Arts highlights

The City acknowledges the importance of art as a means of fostering health, wellbeing, and community connectedness. In addition to the continued development of culturally significant visual art and public art collections, the City facilitates a range of community art opportunities including exhibitions, workshops, events and activities.

 

Artist in Residence Night, Image of two children reading a comic

Artist residencies

Throughout the month of May, five Artists In Residence took over pop-up studios in two community spaces.

  • Carrissa Wu, Mikaela Miller and Sophie G Nixon explored their shared love of botanicals at Mt Flora, Watermans Bay.
  • Elizabeth Marruffo and Campbell Whyte reimagined community stories through soft sculpture and comic art at Inglewood Library, culminating in the Tale Town Inglewood exhibition and community newspaper.

Take a look at our Artists in Residence webpage to find out more about what these artists achieved during their residencies. Click here to visit the Artists in Residence webpage.

Made in Stirling

Made in Stirling

“Made in Stirling” is a series of short interviews with the many creatives living and working within our City. From musicians to sculptors, to eco artists and DJ’s we are shining a spotlight on these amazing individuals and their creative practices. Be fascinated and inspired as you get to go behind the scenes and into their studios or settle in on the couch to enjoy a chat from their lounge rooms!

View the playlist on Youtube here

Inglewood Banners

We love 6052 Inglewood banners

Have you spotted the vibrant banners in the Inglewood Town Centre median strip? Be sure to check out the locally inspired and detailed design by Artist Mikaela Miller. The City worked very closely with local town team Inglewood on Beaufort to bring these banners to life!

Mural Guide

New Mural Guide

Murals are a great way to bring colour and life to empty walls, floors, fences and utility infrastructure. They can tell stories, highlight social issues, provide commentary, create a sense of place or simply bring beauty to a location where there was none. The City has released a new Mural Guide to support Artists and landowners before they embark on a new mural project. 

View the Mural Guide here 

Bina Parkland

New Public Art at Bina Parkland

If you've been to visit the new Bina Parkland, you may have noticed some of the public artworks that have been created with the local community and reflects its diversity. Arterial Design worked with students of North Balga Primary School and Wadjuk Northside to share their stories and language in a series of 10 artworks.

The six Noongar seasons are detailed on the footpath next to each of the picnic areas and a Noongar welcome is located next to the main carpark. Under the trees by the skate park at the northern entrance, each student from year 4 has a piece about them, their families, language, customs and favourite things. See how many different languages you can find!

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  • Mount Flora Artists in Residence Mikaela Miller, Sophie G Nixon and Carrissa WuMount Flora Artists in Residence Mikaela Miller, Sophie G Nixon and Carrissa Wu
  • Mount Flora Artist in Residence Mikaela Miller creating a botanical masterpieceMount Flora Artist in Residence Mikaela Miller creating a botanical masterpiece
  • Inglewood Artists in Residence Campbell Whyte and Elizabeth Marruffo reading the Tale Town Inglewood community newspaperInglewood Artists in Residence Campbell Whyte and Elizabeth Marruffo reading the Tale Town Inglewood community newspaper
  • A participant of the Tale Town Inglewood workshop series building their creationA participant of the Tale Town Inglewood workshop series building their creation
  • Artist in Residence Campbell Whyte with participants of the Tale Town Inglewood workshop seriesArtist in Residence Campbell Whyte with participants of the Tale Town Inglewood workshop series

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