2016 - 2017

Supreme Court

Supreme Court Civil: Journey of a River

Client: Department of Justice
Artist: Jo Darbyshire in collaboration with Rick Vermey
Architect: Peter Hunt Architect
Art Coordinator: Maggie Baxter

It took two and half years for Jo Darbyshire to create Journey of a River, the series of artworks placed over 6 levels of the Supreme Court Civil. The painting takes the viewer on a westward journey from the river’s source near Walyunga National Park through to the Indian Ocean.

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Supreme Court

Supreme Court Civil: Coat of Arms

Client: Department of Justice
Artist: Trish Bygott in collaboration with Nathan Crotty, Dr. Nicolle Desmarchelier and Dr. Jane Donlin
Architect: Peter Hunt Architect
Art Coordinator: Maggie Baxter

The Coat of Arms for the new Supreme Court Civil is a celebration of skill, craftsmanship, and the preciousness of a 100% hand made artwork. Artists Trish Bygott, Nathan Crotty and their team performed a miracle to complete the minutely detailed embroidery in less than six months ready for the official opening.

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Karratha

Karratha Electrical and Instrumentation Centre

Client: Department of Training and Workforce Development
Artist: Britt Mikkelsen
Architect: SPH Architects
Art Coordinator: Corine van Hall

The image of a circuit board is the fitting motif of an integrated artwork at the Karratha Electrical and Instrumentation Centre.

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North Regional TAFE

North Regional TAFE 

Client: Department of Training and Workforce
Artist: Paula Hart
Architect: T&Z Architects
Art Coordinator: Corine van Hall

Paula Hart’s extraordinary artwork spans 22 metres, juxtaposing patterned silhouettes of Pilbara flora with images of industrial activities.  

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Perth Core Library

Perth Core Library Stage 2

Client: Department of Mines and Petroleum
Artist: Nien Schwarz
Title: Core Values
Architect: Sandover Pinder Architects
Art Coordinator: Alison Barrett

Nien Schwarz’s innovative approach to the public art for the Perth Core Library reflects her long term passion for geology. 

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 Cecil Andrews College Cecil Andrews College 

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Geoffrey Drake-Brockman
Title: Colour Collider
Architect: Gresley Abas Architects
Art Coordinator: Alison Barrett

Colour Collider is a light –based artwork by artist Geoffrey Drake-Brockman. The vibrant artwork is apt for the main foyer of Cecil Andrews College‘s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Centre which encourages innovation.

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Wandina Primary School Wandina Primary School –Stage 2

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Helen Clarke
Title: From Bush to Beach
Architect: Eastman Poletti Sherwood
Art Coordinator: Alison Barrett

Helen Clarke’s screens for Wandina Primary School depict natural flora and fauna that can be found in school’s vicinity. The artist’s simple and engaging designs are intended to provide enduring visual interest and promote understanding and interaction with the school’s surroundings.

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Armadale SHS

Armadale Senior High School 

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Jennie Nayton
Title: Food Play 
Architect: DWA Architects
Art Coordinator: Paula Silbert

 

Artist Jennie Nayton’s vibrant artwork, Food Play welcomes students into the new commercial kitchen and café at Armadale Senior High.

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Collie Health Services Collie Health Service

Client: WA Country Health Service
Artist: Jahne Rees
Title: Glimpses Above and Below Architect: Bateman ArchitectsArt Coordinator: Mariyon Slany 

The artwork at Collie Health Service acts as a prominent entry statement. The bright red and orange colour provides a dramatic contrast to the red and brown brick building.

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 Harrisdale Senior High School Harrisdale Senior High School 

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Jason Hirst and Tim Macfarlane Reid
Title: Forward Thinking
Architect: Taylor Robinson
Art Coordinator: Paola Anselmi

The large-scale sculpture Forward Thinking conveys the growing mind, from the inner facial profile of a young adolescent to a mature profile looking outward. It is one of four collaborative artworks by Jason Hirst and Tim Macfarlane Reid at Harrisdale Senior High School.

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 Willetton Senior High School

Willetton Senior High School 

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Daniel Eaton
Title: Union in Disparity
Architect: HASSELL
Art Coordinator: Maggie Baxter

The twisting forms of Daniel Eaton’s abstract sculptures are a perfect counterpoint to the linear qualities of the bold new architecture of Willetton Senior High School.

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Midwest Cancer Centre (Geraldton Health Campus)

Midwest Cancer Centre (Geraldton Health Campus) 

Client: WA Country Health Service
Artist: Rose Holdaway 
Architect: Bruce Sherwood and Terry Baker, Eastman Poletti Sherwood
Art Coordinator: Alison Barrett

The artist’s inspiration for the artwork was drawn from the Quandong tree. Quandong, were used as both a food source and medicinal aid for Yamatji people.

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Maida Vale Primary School 

Maida Vale Primary School

Client: Department of Education
Artists: Brad Jackson
Architect: Design IncArt
Coordinator: Corine van Hall

The rare species Maida Vale Bell Flower that once grew in abundance in the school’s location, was the inspiration for the sculpture entitled Learning by the Bell.

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Byford Secondary College, stage Two

Byford Secondary College, stage Two

Client: Department of Education
Artist: Ayad Alqaragholli
Architect: Donaldson+Warn
Art Coordinator: Jenny Beahan

The figurative artworks by Ayad Alqaragholli are designed as a celebration of the human spirit and to evoke in the viewer a sense of our own humanity.

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Rivergums Primary School
Rivergums Primary School 
Client:  Department of Education
Artists:  Briget Norton-N2Art+Design
Architect:  Bateman Architects
Art Coordinator: Paola Anselmi

Rivergums Primary School 

Client: Department of Education
Artists: Briget Norton-N2Art+Design
Architect: Bateman Architects
Art Coordinator: Paola Anselmi

Western Australian artist Bridget Norton draws the inspiration for her artwork from the life cycle of Western Australia’s Graceful Sun Moth, (Synemon Gratiosa) emphasising the vital role that even the tiniest insects can make in the greater scheme of things.

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Central Regional TAFE – Technology Park Campus

Central Regional TAFE – Technology Park Campus

Client: Central Regional TAFE and the Department of Training and Workforce Development
Artist: Simon Gauntlett
Architect: Eastman Poletti Sherwood Architects
Art Coordinator: Corine van Hall

Simon Gauntlett’s artwork alludes to the fields of training conducted at the technology park, namely mining and civil construction. It has been designed to complement both the architecture and the environment.

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Central Regional TAFE- Health Industries Training and Workforce Development

Central Regional TAFE- Health Industries Training and Workforce Development

Client: Central Regional TAFE and the Department of Training and Workforce Development
Artist: Tim Macfarlane Reid
Architect: Cameron Chisolm Nichol
Art Coordinator: Corine van Hall

Tim Macfarlane Reid’s series of artworks for the Central Regional TAFE are inspired by the contours of the landscape. The graceful shapes of the standalone sculpture encourage the passer-by to interact with the work.

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Mundijong Police Station

Mundijong Police Station

Client: Western Australia Police
Artist: Clare McFarlane
Architect: TAG Architects
Art Coordinator: Maggie Baxter

The plywood panels of Clare McFarlane work create an oscillating vertical rhythm as they move up the wall, while the strong blue colour evokes memories of looking up at the summer sky through shady tree branches.

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Ballajura Police Station

Ballajura Police Station

Client: Western Australia Police
Artists: Steve Tepper
Architect: TAG Architects
Art Coordinator: Maggie Baxter

Steve Tepper’s artwork evolved into a simple composition of bold lines and horizontal shapes based on the contour and direction of individual local streets.

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Cockburn Police Station

Cockburn Police Station

Client: Western Australia Police
Artists: Mark Datodi and Steve Tepper
Architect: Peter Hunt Architects
Art Coordinator: Maggie Baxter

Giant olive tree leaves spread across the external wall of the police station. In Cockburn the olive tree resonates especially with the Mediterranean cultures that have so positively impacted the area.

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