April 2019 Listings
Artitja Fine Art
South Fremantle, 6162.
(08) 9336-7787, 0418-900-954.
Directors: Anna Kanaris and Arthur Clarke.
By appt. Celebrating 15 years in 2019, Artitja Fine Art is based in South Fremantle and hold quarterly ‘satellite’ exhibitions. They are open at all other times by appt. Recipients Fremantle Business Awards: Outstanding Cultural Enterprise in 2017. Corporate Social Responsibility in 2016.
Fremantle Arts Centre
1 Finnerty Street, Fremantle 6160.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
April 13 to June 1 Revealed Exhibition – New & Emerging WA Aboriginal Artists. The Revealed Exhibition features works by more than 100 of the best new and emerging WA Aboriginal artists, showcasing the diverse and vibrant state of contemporary Aboriginal art. With paintings, prints, carvings, photography, textiles, video, weaving and more, this generous and enticing exhibition presents the work of artists from remote areas alongside those from regional centres and metropolitan Perth. All works in the exhibition are for sale.
April 13 to June 1 To Be Continued – Photography from Indigenous Australia – is a recent survey of photography from Indigenous Australia. Cinematic vistas of wide-open spaces recall memories of childhood and adolescence, re-enactments of history shed light on horrific frontier violence while restrained yet poignant portraits give face to some of Australia’s more remote communities. With work from remote, regional and metropolitan-based artists, To Be Continued highlights the diversity and complexity of lived experience, history, and expressions of cultural identity across Indigenous Australia.
47 High Street, Fremantle 6160.
From April 12 Gallery 1: Spirit of Place by Amanda Westley and Kudditji Kngwarreye.
Gallery 2: Numina Quartet.
Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery
46 Henry Street, Fremantle 6160.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
April 13 to 16 (opening Sat April 13) Choralfest 2019 Freo – the gallery will be hosting and become home base for this celebration of choral music which brings together about 2,500 singers in around 40 choirs performing in 17 venues around the city of Fremantle. www.choralfest.org.au
April 27 to May 12 (opening Fri April 26, 6pm) Art by Eight – an exhibition by local artists Fran Vaux Koenig, Joanna Morey, Chris Goldberg, Janette Pryor, Yadj Campbell, Kay Kiely, Susanna Hawkes and Lietta Jacobs. Each artist brings to the exhibition their own particular artistic concerns and styles which range from a mix of landscape, portraiture, abstract paintings and including 3D media.
Art Gallery Of Western Australia
Perth Cultural Centre, James Street Mall, Perth 6000.
Free entry unless stated otherwise.
Wed-Mon 10.00 to 5.00 (closed Tues).
To April 15 WA Now: Hyperkulturemia by Andrew Nicholls. This immersive installation features Nicholls’ performative photographs, beautifully detailed drawings and illustrated ceramics. A playful and powerful meditation on the cultural significance of the European Grand Tour, it demonstrates Nicholls’ unique way of engaging with contemporary and historical art and modes of being.
To May 13 Tom Malone Prize 2019 – this prize is a highly respected national event within the Australian glass arts community, which has played an integral role in the Gallery’s acquisition of works by Australia’s most inspiring, innovative and accomplished artists in this medium.
To May 27 Desert River Sea: Portraits of the Kimberley is the culmination of the Art Gallery of WA’s six-year Kimberley visual arts project, supported by Rio Tinto. Newly commissioned works from six Kimberley art centres and three independent artists are presented alongside a selection of culturally significant pieces from art centre collections. Together with works from AGWA’s collection, the exhibition offers a rare experience of the land, artists and art of the Kimberley. Read more..
From April 6 AGWA Pulse – Perspectives. Young graduating Year 12 WA artists are again celebrated as the Perspectives exhibition gets a make-over, a new name AGWA Pulse. Be inspired by the beliefs, passion, politics and sheer talent of the next generation as WA’s teens share their world with each other and us.
Level 1, 99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth 6000.
Mon-Fri by appt.
A Commonwealth Government art leasing program for contemporary art.
Supporting Australian artists.
Cool Change Contemporary
1F Bon Marche Arcade Building,
74-84 Barrack Street, Perth 6000.
Wed-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
An artist-run-initiative for exhibitions, performances, screenings, workshops and events across multiple galleries.
Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA)
Perth Cultural Centre, 51 James Street, Perth 6000.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To April 14 Alchemic is the Australian debut of Los Angeles-based performance artist and transgender icon Cassils, who uses their body to explore violence, representation, struggle and survival. Curated by Anne Loxley and Eugenio Viola.
To April 21 LOWER POWER presents two new monumental prints from Melbourne-based artist and musician Marco Fusinato’s ‘Infinitives’ series (2009-ongoing), ‘The Infinitive 6’ and ‘The Infinitive 7’ (both 2019). Curated by Eugenio Viola.
Subiaco West Perth Crawley
176 Railway Parade, West Leederville 6007.
Mon-Fri 8.30 to 5.30, Thurs 8.30 to 6.30, Sat 9.00 to 4.00.
Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery
UWA, 35 Stirling Highway (cnr Fairway), Crawley 6009.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To May 11 Love, Displaced. In Love, Displaced, film-based and video art offers new and innovative modes of navigating the white noise of contemporary life towards places of re-sensitisation and emotional engagement. Curated by Felicity Fenner. A Perth Festival exhibition supported by Visual Arts Program Partner Wesfarmers Arts.
To June 26 Carrolup Revisted: A Journey through the South West of Western Australia. This exhibition celebrates the artists well-known for their role in the Carrolup school of art, the distinctive landscape tradition of painting that emerged from the Carrolup River Native Settlement of children removed from their families in the 1940s. Presented by the Berndt Museum.
Linton & Kay Galleries
299 Railway Road (cnr Nicholson Rd), Subiaco 6008.
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 5.00, Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
To April 11 America Three by Craig Buchanan.
Heathcote Museum and Gallery
Swan House, Heathcote Cultural Centre,
58 Duncraig Road, Applecross 6153.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 3.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
To April 28 NONE OF US ARE GETTING OUT OF HERE ALIVE by Marijke Loosjes. Read more…
John Curtin Gallery
Building 200, Curtin University,
Kent Street, Bentley 6102.
Mon-Fri 11.00 to 5.00, Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
To April 18 REFUGE – Candice Breitz and Angelica Mesiti.
Mundaring Arts Centre
7190 Great Eastern Hwy, Mundaring 6073.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 11.00 to 3.00, closed public hols.
April 5 to May 19 Survival: Fight or Flight.
Also, Altered States by Karen Prakhoff Rickman.
Bunbury Regional Art Gallery
64 Wittenoom Street, Bunbury 6230.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00. Closed Boxing Day, New Year’s Day, Good Friday, ANZAC Day morning and Christmas Day.
To April 7 Tokyo FRUiTS: 20 Years of Street Fashion.
To April 21 Alchemy.
To April 28 Sketching the South West.
To May 5 Play On: The Art of Sport.
Geraldton Regional Art Gallery
24 Chapman Road, Geraldton 6530.
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 4.00, public hols 1.00 to 4.00.
April 5 to May 26 Louise Paramor: Divine Assembly.
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery
16 Edgar Street, Port Hedland
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 4.30, Sat 9.00 to 3.00.