & $3 members


Meet at the Gallery to work on your own project

Tutor Inverell Art Gallery

6722 4983

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Folk Art

Tuesday mornings: 10.00am to 1.00pm


Folk Art involves the decoration of items in everyday use such as trays, boxes, photo albums & even mail boxes.  It's a traditional artform which changes to reflect the times of the people creating it.

Tutor Merlene Konz
Merlene Konz

Merlene first became interested in Folk Art in 1990.  She did an intesive Country Folk Art Teaching course in Sydney & then began teaching at the Inverell Art Gallery in 1991.  Merlene has been a regular tutor & helper at the Gallery ever since.

6722 5737


Thursday Afternoon Class & Thursday Evening Class

Contact Helena for details

Tutor Helena South
Helena South

Helena was born in Cambridge, England & moved to Australia in 1966. She has been painting since 1976.  She completed a four year Visual Arts Course at the Glen Innes Tafe & has attended numerous workshops over the years.  Helena has a great love of animals which is evident in her art. 

6722 5756

Pottery & Sculpture

Tuesday morning 9am to 11.30am
Evening classes may be offered if there is enough interest


This class is open to all levels of competency.  Students can try throwing on the wheel, concentrate on hand building or try a bit of both.  

Tutor Debbie Doye
Debbie Doye

Debbie is an experienced potter who is able to guide her students through the various techniques of potting.  She makes classes fun for both beginners & the more experienced. 

0428 840 734


Wednesday afternoon: 12.00pm to 3.00pm
Wednesday evening: 6.00pm to 9.00pm


The craft of leadlighting has been around for thousands of years.  In this class you will learn to make beautiful lamps, suncatchers or even a window for your home.  

Tutor Warwick Gardner
Warwick Gardner

Warwick grew up in Sydney in a house with leadlighting panels.  This is where his love of the coloured glass began.  He first did a basic leadlighting course at the Inverell Art Gallery with a visiting tutor in 1996 & then expanded his knowledge by visiting craftsmen in QLD.  He started teaching at the Inverell Art Gallery in 1998.  Warwick created the sapphires in the Inverell signs on the outskirts of town.

6722 5834

Social Embroidery Group

Friday morning: from 10.00am
$5 Non Members $3 Members


Meet at the Gallery to work on your own project

Tutor Inverell Art Gallery

6722 4983

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