Wild and Tame
Exhibitions

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
Exhibitions

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
Exhibitions

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
Exhibitions

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…

Connected Exhibition
Exhibitions

Connected Exhibition

13 March to 8 May, 2021 WAS Gallery’s second exhibition for 2021 was Connected by three artists, Teresa Kuczynska, Mitch Vane and Laura Lavender. They have a long connection with gallery Director, Anne Lorraine and WAS potter, Gary McPhedran, who all studied Graphic Art together at RMIT. The exhibition opened on 13 March and, to…

Trans Nature Exhibition
Exhibitions

Trans Nature Exhibition

20 January to 6 March, 2021 WAS Gallery’s first exhibition for 2021 was Trans Nature, a collection of photographs and prints by three Gippsland artists, Irene Proebsting (Tyers), Miriam Potts (Traralgon) and Anne Lorraine (Warragul). Each artist has a distinct interest in the natural world and the significance of the environment and other species to…

Hans Lorraine, Artist, Architect and Dunera Boy Exhibition
Exhibitions

Hans Lorraine, Artist, Architect and Dunera Boy Exhibition

15 February to 9 May, 2020 Hans Lorraine (1923 – 2012) was an artist, architect, Jewish refugee from WW2 Germany and a WAS family member. Due to his escaping Germany as an unaccompanied minor at the age of 13, being accepted into Bedford Modern School, England, and then rejected by the British government as an…