2014 - 2015

Waterline
Client: Department of Education
Artist: Tony Windberg
Title: ‘Waterline’
Architect: HASSELL
Art Coordinator: Jenny Kerr

Cape Naturaliste College Year Seven Accommodation

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Tony Windberg
Architect: HASSELL
Art Coordinator: Jenny Kerr

For this very engaging project entitled Waterline, artist Tony Windberg pursues his investigation of what he terms the ‘illusion of nature and nature of illusion’. The work operates by interacting with our visual perceptual system to challenge notions of representation.

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Longing, Memory, Sight

National Anzac Centre

Client: Department of the Premier and Cabinet
Artists: Arif Satar & Audrey Fernandes-Satar
Architect: Peter Hunt Architect
Art Coordinator: Adrian Jones

For the artwork, Longing, Memory, Sight, the artist team of Arif Satar and Audrey Fernandes-Satar were inspired by stories of soldiers, who in 1914 cast messages to loved ones sealed in bottles over the sides of their ships while awaiting departure from King George Sound.  

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Albany Health Campus

Albany Health Campus

Client: WA Country Health Service – Great Southern
Artists: Mark Hewson & Paris Johansen
Art Coordinator: Adrian Jones

Summer Breeze is one of two major art works commissioned for the Albany Health Campus by local artists Mark Hewson and Paris Johansen. The wave-form artwork is evocative of the artists’ enjoyment of their daily immersion in their coastal workplace location.

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South West Health Campus Critical Care Redevelopment

South West Health Campus Critical Care Redevelopment

Client: Department of Corrective Services
Artists: Arif Satar & Audrey Fernandes-Satar
Architect: Mike Spight, TAG Architects
Art Coordinator: Adrian Jones

The building fabric of the South West Health Campus Critical Care Redevelopment provided opportunity for artwork to be integrated into functional details of the facility. Artist Rick Vermey was commissioned to design a scheme for two artwork components, one for the windows in the main waiting area, the other for the full expanse of the screen for the ambulance set-down area.

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Banksia Hill Detention Centre

Banksia Hill Detention Centre

Client: Department of Corrective Services
Artists: Arif Satar & Audrey Fernandes-Satar
Architect: Mike Spight, TAG Architects
Art Coordinator: Adrian Jones

Artists Arif Satar and Audrey Fernandes-Satar developed artworks for the Girls Accommodation Facility for the expansion of Banksia Hill Detention Centre by conducting a series of creative workshops with current female detainees of the Department of Corrective Services. The exercise of drawing a ‘personal logo’ on the surfaces of a 3D paper shoe encouraged creation of designs that reflected on motion, movement and stillness.

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Carine Senior High School

Carine Senior High School

Client: Damian Shuttleworth, Principal
Artist: Jahne Rees
Architect: Hodge Collard Preston Architects
Design architect: Nic Preston
Art Coordinator: Jenny Kerr

Inspired by the idea of the wrapped and folded elements of the building design, Jahne Rees has introduced a striking folded concrete arch to the landscape as the public art contribution to the school.

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Hammond Park Primary School

Hammond Park Primary School

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Tony Pankiw
Architect: Taylor Robinson Architects
Art Coordinator: Mariyon Slany

Artist Tony Pankiw has made an important contribution to the identity of the new Hammond Park Primary School. His impressive sculptures entitled Archway to Learning and The Magic Faraway Tree reference the natural environment and the developing community of the area.

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Challenger Institute of Technology Rockingham Campus

Challenger Institute of Technology Rockingham Campus

Client: Department of Training and Workforce Development
Artists: Mark Datodi and Steve Tepper
Architect: Peter Hunt Architect
Art Coordinator: Maggie Baxter

There is nothing more satisfying than hand building and crafting, which is why artists Mark Datodi and Steve Tepper decided that their artwork for the specialist metal and building trades facility at Rockingham Campus of Challenger Institute of Technology (Rockingham CIT), would be based on hand tools.

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Wembley Primary School

Wembley Primary School

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Anne Neil
Architect: Parry and Rosenthal
Art Coordinator: Maggie Baxter

Sleek, contemporary artwork is an unexpected contrast to the red brick of the original 1936 Wembley Primary School building. In placing new with old, the artwork (titled, On the wings of a butterfly our spirit goes free), visually supports the school ethos of acknowledging their long history and tradition with a sense of moving forward and embracing innovation.

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Wanneroo Secondary College

Wanneroo Secondary College

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Eveline Kotai
Architect: DWA Architects
Art Coordinator: Jenny Kerr

The cooperative relationship between artist and architect of the Wanneroo Secondary College has resulted in the creation of an extraordinary internal space. Artist Eveline Kotai's work entitled Full Spectrum, used the light filled interior spaces and building fabrics to create a sensitive and engaging artwork on five surfaces in three different media.

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Safety Bay High School

Safety Bay High School

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Voytek Kozlowski
Architect: Jarrod Motherway, Broderick Architects
Art Coordinator: Mariyon Slany

Artist Voytek Kozlowski has created a dramatic free standing sculpture titled, Seacrest for the Safety Bay High School. The work takes its inspiration from the school’s natural surroundings as well as the curves within the school logo. 

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Lockridge Disability Justice Centre

Lockridge Disability Justice Centre

Client: Disability Services Commission
Artists: Jenny Dawson & Sandra Hill
Architect: Peter Hunt Architects
Art Coordinator: Mariyon Slany
Photography: Peter Zuvela

Jenny Dawson & Sandra Hill’s brightly painted, solid cast concrete forms are arranged in a conducive configuration to optimise both group and individual interaction and support a sense of belonging.

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Mount Lawley Primary School

Mount Lawley Primary School

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Judith Forrest
Architect: EIW Architects
Art Coordinator: Maggie Baxter
Photography: Judith Forrest

Drawing from primitive fungal plant forms, that are the first signs of new life from burnt and damaged soil, the cast bronze sculptures created by Judith Forrest celebrate regrowth and regeneration for the newly restored and extended Mt Lawley Primary School.

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Perth Modern School Gymnasium

Perth Modern School Gymnasium

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Ayad Alqaragholli
Architect: Iredale Pedersen Hook
Art Coordinator: Maggie Baxter
Photography: Stephan Cappon

In an upward and unrestrained gesture, the figurative female sculpture in The Climb, signifies the limitless goals that might be achieved in life.

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Tuart Rise Primary School

Tuart Rise Primary School

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Tony Pankiw
Architect: Sandover Pinder
Art Coordinator: Maggie Baxter
Photography: Tony Pankiw

Tony Pankiw’s fanciful graphic winged creatures and objects enliven the schools fence and surrounds. Aside from its aesthetic role, the fence delivers a safety requirement for a steep embankment leading to the school oval.

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Golden Bay Primary School

Golden Bay Primary School

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Peter Knight
Architect: Oldfield Knott Architects
Art Coordinator: Mariyon Slany
Photography: Peter Knight

Peter Knight has created a series of playful, stand-alone sculptures with the potential for student interaction. Talking Totems offer the prospect for students to use the cut-out sections as a ‘Face in the Hole’ photo opportunity.

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Northam Senior High School Arts Centre

Northam Senior High School Arts Centre

Client: Department of Education
Artists: Nic Compton & Pierre Capponi
Architect: Design Inc
Art Coordinator: Jenny Kerr
Photography: Jenny Kerr

Artists Nic Compton and Pierre Capponi created a series of carved granite sculptures based on the work of the Greek sculptor Polykleitos for the Arts Centre complex.

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State Netball Centre

State Netball Centre

Client: Department of Sport & Recreation (DSC)
Artist: Mark Datodi
Architect: Sandover Pinder + dwp/suters
Art Coordinator: Alison Barrett
Photography: Mark Datodi

Step and Pass by Mark Datodi is comprised of two artworks. The first boasts abstracted graphic imagery on the exterior façade inspired by the linear elements and shapes on the netball. The other is comprised of a series of two dimensional ‘netball’ pieces below the canopy on the eastern façade. These latter works contain text relating to netball history.

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West Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS)

West Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS) – High Performance Service Centre

Client: Department of Sport and Recreation
Artists: Warren Langley & Anna Crane (JÄGER Studio)
Architect: Sandover Pinder + dwp/suters
Art Coordinator: Alison Barrett
Photography: Alison Barrett

Climb is a two component artwork. One features a suspended internal artwork made from woven metal linear elements that flow upwards through the foyer to the first level, intended as a metaphor for the ethos of excellence. The other integrated work privileges inspirational text cast into glass sections.

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Comet Bay College

Comet Bay College

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Jason Hirst
Architect: Johnsen Lim, Taylor Robinson
Art Coordinator: Jenny Kerr
Photography: Jenny Kerr

Motion 2014 is comprised of six sculptural pieces that embed translated drawings from school students. The forms and textures are also inspired by coastal flora and fauna.

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Margaret River Senior High School

Margaret River Senior High School

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Ian Dowling
Architect: MCG Architects PTY Ltd
Art Coordinator: Jenny Kerr
Photography: Ian Dowling

Ian Dowling created a series of interrelated forms that transition between soft to hard edged intended as a metaphor for changes resulting from the acquisition of knowledge.

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Green Skills Training Centre

Green Skills Training Centre – Central Institute’s East Perth Campus

Client: Department of Finance
Artists: Phil & Dawn Gamblen
Architect: Woodhead Architects
Art Coordinator: Alison Barrett
Photography: Phil Gamblen

A large integrated artwork with the inclusion of a series of patterned and textured panels inspired by wind motion effects add variety and interest to the building façade. The artists have included a sensor device on the roof that dictates the colour of the nocturnal illumination of the artwork panels.

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 Ashdale Secondary College

Ashdale Secondary College – Year 7 Integration - Stage 3

Client: Department of Education
Artists: Rob McCulloch
Architect: Donaldson & Warn
Art Coordinator: Alison Barrett
Photography: Rob McCulloch

Artist Rob McCulloch translates irregular geometric elements into a series of five related artworks. The patterns were initially inspired by numerous starfish washed up on a Perth beach, which triggered further research into non-symmetrical tessellations.

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Joseph Banks Secondary College

Joseph Banks Secondary College

Client: Department of Education
Artists: Steve Tepper; Mark Datodi; Olga Cironis;
Architect: T&Z Architects
Art Coordinator: Alison Barrett
Photography: Mark Datodi

The bold physical presence of sculptural forms and patterns created for this commission, offer a strong identity for the college. The patterns and forms reflect cellular structures within the leaves of the Banksia Ashbyi, a common species in the area and resonate with concepts of growth and youthfulness.

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Churchlands Senior High School

Churchlands Senior High School

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Tim Macfarlane Reid
Architect: John Nichols, Bateman Architects
Art Coordinator: Alison Barrett
Photography: Tim Macfarlane Reid; Andrew Piccoli; D-Max Photography

The title of the artwork Plinths for Your Imagination by Tim Macfarlane Reid are strongly suggestive of the intention for this work. Students are encouraged to interact ‘on and with’ the artwork.

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Mindarie Senior College Sports Hall

Mindarie Senior College Sports Hall

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Trevor Richards
Architect: Donaldson & Warn
Art Coordinator: Jenny Kerr
Photography: Trevor Richards & Donaldson & Warn

A suite of related bold and subtle integrated serial structures into the architectural fabric of the Sorts Hall, closely align with Trevor Richard’s painting oeuvre. The rhythmical patterning hints at the sporting activities within the building.

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Canning Vale College

Canning Vale College

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Jason Hirst
Architect: HASSELL
Art Coordinator: Mariyon Slany
Photography: Mariyon Slany

Jason Hirst’s freestanding sculpture, entitled Echo, incorporates artwork from students in the school into its three dimensional surfaces.

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Darling Range Sports College

Darling Range Sports College

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Simon Gauntlett
Architect: Gresley Abas
Art Coordinator: Paula Silbert
Photography: Simon Gauntlett

Simon Gauntlett’s work Zip comprises twelve interlocking concrete forms that are designed as a seating arrangement and double as a welcoming element to the entrance of the Sports Academy.

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Osbourne Park Hospital Surgical Centre Development

Osbourne Park Hospital Surgical Centre Development 

Client: Department of Health
Artists: Rob McCullochArt Coordinator: Alison Barrett
Photography: Eva Fernández

The Moitch (Noongar name) for the Flooded Gum (Eucalyptus Rudis) was the inspiration for Rob McCulloch’s suite of two and three dimensional artworks strategically located throughout the building and its environs.

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Narrogin Senior High School

Narrogin Senior High School

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Alex Spremberg 
Architect: Gresley AbasArt Coordinator: Corine van Hall

Alex Spremberg’s stunning conical structure, located strategically between the new additions to the school. The work reflects his artistic oeuvre and interest in formalist art.

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Broome Senior High School

Broome Senior High School

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Mark Datodi 
Architect: EIW Architects
Art Coordinator: Maggie Baxter
Photography: Mark Datodi & Jaime Vidler

Bold sculptural forms, inspired by the native bush tucker plants and fruit, occupy the school surrounds. The work attempts to acknowledge the rich diversity of the school’s ethnic groups.

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