ArtSHINE’s First Market Sunday 29 March 2015

Sydney’s newest artisans & Designers market to celebrate “Spectrum Now” festival

Where: CoSydney, Chippendale Creative Precinct

Why: New arts and crafts market launch for during the Spectrum Now Festival.

When: Sunday March 29, 10am-4pm

Admission: FREE

Prizes: Luck door Prize up to $1200

The ArtSHINE Artisan & Designers market will usher in the launch of a new indoor arts and crafts market at a creative precinct in Sydney this week.

Hundreds of art lovers, families and residents are expected to converge on CoSydney, located at Chippendale Creative Precinct, on Blackfriars Street, for the dawn of the new art  & design market on Sunday March 29.

No matter where you’re staying in Sydney, join the ArtSHINE artisans market in Chippendale on the 3rd Sunday of each month.

Everything from original design to arts and crafts, handmade jewellery and food stalls. Start your journey of discovery in the Chippendale Creative Precinct with this colourful market scene. With stalls on four levels, there’s plenty to explore.

Enjoy a wide range of food from French crepes, locally-grown produce and delights such as chuntney, cheese and honey, while enjoying a delicious gourmet wrap and coffee.

Discover emerging designers, locally-produced candles and homeware, original photography, fashion, arts & crafts surrounded by flowers and locally-produce. Your best bet is to get here early to avoid the lunchtime and early afternoon rush.

The ArtSHINE Creative Markets wouldn’t be a market destination without our amazing stallholders.

Here are just some of our amazing Stallholders:

French Creperie”Chez Charly”- French and crepe lovers.. the perfect combination to enjoy sweet or sour crepe.No need for the perfect weather, you can eat them all year around.

Thai Food”Baitong Thai”-BaiTong Tempe specialises in classic and unique Thai Cuisine.

Hand Poured“Kitsch Kandles”Created for Happiness.Our luxury soy candles will bring you joy and fragance to your home or office. In our Murano and Vintage glass, we have a beautiful collection to offer.

Sculptural Ceramic Artist”Rachel Sheree“-Sculptural Ceramic Artist of raw organic styling celebrating the wonders and beauty of nature in a man-made world.

When designer meets mechanicsTimes Flys Juan & Olivia ‘sadventures starts from objects that have many stories. They take these stories and create a piece which you can value and appreciate. Most of their designs are more than a hundred years old and carry significant amount of craftsmanship to make them unique. (French Artist Olivia Serre)

Craig’s KITCHENWhen Craig and his sister run a cafe for 3 years on the Central Coast, a passion for homemade food was giving birth to “Craig’s KITCHEN” and chutney in a jar. From Tomato Chuntney, Sweet Chilli and Jam.. The only thing left to do is to come and say hello to Craig and try his products

There will also be a group art exhibition “Colour Spectrum” by 9 amazing artists. The exhibition has now extended until April 12 due to popular demand.

NINE leading artists will be featured in a new exhibition at one Sydney’s edgiest art gallery’s to coincide with the city’s major arts spectacular Spectrum Now.

The ArtSHINE Gallery,(is housed at CoSydney Ground Floor) is one of the prime venues to be hosting one of 150 exhibitions, gigs, talks and events from March 11-29.

“Spectrum Now” seeks to celebrate Sydney’s music, film, dance, theatre, art and design scenes, among others.

It is being supported by The Sydney Morning Herald and overseen by Australian actor and Spectrum Now creative director Richard Roxburgh.

The creators of the ArtSHINE Gallery, Vinh Van Lam and Stuart Horrex have thrown their full weight behind the city festival.

The first group exhibition of 2015 at the ArtSHINE Gallery called “Colour Spectrum”.

It  includes the works of the following artists:

Anthony Van Lam- artist/fashion designer

Denise Campbell– landscape artist

Georgina Smith-Protrait photographer

Helen Dubrovich– mix media painter

Marine Coutroutsios– Hand made paper French artist

Pascale Rajek– Abstract French artist

Sladjana Adzic– Abstract artist

William Carolyn Short Story- Origami artists

Tanya Wales– Contemporary Abstract artist

Over four floors, CoSydney combines an art gallery, a workshop/creativity space and a market/coworking space offering services for the city’s creative professionals.

And it will become a riot of colour and a feast of flavours at the new indoor air-conditioned market for the closing celebration of Sydney newest festival Spectrum Now.

For more information:

Art Director- Pascale Rajek

Phone: 02 9698 9156


Vinh Van Lam
the authorVinh Van Lam
Vinh Van Lam, co-founder of ArtSHINE, is a visionary art coach and entrepreneur with a passion for fostering creativity. With a diverse background in art and business, he brings a unique perspective to empower emerging artists, enabling them to thrive in the dynamic art industry through the innovative platform of ArtSHINE.

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