ONLINE 22 MARCH TO 19 APRIL 2019
PAINTINGS, CERAMICS, JEWELLERY
Celebrating the botanical diversity of Western Australia, These artists through painting and sculpture and jewellery celebrate the uniqueness of our flora.
JENNIFER MELLOR is predominantly a plein air painter whose breathtaking, Australian landscapes capture the colour, space and emotion of this vast country. In this new series of works there is a focus on the outstanding colour and form of Australian botanicals.
VERITAS is a local watercolour artist, passionate for our flora. Her knowledge and ability to capture the colour and uniqueness of our plant life results in stunning small and large works of art.
YU-HUA LAN a ceramic artist newly established in Western Australia,YU- Hua draws from her surrounds and surprises us with her sculpture and jewellery based on the Banksia plant.
YVONNE KITCHENER a ceramic artist whose work also encompasses the inspiration Banksia plant in her decorative ceramic designs.
FRANCESCO GERONAZZO an Italian printmaker, Francesco established himself in Western Australia a few years ago. Predominantly working in monoprints, Francesco has been inspired by the forms of nature around him and uses these unique forms in his current works.
BETHAMY LINTON is a fourth generation Western Australian jeweller whose work in this series, is based on the wildflowers of Western Australian and the ever inspirational Banksia with her incredible Banksia bangle. With a strong family history of silversmithing and jewellery making, Bethamy’s works re held in many collections.
SARAH ELSON predominantly sculptural, Sarah uses the incredible forms in nature to create small scale sculpture and jewellery based on the flora that surrounds her, from seeds and flowers to native nuts.
DOROTHY ERIKSON -daughter of renowned historian and naturalist Dr Rica Erickson, Dorothy is herself a jeweler, historian, curator and jeweller. Dorothy is probably the mother of contemporary jewellery in Australia being among the first to exhibit overseas in Vienna and London. Her works today are held in many galleries and collections as are her books.