Saturday, 27 August - Sunday, 4 September
Meet the artists
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Image credit: André Lipscombe, Painting after painting, (detail) 2018-21, acrylic paint on Ashwood, 44 x 44 x 5 cm. Photograph Victor France.
André Lipscombe is a visual artist based in Perth, whose practice is centred upon painting. He has exhibited regularly since graduating from (WAIT) Curtin University in 1983 and in his early career was a member of a Perth based group of artists committed to representation and figuration, later exhibiting as Oddfellows. Over thirty years he has conducted studio practices in Melbourne, (1990-96) and Esperance, WA (1997-2002).
André Lipscombe is represented in private and public Collections in Western Australia including City of Swan, Curtin University of Technology, Edith Cowan University, Shire of Mundaring, Shire of Esperance, St John of God Hospital and University of Western Australia.
– Corner of Cale Street
11am – 3pm Sat, 27 August 2022
Ann Ong is a letterpress printer who lives and works in Perth, Western Australia. Growing up in Hong Kong, she was forever spending her pocket money on pretty pens, papers and cards. And it was through her stationery obsession that she was introduced to letterpress printing from art and design blogs. She began her hands-on letterpress printing experience in 2011 and honed her craft working in a print shop under the tutelage of the owner that had over 50 years of printing experience. Ann took over the business in 2019 when the owner retired, and is now the owner of Bright Press, a unique small business with a large collection of working vintage printing presses and equipment. She loves to explore printing using contemporary methods combined with traditional movable type.
27 Aug & 3 Sept 10am-3pm,
29 Aug 3.30-6pm,
30 & 31 Aug 10-2pm,
2 Sept 3-5.30pm
Annika Stenvall was born in Frankston, Victoria and is a Creative Arts Facilitator
at Mind the Change Inc, a Not for Profit who provide artistic experiences to
those living with Dementia. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Edith
Cowan University Majoring in Textiles and Printmaking, and further graduated
with a Diploma of Education from Edith Cowan majoring in Arts Education.
“Weaving” her way across the globe, Annika has come from a long line of
artistic women, and from her Swedish heritage, has developed a love for
textiles and fibre art, cultivating a passion and talent for weaving and basket
making. Annika has 20 years’ experience as an Art Specialist for the Education
sector and has invested this diverse and inspiring experience back into her art
Annika has run many community art groups and exhibited a number of times in
group shows and solo endeavours. Her enduring strength is a passion for
shared knowledge and learning with community groups and using the power of
art for communication, self-exploration and healing. She is passionate about
visual art as therapy and how it can be a powerful tool for story-telling and
connection, and continues to be an advocate for the transformative power of
art within her day to day life.
Sat 27/08 10am -3pm
Sun 28/08 1pm -4pm
Thur 1/09 10am - 4pm
Fri 2/09 10am - 4pm
Sat 3/09 10am - 3pm
Sun 4/09 1pm - 4pm
Hi, I am Belinda Eldridge, a wildlife and pet portrait artist working from Ellenbrook
Community Library for Open Studios 2022.
I have always had a fondness for Australian wildlife. Making art was also such a natural
part of my childhood that I have continued this passion through to my adult life. Whilst
learning and perfecting my craft, it was only natural that these two elements would
collide and set me on the creative path to where I am today.
Bush walking in the Perth hills inspires me to paint with authenticity and passion. There
are often native birds and marsupials visiting the surrounds and this is a big part of why
I love to create.
My art is made using acrylics, watercolours, or mixed media as I explore the themes of
beauty in nature on canvas, wood, or paper. It is my goal to convey the wonder that
wildlife brings me in a way that the viewer can also connect with peace and joy that
In 2016, I began to offer pet portrait services as a way for clients to celebrate the joy
and happiness that their pets bring to their lives. A beautiful sentiment that drives my
passion to create pet portraits for others.
I am also an arts worker and will soon be sharing my love of the arts through hosting
workshops for children to help inspire confidence in their creativity and themselves.
August : Saturday 27th, Sunday 28th,
September : Thursday 1st, Friday 2nd,
Saturday 3rd, Sunday 4th
10-3 Thursday and Friday
10-5 Saturday and Sunday
As a young child Bonnie was drawn to colours and shapes which inspired her to create her own works, and surround herself with art.
This would be her path throughout her lifetime.
Living in Australia for the past 20 years has awakened her palette of colours and her imagination.
Painting with oils on canvas for the past 35 years, she has mastered her unique recognisable style as a minimalist and colourist.
Her compositions are strong and simple with bright, strong, and uplifting colours, while her paintings are inspired by the Australian outback.
Creative, and imaginative, her works are guaranteed to capture your heart.
You are invited to visit her Art Gallery which she opened in 2010, is full of surprises. Original Oil Paintings, Canvas Prints, Art Cards, Crystal Art and Bonnie’s Silk Scarf Collection are available, all created by Bonnie.
“Ultimate Simplicity Leads to Purity”
Charlotte Eden is an emerging artist from Kalamunda in the Perth Hills. As well as studing Fine Arts at Curtin University, she is also pursuing Anthropology and Sociology studies. Charlotte is excited to be an artist in residence at the Guildford Library for the Open Studios program, where she will explore colour and form through sculpture.
Every Day 27/8 - 4/9:
2.00pm til 5.00pm
I am a largely self-taught artist and have been learning about drawing, painting and sculpting over the last three years. My practice is still limited and is evolving into regular the study of the human form - including both portraits and the whole figure - and the natural landscape.
My subjects are usually found in life studies, though I also include imaginative, abstracted and extemporising expression. In my 2D studies, I’ve used pencils, brushes, knives, scrapers and my fingers to work with charcoal, conte, inks, watercolour pencils, pastels, oil pastels, watercolours, oil paints and acrylics, all using various kinds of paper, canvas and boards; and I have produced 3D objects in wax, bronze, clay, plaster and stone.
Most of my learning so far has been in monochrome, though I have recently begun to explore the properties and effects of multi-coloured works. In these respects, my work so far should be placed within the traditions of western/classic visual studies.
My purpose is to better see the world around me and find the means – the materials instruments and techniques - to describe it. In this way I hope to deepen my understanding of the world, to develop my friendships with other artists, with models, and to contribute to the artistic community.
I consider myself to be a complete new-comer to this, but I love it. I’m 66 and commenced this in the very recent past, having passed most of my life – approaching 60 years - without the belief that I could produce any art at all.
A good deal of my time has been spent in drawing groups, and I run these several times each week at various locations in Morley, Bayswater and Midland.
27 August and 3 September
10 am - 4 pm
Greg established Hovea Pottery, Perth WA, in 1980 after graduating from WAIT ( Curtin University ) with qualifications in Architecture and Design (Ceramics).
In 1985 he began a career lecturing in ceramics with TAFE and ran the ceramics workshop at
Carine – TAFE until 2002.
In 2010 he left TAFE and has taught pottery on a casual basis at various venues and at Hovea Pottery.
He has exhibited widely in Australia in both solo and group exhibitions since 1980.
Greg has taught and run workshops in the US, Japan, Singapore and Europe.
In 2008 he undertook a 3 month McKnight Ceramic Artist Residency at the Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA and subsequently was in the McKnight exhibition in 2009 at NCC.
His work is included in many collections including the WA Art Gallery and Queensland Art Gallery.