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Garrick celebrates 90th with new show


NOTHING stops Guildford’s Garrick Theatre, not time and certainly not a pandemic. After 90 years, Perth’s longest continually running metropolitan community theatre is celebrating its birthday with a new thrilling show. The not-for-profit is celebrating its big birthday with a ...

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Three Well Known Australians

Martin Shaw artwork

THE artist behind a painting that sparked nationwide intrigue is exhibiting at the Mundaring District Museum. Sydney artist Martin Shaw painted Three Well Known Australians in 1982 and created a guessing game that has entertained generations of Australians. “The painting ...

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Fitting new patron for art award

Juniper patron.

THE future of a major art award that has kick-started the creative career of many, is now secure thanks to a generous, but very fitting, local. The Robert Juniper Award for the Arts offers up to $10,000 annually to someone ...

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Local exhibition shares bush tales


By Morgan de Smidt  TALES from the Bush is the result of Kalamunda teacher and artist John Eden’s passions colliding. Making new discoveries while exploring the Perth Hills on his bike motivated Eden to capture the stories of those who ...

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Seaside sculpture reflects unity

SBTS 2022.

By Morgan de Smidt  NEXT month’s display marks artist and new Darlington resident Jina Lee’s eighth time exhibiting at Sculpture by the Sea in Cottesloe. Lee’s sculpture titled Unify is made from hand carved Donnybrook sandstone and Carrara marble and ...

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Art curator’s honour

Order of Australia to Jude van der Merwe.

By Rebecca Peppiatt  A WELL-known face among the art scene in Mundaring, Jude van der Merwe has now been officially recognised for her dedication to the arts with an Order of Australia Medal. The 70-year-old local can be thanked for ...

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Numbat inspires hills sculptor

Kalamunda sculptor for Scuplture by the sea.

By Morgan de Smidt  IT’S not worth doing things that don’t push you, a sentiment Kalamunda artist Mikaela Castledine brings to her latest exhibition at this year’s Sculpture by the Sea. Repeat visitors to the exhibition may recognise the six-time ...

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