Welcome to Riot Art & Craft Store!

For 40 plus years, Riot Art & Craft Stores have been serving the art community with passion. A leading retailer with 58 stores across Australia, we stock a huge range of arts, crafts, and graphic materials at the most competitive prices. Whether you’re a hobbyist, art student, school teacher or art professional, you’ll find what you need to bring your inner vision to life at Riot Art & Craft

Our History

The first Riot Art & Craft Store opened in 1974 in Moonee Ponds, Melbourne as an Australian family owned and operated business. From humble beginnings, Riot Art & Craft quickly became known for its excellent customer service and huge range, with stores rapidly opening up across the country. As of 2020, over 58 stores are open across Australia, employing approximately 500 employees and supplying countless artists and enthusiasts with the creative tools to feed their imaginations.

Our Beliefs

At Riot Art & Craft

  • We believe every person should follow their interests and creative pursuits.
  • We believe in affordable access to an extensive range of art and crafting equipment.
  • We believe in expert customer service - given with a smile and helping hand. 
  • That’s why we’re ready to serve the community with the knowledge and resources. 
  • That’s why we love to see self-expression at work.

At Riot Art & Craft, we’re ready to bring your inner vision to life.

Our Stores & Staff

Our stores have evolved over the past 46 years from that first store in Moonee Ponds, Melbourne to over 58 stores across Australia. Not just content with fast growth, we’re also committed to operating a sustainable and responsible business that supports local communities and our team of 500 plus staff members. 

We’re proud to say that every one of our staff members are ‘creative hearts’ - knowledgable in the art world, with a special interest helping people find their passion. We’re also happy to report growth and leadership are encouraged within our company across various departments - so our staff have better opportunity to shine and serve our community.