Archive for the ‘Yamaji Art Events’ Category

Water Across Country

Yamaji Art Artists: Barbara Merritt, Margaret Whitehurst, Kyra Johnson & Andrea Green-Ugle, were commissioned to do a Artwork for the Department of Water & Environmental Regulation, to create a piece that was representative of knowledge & history of water across Yamaji Country. “Water is a giver & sustainer of life. This story shows how water […]

Roni Jones Necklace

Workshop with Janeen Horne

Yamaji Art artists spent the day at the studio of local Geraldton artist Janeen Horne who shared her knowledge surrounding dispersal dying and tyvek beading. This was a very new and exciting process for everyone as it was a new type of medium for the artist to explore. Artist  used stencils, rubbing of surfaces, negative and […]

NAIDOC at Northgate Plaza 2019

During NAIDOC Week 2019 Yamaji Art Artists Nicole Dickerson & Lily-mae Kerley run Workshops at Northgate Plaza Shopping Centre. The workshops were mainly focused at children from all age groups. It was in collaboration with Lendlease (Northgate Plaza). Workshops included Symbol Rock Painting, Hand painted Eucalyptus Leaves, Scratch Boomerangs, Small Painting & Pendant Making, was […]

Printmaking with Lizzie Robinson

Yamaji Art held a workshop with Lizzie Robinson who specialises in Printmaking & Textiles. In June 2019 we had a workshop with our artists, Lizzie helped the artists develop skills in Dry Point Etching, which is a technique used in printmaking. Each artist were able to create beautiful etchings, which they freely scratched into their […]

Yamaji Art attends revealed 2019

Each year we look forward to packing up and hitting the high way to attend the annual Revealed in Fremantle Western Australia. The event is a forum for artist and art centre staff to attend and receive professional development and networking opportunities. Each year the even gets larger and larger with over 45 Aboriginal art […]

Filming on Country

Yamaji Art went on day of filming on country out to various water hole sites, they were Dog-hole (a local swimming place), The Waterfall, Mass Rock all located near Mullewa, WA & also Ellendale Pool which closer to Geraldton. The younger artists were able to also gain new knowledge of waterholes. The Artists were able […]