lot19 was founded to celebrate life

lot 19 is an evolving artspace in the central highlands of victoria with studio spaces, an outdoor stage, a contemporary art gallery which also presents excellent music, marionette theatre, performance, and film, and an outdoor sculpture park. We are dedicated to promoting undiluted excellence in the full field of human experience, and are not driven by sales. for our history, and who we are, click here



we are now seeking applications for a new concept, THE CHRYSALIS PROJECT, where lot19 donate a free studio to an emerging artist of particular vigour and talent so they can persue their craft beyond immediate financial constraints. the first artist to be granted the studio was inta krumins, and we look forward to you becoming aware of her work in the near future! we look forward to this idea having legs, and as the concept develops, supporting a wide range of emerging artists over the years…

we are so happy to now host 26 artists, following the completion of 4 new studios. a further new studio allows us the honour of hosting ‘trouble magazine‘, and a new open-access pottery studio is nearing completion, with a large gas fired top-hat kiln and a small electric kiln. please email expressions of interest, and stay tuned for details. next is an additional new stage… (oops, this building thing is infectious!), and a new studio for a print collective! yep…

There are still a limited number of slots left for new shows: check out our Proposal information for more details! the curators meet to discuss proposals april, july and november, so please have your idea, along with all relevant info and images emailed to us by the first of those months

if you are interested in studio space, please contact mark

where we are…

try mark anstey on 0427 724 149 (9am-6pm), denise martin 0488789852 (9am-6pm), or email lot19artspace@gmail.com. please be patient as we are passionate volunteers…

we are at lot19 langslow street (which is up a little lane called mcshanags drive, off langslow st!) castlemaine 3450 victoria australia (map below)

mailing address: po box 937 castlemaine, 3450, victoria, australia

Current Shows

sarah gosling – malaise – september 10th – 25th

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opens 10th september 2-5pm, open for 3 weekends 12-5pm   Sarah’s canvases are dominated by human and animal figures in varying states of interaction, some neutral but recurrently in conflict.    Malaise is a collection of small and large paintings inspired by themes of law enforcement and social   justice. The paintings carry an emotional weight …

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a stitch in time- ashley mariani

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a collection of visual art meditations. past and present, by ashley mariani opening sat 7th august, 12-5pm. showing on upcoming weekends 12-5pm til the 21st

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spring sculpture prize october 15th-30th

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the 7th annual Spring Sculpture Prize is upon us. we are seeking expressions of interest. as well as the extensive indoor and outdoor general sculpture show, we have chosen to feature non-functional ceramics this year. spread the word! we will be offering a separate ceramics prize, as well as the normal  prizes amounting to over $5000. names …

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studio for rent!

a rare opportunity…there is studio available at lot19. it is reasonably priced, and most excellent. please contact mark for details, markanstey19@gmail.com, 0427724149

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castlemaine press (printmaking collective) and castlemaine clay (open access ceramics studio) set to open

register your interest now!

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