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DESERT WOMEN Cultural Expression

Opening on International Women's Day this exhibition is a celebration of desert women artists with their interpretation of  environment. Marina Strocchi is a Melbourne born, Alice Springs painter and printmaker who has over several decades been a mentor to Aboriginal artists whilst continuing to develop her own artistic career.  Internationally exhibited and collected, this will be the artists first solo exhibition in Perth, and is paired with new paintings from artists in the remote community art centres; Warlukurlangu Artists in Yuendumu, NT and Ninuku Artists in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara lands near the triborder states of WA/NT/SA.  It also celebrates Artitja…

Landscape Colours

In this exhibition Indigenous artists portraying their Country in the assorted colours of memory and season have pooled their collective output to present a rich and diverse view of their Homelands. The colours represent landscapes from the coast to the desert, from the north to the south.

Pintupi Artists of the Western Desert

Pintupi artists have had a profound influence on the development of the Western Desert art movement since it emerged at Papunya in 1971. Contributing artists for this exhibition include George Hairbrush Tjungurrayi, Ronnie Tjampitjinpa, Warlimpirnnga Tjapaltjarri and his brothers Walala and Thomas Tjapaltjarri, George Ward Tjungurrayi and Jake Tjapaltjarri. The combination of Tingari or Dreaming motifs used to describe the culture and Country of these senior men formed the basis of the abstracted dot designs that both described and disguised some of the great creation narratives from their heritage. With changes to the style and colours use by the desert…

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Mosaics Workshops - Jenny Dawson

Learn to design and make your own mosaic wall piece with experienced ceramic artist Jenny Dawson. Jenny Dawson's (J Shed Art Studio) enrollments are open for her next classes at the J Shed Fremantle. This series is called hand made "Mosaic wall works for exterior or interior."  The workshops will run for 6 weeks and cost $320.00 carefully structured classes small groups beautiful studio setting at J Shed on Bathers Beach Tuesdays 2pm - 4.30pm starts 2nd of April. Wednesdays 10 am - 12.30pm starts 3rd of April. Wednesday evenings 5.30pm - 8.00pm starts 3rd of April. Email or call…

Spirit of Place Amanda Westley Kudditji Kngwarreye

The stiking paintings by Amanda Westley and Kudditji Kngwarreye depict the distinctive qualities of their respective homelands using colour and composition to evoke Country. While Amanda reveals the south coast on Fleurieu Peninsul, Kudditji captures the moods of the Central Desert.

The Loneliest Number

Extraordinary moments from the everyday. Part photographic exhibition, part performance, part musical experience The Loneliest Number invites audiences to contemplate what it means to be surrounded but alone. Featuring a live band as well as the classical music of Beethoven, Schubert and Mozart, audiences are immersed in the worlds of eight distinct characters and reflect on the beauty in the everyday. Funny and evocative, sad and salacious, these tales of the ordinary will give audiences an insight into the secret truths of the every-person. Performers: Georgia King and Mark StorenPhotography: Holly GarveyBand: Mark Storen, Tom Garvey and Holly Garvey. Come…

Aboriginart Indigenous Fine Art Gallery

Aboriginart specialises in ethically sourced indigenous paintings from the Central & Western Desert regions. These amazing contemporary pieces have been created by some of the most collectable artists in Australia today whose work has been extensively exhibited and collected both privately and publicly all over the world including many in the National Gallery in Canberra. These internationally revered artists include Kathleen Petyarre, Judy Watson Napangardi, Kudditji Kngwarreye, Mitjili Napurrula, Gloria Petyarre, and the late greats Minnie Pwerle, Dorothy Napangardi, Makinti Napanangka and Ningura Napurrula. We have a stunning range of diverse designs and sizes suitable for any domestic or corporate…

Art of Freo

Art of Freo has grown from a love of Fremantle and a desire to help boost public awareness of the many independent artists working within the greater Fremantle area.In the gallery we will feature art exhibitions and events from local artists and Fremantle based works of art.

ART ON THE MOVE

ART ON THE MOVE encourages connections and fosters a sense of belonging, creativity and a greater understanding of ourselves and the world through visual art.  We are  Western Australia's only organisation dedicated to touring contemporary visual art exhibitions across the regions, interstate and beyond. ART ON THE MOVE's Beach Street Gallery is currently showcasing our touring exhibitions. This is an opportunity to see artists work from across Western Australia and beyond with exhibitions that tell stories about our place in the world.

Artitja Fine Art

Based in South Fremantle Artitja Fine Art is a private gallery specialising in Australian Indigenous Fine Art from remote and regional art centres and communities. We hold up to four specialised exhibitions a year and outside of those times we are available by appointment. Since 2004 the gallery has established itelf as one of Perth's most reputable and accessible Indigenous art galleries. Artitja Fine Art's aim is in connecting cultures through art.  Aboriginal art is not just aesthetically beautiful, it provides important insights into Indigenous stories and Tjurrkupa (dreamings). Within Australia and internationally, the art plays an important role as a medium for…

Bathers Beach Art Precinct

The Bathers Beach Art Precinct is part of the conservation and activation work around the historic Arthur Head area of Fremantle, Western Australia. The area is of historical significance for indigenous Australians and European settlement of Western Australia. The precinct is home to more than 20 established and highly respected sculptors, painters, photographers, Indigenous artists, a ceramic artist and designers, one of which is the famous sculptor Greg James who created the sculpture of the fisherman at Fishing Boat Harbour. Other artists include Joanna Robertson, Jenny Dawson, Peter Zuvela, Ann Land, Carol Hazel, Caroline Thompson and Tessa Joy. Studios Kidogo…

Bitches Brew

Bitches Brew Picture Framers has been part of Fremantle's West End for over thirty years. In that time, the owners, Nigel and Ruth have been an integral part of the arts community. We are happy to offer advice on all aspects of framing, and have a large choice of quality mouldings. All the framing is done by us in our premises at 62 High Street. In 2018 we expanded! We are now proudly displaying and selling exclusively West Australian artists in our Art Space! We keep it fresh, displaying over 20 artists at a time and updating pieces and artists…

Blinc & Co

This refurbished 1970s warehouse in the Knutsford Street Arts Precinct is  the creative base to established and emerging art practitioners and designers from a range of disciplines: film and photography, painting, weaving, printmaking and artisan furniture design.  Aptly named Blinc & Co - where arts meets design. Spaces flow and merge  to accommodate 2-D and 3-D exhibitions, seminars and meeting rooms.  Blinc & Co (former L & H warehouse) is very Freo with a charming international flavour, showcasing an electic range of quality furniture, fine art and design.  Art and Design Studios available for six to 12 month lease with the option to…

Bottleshots Photography

Bottleshots Photography is a full service commercial image service specialising in providing businesses with digital marketing images of wine and food products and their packaging, with an emphasis on glass and bottles, serving customers throughout Australia and Southeast Asia.

David Giles Art Gallery

The David Giles Art Gallery at 49B High St showcases a wide range of highly affordable art pieces by many talented Western Australian artists, including David Giles. Studio Eleven Art Gallery at 11 Captains Lane hosts a number of permanent artists in residence. You can meet the artists and purchase art, jewellery and gifts. Studio Eleven is also home to the David Giles Freedom School of Painting, which provides an opportunity to explore your inner creative self. The David Giles Art Gallery is open 11-5 Tuesday to Sunday and Studio Eleven is open 11-4 Thursday to Sunday.

David Spencer Fine Artist

Acknowledged as one of Australia's collectable mid-career artists. David Spencer has held successful solo and group exhibitions across Australia for the past ten years. Spencer's vibrant and dramatic art is an observation of the modern industrial world. His paintings are emotionally charged with bright colour and are enlightened by pattern and reoccurring symbols. Constantly seeking new challenges in multi-disciplinary art practices including sculpture, fashion design, illustration, music and film production. Spencer looks to colour all areas of creativity with his own unique vision and style. With all these elements combined, we discover compositions that both dignify his imagination and the…

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Galleries and studios in Fremantle

Fremantle has long been a centre for arts and culture and there is always a great program of exhibitions and events to discover at the many galleries and studios. If you are looking for what to do in Fremantle on the weekend or during the week check out our listings for studios, art spaces, pop up shops and art galleries in Fremantle