About us

Who we are

The Online Collective was developed as a response to the ongoing demand for online shopping and the desire to support awesome artists!

Operating from Port Stephens, we aim to showcase our Australian artists through an online platform, bringing art and creativity to a wider audience.

Making a purchase through
The Online Collective guarantees that the profit goes directly back
to the artists.

Artisan Collective PS and The Online Collective

Artisan Collective Port Stephens Incorporated is a group of artists based in Port Stephens who aim to create, engage and inspire in the community.

At the gallery space at d’Albora Marina Nelson Bay, AC provides a creative space where artists and creatives collaborate to represent their own and each other’s art in a supportive manner, and where the community and the artist intersect.

The group has been operating since 2016, and with The Online Collective has branched out into online representation.

Our Team

Rhea-Pic

Rheannon Murray

Co-Founder

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Anna Webster

Co-Founder

The Online Collective

The Online Collective is our latest venture, launched by Artisan Collective members Anna Webster and Rheannon Murray to offer our collection of talented artists an online platform to showcase their works.

Interested? Shop this amazingly unique art collection!

“Art is too important not to share.”

Featured artists

Here are a few of our artists featured in our online gallery, The Online Collective.

Ileana Clarke

Painter and illustrator

Ileana enjoys many disciplines of art, primarily painting and drawing and using different mediums to create pieces that capture the soul of her subjects

For more information about Ileana, click here

Rheannon Murray

Painter

Rhea works with alcohol inks, mixed media, collage and acrylics; and is inspired by nature and mindful making

For more information about Rhea, click here

Anna Webster

Painter/mixed media

Anna uses art to explore line, composition & colour; creating abstract pieces that are an expression of how she feels

For more information about Anna, click here

Prue Sailer

Painter and illustrator

Prue works in a range of traditional drawing and painting media, capturing the character and detail of the natural world in amazing detail

For more information about Prue, click here

Bev McKinnon-Mathews

Printer

Bev’s work includes a variety of printing methods – from etching, drypoint, mono printing and the ever popular Gyotaku process

For more information about Bev, click here

Alita Knaggs

Painter and illustrator

Alita’s work uses mixed media to capture the qualities of the landscape – the light, colour and texture of her surroundings

For more information about Alita, click here

Joana Johnston

Painter/mixed media

Joana works with a variety of mediums including resin, acrylics, oils and wax to create her arresting abstract work

For more information about Joana, click here

Janet Mackintosh

Mosaics

Janet’s work is colourful and unique and references the beauty of the natural world, using vitreous glass, smalti and marble for her stunning creations

For more information about Janet, click here

Megan Barass

Painter

Megan is known for her distinctive, luscious, colourful and bold works, often portraying uniquely Australian subject matter

For more information about Megan, click here

Peter Masters

Photographer

Peter explores the natural world through his photography, and uses this medium to experience his own creative journey

For more information about Peter, click here

Artisan Collective PS and The Online Collective

Artisan Collective Port Stephens Incorporated is a group of artists based in Port Stephens who aim to create, engage and inspire in the community.

At the gallery space at d’Albora Marina Nelson Bay, AC provides a creative space where artists and creatives collaborate to represent their own and each other’s art in a supportive manner, and where the community and the artist intersect.

The group has been operating since 2016, and with The Online Collective has branched out into online representation.

The Online Collective

The Online Collective is our latest venture, launched by Artisan Collective members Anna Webster and Rheannon Murray to offer our collection of talented artists an online platform to showcase their works.

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