Living near the ocean, beach walking is part of my daily routine. Here exists an environment that is never static. The long view of sunrise and sunset contrasts with the tideline where collected fragments of marine life become the basis for mark making on my ceramic forms.
My artwork is inspired by the joy I have around me - the people I befriend and love, the places I visit, their colours, textures, mood and dynamic compositions. Visit www.carmenmcfaull.com.au for workshop schedules and gallery artworks.
Christian Fletcher is Western Australia’s most successful landscape photographer. He has a natural ability to see and capture a beautiful image and has perfected the art of light, composition, colour and post processing.
Encaustic Artist. Every year I gather inspiration from the myriad of textures, materials, and colours that can be incorporated into encaustic paintings. Urban themes dominate my paintings, but I also use current issues to stimulate ideas.
Navigating twists and turns of my life provides constant inspiration for my artistic journey. A call to the Pilbara has renewed interest in the ‘face of that ancient landscape’, colours, textures and moods.
I work primarily in oils with a tonal impressionist technique to capture light and mood. My painting style mimics the masters of old; walking back, squinting & refraining from drawing. Come, chat and see.
Long regarded as one of Australia’s most creative jewellers, John Miller works from his iconic Yallingup studio. John’s passion for the Australian environment is evident in the exquisite designs featuring iconic local landscapes and motifs.
John Streater is a world renowned designer and master craftsman of one of a kind bespoke hardwood furniture. With over 30 years’ experience John leads in the field with his unique, sought-after, custom designs and traditional joinery methods. The Gallery showcases art, glass, woodturning and gifts.
Textile and mixed media artist, Julie Smith combines hand dyed silks and wool to create unique fashion scarves and wraps along with mixed media paintings and mono prints inspired by the beautiful colours and forms of nature.
Lee is an emerging textile artist, new to Open Studios this year. She is influenced by the local environment and its many moods, capturing it with texture, movement and colour in wearable art pieces. Come visit!
When viewing my hyper realistic paintings and my abstract oceanscapes I want to evoke feelings of peacefulness and calm. In contrast, with my quirky beach girls, I’m expressing typical Australian beach culture.
An award winning artist with a BA in painting and printmaking Mary-Lynne reinterprets the landscape around her. "The substance of oil paint and its possibilities is what excites me in developing a painting with fluid and lyrical brushwork".
Sue’'s still life work utilises distinctive, considered form and colour and our relationship with objects that reflect our personal history. Come and visit her in her cosy studio in her old wooden farmhouse.
My work is influenced by the natural world around me and the wildlife that inhabit it. My styles and mediums are varied as I enjoy experimenting with different techniques and materials to create unusual effects.
Valma designs and creates unique contemporary jewellery using sterling silver and gems, small scale sculptures and paintings. The works are influenced by the light, shapes and textures in the natural environment surrounding her Yallingup home.
Voytek is passionate about metal forms. He continues to explore and expand his use of different metals to produce interesting new designs and finishes. Ceramics, glass, wood and stone are also incorporated.