metaMORPHosis + 3D Now

12 to 29 August view Mon – Fri 10-4.45pm, Sat 12-4pm Promoting the excellence and originality of senior secondary school students in their art and design studies. The works provides a window into the rapidly changing world of these exceptional young people.

Emma Longworth-Baker

Emma Longworth-Baker

3D Now

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Amy Perejuan Capone – Reykjavik Cabinet

Showing off the talented students of Central’s Industrial Design course in an exhibition of original work demonstrating a vast array of design skills, methods and materials exploration. Central students were again selected to exhibit at Vibrant Visions in Design (VIVID), the contemporary section of Furnitex, Australia’s largest furniture trade show in Melbourne in July. 3D NOW features a selection of those pieces – gems that demonstrates the world-class design abilities of Central’s students. on show: 13-22 August Wed to Fri 11.30-1.30 or by appointment, Sat 12-2 Showcase Gallery Central Institute of Technology cnr of Aberdeen & Beaufort St, Northbridge ph 94271318 gallery@central.wa.edu.au

Fashion[ing] the form: the craft of making

10 Sept to 4 Oct  

Telstra Perth Fashion Festival steps off the runway and into the gallery with an exhibition of Western Australian fashion objects that is way “beyond garment”, curated by Anne Farren. 18 practitioners exemplifies the resurgence in appreciation for the finely crafted object of adornment.

 

 

Kelsey Ashe Giambaz, Cockatoo Easel Clutch, 2014 Digitally Printed Vinyl and Linen, Zipper

Kelsey Ashe Giambaz, Cockatoo Easel Clutch, 2014
Digitally Printed Vinyl and Linen, Zipper

 

A Tibetan Buddhist Mandala

11 to 18 Oct 

The gallery is transformed into a shrine with morning meditations at 8.30am led by a chant master and the creation of a sacred sand mandala. Presented by the Phen Dhe Ling Tibetan Buddhist Association and supported by the City of Perth.

 

The F Word

27 Oct to 15 Nov

The tradition of figurative painting goes in and out of fashion but audiences never fail to be seduced by the figure and representational art, while figurative Australian artists continue to observe and translate the world, from the everyday to the spectacular, with passion and nuance.

Includes Richard Gunning, Nicole Slatter, Thomas Hoareau, Kevin Robertson, Tom Alberts, Stewart Macfarlane, Nerissa Lea and Yvette Coppersmith.