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ARTISTS

Vivienne Litson

The Studio Shed

Bridgetown

Her functional pieces are a personal reaction to the colours, rhythm and quirks of her environment, observing also the ever changing shades of rocks, land, sand and sea.

Beverley Prideaux

The Little Art Gallery

Boyup Brook

Bev’s art gets back to nature with textile sculptures and paintings using a needle felting technique and natural fibres. Wool painted pet portraits and custom orders available.

Frances Kilpatrick

Helen Reading Studio at Darlimurla Gardens

Donnybrook

Frances Kilpatrick's art is mainly done using water colour and mixed media on paper, and the images are meant to be bright and uplifting. She likes to combine realism with fantasy and includes small details for people (of all ages) to enjoy finding.

Cassi-Jo Davis

Totem Bohemia

Bridgetown

‘Threads the Settlers left behind’ For this new series of works, textile artist Cassi-Jo Davis explored ruined and abondoned houses in her travels in regional Australia. She ponders on the life of our early women settlers in these remote places and presents the traces they have left behind on genuine antique linen, textile fragments, embroidered pieces and handmade laces.

Kim Lyle Perrier

Perrier Sculpture Park

Bridgetown

Bridgetown sculptor since 1978 developing skills from miniatures to large-scale sculptures. Represented in National and State Gallery collections and multiple State and National Awards. Establishing the Perrier Sculpture Park in 2021 for large-scale work open for public viewing on his property.

Shirley Cornelius

Jalbarragup Artisans

Nannup

For The past 4 years, Independant artist living in Jalbarragup WA. I love working with different mediums such as water colour, acrylics including acrylic pouring techniques, recycled fabrics and embroidery threads. This year I have focused on creating pictures in felt, using a wet felt technique to create the background and dry felting the picture details.

Janet Gray

Down South Mosaics Gallery

Nannup

Janet is a mosaic artist based in Nannup. Janet’s artistic style has gone from ceramics, mosaic tiles, glass, and she is currently working mainly with crockery and tiles to create whimsical pot faces and flowers. Her latest artistic works have included large mosaic sculptures.

Gemma Lawlor

Black Barn Studio

Bridgetown

Gemma Lawlor…Artwork that is semi abstract and sometimes a little fanciful, creating a surreal element in the composition. Using a mixture of perspectives, her artwork combines textually painted backgrounds and layered collage of botanical prints from her garden and the native bush. The main focus of her work is capturing the strange beauty of Australian landscapes inspired by salt lakes, break-a

Tina Matthews

Yarn n Co

Boyup Brook

Tina's Art is inspired by the landscape, livestock and lifestyle of the Australian Outback. Repurposing and using old rustic tip finds to paint or create with is a favorite. Working primarily with oil on Canvas, Tina also loves photographing and painting wildflowers.

Lisa White

Kangamia Studio/Gallery

Balingup

Lisa White is an accomplished, eco conscious, fibre artist who works with a diverse range of home grown and locally sourced natural, foraged materials including: native and introduced plant fibres, bone, pandanus, wood, feathers, seeds and seed pods. Lisa creates sustainable, uniquely woven sculptural forms, coiled vessels, handmade string dilly bags, wall works, light shades and vases.

Trish Durham

Reclaiming Beauty

Bridgetown

Trish Durham is a mixed media artist whose arts practice encompasses a wide range of disciplines including painting, jewellery ,sculpture, ceramics & textiles. Her ethos is quite simply that art makes the world a better place. Trish's artworks are created with a view to engender joy in the viewer/wearer & also invite engagement via the use of reclaimed, reimagined & often discarded elements. Alongside Jay Thiele, this exhibition,”Reclaimimg Beauty”, celebrates oft overlooked treasures

Helen Reading

Helen Reading Studio at Darlimurla Gardens

Donnybrook

Helen Reading paints mainly in water colour with a bit of pastel, a dollop of acrylic and a smidge of oils. She lives in a 100 year old house called Darlimurla, surrounded by a garden filled with native plants and birds. Helen finds many objects in the surrounding bush to add interest to her paintings. Have you ever really looked at an old gumnut or a bug eaten, past its prime leaf? Have a look!

Chrissie Parrott

Supper Room Gallery

Nannup

Chrissie Parrott’s artworks are mostly abstract, enigmatic and highly decorative photographic images that are manipulated and multi layered. Paintings of mystical landscapes skyscapes and colourful flowers. Bodies floating untethered reminiscent of the historic and respectful adoration of the female form.- created using 3D modelling software.

John Garde

John Garde Studio

Bridgetown

John works from his studio in Bridgetown WA as a fulltime artist. He provides classes and workshops for those interested in developing representational drawing, and painting techniques.

Dr Bob Longmore

Holberry House Sculptural Walk

Nannup

Dr Bob is a local retiree and part-time artisan. A keen gardener and fisherman, he delights in working his magic with recovered fencing wire. There is always a project on the go at Bob’s place, many with scientific and creative elements to them. We invite you to view the creative works of accomplish South Wests artists at the Holberry Sculpture Walk, in the lower gardens of Holberry House.

Anneli Salo

The Nannup Brewing Co.

Nannup

This series celebrates the simple ‘soft on the eye’ shape of river stones and the essence of minimalism itself. As the world becomes ever complex many of us gravitate towards the simple things in life and the natural world to restore our sense of calm. Visually uncomplicated, yet they hold vibrations of living greatness. Observed in the form of jagged mountains or tumbled into a riverbed, rocks are storytellers and survivors having weathered many storms and nature's constant pressure to change form, break down or get stronger. ‘River stones hold a message for me to keep things simple.

Kim Gillespie

Saffron Moon Ceramics

Greenbushes

Kim Gillespie is a professionally trained potter producing a range of high quality functional stoneware pottery and unique art/studio pottery. She uses custom blends of clays, recycled clay and also uses some wild unprocessed clay she digs up around her North Greenbushes property, which she uses to describe the local landscapes in vessel form.

Irene Stephens

THINGSweMAKE

Bridgetown

Irene Stephens, creates paintings from landscapes that surround her in the Southwest of WA or on her many trips to the North West and beyond. Her preferred medium is watercolour.

Dion Douglas

Balingup Art Group

Balingup

Dion Douglas creates artworks across diverse mediums, including mural paintings, digital art, acrylic marker (posca) landscapes and wooden carvings. His art is a vibrant exploration of Western Australian flora and fauna, characterized by bold colours and shapes.

Wendy Mills

Balingup Art Group

Balingup

Wendy is a nature lover whose passion is to recyle things which are normally thrown away, and make very original and unique pieces of art. She has been doing this art for approximately 5 years. Her ideas are inspirations which arrived from experimenting with recycled items.

H Elliot-Smith & W Elliot

Elliottsmith Sculpture and Glass

Nannup

Heather and William are glass artists who use kilns to create beautiful sculptural, decorative and functional art works. Their sculptures often incorporates other mediums with the glass to emphasise the colours and textural qualities of glass. William also creates metal sculptures, which grace the garden location

Marijka Tromp

Tromp Studios

Nannup

Marijke is stimulated by nature and uses natural products, to create felting, eco dyeing and sculpture in various forms

Melinda Stephens

THINGSweMAKE

Bridgetown

I draw inspiration from 'the space between' in relation to the trees and forests of the southwest, coupled with a deep love for atmospheric landscapes. Additionally, I've initiated research into the emotional responses and facial expressions portrayed in portraiture.

Linda Jordan

Linda Jordan Creations

Nannup

Linda Jordan makes funky fashion, bags, hats, boots & jewellery out of preloved clothing, fabrics & just about anything she gets her hands on. Linda loves to bring an old favourite piece's of clothing back to life with a funky twist & creates a new unique original design.

Dennis Wilson

Black Barn Studio

Bridgetown

In my retirement years from full time employment, I pursued my interest in creating metal garden art sculptures as a hobby. The artwork is made from recycles materials. My main passion is creating different species of birds from scrap metal. My sculptures are created with a welder, angle grinder and basic tools of the trade.

Jodie Quinn

Jodie Quinn Wildlife Artist

Bridgetown

Jodie Quinn, a wildlife artist drawing attention to Australia’s unique and threatened fauna, one illustration at a time.

Wayne Evans

Holberry Sculpture Walk

Nannup

Wayne has always enjoyed tinkering in his shed, exploring creative ways to work with metal. His current works are based on ideas he comes up with whilst working on machinery. Wayne’s work is sold exclusively through the Holberry Sculpture Walk. We invite you to view the creative works of accomplish South Wests artists at the Holberry Sculpture Walk, in the lower gardens of Holberry House.

Estelle Rowcliffe Carlson

Yarn n Co

Boyup Brook

Estelle Rowcliffe Carlson, a self-taught artist. Enjoys many styles of art. I have watched many zentangle artists and have developed my own style of tangle art. I use pencil and ink to create drawings using patterns. This style of art is both relaxing and creative.

Liz Janney

Blackwood Weaving

Nannup

I have just started weaving and love the process of immersing myself into the rhythm. Thinking of patterns, colours and the next project. I weave cloth and am inspired by geometrical shapes and vibrant colours, though living in the bush does make me think of the colours of the wildflowers and the subtle greens that surround me.

Lori Pensini

Lori Pensini Farm Studio

Boyup Brook

Lori Pensini is a nationally awarded artist having being shortlisted for over 90 awards and has held 29 solo exhibitions. Lori is a figurative narrative artist with a deep connection to her ancestral grazier history and lived experiences on country. Her exploration of cultural identity and role within our natural world is illustrated through her signature fusing of floriography and people.

The Hive Studio

The Hive Studio Bridgetown

Bridgetown

The Hive Studio is a contemporary art studio run by mother/daughter team, Yve and Kath. They have been using their many years experience in a variety of mediums, to offer art classes for absolute beginners, designed to introduce everyone to the world of art

Fleur Ambrosa

Jalbarragup Artisans

Nannup

I create art using tiles, clay, paint, fabrics, paper and any other forms of media that look interesting – much like life, it’s a journey of discovery.

Jay Thiele

Reclaiming Beauty

Bridgetown

Jay Thiele is a textile and mixed media artist who loves to create small pieces of wearable art which allows her to use many mixed media techniques, such as sewing, beading, hand embroidery, fabric painting/dying and turning unusual, often discarded objects into unique textile jewellery. Jay, alongside fellow artist , Trish Durham, will present a body of work entitled, “Reclaimimg Beauty”, for this year’s trail. Focus will be the creation of beautiful things from items often attributed little to no value

Laurie Allison Bullied

Black Barn Studio

Bridgetown

This exhibition will mostly feature contemporary figurative works that often incorporate stencilling, rich textural and gold leaf elements and atmospheric, slightly abstracted landscapes that strive for beautiful colour harmonies.

Mark Brlevich

YARN n CO

Boyup Brook

Since retiring, the spinning wheel has become my form of relaxing and de-stressing. I will spin anything. l have spun camel fleece, and hopefully in the future I will get to do some Highland cattle yarn. I spin for YARN n CO shop, for clients, and myself. Items are made from these yarns, and sold. Many have left the Australian shores to be worn over seas

Colleen Currey

THINGSweMAKE

Bridgetown

Colleen is exhibiting a body of pottery creations. It ranges from hand decorated and thrown domestic ware to hand built , specialty fired art works. Colour and texture is her passion. I hope you enjoy this body of unique works.

Roderick Browton

Roderick Browton Art Gallery

Balingup

An internationally acclaimed Painter and Sculptor, Roderick Browton has had an over 50-year career as an artist and has exhibited and sold works across the globe. His acrylic and oil paintings and portraits bring life to the canvases he creates using techniques that range from photo-realism to impressionism, but it is his interest in the fantasy world that has recently been taking over his studio.

Anna Murchison

The Little Art Gallery

Boyup Brook

Writer and painter, Anna Murchison, addresses held and evolving responses to space, place & sentience, with individual mixed media works often directly referencing her award-winning poetry. Her abstract visual arts practice is both a dynamic observation of nature’s complex architectures and a felt response to those intersections of sentience creating the world we inhabit.   

Carole Patch

Millside Mosaics

Nannup

I studied Art & Design in 1999. Whilst exploring all aspects of art, I especially liked the different ideas and designs of mosaics apart from the original form using found or recycled tesserae.. I have been responsible for ongoing commissions and community projects. I am now pleased to be working with Jean Ross at our studio in Nannup.

Gwen Edwards

Balingup Art Group

Balingup

Gwen is a painter from Donnybrook WA. Gwen's main subjects are Australian rural scenes, birds, flowers and Australian trees. Colour, contrast and the play of light are well portrayed in her paintings. Gwen's favourite medium is acrylic and her latest adventure has been to paint on the wonderful petina of aged tin.

Joanna Hales-Pearce

Yarn n Co

Boyup Brook

Joanna Hales-Pearce paints for the joy of colour, creating abstract works which play with a touch of texture and detail. Her preferred medium is acrylic, but she randomly dabbles in different techniques, materials and styles, with a love of experimentation and a readiness to explore and learn.

Lynnette K. McFarlane

Balingup Art Group

Balingup

Lynnette McFarlane…I love the play of Colours mixed with Light & Shadow ! My works are often Abstract combining the use of many beautiful colours &/or Portrait and Equine studies… usually with a strong Spiritual flavour !

Jennifer Loverock

Black Barn Studio

Bridgetown

For the last decade the focus of Jen's work has been the immediate interiors of her own home, drawing and painting richly coloured and textured 'interior landscapes. Jenny has recently sold the old storer of memories ie her home and is now venturing outside to look at the world that surrounded that home. A drawer as well as a painter the landscape will provide a new avenue of rich imagery.

John Tromp

Tromp Studios

Nannup

John works mainly in oils, trying to capture the ethereal nature and spirituality of places and impressions.

Sandy Chambers

The Little Art Gallery

Boyup Brook

Sandy’s love of the iconic Grasstrees is depicted in his many paintings. Done in watercolours and with fine brush stokes these iconic trees each have their own character. Around Boyup Brook Sandy has left his mark in the famous holograms, wall paintings and sculptures in sand and stone.

Tracey Jarick

Tracey Jarick Art

Bridgetown

I am a passionate pastel artist who enjoys painting riverscapes, landscapes, trees and pet portraits. I am excited by the colours of the pure pigment and the mark making of pastels. I hope this is evident in my paintings.

Leanne White

The Leanne White Gallery

Nannup

Leanne White, a painter of narratives, delights in watercolour and oil paint mediums, creating spontaneous and expressive images of the natural world. Her experiences in the Australian bush trigger the essence of the story, which she then crafts with her signature style of vibrant colour into a finely executed art piece.

Miranda Free

The Eyrie Studio Gallery

Nannup

An award winning artist, Miranda has been practicing & exhibiting for over 20 years in Qld, Malaysia and WA. She has been active in the local arts community and was instrumental in founding the Blackwood River Arts Trail & Blackwood Film Festival. She is a painter of landscape, still life, figurative and portrait works and loves opening her studio and native gardens for all to enjoy.

Isobel Macaulay

Slow Grow Project Workshop

Bridgetown

Isobel's philosophy is to create slow, beautiful, imperfect pieces that keep her connected with slow practices, nature and simple living. When creating, she aligns with the core values of the space she has created ... being ‘When we slow, we feel. When we feel, we heal. When we heal, we grow.’

Jean Ross

Millside Mosaics

Nannup

Using a variety of materials, including tiles, crockery, old jewellery, found objects from the beach, and pieces of fabric, Millside Mosaics create interesting pieces of artwork. We have a varied selection from traditional bird baths to unusual sculptures, and large artworks to tiny micro mosaic jewellery.

Margaret Beechey Rothery

Perrier Sculpture Park

Bridgetown

I started painting at about the age of 6, and it captured my imagination. My mother in particular and my father were both artistic and I was born into an era when people had time to paint or gather round the piano on a Sunday evening. I grew up with a strong connection to country and farming. I have always loved plein air painting, and now have discovered, to my delight, 3D sculpture.

Jean Stasse

Balingup Art Group

Balingup

Jean Stasse has only recently listened to the artist inside of herself, and made time to put brushes to paper and canvas and express her love of nature, bright, vibrant colours... especially the colour red.

Neil Nicholson

The Little Art Gallery

Boyup Brook

Neil was born in Zimbabwe in 1965, but moved to Australia in 2005, and subsequently spent fifteen years living in the Pilbara region of W.A. The rugged beauty of the area was of great inspiration, and one of the reasons he started painting. Although he has always been an admirer of good art (especially landscapes), he only started painting late in life (2012) but has since won a number of awards.

Sarah Brlevich

YARN n CO

Boyup Brook

I discovered needle felting at a Heritage Day at the Dinninup Show Grounds where I was with Bev Prideaux and her felt creations. Bev gave me a 5-minute instruction and.since then I have dabbled a bit. During my gap year of 2023, I developed my own technique. I like needle felting as it is an easier alternative to clay with less fuss and I like the imaginative style. I make small pumpkins into ke

Marilyn I Dreaver

The Salted Earth Studio

Donnybrook

Marilyn Dreaver a passionate clay artist who specialises in wood-fired salt glazed works- transforming clay pots and sculptures made with high firing stoneware australian clays into unique forms that embrace the unpredictable elements of earth,wood and fire

Rozanna Johnson

Holberry House

Nannup

Rozanna is a painter and ceramicist exploring themes of memory, physicality and ritual. Having long fostered a fascination with the forests of the South West, she now resides in Nannup, where the surrounding landscape inspires her work. Rozanna will be showing paintings and hand-built ceramic works in the beautiful grounds of Holberry House, where she will also be creating in a temporary studio.

Thelma Cluning

Supper Room Gallery

Nannup

Principally a specialist in Free-motion stitch and embroidery, Thelma also creates works in Collage, Print, Paint and Illustrative Drawing. Her subjects and influences are diverse, however they are always pursued with a determinationfor creating complex visual surfaces that attract the viewer's interest. Her meticulous attention to construction and design underwrite her art practice.

June Wood

Online

Bridgetown

Hand spun and handwoven fibre art and wall hangings, small or large, always paying attention to detail, quality and originality. Each piece is unique with the addition of hand spun, handwoven chunky plied art yarn. If you are looking for a showpiece of art to add interest to a blank wall then these hand spun, handwoven wall hangings are for you.

Su Berghuis-Garde

Black Barn Studio

Bridgetown

Born in Adelaide, visual arts studies at UWCSEA Singapore, Claremont School of Art and ECU,Bunbury, and travel to France and Italy...it all seeps in, and maps a story. The creative act is a refuge; a place to sort through memory and mystery. In making images,in that space of colour,shape and line, we can explore what takes place beyond words...

Christopher Redfern

Red Skippy Art Studio

Balingup

Christopher Redfern could draw before he could talk. Not one to rest on his laurels, he carried on drawing through 3 university degrees before deciding that he should become an oil painter. His wife, baby and dog are his muses.

Gulia Iv

The Little Art Gallery

Boyup Brook

Gulia Iv lives in this beautiful region of South West and being involved with the art community has given her many ideas and opportunities for her impressionist paintings. Landscapes, markets, rivers, flowers and leafy streets are natural for me to capture on canvas and give a feeling of belonging.

Shay Malzer

Jalbarragup Artisans

Nannup

Shay has worked for many years using flowers as an art form. Working overseas and creating many amazing table settings and floral arrangements using local indigenous flora. Now living in the Australian forest, and surrounded by her own garden, inspiration to create is all around. Shay uses edible flowers and other produce from her home garden to make and beautifully decorate delicious, nutritious homemade cakes.

Michael Miller

12 Carey Street

Bridgetown

Ever since I was a young child I have wanted to be an artist. Between then and now I have experienced so many special moments in nature, and this has inspired my artworks in so many ways. Whenever I have been in nature I have noticed details of shapes, light and colour. I am often reflecting on how to capture the beauty of nature in art.

Carolyn Austin

Balingup Art Group

Balingup

Carolyn Austin draws inspiration from the photos she takes of the world around her. Often preferring the simplicity of b&w sketches, she also loves bold colour, architecture and the natural world.

Tracey Saggers

Balingup Art Group

Balingup

I am inspired by nature and use a variety of mediums to express my felt connection with the natural world.

Naomi Rice

Wedding and Lifestyle Photographer

Boyup Brook

I am a professional Wedding and Lifestyle photographer and I live in the South West of Western Australia in a little town called Boyup Brook. I started my photography journey 6 years ago and I enjoy taking photos of all subjects especially family, maternity, newborn, mummy and me and weddings.
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