Rhapsody in Rust
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Rhapsody in Rust

Drypoint prints and linocuts by Amanda Thompson. “This recent work involved a renewed interest in etching and a departure from figurative images. The etchings, drypoint and relief prints revealed an ongoing concern with mark making, texture and contrast between dark and light. The multi-plate works were an experiment in forming an image by working through…

mono no aware
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mono no aware

Janice Hunter has a Bachelor of Visual Arts (Majoring in Sculpture and Photography) and lives on a small working farm in West Gippsland. She had a slight deviation from full time art practice to raise a family and run a table fruit olive business, although she always contributed to local art shows and prizes. As…

Harold (Buzz) Hughan and Judy Lorraine Ceramics
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Harold (Buzz) Hughan and Judy Lorraine Ceramics

Buzz Hughan began his adult life by serving in the First World War with his brother  on the Western Front in France. Both survived and were able to return home to Australia but suffered mustard gas poisoning which had lifelong affects. Buzz went on to become a mechanical engineer and then retrained as electrical engineer….

Domestik Fantastik
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Domestik Fantastik

In Domestik Fantastik artist, Tim Craker, created furniture that misbehaved, champagne bottles that became tables and pedestals, plastic bread-tags arranged themselves on the wall, egg-cups proliferated and agglomerated, and an outsize collection of small white jugs vied for dominance. At WAS Gallery second-hand white crockery combined in unexpected ways, having escaped the dish rack and…

Art for Animals
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Art for Animals

26 November to 23 December 2022 The Lorraine family has always lived with and loved animals as have many of our friends and artists. WAS Gallery, therefore, took the opportunity to invite past exhibitors to contribute to a pre-Christmas exhibition that raised funds for Animals Australia. The last few years have been hard wiith fires,…

Still Objects
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Still Objects

24 September to 19 November 2022 Five Gippsland friends got together to fill the spaces at WAS Gallery. Artists Helen Anderson, Greg Follett, Julie Follett, Irene Proebsting and Julie Puchalski work in diverse media and styles but have collaborated to produce the show Still Objects . The theme was literally ‘still objects’ but the approaches…