‘ENSPIRITED’ KEVIN MCCABE
27 November – 16 December 2020
The theme running through ‘Enspirited’ is the mystery and symbology of the Sacred and the Feminine.
The work begins with found images from catalogues, magazines and the artists own personal photo collection. These often quite mundane images are juxtaposed, manipulated and re-contextualised to evoke new meaning, new mystery and new beauty.
‘IMAGES OF JIRDARUP PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION AND EXHIBITION’
6 November – 25 November 2020
Gallery hours: Monday 10.00am-2.00pm | Tuesday to Sunday 10.00am-4.00pm
Friends of Jirdarup Bushland invited the community to photograph the much beloved local flora, fauna, and landscape of Jirdarup Bushland, to go into the running to win from a $3000 prize pool.
The exhibtion shows 60 glorious photos of Jirdarup Bushland chosen from almost 800 entries in the competition. Featuring finalists in the Flora, Fauna, Landscape/Habitat & Junior Photographer Awards. Visit the Gallery before 19th November to vote in the Rotary Club of Victoria Park People’s Choice Award!
‘NATURE AND NURTURE’ IDA KILLIGREW
19 October – 4 November 2020
In this exhibition the artist’s aim is to illustrate, in a colourful, lighthearted and sometimes whimsical way aspects of life which are of underlying importance to most of humanity, that is our connection to the environment (nature), and our interactions with other people (nurture).
‘HEAD SPACE’ SHERYL CHANT
25 September – 14 October 2020
“That the thoughts of worry and despair fly about your head,
This you cannot change.
But that they build nests in your hair,
This you can prevent.”
This ancient Chinese proverb forms the essence of Sheryl Chant’s work. Creating with clay enables Sheryl to smile at her worries.
Head Space is an exhibition celebrating WA Mental Health Week 2020.
‘SAVOR’ SETE TELE
4 September – 23 September 2020
Artist Talk: Saturday 19 September, 1.30pm – 3.30pm
‘Savor’ is a body of installation based participatory performance works about regret, grief and heartache. These new works have a synergy with health and conservation. The artist sees the earth as being our mother who is alarmed by what is happening to her. The health of our environment and our ecosystem is reflected in the health of the inhabitants.
‘BALI BALI TORAJA’
14 August – 2 September 2020
Meet the Curator 22 Aug 1.30pm-3pm Get Tickets
A conversation and relationship with Balinese traditional Kamasan art masters and traditional painters over twelve years curated by Paul Trinidad.
‘BIRDS SING OUT OF TUNE’ MEMBERS’ & PRINTMAKERS’ SHOW
24 July – 12 August 2020 (Mon 10am-2.30pm, Tues-Fri 10am-4pm, Sun 10am-4pm)
Get tickets to Open Night 7 Aug 2020 5.30-7.30 pm
We have all been facing an unseen force sweeping across the world. The world is changing beyond our control which is not what we are used to. Artists provide a window into imagination, understanding and vision.
‘YEYE WINDANG DJANG’ LEA TAYLOR
6 July – 22 July 2020 (Open Saturday 11 July from 1-4pm)
‘Yeye Windang Djang’ (Today’s Old Needle) is a collection of Lea Taylor’s traditional and contemporary Aboriginal weaving. A mix of natural and hand-dyed fibres, both traditional and not so traditional, wood and other gifts from nature.
‘WHITE OUT, WIPE OUT’ OLIVIA JONES
12 June – 1 July 2020
White out, Wipe out focuses on the positivity of humanity, bringing attention to sensations of experience. The exhibition is a development of ideas from a 2017 project ’Lonely Together’.
‘I considered how painting can embody visceral experiences in an abstract manner’. The layering of oil paint and disruptions to the surface physically express this exploration.
‘BROKEN EARTH’ NICOLE FRANCOIS
22 May – 10 June 2020
An investigation in ceramics and drawing.
Exploring memories of a family property in drought, “Broken Earth” examines contemporary issues of climate change on a drying planet. The vivid childhood memory of a seven-year drought is used as a lens to examine our current environmental crisis. Nicole works in clay and on paper to explore ideas of memory, place and loss, demonstrating the fragility of our natural systems.
All profits to go to Bushfire relief.
‘ELEMENTAL’ JANE STONE
30 April – 20 May 2020
Reimagined patterns and colours in the landscape, caused by both natural forces and human intervention, using textile elements of stitch, thread, colour and line.
CREATE CONNECT EXHIBITION
March 30 – April 29 2020
An exhibition by the group of artists that make up Create Connect, Victoria Park Centre for the Arts’ visual art program for people living with a disability. A celebration and presentation of some of their works to date.
The ‘Create Connect’ workshops program is a recent revival of the long-running workshops that have been held here for over 10 years, with strong connections to Nulsen Disability Services and As We Are. We are currently running music and visual art sessions, allowing people with intellectual disabilities to explore artistic practices with professional support.
Artwork by Janet Burke
‘VICTORIA PARK GOTHIC’ GREG MOLLOY, ERIC C and CHERISH MARRINGTON
February 28 – March 25 2020
View Online Tour
Greg Molloy, Eric C and Cherish Marrington present a group exhibition with a darker disposition.
‘LIKENESS OF THE LINEAR LINE’ JESSICA WHITEMAN
February 14 – February 26 2020
Through the use of self-portraiture, how can etchings use a subjective mark to portray the likeness of the artist?
Jessica Whiteman explores how the artist can portray a unique representation of themselves through their subjective viewpoint and mark-making.
January 31 – February 12 2020
Tangent brought together the collective of artists, designers and makers who form an integral part of the Gifted and Talented
Visual Arts Program at Applecross Senior High School as tutors and teachers.