Gwambygine Community Land Artwork

Gwambygine Community Land Artwork

This epic art project sees land artist Elaine Clocherty facilitate a two-piece site specific artwork, both on-site at Gwambygine and in Gallery 152, linking Gwambygine to York town. The art pieces will be created in collaboration with Ballardong Traditional Owners, sisters Audrey Nettle and Tracey Kickett, and will be led by sister Professor Marion Kickett…

Noongar Doll Making Workshop

Noongar Doll Making Workshop

During this workshop, Yolande Ward will yarn around her culture and life journey growing up as a Ballardong-Noongar woman. Participants are encouraged to stitch their own life journey and their aspirations for the future through their own doll. The session will close with a spiritual blessing over the dolls.

All Natural Ecoprint Workshop

All Natural Ecoprint Workshop

In this workshop, we will explore the fundamentals of ecoprint by using natural ingredients and dye materials that are easily accessible, affordable, and environmentally friendly. You will learn how to scour and prepare your textiles using non-metallic salts, the type of plants and kitchen ingredients that will yield colour, and different methods of obtaining colour…

Prickly Beauties

Prickly Beauties

Embroider a funky desert cactus landscape using simple stitches. Framed in a hoop, it is ready to hang on your wall to be admired by your family and friends. Suitable for beginners. Please note: a $10 materials fee is required to be paid to the tutor on arrival.

Stitch a Painted Postcard

Stitch a Painted Postcard

Basic stitches will be explored with the aim of using these in conjunction with a painted background to create a stitched postcard. Beginners to more experienced stitchers are happily encouraged to attend. Please note: a $10 materials fee is required to be paid to the tutor on arrival.

Coptic Book Binding Workshop

Coptic Book Binding Workshop

Learn how to make a traditional stitched exposed spine journal in this Coptic Binding workshop. This is a binding technique that can be utilised for traditional and contemporary book forms. Coptic exposed spine bindings are one of the oldest stitched bindings and one that tutor, Leonie Oakes, utilises in her own art practice to create…