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….

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…

A Search for Stillness
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A Search for Stillness

21 May to 16 July, 2022 Longford resident, Linda Shaw, is a prolific artist, her intriguing paintings currently fill all spaces at WAS Gallery, Warragul.          A Search for Stillness, her first solo exhibition, runs until 16 July and is the culmination of a years work undertaken throughout 2021. One of those…

Wild and Tame
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Wild and Tame

19 March to 14 MAY, 2022 Wild and Tame, mixed media paintings by Jeannie Heynatz and drawings and paintings by Jennifer Ure, opened on 19 March, 2022, with a large contingent of family and friends from Melbourne and Gippsland. The two artists have had long histories in Gippsland, specifically Moe and Newborough, but have also…

Pots and Prints 22
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Pots and Prints 22

29 January to 12 March, 2022 Pots and Prints 22 at WAS Gallery featured pots by Ellinbank resident Marg McNeil-Alexandra. Marg, a longtime farmer in Ellinbank, had always worked with the earth but more recently developed a creative practice of working with clay. This is the first time she’d shown her ceramic work and the…

Moment and Aerials
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Moment and Aerials

13 November, 2021, to 22 January, 2022 Julie Rosewarne Foster and Janet Wyllie shared WAS Gallery space to produce the Moment and Aerials exhibition. Julie Rosewarne Foster’s drawings of still life in her studio and garden scenes around her studio reflect her life in Ellinbank. Janet Wyllie’s mosaics depicted aerial views of towns mostly in…

Helen Timbury – Retrospective in Print Exhibition
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Helen Timbury – Retrospective in Print Exhibition

21 August to 6 November, 2021 The Helen Timbury – Retrospective in Print exhibition adorned the walls of WAS Gallery over spring. Her beautifully skillfull linocut images depict wonderful Australian flora and fauna, bringing the environment and a touch of spring indoors.  Helen is a very well known local artist, working from her studio in…