The Port Douglas art and craft scene is a charming part of any holiday to the region. Inspired by the peace and sheer beauty of the landscape, Port Douglas is home to a number of studios and artists who are showcased in galleries throughout the area or have galleries of their own where you can view and even purchase their work. There are also a number of workshops you can take part in and get creative to take a piece of your Port Douglas holiday home with you. Some of the popular artists and galleries in Port Douglas include -
Jeff Whitehill Art, a South Australian native, Jeff trained in his home state but moved to Port Douglas in 1982 to practise his craft. His work is featured in private collections all over the world.
Cara Stevens Art, uses an interesting combination of photography, paint and natural textures such as leaves, stones and shells to create beautiful collages depicting her personal interpretation of the landscape around her.
Arthouse Port Douglas is a studio for some of Port Douglas' leading artists and offers 7 days to experience the beauty of tropical north Queensland.
Every Sunday, the Port Douglas Art & Craft Markets offer a lovely way to spend the morning in Anzac Park and pick up all manner of locally designed fashion, jewellery, pottery, art and craft and gourmet food. Street performers, buskers and even theatre performers add to the atmosphere while the browse the stalls which include -
KRI-Pottery: Handmade artisan cups, bowls, plates, tagines, oil burners and more.
Up North Skin Care: A carefully researched skin care range using therapeutic natural plant extracts to nourish, replenish and care for your skin.
Works of Heart: Unique handmade garments inspired by the rich textures and vibrant colours of far north Queensland.
Saphira: A skin alchemy brand offering natural products.