I like to use bright and energetic colours, experiment with layering techniques to create something unique. When I reflect on my work it is obvious my inspiration comes from the beautiful colours of the Bay and the coastal community that surrounds me.Read More
Figurative drawing can use memory, a distant recollection or direct stimulus of the model.
Energy from the model’s pose translates into expression on paper. The posture reverberating
into movement and stimulating free flowing lines. Lines can be whole or fragmented. Broken
lines rely more on imagination to visualise a continuity of form. This engages the
audience in the creative process.
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.Read More
My body of work represents a variety of techniques recently acquired as a visual arts student and reflects an understanding of self and a deep love, respect and appreciation of living and working is this little piece of paradise - Margaret River.Read More
My love of the Ocean has found it's way to my new art studio. Finding colour on a pallet and seeing a picture unfold is a wonderful surprise to me. I am constantly amazed at how a picture emerges through patience, bravery and boldness of paint.Read More
I am inspired by the history scattered on the outskirts of towns; the old homesteads and machinery crumbling away, the rust and peeling paint and preloved gardens.Read More
Cate Edwards graduated from Sydney's City Art Institute, with a BA in 1984. Since then she has been working as an artist, illustrator and teacher.
“Design is important to me - I like to start with a theme or an idea and then see where it takes me."Read More
I like telling stories through various forms of art, mixing a range of media and poetry. I like building art within the art, bringing the common into a new world.Read More
Chloe Wilder is a reprehensible human person. She has prepared a series of oil portraits for you to look at and she will probably say something inappropriate while you're there.Read More
Watercolour and drawings will form the main portion of the works on display. New portraits of WA birds and local landscapes will be on display as well as a number of limited edition prints.Read More
Influenced by my grandmother - a keen gardener, plant lover and painter of wildflowers - I have created a collection of botanical watercolours of both exotic and native plants of this area.Read More
In residence at Jahroc, David Giles will be presenting and working on his "Solace" series of paintings which highlight a sense of light and spirituality and draw on both contemporary colour field painting and the romantic landscape tradition.Read More
The investigation into family history has continued to weave through my work. Connections with family, our place in the world and the similarities to the creatures we share it with. Experimentation with various mediums keeps me investigating.Read More
Dawn studied fine art in the UK in the 1970s and majored in printmaking. She has worked with acrylics and pastels but is always drawn back to boldness of printing. She is inspired by the light and colour of her surroundings.Read More
Along with my landscape works, I have recently been producing historical studies based on narratives and memories. I have explored these themes using a variety of traditional and textile media.
Opening night Saturday 28 April 2018, 4pmRead More
Take the short trip down Metricup-Yelverton road to the Creative Nest, a very different studio.
It's a place we call home, a sanctuary for family and friends, animals, birds and inspiration for me to create paintings.Read More
The work represents the disciplines of watercolours gouaches and oils past and more recent, large and small which make up an overview of how I go about painting, with work from Europe which contrasts with my main subject of Australian landscape.Read More
Oil paint is my medium. Colour is my language. Nudes mostly. Intimate, laid bare, private, vulnerable, raw, fragile, exposed.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More