Oxlades Art Supplies Brisbane

Are you looking for the best art supplies in Brisbane? Oxlades has been one of the longest-operating providers of versatile art supplies in Australia for generations of professional artists and students. Not all products that appear on the website are available instore it is recommended to call ahead before embarking on your instore visit to ensure the item is in stock. We stock school art supplies, fine art supplies, and wholesale art supplies to ensure that everyone gets the opportunity to let their creativity shine.

We are excited to welcome you into our family of students, teachers, artists, and educators. Get in touch with us today to learn more about what we offer and how we can help you or your students bring a vision to life.

Our Story

Established in 1894 by George C Oxlade, our 4th generation family-owned and operated art supply business has served artists and institutions in Queensland for over 100 years. In 1910, William, Allen, Matt and Bryan Oxlade together formed Oxlade Bros. Proprietary Company, Painters, Decorators, and Signwriters. This was the beginning of Oxlades. Our location in Fortitude Valley has been here for 100 years, serving the same community with the same mission.

Today, our retail stores, school art supplies branch, and wholesale art supplies division focus on serving a wide range of clientele with the absolute best art supplies in every medium.

Our Products

Oxlades' dedication to providing art supplies for all generations ensures that we only stock the absolute best art supplies in Brisbane.

Some of the categories we offer supplies for include:

  • Crafts
  • Drawing
  • Paint
  • Paper
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Studio
  • Adhesives
  • Boards
  • Accessories & more

Browse through the selections either online using our website or in the store to shop for popular brands like:

  • Micador
  • Osmer
  • Atelier
  • Neef
  • Staedtler
  • Matisse
  • Golden 
  • Langridge 

If you are looking for a product that we don't have listed in our catalogue, feel free to contact us and ask if we can place an order for you.

In-Store Events

Our in-store events range from sales and bargains to workshops held by local artists. The workshops are intended to introduce those interested in new techniques, composition, and presentation strategies to bring their art to another level.

Information about workshops and other events is posted on our social media pages with all the details beforehand.

Our Services

Oxlades has provided art supplies in Brisbane to retail shops for over 40 years. One thing we have in common with our customers is the passion for the finest quality of craft and art supplies in Brisbane.

Along with our dedication to providing the best products, we aim to develop long-term relationships with our clients. We are family-owned and operated, and we always strive to deliver expert service and personalised recommendations that help students and artists of all experience levels.

At Oxlades, we believe in the work of our employees and their dedication to fueling the interest and artistic development of the entire community. So, we take the time to listen to the needs of our customers to continue providing the best service.

School Art Supplies

Oxlades is a contracted supplier for the department of education and training to sell specialty art and craft materials in Queensland. We have been supplying educational departments with all the arts and crafts materials they need for more than 55 years. We carry supplies for:

  • High schools
  • Tertiary schools
  • Primary schools
  • Kindergartners
  • Hospitals
  • Local community groups and events

We remain knowledgeable about what schools require for their art materials, making us what we consider a “one-stop warehouse” to get everything you need. Our long-term relationships with suppliers make it possible for us to get you products that might not be listed in our catalogue. Just let us know what you need, and we will do our best to get it ordered for you.

You even have special discounted prices on art supplies in Brisbane every time you make a purchase. All you have to do is create an account on our website with your school's email address to receive the marked-down price.

Fine Art Supplies

At Oxlades Art Supplies in Brisbane, you can find a full range of fine art supplies that include traditional and modern mediums. Our goal is to stay up-to-date with the latest techniques so we can provide customers with the best materials while providing quality, old-fashioned customer service.

Don't be afraid to ask questions. We are here to provide our customers with professional advice regarding our products. Our entire sales staff are educated, exhibiting artists that are more than happy to pass on their knowledge to you.

Our experts can guide you when selecting the following products:

  • Paints
  • Modeling & casting supplies
  • Textile supplies
  • Bookbinding supplies
  • Chinese & Japanese painting supplies

Wholesale Art Supplies

We offer the most comprehensive range of wholesale products to meet the needs of every student in your art class. We carry the biggest names and the most popular products to cover a range of mediums to include every type of artist, including:

  • Archival
  • Art spectrum
  • Atelier
  • Chromacryl
  • Jo Sonja
  • Canson
  • Arches
  • Matisse
  • And more

Expect a wide range of stock that's always on hand to guarantee a consistent fill rate as a wholesaler and a retailer when you choose our art supplies in Brisbane.

Contact Us For The Best Art Supplies in Brisbane

Curious to check out our inventory for yourself? Visit us at Oxlades Art Supplies in Brisbane at 136 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley! We provide all the materials you need for any medium of artistry and can give you personalised advice on the best tools for your project.

Wondering if we have something specific in stock before you check out our art supplies in Brisbane? You can call +61 (07) 3252 8238 or send an e-mail to [email protected] to speak with a team member and ask any questions.

And if you want to keep up with us online when you're not in the store, you can find us on social media to keep up with newly stocked products, store updates, and more. Visit our Facebook to stay in touch with us and get more information about local art events. You can also visit our Instagram to get a behind-the-scenes view of the shop and the lovely products we sell.

Contact Us

For school and wholesale accounts please call

Phone: +61(07) 3348 8180

E-mail: [email protected] 

For retail customer please call 

Address: 136 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley
Phone: +61 (07) 3252 8238
E-mail: [email protected]
Monday - Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday - 10:00am - 2:00pm