ARTISTS & ARTISANS

Of Albany and surrounds, Western Australia

We invite local artists to be
featured here.

Please send a photo & a paragraph or two describing your work and where it may be viewed or purchased.
Please include your phone number, email address & website if available
+ address if your studio is open to visitors or by appointment.
To list here free of charge contact us.

Southern Art Trail Tour

Southern Art Trail Tour

TAKE A ROAD TRIP WITH BUSY BLUE BUS & we’ll show you four venues in or near Walpole in one day, seeing the works of over ten artists & meeting with some. Dingo Flat Studio, the exhibition space at Tree Top Walk, Petrichor Gallery & the Marilyn Barrington's studio. Relax, sit back and let us do the driving; lunch included. Tour departs Friday 4th October at 8.30am from the Albany Visitor Centre and returns 4.30pm. Click image for more details. Duration 8 hours (approx)

Kirsten Sivyer

Kirsten Sivyer

WA Artist Kirsten Sivyer (B.A. Visual Arts) is an award-winning painter specialising in realistic portrait and landscape oil on canvas works. Her recent artistic achievements include winning the 2017 Bluethumb Art Prize, 2015 City of Stirling Print Award, the 2013 Albany Art Prize People’s Choice Award, and placing as a national finalist in 2013 Black Swan Prize for Heritage and the 2012 Black Swan Prize for Portraiture. hello@kirstensivyer.com Mob – 0432 839 779 Click image to visit website.

Dave Taylor Studio

Dave Taylor Studio

A visit to Dave Taylor's unique Lothlorien Studio is a must-do activity. A multi awarded artist blacksmith & wood worker, Dave's work varies from gates, railings & home adornments through to furniture & sculpture. The Studio is located in the scenic area of Takalarup,14 kms down Takalarup Rd from the Porongurup Chester Pass Rd intersection, at 150 Pettit Rise Takalarup. Open most days, but a phone call is recomended. Studio Ph 08 9854 3009 Home 08 9854 3008 taylordn@bordernet.com.au

Melissa Boughey

Melissa Boughey

Melissa explores her art through large expressionist canvasses that are bold renderings of emotion & environment, mixed media works on paper investigating the local landscape and small impressionist oil on paper landscapes. She has been selected finalist in a number of national shows. Her work can be viewed at the Butter Factory Studios, Denmark, online or at the Moombaki Cellar Door Halfway between Denmark and Walpole 341 Parker Rd Kentdale WA 6333 9840 8006 www.melissaboughey.com

Dr Michelle Frantom

Dr Michelle Frantom

Dr Michelle Frantom is a traditionally trained career visual artist who moved into digital media over a decade ago. Drawing has always been, and still is, her favourite creative outlet. She usually starts with pencil on paper, converts to digital and finishes off in either Photoshop, Illustrator, Manga Studio 5 or a combination of these. In the past few years Michelle has been focusing on illustration, working part-time as a tutor for Curtin University, exhibiting annually with MIX Inc.

Darrel Ratcliffe - Chainsaw Carver

Darrel Ratcliffe - Chainsaw Carver

Darrel is a chainsaw artist who has carved sculptures for Emu Point, Eyre Park and Cull Park. He has won prizes at the Plantagenet Art Prize, York Show, Albany Show, Denmark Fine Wood Competition and Porongurup Art in the Park show. He has opened a unique sculpture drive on his Albany property where he creates his large timber artworks. Tour busses are welcome to visit Sculpture Drive, entry is free, please stay inside your vehicle. 333 Mercer Road Albany WA. (appreciation box is available)

Hazel Blake

Hazel Blake

Hazel Blake is a fine art photographer using Photoshop to blur the line between photography and art creating with a style that is emotive, surreal and timeless. Using magical light she focuses on subjects of the divine feminine, the darkness within and the playful self. Hazel offers fine art print sales through her website, fine art portraiture sessions, and art licensing for commercial projects. PH 0421 061 660 Facebook: www.facebook.com/hazelblakedigitalart

Carol Duncan

Carol Duncan

My work is a spontaneous reaction to my environment, capturing light, colour & mood. I produce contemporary & traditional landscapes, abstracts + creative project & commissioned works. My work is periodically exhibited in Albany. Prints are also available to view at Gallery Works, 16 Prior Street, Albany. Email: carol@carolduncanphotography.com.au Mob: 0437 352 834 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carolduncanphotography/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carolduncanphotographyart/

Naomi Ebert

Naomi Ebert

Nazzi Fusion Handcrafted Art Glass. Denmark Visitor Centre, 73 South Coast Hwy, Denmark, WA, 6333 Riverfront Gallery, 8 Hollings Rd, Denmark, WA, 6333 Facebook/Nazzyfusionartglass Instagram/nazzyfusionartglass Apts available Ph. 0408 448 786 or email nazzy.bead@westnet.com.au

Lance Reid

Lance Reid

Lance Reid's ingenious stainless steel creations are both playful and uncannily like the real thing. His work can be found at the Boatshed Markets, Albany on Sundays from 10.30am - 1.30pm. or Phone for a studio appointment. Harvey Rd (just outside Albany) 0423 248 927 lancereiid@gmail.com

Candles Glow

Candles Glow

Corrisande makes innovative, useful & fragrant candles by hand with fragrances from pure essential oils. Corrisande's candles are available from the Boatshed Markets, Albany on Sundays from 10.30am - 1.30pm. PH 08 9848 3246 corrisande@bigpond.com

Brian Davis - Timber Artist

Brian Davis - Timber Artist

Brian Davis has been designing and creating original pieces of furniture and crated items from locally grown timber, since 1995. His work is inspired by and responds to the wood he uses in the pieces he makes. Brian is at the Boatshed Markets each week (Sundays 10am - 1.30pm) enquiries@bdwooddesign.com

S & B Shale Handcrafted Pottery

S & B Shale Handcrafted Pottery

Suzanne & Bruce Shale have been making pottery since 1991. Their work is both functional and fun, quirky & original and is inspired by the colours and forms of the flora and fauna of the Albany area. The pieces produced by this creative duo express the joy they find in their work. Their work includes decorative stoneware, wall plaques and vases depicting seahorses seadragons and marine life. Boatshed Markets each week (Sundays 10am - 1.30pm) bsshale@tpg.com.au PH 08 98414387

Ian Michael

Ian Michael

This piece, an osprey, was commissioned for the Shire of Ashburton for the Onslow Airport. Other examples of the artist’s work may be seen at the following address: Designer Dirt Estate, 2a/230 Chester Pass Road, Albany WA Or click on the image to visit website. Open daily 9am – 5pm Weekends 9am – 4pm info@designerdirtwa.com.au PH 0437 423 344

Artist Listing

Artist Listing

Findalbany welcomes local practitioners to submit a photo of their work to info@findalbany.com.au Please include the following details: 1 x photo of you and/or your work 75 words describing your work Your name Studio address if available for appointments Outlets where your work may be purchased. Phone number (optional) email address Links: website/Facebook/Instagram/tumblr/Pintrest/Flickr. Click on image for email form.

Nat Rad

Nat Rad

A place of confluence, painting / 1m wide x 1.2m high $1500 I have worked on a series of oil on canvas paintings, using the Kalgan River near my home in Albany to focus on the space where the landform structures meet the river water. The place of confluence. View nat's work by appointment. nat.rad@bigpond.com PH 0419 535 598

Janelle Peterson

Janelle Peterson

We all have a thread that connects us from who we were as children, to who we are now. My work explores this connection. I use textile, paint and found objects to take a nostalgic and sometimes uncomfortable look at what we carry with us from childhood. Contact me on Facebook: janelle peterson artist Instagram: janellepetersonartist petersonjanelle1@gmail.com PH 0458 414 560

Meleah Farrell

Meleah Farrell

In my art, I like to see the ‘special’ in the ‘everyday’. I create abstract forms of expression that challenge our perceptions & expectations of the visual world. I invite you to visit my Torbay gallery (set in lush bushland) for limited framed prints, stone coasters & wall hangings, jewellery, cards, tea-towels & more! Directions: Lower Denmark rd from Albany, left at Cosy Corner rd, right at Coombes rd, follow signs to studio. meleah@iinet.net.au PH 08 9845 1594

Torbay Glass Gallery

Torbay Glass Gallery

Mark Hewson & Paris Johansen work together to create stunning large & small scale glass sculpture & artworks. their works are featured in many local civic & private architectural projects. studio open: thurs - sun 10am-4pm + every day in school hols. note; aug & sept limited hours, view by appointment & call first to avoid disappointment. 25 minutes from Albany. Lower Denmark rd, left at Cosy Corner rd, right Coombes rd follow signs. mail@torbayglass.com PH 08 9845 1130