Our specialty is participatory,

socially-engaged contemporary art experiences for audiences of all ages. 

Arts Projects

We can work to a specific brief or present you with fresh ideas that meet your needs.


Highlights include:

Jurassic Plastic for Sydney Festival,

Tanabata for the Powerhouse Museum & WOW Festival, and Art Ninjas for Lendlease.

All these projects are available for tour in Australia and internationally.


Our Services include:

  • Creative Concept Development

  • Artist Liaison

  • Exhibition Production

  • Public Program Curation

What We Do - Arts Projects

Arts Consulting

Our expertise is in managing relationships and facilitating projects with Japan, while sensitively navigating Japanese cultural practices.


We have an extensive network developed over more than 25 years, across the government, business, and cultural sectors.

ArtsPeople represent the Australian Chamber Orchestra in Japan.


Our bi-lingual consulting services include:

  • Relationship Negotiation & Management

  • Market Development Strategies

  • Translation and Interpreting

  • Arts Sector Research & Advice ​

We work between Sydney & Tokyo as cross-cultural consultants for some of Australia’s major arts companies.

What We Do - Arts Consulting


Visit our Journal for articles and our YouTube channel for videos.

Director Kathryn Hunyor leads specialist art tours to Japan and is regularly invited to give public talks and write articles on Japanese art and design. ​

Kathryn is available for:

  • Talks & Forums

  • Interviews & Articles

  • Specialist Art Tours to Japan

What We Do - Ideas

We share thought-provoking new ideas about participatory art, design, and Japanese culture. 




Art Gallery of New South Wales

AGNSW Society

Australian Chamber Orchestra

Australian Design Centre

Australian Embassy, Tokyo


Biennale of Sydney

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

Clemenger BBDO Sydney

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Fairfield City Museum and Gallery

Grace Cossington Smith Gallery

Japan Foundation

Kaikai Kiki Co. Ltd


Macquarie University

Mosman Art Gallery

Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences

Powerhouse Museum and Sydney Observatory

Renaissance Tours

See Saw Films (I AM THAT)

SPIRAL / Wacoal Art Centre, Tokyo

Sydney Festival

Sydney Opera House

Toshiba Australia and New Zealand

University of New South Wales

University of Technology Sydney


What We Do - Karilyn Brown

Karilyn Brown

Course Leader, Cultural Leadership, NIDA

Former CEO, Performing Lines

There are far too few experienced creative producers working in the area of Australia’s engagement with Asia, who are able to pursue the highly sophisticated and culturally sensitive negotiations that are needed to develop and implement creative project partnerships.


ArtsPeople’s Kathryn Hunyor has enormous capacity and expertise in these areas which, when combined with her exceptional creative vision, professional integrity and courage to take on complex and challenging endeavours, will ensure that she will continue to play a very important leadership role in the arts and cultural sector.

What We Do - Janice Zets

Janice Zets

Producer ‘Made in 17 Hours’ Toshiba Campaign, Clemenger BBDO, Sydney

ArtsPeople are simply brilliant! I thanked my lucky stars every day for having them on board. They somehow managed to make the impossible possible and did it with absolute professionalism.


They were an incredible source of knowledge and information to someone who knew nothing about the art world or dealing with artists. Not only did they find a renowned artist perfect for the job, they also put us in touch with the best suppliers in Sydney. They visualised and executed an entire exhibition within a couple of months. The campaign would never have been as successful as it was without them. They were an absolute joy to work with.

What We Do - Janson Hews

Former Manager, Public Programs

Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences

Janson Hews

ArtsPeople have a highly creative, professional and collaborative approach, driven by a profound understanding of audience engagement.


Their combined curatorial, design and public programming backgrounds uniquely position them to provide large audiences with rich and creative participatory experiences that are also personally meaningful and visually strong.


Much of Tanabata: Star Village’s success was due to their ability to understand and inform the project brief, creatively respond to each site and it’s operational challenges, and ensure the project met both the needs of the museum and our diverse audiences.