The paintings I do centre on the landscape predominantly within the South West and occasionally of the Pilbara. The landscape offers me a spiritual renewal, and a connection to place. Through my work I am seeking an understanding of where I live, and how this association to the land shapes the way I think.
A.S.H. is a practicing artist living in Margaret River. She has a background in fashion and textile design and enjoys incorporating these skills into her paintings. Expect to see bright colours and a mix of textile design with her usual detailed animals.
I am endlessly inspired by the intricacies of nature; I particularly love the play of light on water and the patterns it creates. Most of my work is created from fine porcelain, which is formed into simple shapes using a pottery wheel.
Spread across the Ferart Studio property, these large, sculptural installations aim to enrich and challenge people’s identity and place in their community. Visitors are invited to collaborate in these interactive works.
Exploring the concept of “different minds”, my “art-scape” spreads across the studio and property – with works that entertain and delve into the experience of living with complexity. See our website and Facebook page for interactiveactivities and workshops.
My process of creating is always evolving, I currently start my work with a random mark making and then I work to clarify & ‘find’ the painting within it. I also teach my techniques & How to 'Get Creative' in Workshops and during Art Adventures.
Francois & Nicholas have been handcrafting jewellery for over 30 years, drawing inspiration from their natural surroundings. The brothers create elegant, timeless and signature pieces using precious metals, luscious pearls and sparkling gemstones.
Gabe's preferred medium varies day to day. His work involves painting large scale murals, airbrushing, screen-printing and combining techniques on wood. Open Studios, Gabe will be focusing on the local flora and fauna of our beautiful area.
Gerry Reilly’s hot glass practice combines dynamic sculptural commissions, funky lighting, graceful vases and platters, irresistible drink-ware, tableware and collectables; buzz in to $50 Blow Your Own Bauble or book ahead for a 1 hour Hot Glass Experience for 1-2 people.
An emerging English artist, has exhibited Brick Lane Gallery, London and twice enjoyed the Global Art Agency. Proudly a mostly self-taught painter, with life drawing tutoring, she experimentally paints anything from abstract, impressionistic styles to bold figurative art, in many media, drawing some inspiration from her travels.
As a well known printmaker, Leon has explored the medium with a particular focus on etching and collagraph. His delight in the medium is evident in the wide body of work he has produced and the ongoing experimental nature of extending the technical parameters. Woven tight with visual images, rich in humour and sentiment.
If ever an artist personified the nature of his art, it’s Heusso. Heralded as one of the new breed on ‘Constructivists’, his original creations have been inspired by splitting his time between his studios in Australia, California and Hawaii. Since 1991, his 35 solo exhibitions have delighted art lovers from across the globe.
French-born Australian photographer based in Margaret River, I worked for the United Nations as peacekeeping mission photographer in conflict zones over ten years. Since based in WA in 2014, I launched my second book "Beyond - Above Western Australia".
I am constantly inspired by the natural beauty of my surroundings and my art reflects this love of nature, expressed with the use of vibrant colours. I paint what I see and feel at any particular time in a spontaneous and experimental approach.
Patricia’s homemade mud brick studio ‘Swallows Welcome’ is a beautiful space where visitors can admire the gardens, Blue and Red-winged Wrens and surrounds, whilst viewing her books, cards, prints, watercolours and woodwork. Visitors welcome to bring a picnic and relax.
I love working with clay, colour and texture to produce items that are decorative, fun and functional. I do ceramic sculpture classes with Sue Sowerby and produce my pottery at home. I take inspiration from nature and the birds around me.
Award-winning artist Peter Scott exhibits at his Studio Gallery, Margaret River Studio of Fine Art. He has developed a style showing influences of the Impressionists and his inspiration comes from subjects that surround him. Using different lights, a variety of mediums and strong colour, Peter captures the ever-changing ambience and atmosphere’s that permeate this wonderful region.
Coad's muted and intense works delve deeper into subconscious thought and uncover an unhindered engagement with the inner-self. Coad’s figures engage with outer situations, rather than with the viewer.
My work consists mostly of realistic portraiture. Presently the Studio is concerned with life drawing of the human form using line drawing, pastels and paints. My art has been awarded both locally and nationally
I'm a contemporary realist painter working primarily with acrylics and oil on canvas. I focus on subjects close to my immediate environment which include still life and landscape. I am influenced in part by pop culture and by the work of artists I admire.
As a photographer in the Margaret River region, I love exploring the landscape and man’s impact on it, both here and further afield. My images feature landscapes in a way we may not have looked at them before. Showing beauty where others don’t find it.
I have lived in Margaret River for thirty years as a mother, teacher, musician and environmental activist. My work is mostly in acrylic with some oil and a little water colour and is an eclectic mix from the twenty years that I have been painting.