East End Gallery

Supporting Wheatbelt Artists

Beverley, WA

Artists

Jan George

Beverley Western Australia
Mixed media, sculpture, painting, music, drawing, singing, poetry

Jan is a “retired” Beverley resident whose art career started in year one when her overworked teacher used to ask her to draw a picture when she finished her tasks as she could already read and write in year one. The consequent practice manifested as talent and encouraged her to keep on drawing. She received […]

Claudia Woeltjes

Beverley Western Australia
Painting

Born in the cultural city of Vienna in Austria in 1950s, Claudia has been raised with traditional Art and learned to love ancient times, fascinated by the horse and carriage in the City Centre still operating today to attract the tourists. She learned to paint at a very young age, did sculptures and worked with […]

Sharon Ellis

Balladong, Western Australia
Painting and sculpture

  Introducing our newest artist in the East End Gallery. “I have the privilege of living and working in the Balladong region near York on a beautiful piece of the earth.  The land is a big influence in my artwork, whether it’s from sitting on a rock with a coffee on top of the ridge, […]

Emma Rigby

Karratha and Beverley
Dot painting

My name is Emma Rigby. I am a Martu women and I grew up in the Pilbara region of WA. Born in 1981 and grew up the mining town of Newman. My childhood consisted of trips to multiple Billabongs, exploring caves for rock art and relaxing under the shady gum trees of the Fortescue River. […]

David Lillico

Beverley Western Australia
Lead light

David is a local Beverley resident who enjoys all forms of art,  dabbling in painting but mostly designing and creating lead lighting. After completing a short course about twenty years ago, he has been practising lead lighting art on and off ever since. His first piece was a front door panel at his home featuring […]

Murray Cook

York Western Australia
Ceramic Sculpture, Mixed Media and Drawing

I am a Visual Artist working primarily in Ceramic Sculpture, Mixed Media and Drawing.  I draw my inspiration from a wide variety of references including social and natural forces.   From a technical perspective, I primarily work in stoneware, reduction firing in my gas firing kiln.  I also produce my own variety of high firing […]

Murray Turle

Beverley Western Australia
mixed media painting

This crest, and the accompanying letter from the Royal Academy of Arts, is in honour of my mother, Eileen Isobel Cousins. She has been my greatest influence and life-long tutor. I completed my school education at Albany Senior High School, where I gained four distinctions, including a High Distinction in Fine Arts. I studied at […]

Margaret Gabrielle-Harding

York, Western Australia
Mixed media, textiles, moulds, perfumed soaps.

Margaret is a multi-talented artist living and working in York. She enjoys a number of different techniques with various media including textiles, but loves textural work and abstract art. Margaret  breathes her art. She has quilts and paintings on display at the East End Gallery. She has assisted with a “budding artists” workshop for children […]

Tina Hinchcliffe

Wanenusking, Western Australia
Mixed media

Tina was born in the West Midlands, part of the United Kingdom, in 1963. She was educated in Scotland and travelled widely before settling in the Central Wheatbelt of Western Australia, where she lives and works . She is renowned for her bold design, her use of different textures and materials and is inspired by […]

Shirley Gillis

Geraldton, Western Australia
acrylic painting

Shirley has lived in the Northern Territory and widely throughout Western Australia. She currently lives in Geraldton with husband Rod, however, Beverley is calling them back. They have bought a block and built their home here in order to retire. Shirley’s subject material reflects her love of the bush – from seascapes to tracks to […]

Len Zuks

Perth, Western Australia
Painting and Sculpture

Len Zuks was born in Dwellingup, Western Australia in 1950. His father of Latvian origin, his mother from the Ukraine. He is one of seven children.  The mantle of artist was bestowed on him at an early age. It was unwittingly but unanimously agreed upon by Len’s peers (who were all five years old) that […]

Gracie Courtney

Beverley, Western Australia
Mixed media, oils, pastels, glass and acrylic painting

Gracie Courtney has lived in Beverley for over twenty years. She has not had much time for her art for quite a lot of that time as she has been very busy with her extended family. Now, like a butterfly emerging from her chrysalis, she has rediscovered her love of creativity and has returned to […]

Brian Aylward

Wooroloo, Western Australia
Painting, drawing and sculpture

T. Brian Aylward Brian was born in 1939 at Warnham, West Sussex, UK. He attended Collyers’ Grammar School and later studied art part-time at Horsham Art School. He has painted all his life while working as a tool-maker, orchardist, factory manager, ship’s engineer, mine foreman, telephone cable technician, prospector, building labourer, lecturer and TAFE Regional […]

Christine Davis

Narrogin, Western Australia
Mixed media, acrylics and pastels.

Christine is a prolific artist who enjoys using mixed media and acrylics, in a variety of styles and all sizes ranging from very big indeed to almost tame. She loves all things French and worked as an artist-in-residence in France for five months some years ago. Married to Mark, who exudes an aura of calm […]

Steve Adams

Beverley Western Australia
Furniture Design, Creation and Restoration

Steve has not had an easy time of life recently. All the usual hassles that can hit any one of us without warning and can threaten our livelihood, our health and our self-belief. Steve is working very hard to get back on track and has produced a piece of furniture of great beauty for us […]

Beverley V

Beverley Western Australia
Felt art

I began Feltmaking in the mid 90’s, after having come across a most beautiful baby’s felted jacket, in the most beautiful of vibrant colours, whilst at the same time becoming a Grandmother for the first time.   The new baby boy didn’t get the ‘promised’ jacket, but Feltmaking was now truly imbedded into my reasonably […]

Meredith Lee-Curtis

Cunderdin Western Australia
Handcrafted bags, totes, cushions and other products

In a small studio creator, designer Meredith Lee-Curtis sits at one of her beloved sewing machines, creating unique bags and totes featuring artwork by Indigenous artists and designers. Through contact with the Traditional Owners of the Kimberly and Pilbara regions. Meredith acquired knowledge of their past, family connections, affinity with the land and their culture. […]

Kim Allison

York Western Australia
Cardmaking

I am 47 years old and have lived in York for the last 10 years. Our comfy home is home to my husband, children, chooks, an indoor cat and a dog. I have been card making for 15 years and my style is constantly evolving and changing. My inspiration comes from other creative blogs, the […]

Shane Moad

Beverley Western Australia
Painting

Acclaimed Australian artist Shane Moad was born in Manly N.S.W in 1959. He came to live in Western Australia in 1979.    The Moads originated from the Shetland Islands; from there they went to America and Australia. His mother was a Blackman – a prominent pioneering family from New South Wales. Shane was heavily involved in the […]

Mick Cotter

Northam
Desert timber craft

Mick Cotter, wood turner, pastoralist, Sandalwood harvester and developer and conservationist lived in the Goldfields for nearly sixty years. He has a vast knowledge of this area and although now settled in Northam, continues to use Goldfields timber as the basis of his craft. Mick delights in showcasing the spectacular grains and colours of these unique […]

Michelle Rothwell

Beverley, Western Australia
Slumped Glass

Michelle was born in Perth and lived in Karratha for twenty-nine and a half years. She and her husband Jon moved to Beverley in 2007 to assist Michelle’s Mum and Dad establish and operate the Beverley Bed and Breakfast. Michelle has had a variety of jobs in retail, administration and hospitality. But her talent has […]

Denese Borlini

Beverley Western Australia
Mixed Media

Denese White Borlini was born in Enkeldorn, Mashonaland East in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) mainly on a mixed farm. She remembers a childhood spent outdoors with the animals, as well as attending boarding school from a young age. She arrived in Western Australia (via South Africa) at the age of twenty. She then raised a family […]

Mandy Evans

Perth, Dunsborough and Beverley Western Australia
Acrylics and drawing

Mandy Evans is a West Australian-based artist who hand paints original acrylic paintings, produces limited prints,  and draws in pencil. We are so fortunate that she has chosen to join us in the East End Gallery. Mandy has sold her artwork to visitors from all over the world. She has a large following of celebrities […]

Michael Sofoulis

Beverley, Western Australia
Metal Sculpture

My interest in metal objects was awakened early, waiting for my father’s ship to come into port at Robb’s Jetty, Coogee. To pass the time, my brother and I used to play in the scrap metal yard next to the wharf, full of fascinating items all in metal. Once the ship had arrived and unloaded […]

Pat Lane

Beverley Western Australia
Painting

Pat has lived in Beverley with her husband, Allen for over twenty years. She has a studio at the back of her house where she paints extraordinary landscapes and portraits. Pat has entered countless art exhibitions and is well known for her stunningly detailed paintings. She has supported the East End Gallery since its opening […]

David Mizen

Beverley/Kalamunda
Photography

David is a photographer of outstanding talent. He is currently studying Honours, whilst supporting himself in his day job as a suburban solicitor. David’s photographs of the Yenyening Lakes and Mount Dale will leave you breathless, speechless and in awe. The photograph is of David’s beloved Yenyening Lakes.

Samantha Connor

Toodyay, Western Australia
Mixed Media

Sam Connor is a visual artist and disability advocate, who lives near Toodyay. She lives her life to the full and on the edge, connecting with people through her relentless and passionate campaigning and through her art pieces. Sam is a founding member of “Bolshy Divas”, a group determined to change the world for the […]

Jeanette Couper

Brookton, Western Australia
Painting and Mixed Media

Jennie was born in Kalgoorlie and she is a Capricorn. As well as being passionate about her art, she love golf and keeping fit. Jennie went to school in Victoria at Swinburne College where she first studied art. She has attended workshops with Western Australian artists like Brian Aylward, Greg Baker, Brian Simmons Larry Mitchell […]

Steve Pease

Margaret River, Western Australia
Jeweller and Metal Smith

Steve is the consummate contemporary craftsperson/artist, designing and creating works of art in metal and glass. As a jeweller/metal smith, he produces unique handmade jewellery and using the traditional skills of the silversmith he creates one-off contemporary hollow-ware. As a glass artist he uses a fused copper technique to create a rich red colour on […]

Colleen Sleer

Beverley, Western Australia
Photographer

Hi, I’m Colleen, and I live in Beverley WA. I’m a mum to 6 children, I have a very supportive husband, and every spare minute is spent with my camera and family. I usually take my camera everywhere with the hopes of something catching my eye. I love photographing families, and children in natural light. […]