In 1925 a grieving widow donated art works to Victorian galleries in the hope her late husband would not be forgotten, and though that’s pretty much what happened Warrnambool however, has a special way of remembering talented Australian Impressionist Tom Humphrey (1858-1922). Warrnambool’s Art Gallery (WAG) is set to rehang Humphrey’s formative work The Way To School’ … More Way To Go! Art Remembering: Warrnambool Impressions of Tom Humphrey
The Pavilion on Warrnambool’s foreshore is the latest building to feature in local artist Tim Walker’s new piece, and the familiar figure spent this afternoon cheerfully fielding the usual curious pedestrian questions while putting finishing touches to his latest work. Interruptions are an occupational hazard when the streets are your studio but this 60 year-old artist … More Capturing Warrnambool is a Fine Art
A new publication launched last night aims to honour iconic Warrnambool figures and landmarks before they are lost to the passage of time. ‘Warrnambool…this is home’ is resident author and editor Carol Altmann’s tribute to familiar faces and places central to Warrnambool’s identity. “Iconic figures and landmarks are so much more than just buildings and structures,’ Carol … More Carol Altmann’s iconic Warrnambool…’This is home’
Three days in and artist David Higgins is nearly finished preparing a blank wall in Warrnambool’s business centre as a canvas for his ocean-themed mural for this weekend Hidden Histories Laneway festival. A rare burst of autumn sunshine has the talented artist at top undercoat stage as David sets to work transforming the Timor Walk … More Warrnambool Timor Walk Mural
Renowned artist David Higgins is transforming a forgotten wall in Warrnambool’s business centre into a work of art, as part of Warrnambool’s Hidden Histories Laneways Festival encouraging community engagement in the vibrant, interactive public-art experience. The blank wall in Timor Walk will be transformed by a colourful mural depicting sea-themes in an event collaboration between … More Public Art Outings in Warrnambool CBD
Creating with textiles might be a hobby for Warrnambool artist Ann Hegarty but her unique creations make elegant art of everyday objects. “I like making practical things funky, and I love colour,” Ann said. “Why should functional things be boring?” Ann’s HegARTie creations are hand-made in Warrnambool from a mix of pre-loved and new materials, … More Artfully Updoing the Everyday!