News about our Featured Artists

NPPP 2019 on Display

NPPP 2019 on Display

The National Photographic Portrait Prize 2019, a National Portrait Gallery exhibition, was opened at the Collie Art Gallery on 26 April. People traveled from near and far to attend the opening. The National Portrait Gallery’s Travelling Exhibitions Coordinator, Louise Cummins, … Continued

Great start for the “Voyage”

Great start for the “Voyage”

The Gallery was buzzing with visitors who attended the opening of the Imaginary Voyage exhibition on 23 March. The four participating artists, Rita Winkler, Jeana Castelli, Anastasija Komarnyckyj and Bob Turner, enjoyed a well-attended opening that launched their exhibition. Jan … Continued

Mosaic Garden Bowl

Mosaic Garden Bowl

Tanya Passmore is a skilled mosaic artist. During her two-day workshop, Tanya will provide a brief history of mosaic, discuss materials, tools, application and finish. She will teach the basics of mosaic craft, by firstly, creating a design on a … Continued

Composition – Advanced Colour Disciplines

Composition – Advanced Colour Disciplines

Join us for a two-day workshop by Gillian Peebles. Gillian will discuss composition and advanced colour disciplines during her workshop as outlined below. SATURDAY:  ‘Advanced Fine Art Composition’ Composition is a major element of any artwork. It gives the artist … Continued

An Artist’s Staircase to Success

An Artist’s Staircase to Success

Rita Winkler grew up in Pforzheim, a city of jewellers and watchmakers in West Germany. In Pforzheim she first gained an apprenticeship as a goldsmith and then studied for a diploma in jewellery design. She then worked as a jewellery … Continued

Artist-in-Residence during Art Trail

Artist-in-Residence during Art Trail

As in the past few years, the Collie Art Gallery will be hosting a select number of works of the Dardanup Art Spectacular 7 May – 2 June 2019. Local artists are invited to come and set up as artists-in-residence … Continued