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Edward Blitner | Freshwater Billabongs

Edward Blitner is an artist from Ngukurr in southern Arnhem Land. Edward paints the rarrk cross-hatchstyle, developed from ancient rock art tradition using traditional earth colours that are found in the rock art sites, and ocassionally adds small amounts of colour to wáter lilies or other bushplants.The artist brings alive the freshwaterbillabong country that is the source of his people's survival over the millenia. 

Destabilising Walls

Five mature women artists are responding to Laura Mitchell’s provocation to destabilise the idea of a wall. The collaborative exhibition emerges from discussions between Laura Mitchell, Sarah Robinson, Annette Nykiel, Gale Thackeray and Tania Ferrier concerning the notion of ‘wall’. In the last five years, the wall has become a prominent International symbol, for example Trump’s US-Mexico wall, the ruined walls of Syria and the Middle East and those that impede migration across Europe. However, the wall need not be a physical barrier as gender, age, class, cultural and social beliefs and economic circumstances are also barriers that may create…

Mono Freo Book Launch

MONO FREO 2 is a book of black and white photography by James Kerr set in and around Fremantle WA. The book will be launched at 6pm, Friday 17 August 2018 at Earlywork, Shop 9/330 South Terrace (cnr Wardie St), South Fremantle. This book is a sequel to the original MONO FREO. The launch will feature an exhibition of images from the book as well as a selection of previous photographs. The exhibition will also open 10am-4pm Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August 2018. http://jameskerrphotography.com

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Fiona Omeenyo and Rosella Namok

Contemporary Indigenous artists: Fiona Omeenyo and Rosella Namok from Lockhart River community on Cape York in Northern Queensland, show paintings that reflect the stories, people and landscape of their coastal homeland. Their unique style of thick layers of paint overlaid and scraped back to reveal earlier layers, gives a sense of the lush tropical landscape and bright light. It also reflects the importance of the meanings and stories associated with the land, the sea and the ceremonies that connect all together.

25 under 25 2018 Art Award exhibition

2018's finest selection of young West Australian creative talent.25 under 25 showcases an amazing and inspiring group of artists aged 14 - 25. The exhibition opens at 6pm on Friday 24 August 2018 at the Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery, 46 Henry St Fremantle. The exhibition runs until Sunday 2 September, open 10:00am-4:00pm daily. Come along and hear the award announcements on the opening night; with over $2000 and industry prizes up for grabs. Full details are at https://www.fremantle.wa.gov.au/25under25 image credit: Chris Hyland, Fog (I & II), winner of the 2017 25 under 25 Art Award.

Metaphor by Peter Usher

‘Metaphor’ is Peter Usher's tenth solo show within a decade. It is his first mid-career retrospective. This milestone mid-career retrospective showcases a large body of new work alongside an array of key paintings drawn from his formative artistic periods. ‘Metaphor’ is an exhibition that connects multiple threads that run through Usher's career to date.  

Salary Man Date by Jim Bob Basement

Photography exhibition dealing with the Salaryman of Japans daily life and values, and live music event run by Jim Bob. With Myriad Sun and Poolboy.

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…

Barracuda Studio Gallery Design and Lifestyle Store

The Barracuda Studio Gallery has a broad aim to be a flexible space that facilitates and promotes artists/craftspersons and others in their sustainable entrepreneurial activity. The gallery encourages experimentation and the evolving of this artistic and sustainability minded spirit. Barracuda's brief is to respond to both the ethical commercial, retail and artistic needs of a community which depends on arts and culture to enrich, catalyse and improve the quality of the lives of those within it.We hope to inspire a sense of place and exploration in a changing world and a place or home for such artistic/creative exploration,purchasing,shopping and education.…

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…

Blinc & Co

Aptly named Blinc & Co - where arts meets design, this refurbished 1970s warehouse in the Knutsford St 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.  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.  Enquiries:   Norbert Perrine - 0402440412 ADDRESS:  17 Blinco Street, Cnr Blinco and Amherst Streets. HOURS:…

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.

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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