Showcasing artistic talent, on a new stage at the Sydney Opera House
Now in its second year, Uncovered is a platform for local artists, makers, creatives and artisans to showcase their artistic excellence through the support of our Uncovered program.
It's an opportunity for Australian-designed products to headline a three-month residency in the Sydney Opera House's on-site and online retail shop, and for the creatives to join the growing Uncovered community of alumni participants.
Industrial designer by day and ceramicist by night, Richard Greenacre started making ceramics as a way to explore how materials can be shaped in different ways. Based in Melbourne, Richard’s work combines traditional techniques of slip casting with digital technologies including parametric modeling and 3D printing to give each piece its unique character.SHOP RICHARD GREENACRE
Artist, architect and educator, Jane from popaboutdesign believes in framing scenes of our neighbourhood to be reminded of those littles moments and pleasures that make life special. Her illustrations are locally designed and printed in Sydney with the idea to celebrate the beauty of the world we see every day at our door step, reminding people this world is worth looking after. This collection features Sydney’s iconic Eastern beaches and rock pools, and the Opera House.
Sydney based ceramicist, Milly Dent, reimagines daily routine through uniquely handcrafted, exclusive ceramic tableware. Handmade using small-scale production methods, Milly’s work features distinctive marbling and geometric patterns. Inspired by the natural world, the vessels display a whirlpool of inky blues frozen in the fluidity that they are created.
SoulSilk is a handcrafted silk accessories brand from Queensland. Founder and textile artist, Simin Contractor, produces hand painted silk scarves inspired by her surroundings – from nature to tribal art forms, from famous painters to her imagination. Her Sydney Opera House Shop collection features scarves from her Australian Botanical Collection.
Eggpicnic is a Sydney-based illustration and design studio devoted to wildlife conservation. Designers Camila De Gregorio and Christopher Macaluso produce fine art prints which capture the character of Australian birds, including critically endangered and vulnerable species, to inspire the community to protect our natural world. Their Sydney Opera House Shop collection features birds local to Sydney Harbour.