Artistic explorers of a different kind are celebrated in spaced 3: north by southeast. Six Australian artists completed residencies in the Nordic heartlands of Finland, Iceland, Denmark and Sweden and five Nordic artists found their place in Western Australia’s rural and remote communities. Through sculpture, video, photography and installation, this show is an enlightening series of vignettes onto the world we know, and the world we have yet to understand.
s it art? Science? Or both. Including a range of strange, bewildering, rarely seen and, just maybe, brand new organisms, this exhibition defies categorisation. In the anniversary year of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, the provocative project asks some moral as well as creative questions about how science operates today and might in the future.
Diversity is a key element of the Tresillian Arts Centre’s 2018 Student and Tutor Exhibition, running from 28 September to 14 October. Now in its 17th year, the annual exhibition showcases the work of students who have learnt new art skills over the past 18 months at the centre – and also features works from the tutors who mentored them.
This must-see series is a Travelling Exhibition from the National Gallery of Australia. It is a rare opportunity to view these renowned works that depict the story of the outlaw Kelly, and evidence Nolan’s characteristic expressive landscapes and vivid storytelling techniques.
In celebration of the rich vein of artistic talent within the Mundaring community, the Mundaring Arts Centre launches their 2018 exhibition program with the Shire of Mundaring Art Acquisition exhibition; featuring the work of invited artists, Sarah Elson, Bec Juniper, Andre Lipscombe, Desmond Woodley and Yvonne Zago.
Etsy Made Local Perth is a unique and hugely popular market that has showcased a celebration of our amazing makers’ culture for the past 4 years in Perth, Western Australia. Bringing something different to the handmade market scene, shoppers and sellers alike will enjoy an awesome day that’s all about local creativity on Saturday 25 November in Northbridge.
26°S 121°E | On the Map presents a comprehensive survey of printmaking in Western Australia. Curated by Laura A. Taylor, this exhibition unites work by 35 WA print artists and presents a tantalising glimpse of the diversity of print practices that can be found between Broome and Albany.
The new Six Seasons Gallery (named after the Noongar six seasons) is a space dedicated to the display and interpretation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art from the State Art Collection.
The City's annual prestigious Act-Belong-Commit Canning Art Awards provides upcoming artists, both youth and adults with the opportunity to exhibit their work to the wider community, as well as a chance to share in a huge range of sponsored cash prizes.
St George's Art is a premier annual event in art education in Western Australia, attracting schools from all sectors. Now in its 15th year, St George’s Art provides an outstanding opportunity for schools to present work by pupils in Years 10, 11 and 12, in the unique setting of Perth’s St George’s Cathedral.
Join illustrator, Gabriel Evans, in releasing his latest picture book from award winning publisher team, Walker Books.
Hundreds of primary school student’s respond to this year’s theme, Conserving Our Local Waterways. The most popular designs from this display will be translated into banners to adorn the Mundaring town centre for the coming year.
Small, delicate and ephemeral, this exhibition of works are a conversation in colour. Meticulously constructed out of paper, soft woods and metal foils rendered in gouache, they are infused with ideas of landscape and explore the relationship that develops between colour, form, structure and light.
On Sunday 17 July, 10am-4pm, Machines & Makers Open Day promises a compleat day of fun for all the family, in celebration of the humble sewing machine. The Mundaring Hall includes a road show of collectables, demonstrations, swap meets, stalls and events from local community groups, with exhibitions and historical displays just a short walk from the Hall ….did someone mention an ironing competition?
St George's Art is a premier annual event in art education in Western Australia, attracting schools from all sectors. Now in its 14th year, St George’s Art provides an outstanding opportunity for schools to present work by pupils in Years 10, 11 and 12, in the unique setting of Perth’s St George’s Cathedral.
achines & Makers invites the community to celebrate and explore the exceptional craft skills of the past with an exhibition created through a healthy obsession for sewing machines by invited contemporary artists, Paul Caporn, Mikaela Castledine, Geoffrey Drake Brockman, Stuart Elliott, Eva Fernandez, Judith Forrest, Tee Ken Ng, Coral Lowry, Angela McHarrie, Nalda Searles, Linda van der Merwe and Susie Vickery.
Year 12 Perspectives is your yearly taste of art by some of the best, brightest and most talented graduating high school artists in the State. An annual barometer of what our youth are thinking and feeling, it is also a rich celebration of the role the arts play in the development of individual identities.
An international multi-media exploration of the inner life of the comic artist and their incredibly intense, personal and affecting comic works that connect with audiences in unexpected and powerful ways.
Celebrating its thirteenth year, the 2015 Emerging Artist Award provides upcoming artists and arts students with the opportunity to exhibit their work to the wider community, with selected works to be exhibited from Friday 23 October to Saturday 31 October 2015.
The Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards, one of the richest Indigenous arts prizes in the country, is a national award founded in 2008 to celebrate the scope, diversity and excellence of art from all corners of Indigenous Australia. The awards acknowledge the significant and ongoing contribution Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists make to Australian art, culture and society.
Release your inner Boho-chic in this workshop where you will make your very own beautiful flower crown, ready to wear! The lovely Stacey from local florist Beans and Bunches will guide you step by step in the art of creating this magical headwear using fresh flowers.
The Gallery’s new annual program dedicated to displaying the works of Western Australian artists, WA Focus showcases recent and new works by local artists, selected to represent a mix of gender, experience and medium.
AGWA will work closely with Western Australian artists and the arts community to create inspiring displays for Gallery audiences that demonstrate the incredible depth of the State’s creative talent.