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Place and Space
Feb
8
to Mar 31

Place and Space

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SHIRE OF MUNDARING OPEN ART ACQUISITION EXHIBITION 

Place and Space showcases the work of 33 local artists as they delve into their material and intangible connections to the Shire of Mundaring as well as broader concepts of place. Notions of community, history, personal memories of the area as well as the local built and natural environment feature strongly throughout the exhibition which explores a wide range of mediums including works on paper, painting, sculpture and textiles.

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Spotlight on Us
Feb
8
to Mar 31

Spotlight on Us

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Spotlight on us is a survey of artworks from the Shire of Mundaring Art Collection acquired from past open invitation exhibitions featuring the work of Hans Arkeveld, Jenny Mills, Susan Tingay, Stuart Elliott, David Gregson, Nigel Hewitt, Mark Alderson, Jon Tarry, David Small, Peggy Lyon, Jennifer Irvine, Kirsten Sivyer, Karin Wallace and Norma MacDonald.

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Gifted
Nov
9
to Dec 20

Gifted

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Sue Eva & Kathy Aspinall

Kathy Aspinall repurposed antique and pre-loved items into unique jewellery pieces and artist’s books, while Sue Eva created intimate still lifes that spoke of our shared consideration of love, loss and family to create an inviting installation of works perfect for gifting.

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Materiality
Nov
9
to Dec 20

Materiality

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Invited ceramists Sandra Black, Rodney Blumenfeld, Elaine Bradley, Njalikwa Chongwe, Greg Crowe, Stephanie Hammill, Graham Hay, Bernard Kerr, Jenny Kerr, Janet Kovesi Watt, Steven McCoy, Annemieke Mulders, Claire Ng, Warrick Palmateer, Narayani Palmer, Sylvie Riches, Atsuko Sandover, Stewart Scambler, Andrew Tremain, Andrea Vinkovic, Lee Woodcock, and Garry Zeck transformed the gallery space into a feast of surface, texture, pattern and form, showcasing their distinct approaches to clay practice.

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Instrumental: the distinct pleasures of tools
Sep
21
to Nov 4

Instrumental: the distinct pleasures of tools

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Part of the What, a Tool Project 

Curated by Jude van der Merwe

Olga Cironis, Geoffrey Drake-Brockman, Kevin Draper, Stuart Elliott, Sarah Elson, Dawn Gamblen, Phil Gamblen, Peter Hill, Angela McHarrie, Denise Pepper, Monique Tippett and Tony Windberg reflected on the tools they employ in their arts practice and reminded us that, as makers and thinkers, tools are an essential part of an artist’s life. Works presented encapsulated the conventional and the technological to the metaphorical, with a number of artists drawn to concepts of an earlier history and tradition.

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Mundaring Environmental Art Project
Aug
3
to Sep 16

Mundaring Environmental Art Project

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Plastic Pollution: Reducing our footprint and caring for our planet

supported by act-belong-commit

820 students from Bakers Hill, Chidlow, Darlington, Helena College, Mount Helena, Treetops Montessori, Parkerville, Pickering Brook, Sawyers Valley, Swan View primary schools, as well as independent participants immersed themselves in research and creative investigation to reduce plastic pollution and produce designs for the town’s 2018 Mundaring Environmental Art banners. 16 designs were selected and students worked with artist Louise Cook to hand paint their work on a large scale.

OPEN TUE TO FRI 10AM – 5PM, SAT & SUN 11AM - 3PM

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Don't Jettison Everything
Aug
3
to Sep 16

Don't Jettison Everything

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MAC Members Show

Curated by Mikaela Castledine

The current trend towards fixing or reinventing, as a reaction to our throw away culture, acknowledges something that artists have always done, seeing the beauty in unexpected places. MAC celebrates the ingenuity of our members with an exhibition of works created from the discarded, the broken or the abandoned.

OPEN TUE TO FRI 10AM – 5PM, SAT & SUN 11AM - 3PM

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Silent Synchronicity
Jun
1
to Jul 15

Silent Synchronicity

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Stephanie Reisch

Artist in Residence

Stephanie Reisch explored mystical and shamanistic precepts through notions of trace and essence whilst creating works in her residency. Grounded in animal alchemy and prehistoric rituals, her works encompassed experimentation in drawing, painting,

sound and digital media.

IN RESIDENCE | 19 JUNE - 15 JULY | TUE - THU 10AM - 4PM & SUN 11AM - 3PM

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Woldendorp: A Black and White Retrospective
Jun
1
to Jul 15

Woldendorp: A Black and White Retrospective

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Curated by Clare Stroud and Lisa Hegarty

Renowned landscape photographer and State Living Treasure, Richard Woldendorp AM, shared his rarely seen early black and white images that launched his long and successful career in photography. Spanning three continents and almost twenty years, the retrospective included his first experimental images from 1956; his early award-winning portraiture from 1961; and photographs for one of his earliest books, ‘Indonesia’, taken in 1971.

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Like Water
Apr
6
to May 27

Like Water

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Jo Darvall presented a suite of paintings and prints reflecting her interest in the work of Kathleen O’Connor; Kathleen’s homecoming to Fremantle from Paris after WWII, the engineering feats of her father, CY O’Connor, and the waterways that define Jo’s adopted state of Western Australia.

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At the Heart
Feb
9
to Apr 1

At the Heart

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Curated by Jenny Kerr

Established in 1986, the Shire of Mundaring Art Collection has close to 180 works, with the depiction of the land at the heart of the Collection. Previously acquired works by Sieglinde Battley, Merrick Belyea, Mac Betts, Alex Boddington, Greg Crowe, Rosa Della Torre, Bernard Kerr, David Gregson, Marie Haass, Joan Johnson, Brian McKay, Guy Grey Smith, Michelle Theunissen, Mab Vandeth and Richard Woldendorp echoed the ideas explored by the invited artists in Gallery 1.

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Landscapes of the Mind
Feb
9
to Apr 1

Landscapes of the Mind

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Shire of Mundaring Invited Art Acquisition Exhibition 

Curated by Jenny Kerr

Artists Sarah Elson, Bec Juniper, André Lipscombe, Desmond Woodley and Yvonne Zago explored the nature of being, their connection to place and the natural environment, demonstrating the diversity of their philosophical approach and sensitive response to materials and processes.

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Gifted
Nov
24
to Dec 22

Gifted

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ARTISTS IN FOCUS

‘Gifted’ West Australian artists Sue Cotton and Jane Button share their creations perfect for gifting at Christmas. Working through exhibition, residency and hosting workshops they share their ‘gifts’ with the community. 

Image: Sue Cotton, Just Jump 2016, ink on Arches paper and Jane Button, Untitled 2017, mixed media and found objects

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Jane Button | In residence

Wednesday 29 November | 11am - 3pm
Thursday 30 November | 11am - 3pm
Thursday 7 December | 11am - 3pm
Thursday 14 December | 11am - 3pm

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Drawn
Nov
24
to Dec 22

Drawn

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KAREN FRANKEL

Drawn to the tones, colours, shapes and light of her subject – landscapes, a still life, or flowers – Karen Frankel develops her works through layering of paper, ink, charcoal, pastel and paint. 

Image: Karen Frankel, Banksias (detail) 2017, mixed media on canvas

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Mundaring Environmental Art Project 2017
Oct
20
to Nov 19

Mundaring Environmental Art Project 2017

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Leaf Litter – Hidden Habitats at Our Feet

Hundreds of primary school children from across the eastern region immerse themselves in a world of environmental discovery and problem-solving to come up with designs for the 2017 Mundaring Environmental Art Banners to be displayed in the Mundaring town centre.

Image: Molly McGrane-Barlow

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Silent Auction for ABOUT TURN: A QUIET INTERRUPTED ART LIFE
Oct
20
to Nov 19

Silent Auction for ABOUT TURN: A QUIET INTERRUPTED ART LIFE

Artists Denise Brown, Stuart Elliott, Sue Starcken, David Small, Tricia Tarrant, Peter Dailey, Bev Iles and Catherine Swioklo have generously donated these artworks below for a silent auction that will continue throughout About Turn: A Quiet Interrupted Art Life

Funds raised through this auction will go towards the presentation of this exhibition, which has happened due to the unfailing support and respect for Peggy Lyon throughout her community.

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PLACE YOUR BID TODAY

  • To place your bid, please call Mundaring Arts Centre on 9295 3991
  • To be considered, bids must be higher than the previous bid, with a minimum increase of $50
  • Bidding continues until 3pm Sunday 19 November 2017
  • The highest bid received over the reserve price will be deemed the purchaser of that work

Please note: If your bid is countered, MAC staff will contact you to inform you and give you the option of raising your bid.

 

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About Turn: A Quiet, Interrupted Art Life
Oct
20
to Nov 19

About Turn: A Quiet, Interrupted Art Life

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Peggy Lyon Survey

Curated by Sue Starcken and Catherine Swioklo

Celebrating over 35 years of arts practice by dedicated artist, environmentalist, teacher and volunteer Peggy Lyon. Through multifarious techniques and mediums, Peggy has quietly built up a stunning range of works which are predominantly held in private and public Collections.

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Image: Peggy Lyon, Event 5 2008, acrylic, charcoal, pastel

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26°S 121°E | On the Map
Sep
15
to Oct 15

26°S 121°E | On the Map

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Curated by Laura A Taylor

Held in conjunction with the national launch of Print Council of Australia's 2017 Print Commission folio, and in collaboration with Printmakers Association of WA, 26°S 121°E On the Map is a survey exhibition of contemporary Western Australian printmaking.  

 

Participating Artists

Susan Allwood
Tessa Beale
Monique Bosshard Curby
Leanne Bray
Rhonda Breen
Jillian Ciemitis
Helen Clarke
Lorraine Corker
Moira Court
Nicola Cowie
Shelley Cowper
Annette Davis

Willemina Foeken
Sandra Hall
Penny Hudson
Michael Jalaru Torres
Shana James
Hannah Katarski
Guundie Kuchling
Pippa Lightfoot
Camilla Loveridge
Monika Lukowska
Aliesha Mafrici
Andrew McDonald

 

Clyde McGill
Melanie McKee
Elizabeth Morrison
Rosemary Mostyn
Dallas Perry
Eveline Ruys
Petra Sara
Bridget Seaton
Elmari Steyn
Janette Trainer
Vanessa Wallace

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MEDIA

"On The Map" by Perdita Phillips, Imprint (Print Council of Australia), volume 52 number 3, September 2017 > 

 

Image: Michael Jalaru Torres, Lore Man (detail) 2017, Giclee print, fine art paper, etching
Aliesha Mafrici, Fractures – Concealed (detail) 2016, Monoprint on Fabriano Rosapina
Helen Clarke, Burringurrah, Gascoyne (detail) 2017, Reduction lino print

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Horse Tales
Aug
11
to Sep 10

Horse Tales

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A wild ride with hay, horse hair and horse shoes - community artworks inspired by horses

A community exhibition including a ‘paddock’ of sculptured hay horses; a wall-mounted mob of wild brumbies made from found objects; small sculptures, rosettes and jewellery incorporating horse hair created by school children teenagers and adults. Artworks have been created in a series of workshops led by professional artists for local schools and the general community in the City of Swan and Shire of Mundaring.

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Habits of Horses
Aug
11
to Sep 10

Habits of Horses

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Serious Horsing Around

Curated by Jude van der Merwe

Celebrating the role of the horse in agriculture, economy and sport, contemporary artists respond to the ancestral and cultural role horses played in the country of their forefathers.  With artists Madeleine Clear, Marcia Espinosa, Indra Geidans, Jan Griffiths, Tony Jones, Paul Kaptein, Theo Koning, Matt McVeigh, Andrew Nicholls, Anna Louise Richardson, Sue Starcken and Yuko Takahashi

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Image: Marcia Espinosa

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Seen and Unseen
Jul
7
to Aug 6

Seen and Unseen

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Artist in Residence - Marisa Tindall

Through objects and matter that are ground, dissolved and melted, embedded and stitched, Marisa Tindall explores the concept of landscape, in relation to the interconnectedness it has with our existence within the isolation of the Western Australian landscape.

IN RESIDENCE | TUE - FRI 10AM - 4PM & SAT 11AM - 3PM

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Image: Marisa Tindall, Land-script 2016, clay, charcoal, resin,graphite pencil on paper

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Five Point One and a Piece of Four By Two
Jul
7
to Aug 6

Five Point One and a Piece of Four By Two

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Annika Moses and Shannon Lyons

Young composer and singer Annika Moses and visual artist Shannon Lyons create an installation that explores manipulation and engagement with sound in a tangible way. By responding first to the architectural environment of the MAC gallery space Moses and Lyons produce new site-specific works that straddle the interstice between sculpture and sound. 

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Videography: Graham Mathwin
Image: Shannon Lyons

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One Hundred & Three of Me
May
5
to Jun 18

One Hundred & Three of Me

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Artist in Focus - Alastair Taylor

In the course of a not uncommon discombobulation with the dreaded Facebook, Alastair Taylor managed to lose his page and, in the ensuing search, discovered an alarming number of Alastair Taylors all over the world. Creating a matrix of miniature portraits on metal, Alastair weaves together a world map of a multitude of unknown namesakes.

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Image: Alastair Taylor, Matrix (detail), 2017

 

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WA Inspired Art Quilters
May
5
to Jun 18

WA Inspired Art Quilters

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Using needle and thread instead of paint and brush the WA Inspired Art Quilt Group, consisting of eight like-minded award-winning quilters, create contemporary quilts that share kinship with painters as much as they do with traditional hand sewers. Setting themselves themes, the works on display represent quintessential WA conditions – Sand, Scheme, Strata and Salt (series 1) and Primary Industry (series 2).  

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Image: Pat Forster, Half-Pipe Locking Bars, 2015

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The Gurawu Collection
Mar
24
to Apr 30

The Gurawu Collection

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Yamaji Artists

A celebration of the wildflower stories and landscapes of the Yamaji region in the Midwest of Western Australia, through expressionist styling to convey the traditional cultural stories of the artists.

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Image: Sonya Edney and Jennifer Green, Tracks on Wildflower Country (detail), acrylic on Belgian linen

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Floating Marks
Mar
24
to Apr 30

Floating Marks

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Dragica Milunovic

Working with a minimalist, process based aesthetic, Dragica Milunovic builds her paintings with many layers of small marks to create a sense of infinity. Utilising the qualities of transparent and reflective materials she creates an environment that is subject to its own optical change.

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Image: Dragica Milunovic, Mark Series 3 No. 25 (detail), oil on canvas 

 

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Note To Self | Artists in Focus
Feb
10
to Mar 19

Note To Self | Artists in Focus

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Curated by Anna Sabadini

As head of Painting in the now School of Design and Art at Curtin University, Ben taught many of WA’s finest mid-career artists including Geoffrey Drake-Brockman, Stuart Green, Bevan Honey, Angela McHarrie and Gina Moore. We take a look at some samples of how these artists have developed across their own careers. 

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Image: Bevan Honey, Honey Stack

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Note To Self | Ben Joel
Feb
10
to Mar 19

Note To Self | Ben Joel

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Shire of Mundaring Retrospective Art Acquisition Exhibition

Curated by Anna Sabadini

In celebration of the rich vein of artistic talent within the Mundaring community, the annual Shire of Mundaring Art Acquisition exhibition takes a retrospective look at the life and work of renowned Western Australian artist Ben Joel. Primarily a painter, Ben has a wide range of interests and expertise in traditional and contemporary processes in most media. In this exhibition, along with work spanning some decades there will be a range of never before seen drawings and preparatory work and new high fidelity digital pieces. 

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Image: Ben Joel, Boiling Office 2016, digital hybrid

 

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Tied Up with String
Nov
11
to Dec 21

Tied Up with String

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MAC celebrates the festive season with a cornucopia of contemporary craft secreted in 50 identical wooden boxes. This covert exhibition happens before the display in a twist of fate where buyers can purchase a secret artwork, sight unseen, and will only know who's artwork they have at the Opening of the Boxes on 11 November. There are only 50 covetable works of art, contributed by an impressive list of WA artists, to be ‘auctioned’ off to the first fifty buyers. 

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PARTICIPATING ARTISTS

Amanda Alderson
Hans Arkeveld
Christine Atkins
Denise Brown
Paul Caporn
Mikaela Castledine
Steve Castledine
Olga Cironis
Helen Clarke
Kelly Comber
Moira Court
Peter Dailey
Caitlin Dominey

Stuart Elliott
Eva Fernandez
Judith Forrest
Marie Haass
Fiona Harman
Jenny Haynes
Bevan Honey
Joan Johnson
Jessica Jubb
Bernard Kerr
Mich Lee
Bethamy Linton
Andre Lipscombe

Coral Lowry
Caroline Lyttle
Gayle Mason
Angela McHarrie
Lia McKnight
Antony Muia
Alan Muller
Tee Ken Ng
Sandie Schroder
Nien Schwarz
Nalda Searles
David Small
Sue Starcken

Nick Statham
Catherine Swioklo
Alastair Taylor
Sarah Thornton-Smith
Sarah Toohey
Linda van der Merwe
Susie Vickery
Katrina Virgona
Karin Wallace
Vanessa Wallace
Anne Williams

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