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A&A Art Display

A&A Art Display is an established Art Gallery in the beautiful city of Perth bringing you exquisite quality fine art from more than 20 renowned and emerging artists from accross Australia and beyond

  • Galleries:Drawing,Installation,Painting,Photography,Art Gallery
  • Open Days/times:Tuesday - Friday 9.30am - 5.30pm, Saturday - Sunday 9.30am - 3.30pm

Details

  • Open Days:Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday

Description

Established in 2013, A&A Art Display is quickly rising in prominence to become a highly sought after art gallery in Perth, Western Australia.

Representing more than 20 well-known and emerging artists all across Australia and beyond, A&A Art Display carries an exquisite collection of high quality fine art that is set to inspire and impress, bringing ineffable beauty to your home, office or investment collection.

 

Art Collective WA

Art Collective WA is an artist-run, not-for-profit organisation that supports and promotes the work of established WA artists through exhibitions, as well as artist talks, publications and art fairs.

  • Galleries:Drawing,Installation,Mixed Media,Woodwork,Painting,Sculpture,Textiles,Art Gallery
  • Open Days/times:Wednesday - Friday 11am – 4pm, Saturday 12 – 4pm

Details

  • Open Days:Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday

Description

Art Collective WA was established in 2013 by a group of artists who aim to improve the visibility of Western Australian visual artists, in particular those that have lived and worked in the state for many years.
 
The Collective presents an annual program of exhibitions and artist talks at their gallery in Cathedral Square. They also exhibit by invitation at art fairs (including Sydney Contemporary and Singapore Art Fair) and publish significant monographs on their artist members, most recently Trevor Vickers and Jeremy Kirwan-Ward. Artist talks are recorded for archive purposes and will soon be published online as an ongoing series of podcasts.
 
The Art Collective WA Benefactors are a group of art collectors who appreciate the work of the Collective and support their work annually.
 
The Collective is a not-for-profit incorporated organisation, which currently boasts 29 professional artists as members. Membership is by invitation only.
 
Artists: Merrick Belyea, Penny Bovell, Tim Burns, Paul Caporn, Olga Cironis, Penny Coss, Jo Darbyshire, Sarah Elson, Caspar Fairhall, Giles Hohnen, Chris Hopewell, Jeremy Kirwan-Ward, Eveline Kotai, Joanna Lamb, Andre Lipscombe, Anthony Muia, Lesley Munro, Ron Nyistor, Brad Rimmer, Kevin Robertson, Helen Smith, Alex Spremberg, Angela Stewart, Jon Tarry, Michele Theunissen, Paul Uhlmann, Trevor Vickers, Toni Wilkinson, Jurek Wybraniec

Art Gallery of Western Australia

Through the Collection, our associated programs, and stimulating exhibitions Gallery visitors' are offered a unique & exciting experiences of historic and contemporary Australian artists.

  • Galleries:Craft,Drawing,Furniture,Glass,Installation,Jewellery,Mixed Media,Painting,Photography,Pottery,Sculpture,Ceramics,Textiles,Public Art Gallery
  • Open Days/times:Wednesday - Monday 10am - 5pm (closed Good Friday, Anzac Day and Christmas Day.

Details

  • Open Days:Monday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday

Description

AGWA places particular emphasis on the arts of Australia, and due to their geographic position, the Indian Ocean Rim. Their proximity and access to many of the most exciting cultures of the world adds immeasurably to programs, exhibitions, collections and events at the State Art Gallery. Visit the Gallery and watch this site as they build for the future.

The Art Gallery of Western Australia, founded in 1895, occupies a precinct of three heritage buildings on the south-eastern corner of the Perth Cultural Centre. The Gallery houses the State Art Collection, which includes one of the world’s finest collections of Indigenous art, the pre-eminent collection of Western Australian art and design, as well as Australian and International art and design.

Artists Revolution

Artists Revolution is a non-profit arts group, created and run by artists for artists. We have a small gallery space and studio open to the community for arts projects, exhibitions and social activity

  • Galleries:Artist Studio,Public Art Gallery,Drawing,Installation,Textiles,Aboriginal,Artisan Workshop,Sculpture,Mixed Media,Art Gallery,Painting
  • Represented Artists:Thomas de Munk-Kirkmeer, Nic Compton, Patricia Rose, Paul Marres, Jan George, Tim Burns and others
  • Open Days/times:Wednesday to Saturday 10am - 4pm

Details

  • Facilities:Free,Wheelchair Access
  • Wheelchair Access:yes
  • Open Days:Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Wednesday

Description

Artists Revolution is a not for profit arts group designed for artists to promote and sell their art at our gallery and studio in Northam, Western Australia.

VISION - Artists Revolution is a group of professional independent artists supported by the Shire of Northam and Wheatbelt Development Commission as part of the Royalty for Regions program, which seek to develop a culture of creative collaboration between themselves and the community at large. The movement endeavors to thread community members together so that individuals and organizations can work together on building a creative and vibrant hub in the town of Northam.
Artists from Artists Revolution make collaborations within the community to develop participation in targeting local artistic talent within youth groups and other community groups that display potential ability that may be developed.

 


Wheatbelt Development Commission as part of Royalties for Regions provided Artists Revolution with $15000 to start this fabulous art space.

Cool Change Contemporary

Cool Change Contemporary is a new artist-run-initiative opening in the Perth CBD in August 2018.

  • Galleries:Ceramics,Drawing,Installation,Painting,Photography,Sculpture,Mixed Media,Print Making,Art Gallery

Details

  • Facilities:Free
  • Open Days:Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday
  • Wheelchair Access:Whilst there is a lift, it is not wide enough for all wheelchairs. Please contact us for more information and for assistance accessing Cool Change.

Description

Located within the historic Bon Marche Arcade building on Barrack Street, Cool Change Contemporary is a multi-gallery venue that will host a monthly program of exhibitions supported by regular performances, screenings, workshops and events.

Downstairs Gallery

Downstairs Gallery, Arts,Crafts And Gifts. Featuring Art and Craft by local artists.

  • Galleries:Craft,Drawing,Jewellery,Painting,Photography,Sculpture,Textiles,Woodwork,Art Gallery
  • Open Days/times:Thursday - Monday 10am - 3pm

Details

  • Open Days:Monday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday

Description

The Downstairs Gallery is located on the lower level at the Two Rocks Shopping Centre.

It features Art and Craft by Local Artists.

The Gallery displays Original Art Works, Paintings, Handmade Jewelry,

Embroidery, Sewing, Toys, Dollhouse Miniatures and Unique Wood Craft.

There are Hand painted cards, and Gifts for all occasions.

New Members are Welcome

Come look for us down the stairs or check us out on facebook.

 

 

Gallery 152

Located in a beautifully restored heritage building, Gallery 152 is a new commercial gallery working to restore York’s reputation as a hub for artists, festivals and other cultural events.

  • Galleries:Sculpture,Mixed Media,Drawing,Painting
  • Open Days/times:Monday - Sunday 10am - 3pm

Details

  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday

Description

York is Western Australia’s first inland town which is characterised by its many heritage buildings, some of which have been retained for 160 years.
 
GALLERY 152 IS OPEN DAILY 10AM-3PM

Gallery Central

Central's purpose-built gallery is a significant feature located in the heart Perth’s cultural area and the entertainment precinct of Northbridge.

  • Galleries:Animations,Ceramics,Craft,Drawing,Furniture,Glass,Installation,Jewellery,Painting,Photography,Pottery,Sculpture,Textiles,Art Gallery
  • Open Days/times:Monday - Friday 10am - 4.45pm, Saturday 12 - 4pm

Details

  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday

Description

The Gallery Central is part of North Metropolitan TAFE formerly Central Institute of Technology. The Gallery’s program includes exhibitions from local, national and international artists and an Artist-in-Residence Program, all within a stunningly appointed and centrally located Creative Industries training environment.

Admission is free and the Gallery Central has several spaces.
Exhibitions are accessible and relevant, appealing to a wide audience. The Gallery Central showcase a range of artists which from time to time includes the achievements of College staff, students and graduates. Creative Industries at Central teaches visual art, ceramics, jewellery, fashion and textiles, graphic design, interior design and decoration, design for industry, photography, film and TV, music, animation and multimedia.

 

Gomboc Gallery

Gomboc Gallery Sculpture Park established in 1982 is free to the public and has regularly changing exhibitions of painting and sculpture within 5 indoor galleries, promoting both Australian and International Artists.

  • Galleries:Sculpture,Art Gallery,Drawing,Glass,Mixed Media,Painting
  • Open Days/times:Wednesday - Sunday 10am to 5pm

Details

  • Open Days:Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday

Description

Gomboc Gallery Sculpture Park was established on 4.5hectares of land purchased in 1980 by Ron and Terrie Gomboc initially as a venue to promote and encourage Western Australian artists.  There is also a studio / foundry / fabricating workshop from which Ron Gomboc creates his own sculpture and from where he has achieved international recognition. 

The gallery has for the past 27 years hosted an annual sculpture survey exhibition promoting and encouraging participation by students from tertiary colleges in Western Australia.  Since establishment of this annual sculpture event there has been an ongoing cultural exchange with national and international sculptors participating as artists in residence.

Entry to the gallery and sculpture park has been free to the public since 1982.  The gallery has been totally funded by the owners/directors Ron and Terrie Gomboc.

By appointment viewing from 24th December 2010 to 11th Febraury 2011
 

John Curtin Gallery

One of Western Australia's major public art galleries and one of the largest and best-equipped university galleries in the country is located on the Bentley campus of Curtin University.

  • Galleries:Art Gallery,Installation,Mixed Media,Woodwork,Painting,Photography,Sculpture,Textiles,Ceramics,Drawing,Furniture
  • Open Days/times:Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 12 - 4pm

Details

  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Sunday

Description

One of Western Australia's major public art galleries and one of the largest and best-equipped university galleries in the country is located on the Bentley campus of Curtin University.

The John Curtin Gallery enlivens the intellectual life of the University and its surrounding communities through exhibitions, events and public programs that explore global perspectives on contemporary art.

Through an innovative exhibition program, the John Curtin Gallery complements the international perspective of the University. Collaborating with national and international artists and curators, the Gallery contributes to the dynamic and changing culture of Australia by fostering critical dialogue.

The mission of the John Curtin Gallery is to bring to its audiences, both within Curtin University and well beyond, opportunities to experience and critically engage with the visual culture of our time.

With a view to exploring the infinite possibilities engendered by art, the exhibitions, events and public programs offered by the Gallery are a catalyst for thought, change and exchange. They provide a forum for examining our past and how it shapes our present, and for imagining the world of our future.

At the forefront of contemporary practice, the John Curtin Gallery is embraced by its audience as a centre for learning and research, and also as a place of thoughtful contemplation.

Kalamunda Modern

Kalamunda Modern is a commercial gallery exhibiting the work of professional, international artists. All artwork is unique and exclusive to Kalamunda Modern.

  • Represented Artists:International Artists
  • Galleries:Ceramics,Drawing,Glass,Installation,Mixed Media,Painting,Sculpture
  • Open Days/times:Thursday - Saturday 11 am - 4 pm closed public holidays

Details

  • Open Days:Thursday,Friday,Saturday

Description

Kalamunda Modern is housed in the most singular building in Kalamunda. The gallery's recognition is a huge, rammed earth, bobtail lizard, sculpted by Roman Antoniuk and the curved wall at the entrance to the gallery.

Kalamunda lies in the Perth hills east of the city centre. It is the gateway to nearby beauty spots and vineyards and is associated with some of Australia's greatest artists: Howard Taylor, Guy Grey-Smith, Elise Blumann and Robert Juniper.

Kalamunda Modern was inaugurated by John Day, Minister for Culture and the Arts and opened to the public on Friday 20th May 2016 exhibiting the work of international artists Georg Thumbach and Akashi Murakami.

Further exhibitions have included  the Australian glass artist Matthew Curtis and German painter Angelika Sieger, German artist Christian Heß and Australian/Danish artist Kirsten Biven and Australian artist Godfrey Blow

ARTWORK FOR YOUR COLLECTION 

In between our exhibitions, Kalamunda Modern is delighted to be presenting an eclectic, ever changing selection of artwork by international artists.

Not only for your collection, but also the perfect gift for those who have everything, we have 'just that something special' for your near and dear one.

For more information on this head to our website: http://kalamundamodern.com/?widget=1                                       

                          

 

                

 

Kidogo Arthouse

Home to two galleries, the KIDOGO ARTHOUSE is a unique exhibition space located at the edge of the sea in Fremantle.

  • Galleries:Installation,Painting,Photography,Pottery,Sculpture,Textiles,Ceramics,Drawing,Art Gallery

Details

  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday

Description

Nestled between the town and the sea, the Heritage Listed limestone building that houses the KIDOGO ARTHOUSE was built in 1884 by Harwood and Son. 

A fixture at the edge of Bathers Beach in Fremantle, the building was originally known as the 'Dangerous Goods Store' and has served a number of purposes. At various times a kerosene storehouse, a Harbour and Lights Department warehouse and a shipwright's shed, the building was saved from near demolition in 1972 to be reborn to its present incarnation as a space for the creative arts.   

Renovated in 1974, the iconic building began its new life as a hub for the arts in 1975 with the opening of Joan Campbell's acclaimed Potter's Studio. At the hands of Founder Joanna Robertson, this renewed and much-loved landmark structure has undergone its most glorious incarnation yet as the KIDOGO ARTHOUSE.

Mary Lindsay Homestead

Mary Lindsay Homestead is a Community Art Centre with the City of Wanneroo. The newly refurbished historic homestead has an Art Gallery and studios open to the public.

  • Galleries:Textiles,Mixed Media,Print Making,Upcyclng,Art Gallery,Artisan Workshop,Craft,Drawing,Jewellery,Painting,Photography,Artist Studio,Public Art Gallery
  • Open Days/times:Friday 10am - 3pm Sunday 11am - 3pm
  • Represented Artists:Two Rocks Yanchep Culture & Arts Network Members

Details

  • Wheelchair Access:wheelchair access
  • Facilities:Free,Wheelchair Access
  • Open Days:Friday,Sunday

Description

The Mary Lindsay Homestead has a range of activities includes creative writing, painting, calligraphy, zentangle drawing, jewellery making, art journals, photography and children’s school holiday workshops, sometimes free or a reduced cost to members.
For nearly a decade, TRYCAN has been part of a working group lead by the City of Wanneroo to restore the heritage listed Mary Lindsay Homestead to create a new community art centre. In 2018 this has come to fruition. The Mary Lindsay Homestead has a spacious gallery, exhibiting local artists work and studios where art is created and practiced.
FRIDAY is OPEN STUDIO 10am - 3pm Everyone is welcome to visit the studio, bring a project to work on or drop in for a coffee and a chat or look at the art work.
SUNDAY, the Gallery is OPEN to the public from 11am - 3pm. ALL WELCOME!

Midland Junction Arts Centre

MJAC is a multi-arts space perfect for exhibitions, creative development, performance, classes and special arts events all year round. The Swan Art Awards, November 2012.

  • Galleries:Drawing,Glass,Installation,Jewellery,Painting,Photography,Pottery,Sculpture
  • Open Days/times:Wednesday - Friday 10am - 5pm, Saturday 9am - 1pm (during exhibitions only)

Details

  • Open Days:Friday,Saturday,Wednesday,Thursday

Description

The City of Swan's favourite arts and culture venue, the Midland Junction Arts Centre (MJAC) offers an annual feast of visual, performing and youth arts for visitors and residents to join in!  Hosting two annual art exhibitions a year, numerous community art exhibitions by local and visiting artists, a range of arts activities during winter, HYPER Vision youth art exhibition and Hyper festival HQ,  year round visual art workshops and numerous live music shows, MJAC  offers a program that is diverse, inclusive and exciting.

Located in beautiful surrounds in front of Juniper Gardens, the MJAC  is conveniently located next to a range of dining options and Midland Gate Shopping Centre on Great Eastern Highway, Midland.

The heritage listed, newly refurbished venue features three generous gallery spaces, an intimate 140 seat theatre/auditorium, a leafy courtyard as well as dance rehearsal and printmaking studios, specialist arts equipment, resident orchestra's sheet music collection, City art collection works, various storage spaces for current users.  

Looking very different today, the arts centre is a far cry from its humble beginnings as the Midland Junction Technical School in 1904. In 1909, the school extended its curriculum to include art classes - marking over 100 year's tradition of community involvement in art!  The building has also housed a TAFE, primary school, and most recently the Australian Opera Studio, before being leased from the Midland Redevelopment Authority by the City of Swan for creation of the arts centre.

For more information and previews about events and activities at MJAC visit the Midland Junction Arts Centre facility.

Art Workshops

The City of Swan is committed to offering you a diverse line-up of workshop opportunities in 2012.  The MJAC  is where you will find activities like printmaking, contemporary painting and portrait drawing - just some of the options available to get involved in.

All tutors have extensive industry experience in arts education; sharing with you their accumulated talents and abilities in a friendly and supportive environment.

Participation and skill sharing are core features of the workshop - so whether you are beginning your arts journey or are a regular exhibitor - the courses are inclusive of all levels of experience and ability.

Swan Art Awards

The City of Swan will launch entry to the 2012 Art Award soon.  The annual acquisitive Art Award showcases the creative talent within the artistic community of Western Australia and allows for the Excellence Award winner's work to enter the City's art collection.  All artworks exhibited are available for sale, and is due to open in November. 

The City of Swan Excellence Award stands at $12,000; with five categories totaling over $20,000 in prizes, including a People's Choice sponsored by Midland Gate Shopping Centre. 

Performing Arts Program

The MJAC is also a renowned Performing Arts venue, with a program on offer that provides audiences with a unique choice of live events and activities to choose from. Focusing on live music, contemporary dance, drama and musical theatre the program provides opportunities to enjoy the diversity of talent that is currently on tour in Western Australia at affordable ticket prices. The performing arts program also supports the development of creative performance works.

Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery

The Moore's Building Contemporary Art Gallery is a City of Fremantle subsidised exhibition space that promotes a diverse range of contemporary art.

  • Galleries:Drawing,Painting,Photography
  • Open Days/times:Monday - Sunday 10am - 4pm

Details

  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday

Description

<p> The Moore's Building Contemporary Art Gallery is a City of Fremantle subsidised exhibition space that promotes a diverse range of contemporary art. Located in Fremantle’s historic west end, this heritage-listed venue has been an important part of Fremantle’s art community since 1994.</p> <p> It is particularly suited to emerging artists and recent graduates due to its low cost gallery spaces and central location.</p> <p> The Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery has six individual exhibition spaces and supports exhibition development and partnerships with artists, arts organisations and communities by providing subsidised rental spaces, developmental assistance and information services for exhibitors.</p> <p> To view the current exhibition program visit the Fremantle Arts Centre <a href="http://fac.org.au/" target="_blank" title="Link to Fremantle Arts Centre website">website</a>.</p>

Mossenson Galleries

Mossenson Galleries is regarded as one of Australia’s leading commercial galleries, exhibiting the finest art by both Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian artists.

  • Galleries:Painting,Photography,Sculpture,Art Gallery,Aboriginal,Drawing
  • Open Days/times:Wednesday - Saturday 11am - 4pm (by appointment on other days)

Details

  • Open Days:Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday

Description

Founded as ‘Indigenart’ in 1993 in Perth by Dr Diane Mossenson and her husband Dan, it has since grown to include galleries in both Perth and Melbourne, exhibiting the finest art by both Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian artists.

In establishing Indigenart, Diane Mossenson was motivated by the fact that there was no other gallery in Perth dedicated to high-quality Indigenous artworks. Mossenson took this pioneering outlook into the range and styles of artwork that she exhibited. Not content to follow the pack, she strove to exhibit challenging, innovative and exciting artists, rather than already established painters. Mossenson Galleries soon became defined as a trailblazing epicentre for the exciting emerging Indigenous art movement. Glancing over the past 18 years reveals a litany of first solo exhibitions from artists who have gone on to define the indigenous art movement.

With a keen eye for emerging talent, Mossenson has worked tirelessly to promote community art centres – from established centres like Papunya Tula Artists and Maningrida Arts and Culture – through to emerging centres like Minymaku (Tjala), Kalumburu, Iwantja, Waralungku and Milingimbi. It is as a mentor and advisor to artists that Diane Mossenson has found the greatest fulfilment. Mossenson has steered the careers of artists like Shane Pickett, Ngarra, Loongkoonan and Omborrin, in many cases, guiding them from the moment of their very first painting, through to the completion of their final works. She has facilitated projects for her artists, including major commissions, print projects and overseas exhibitions.

In 2006, Mossenson Galleries expanded its interests to include non-Indigenous artists, showing major exhibitions from artists including Col Jordan, Emanuel Raft, Graham Kuo and Peter Pinson. With a keen eye for serious artworks, Mossenson Galleries’ stable of non-Indigenous artists reflects a continuing engagement with inspiring and important artwork.

Mossenson Galleries’ innovation and trend-setting has been acknowledged by public institutions, including the National Gallery of Australia, the National Museum of Australia, the National Gallery of Victoria, the Art Gallery of South Australia, and the Art Gallery of Western Australia, which regularly source works from them.

Mossenson Galleries is an accredited tourist business and an officially approved provider to the Western Australian Government. Indigenart has been a finalist in the State Tourism Awards for five years, winning a certificate of merit in 2000. Indigenart is a member of the Australian Commercial Galleries Association, the Association of Western Australian Art Galleries and Tourism Council Western Australia. The galleries are committed to the highest standards of ethics, whilst presenting some of the finest contemporary art available in Australia. Each boasts an extensive stockroom, holding works from represented artists and communities, in all media.

Mossenson Galleries provides consultancy services for the selection and placement of works into collections, both private and corporate. Mossenson Galleries Subiaco also incorporates an in-house framing, restoration and conservation service.

Mundaring Arts Centre

The Mundaring Arts Centre is renowned throughout Western Australia as a unique and special place to discover exceptional, locally made art forms.

  • Galleries:Photography,Pottery,Sculpture,Ceramics,Textiles,Craft,Drawing,Glass,Painting
  • Open Days/times:Tuesday - Friday 10am - 5pm, Saturday - Sunday 11am - 3pm

Details

  • Open Days:Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday

Description

Located in the heart of Mundaring, this Community Arts Centre has operated for over 30 years working with artists and the community to provide festivals, community projects, workshops, outstanding exhibitions and a superb Gallery Gift shop.

FESTIVALS
MAC works with community partners and artists to present a variety of Festivals throughout the year, including:
• The Mundaring Truffle Festival (July/ August)
• Trek the Trail (September)
• Darlington Arts Festival (November)
• Biennially, the heARTlines Children’s Literature and Book Illustration Festival
A great way to get inspired, celebrate community and get involved!

COMMUNITY PROJECTS
MAC has a long established relationship with local schools, artists and community groups, working together to deliver recurring Arts projects and developing new projects each year. Find out more about our exciting Arts program and take part in:
• School Holiday Workshops
• Fine Art workshops
• Free Artist Talks
• Artist residencies
• Worn Out Wearable Art (WOWA) project
• Trek the Trail sculpture workshops
Plus much more…

 

NEST Australian Design Studio

Nest is a design studio specialising in local, quality, handmade art and craft products.

  • Galleries:Sculpture,Textiles,Mixed Media,Artist Studio,Art Gallery,Ceramics,Craft,Drawing,Glass,Painting,Pottery
  • Open Days/times:Friday - Sunday 10am - 4pm

Details

  • Open Days:Saturday,Sunday,Friday

Description

Opened in 2016, Nest is an art and design studio set in the heart of Darlington Village, a unique and very special hills environment. Working closeley with Western Australian artists and artisans, Maya Bouchard, herself an artist, holds a vision to create and exhibit a range of unique artworks and handcrafted items which are 100% Australian made.

Nest is also a centre for workshops and classes with various holistic and art based themes, they are run within gallery throughout the year; exhibitions, musical soirees and seasonal arts and crafts markets are also on the calendar.

PEEK-A-BOO GALLERY, GOTHAM STUDIOS INC

Peek-a-Boo is the street level window gallery of Gotham Studios Inc, operates 24/7 and celebrates its Silver Anniversary this year

  • Galleries:Installation,Painting,Photography,Sculpture,Textiles,Artist Studio,Mixed Media,Drawing
  • Represented Artists:Gotham Studio Collective artists and non-member artists
  • Open Days/times:BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Details

  • Open Days:By Appointment Only

Description

Gotham Studios Inc and the Peek-a-Boo Gallery

Gotham Studios was established in 1987 and is Western Australia’s longest running artist-run initiative (and Australia's third-oldest), Gotham celebrating its 25th anniversary this year since being officially incorporated in 1988.   Along with other heritage buildings in the precinct, the building was closed for redevelopment in 2009. The studios were officially re-opened by The Right Honourable The Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi in September 2011 for Gotham Returns, which included a full-scale exhibition inside and throughout the building, and also the re-launch of the Peek-a-Boo Gallery - Gotham’s own ground floor window-box gallery - presenting a small-scale group show of small works.

 

During 25 years of artistic production, over 130 visual artists have had access to invaluable inner-city working space. Long time member Andrew Nicholls notes that Gotham has 

‘collectively made an assertive contribution to Western Australian culture over the past two decades, with many of the state’s leading visual artists, writers and curators based at the studio throughout its lifespan. Gotham is an icon of independent visual arts practice in the state.’ (Nicholls, 2013, p 3)

Established as 'the smallest gallery in the southern hemisphere' when the studios were first launched in the late 1980s (at an even smaller scale than its current floor-to-ceiling format), Peek-a-Boo today presents exhibitions of contemporary art from a gallery space only three square metres in size. Exhibitions can be viewed free of charge from the pavement at 57 James Street, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Initially intended as a playful dig at Gotham’s neighbour, the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Peek-a-Boo was founded to allow experimental and non-institutional art to thrive at street level in Perth’s cultural centre. 

Last February and March, Gotham Gone Wild  honoured this legacy via a programme of surprising and celebratory artworks and interventions for Perth’s Fringe World 2013. In celebration of the Studio’s twenty-fifth anniversary, the artists of Gotham presented a changing programme of performances, sound works, temporary installations and events at Peek-a-Boo including: public life drawing from the street as models posed in the window; and night drawing - the artists drawing spectators on the glass and vice versa. Gotham Gone Wild complemented Le Salon Scintillant (winner of the Best Visual Art Award for Fringeworld 2013), Gotham’s inaugural Silver Anniversary exhibition at Moana Project Space, Perth.

Gotham has collaborated in the past with non-member artists at Peek-a-Boo, but this year, the gallery programme also features 7 exhibitions from exclusively non-member artists.  In November, Gotham Studios will be opening its doors to the public for the city-wide event, Perth Open House 2013, and has invited local artist Ben Crappsley to be the Peek-a-Boo artist for that time.

Ten Pound Pom – the illustrated picture book by Carole Wilkinson and Liz Anelli

The illustrated picture book Ten Pound Pom (Black Dog Books, 2017) by Carole Wilkinson and Liz Anelli shares the real-life tale of Carole Wilkinson’s journey of migration from England to Australia.

  • Open Days/times:Tuesday 11 February 2020 to Sunday 24 May 2020 during library opening hours
  • Represented Artists:Carole Wilkinson and Liz Anelli
  • Galleries:Drawing

Details

  • Facilities:Cafe,Free,Wheelchair Access
  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Sunday,Saturday

Description

The illustrated picture book Ten Pound Pom (Black Dog Books, 2017) by Carole Wilkinson and Liz Anelli shares the real-life tale of Carole Wilkinson’s journey of migration from England to Australia. In the 1950s and 1960s thousands of British migrants were welcomed to Australia as part of assisted passage migration schemes. This exhibition explores the story showing how Liz Anelli crafted the illustrations through layering of sketches, collage, ephemera and digital techniques. Especially curated for children and families, this exhibition is supported by a self-guided trail.

FREE. No bookings required.

Image: We arrive at Fremantle, detail from page 20 of Ten Pound Pom, 2017, Liz Anelli, State Library of Western Australia, PWC /269

The Art Space Collective

An inspired and innovative art space in Scarborough bringing the community together to honour Mo, Evie and Otis Maslin.

  • Galleries:Drawing,Painting,Artisan Workshop,Art Gallery
  • Represented Artists:Various Artists

Details

  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday

Description

The Artspace Collective is an inspired and innovative community hub in Scarborough, bringing together artists and creatives to establish a space for art sessions, exhibitions, music, food and creative artisan workshops for kids and adults!

 

The Artisan Store Fremantle

The Artisan Store Fremantle showcases local Western Australian artists, from our national treasures to our emerging talent. The largest range of local WA art work available in one gallery.

  • Galleries:Textiles,Ceramics,Craft,Drawing,Furniture,Glass,Art Gallery,Jewellery,Mixed Media,Painting,Photography,Pottery,Sculpture
  • Represented Artists:Jennifer Sulaj, Steve Baggott, Stephen Delaney, Felicity Peters, Demi McLeod, Brett BArker, Annemiek
  • Open Days/times:Monday - Saturday 10am - 5.30pm, Sunday 11am - 4.30pm (Closed Good Friday, Anzac Day, 25th-26th Dece

Details

  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday,Public Holidays

Description

The Artisan Store Fremantle celebrates and nutures the talent and diversity of Western Australian artists, sharing their stories, artistry and vision of the world with you.

Situated in the heart of Fremantle, the store is home to a diverse collection of visual arts,encompassing paintings, printmaking, jewellery, ceramics, assemblage sculpture, textiles, glass, woodwork, and new technologies just to name a few.

When you walk through the doors of our High street store you will discover a curated gallery offering artists a unique opportunity to sell their work and receive in return a 100% of their sales.

The combination of such diversity and talent in one space gives you a priviledged access to a rare selection of distinctive and exceptional handmade objects from artists who are often difficult to find, a shopping experience that will inspire and delight shoppers of all curiosities.

The Artists Nook

A boutique art and homewares shop located in the beautiful Ethel Street Courtyard in Guildford, Western Australia.

  • Open Days/times:Wednesday -Sunday 10am - 3pm
  • Represented Artists:Nicola Cowie & Katherine Ferguson
  • Galleries:Ceramics,Craft,Drawing,Art Gallery,Jewellery,Painting,Pottery,Textiles,Mixed Media,Print Making,Artist Studio

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  • Open Days:Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday,Wednesday

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Owned by artists Nicola Cowie and Katherine C Ferguson, The Artists Nook is a sweet little shop tucked away in the beatiful Ethel Street courtyard in Guildford. Filled to the brim with beautiful artwork, homewares and accessories by local creatives. The Artists Nook Workshops are in full swing, join in on the creative fun and learn some new arty skills with an ever changing array of classes to choose from!

Turner Galleries

Turner Galleries exhibits critically acclaimed contemporary art by Perth and interstate artists.

  • Galleries:Art Gallery,Installation,Jewellery,Mixed Media,Painting,Animations,Ceramics,Drawing,Glass,Photography,Sculpture,Textiles
  • Open Days/times:Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 5pm

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  • Open Days:Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday

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Turner Galleries is one of the largest commercial galleries in Perth. There are usually two solo exhibitions on view by leading local and interstate artists.  These are changed every five weeks and the public is welcomed to attend the openings.  It's easy to be notified abou our events, just join our mailing list via our comprehensive website.

You can also view our current exhibitons, browse through our stockroom, enjoy previous exhibitions, join the Art Angels or learn about our Artist in Residence Programme on our website.

A brief history: From October 1999 to February 2006, Turner Galleries was known as The Church Gallery. For most of that time it was located at 264 Stirling Highway, in Claremont Western Australia. In December 2005 it moved to temporary premises, at 452 William Street Northbridge, not far from the city centre, whilst a new gallery space was being prepared.
In March 2007 the gallery relocated and opened with the new name Turner Galleries. The refurbished 1920's factory workshop is located at 470 William Street Northbridge, near the corner of Bulwer Street.

Turner Galleries displays a broad range of contemporary art that is unique, challenging, critical and/or experimental. This encompasses painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, installation and new technologies. The gallery is owned and directed by Helen Turner, and managed and curated by Allison Archer.

Turner Galleries is also home to an innovative artist in residence programme, and its sponsorship group, the Turner Galleries Art Angels Incorporated. 

Wanneroo Gallery

The City of Wanneroo Gallery is proud to showcase a diverse range of world-class exhibitions throughout the year, including contemporary art, local history, children's exhibitions and community art.

  • Represented Artists:Michael Jalaru Torres, Tracey Moffatt, Gary Hillberg, Sally Morgan, Ezekiel Kwaymullina
  • Galleries:Ceramics,Drawing,Glass,Installation,Jewellery,Painting,Photography,Pottery,Sculpture,Textiles,Art Gallery
  • Open Days/times:Monday - Saturday 10am - 4pm (during exhibitions only)

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  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday

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