Exhibitions

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5 – 24 August  [caption id="attachment_4425" align="alignleft" width="310"] Alexandra O'Brien, I'm all ears, oil on canvas, Iona Presentation College[/caption] Showcasing senior secondary school students undertaking art and design studies - a window into the rapidly changing world of these exceptional young people....

Following the Thread, Let the Cloth Speak by Marjorie Coleman

22 July - 10 August [caption id="attachment_4420" align="alignleft" width="337"] TheTenants (detail), Hand stitched thread on linen; Photo: Bewley Shaylor[/caption] Using contemporary stitch as an expressive medium, Marjorie has produced rich evocative pieces over decades. She takes pleasure from working with cloth, drawing on a lifetime of intimate knowledge to stitch for her own enlightenment. http://www.marjoriecoleman.com/   shopfront gallery 149 Beaufort Street...

Dave Walters video for Mens Health Week

Men's Health Week To promote Men's Health Week, we are pleased to present this short video “Don't Tell Me How To Feel” by Dave Walters. Dave has been completely immersed in the photographic industry during the past few years. Named North Metropolitan TAFE Photography Student of the Year in 2017, he has gone on to be awarded at both State (AIPP WAEPPA Gold with Distinction Print Award 2018) and National levels (2 x AIPP APPA National Silver Print Awards 2018). These still images represent a larger body of work, a personal project that explores themes of social anxiety, identity and sense of self through conceptual photographs comprising a series of 24 still images and further cross-media components which come together to produce a short film presentation. the video link is now finished but you acn more by Dave You can see more of Dave's work at: www.davewaltersphotography.com.au   ...

NAIDOC Exhibition – I see you, I hear you

8 - 27 July The body employs a non-verbal language through our faces, our gestures, what we wear and our adornments. In this exhibition for NAIDOC 2019, a range of established and emerging Indigenous artists, including student designers, tell a story of standing strong and proud, sharing and celebrating their heritage and culture. STAY TUNED FOR WORKSHOP INFO Review online by Stephen Bevis: https://www.seesawmag.com.au/news/body-language-speaks-on-many-levels/ [caption id="attachment_4470" align="alignleft" width="425"] Darren Stockwell, Hybrid Me, digital print[/caption] [caption id="attachment_4417" align="alignleft" width="280"] Christopher Pease-Flora and Fauna 3_oil on canvas 2014 courtesy Gallerysmith Melbourne[/caption]...

From Another View Creative Fellowship Exhibition

31 May – 22 June  The State Library of WA in partnership with the Minderoo Foundation presents a contemporary reimagination project of John Forrest’s 1874 trek from Geraldton to Adelaide from 7 May. At Gallery Central, creative responses to exploration and living on Country by Aboriginal Creative Fellows from Yamaji Country, Western Desert and Ngaanyatjarra Lands alongside Queensland artist Bill Gannon. Yamaji Art in Geraldton will focus on traditional cultural knowledge of water and water sources considering John Forrest relied on Aboriginal trackers and Yamaji peoples’ knowledge to locate water. Tjukurba Art Gallery at Wiluna represent the Western Desert region focussing on landscape and foods in their area at the start of the Canning Stock Route. Wilurarra Creative, based in Warburton, share the experience of being on country through the unique perspective of Ngaanyatjarra young people. Walking between two worlds, of traditional Ngaanyatjarra culture and contemporary Australia, Ngaanyatjarra young people maintain an unbroken and continuous knowledge of and connection to the lands that John Forrest could only study. Creative Fellow Bill Gannon, a non-Indigenous artist, visited sites along the historical trek in 2018. Part of the field work was guided by Traditional Owners and led to works in response to the history and themes of the trek. https://fromanotherview.blog/   [caption id="attachment_4394" align="alignleft" width="416"] John Forest party leaving Perth[/caption] [caption id="attachment_4393" align="alignleft" width="390"] Canning Stock Route[/caption]...

neXus

12 -30 March Curated by graduate Pascal Proteau, a collection of TAFE art graduates make works alone and together that flesh out the relationships between people, the connections and the separations that we encounter in both life and art practice. Features  Claire Bailey, Pascal Proteau, Lisa Dymond, Lauren Broom, Carmel Warner, Stephen Genovese, Marian Giles. Curated by Pascal Proteau. Stephen Genovese_The Living [Palmerston Street, Latitude -31.942762°, Longitude 115.857606°]...

Possibilities

23 - 27 Feb Emerging artists/TAFE students in the shopfront at 149 Beaufort St Launches 5pm Fri 22 Feb View Sat 23, Mon 25 and Wed 27 Fen 1-5.30pm....

Rare Scenes from the Art Collection

9 Jan – 13 Feb Mon to Fri 10-4.45 Saturday Sunday closed  Rare Scenes offers visitors a look at some important works from our Collection that are not often seen.  Featuring works by Michele ELIOTT, Marina KAILIS, Margaret RUANE, Eva FERNANDEZ, Cherry HOOD, Connie PETRILLO, Akio MAKIGAWA, Angela STEWART, Stuart ELLIOTT and Tony JONES ...

Worktable by Kate McIntosh

21 Feb– 3 March Active, meditative, creative or destructive, Worktable is a live installation with you at the centre. Inside a room you’ll find instructions, equipment and safety goggles – and then you get to work. It’s up to you to decide how things come apart and how they fit together. Artist Kate McIntosh is guided by her ongoing fascination with the misuse of objects, playfulness with audiences and offbeat humour. In Worktable she’s giving you the power to unleash your creativity. We provide the hammer – you do the rest. Artists talk Sat 23 Feb at 2pm Produced by SPIN, presented by Perth Festival Ticket event $15 + transaction fee Wed-Fri 5pm-9pm, Sat 12pm-9pm, Sun 12pm-6pm ...

Symbitinerant by Anjilene Phoenix

7 - 10 Feb, 14 - 17 Feb Perth artist examines the life of the itinerant artist and performer in a series of banner paintings. Her work explores the interplay of autonomy and restraint, freedom and commitment within relationships, and how symbiotic relationships can play a crucial role in the pursuit of one's dreams. A Perth FRINGE event. Open Thursday to Sunday  1-7pm in Shopfront Gallery, 149 Beaufort St, Northbridge   Arts Hub article: https://performing.artshub.com.au/news-article/features/performing-arts/sabine-brix/from-the-street-to-the-gallery-artists-talk-about-creative-transitions-257230  ...