After four successful, free-to-the-public exhibitions in 2013, 2015, 2017 and last year, Fremantle’s Sculptures At Bathers public exhibition will return in 2022 to the Bathers Beach Art Precinct. Over that journey Sculptures At Bathers has showcased more than 200 WA artists, in the process growing its audience from 20,000 visitors in 2013 to more than 60,000 last year.
Set within the beloved Bathers Beach Art Precinct, the location and intimacy is fantastic – offering an unforgettable cultural experience showcasing Freo’s historic West End. Next year’s also marks an expansion, with the installation of the sculptures by 72 WA artists spreading all the way along Bathers Beach; inside the Kidogo Arthouse Gallery; the outside forecourt at WA Shipwrecks Museum;AND in a new initiative, five works will be displayed at Fremantle Ports.
Over 120 entries were received for next year’s exhibition, whittled down to 72 local artists ranging form established and Internationally-renowned talent to exciting up-and-comers.
Running from February 19 until March 7, there’ll also be a public program of free educational activities, workshops and artists tours, with details to be revealed in the coming weeks via the Sculptures At Bathers Website.
Indoor: Neda Bahremand, Claire Bailey, Charmaine Ball, Kate Cambell-Pope, Mikaela Castledine, Peter Dailey, Margaret Dillon, Stuart Elliott, Susan Flavell, Fiona Gavino, Marian Giles, Patricia Hines, Juliet Lea, Janine McAullay Bott, Angela McHarrie, Lia McKnight, Jennie Nayton, Holly O’Meehan, Sigrid Ranze, Helen Robins, Nalda Searles & Todd Israel, Helen Seiver, Yuko Takahashi, Rima Zabaneh, Gisela Züchner-Mogall
Outdoor: Bruce Abbott, Megan Baker, Gemma Ben-Ary, Tim Burns, Nic Compton, Tony Davis, Tom de Munk-Kerkmeer, Sharyn Egan, Audrey Fernandes-Satar & Arif Satar, Phil Gamblen, Simon Gilby, Anne Grotian, Richard Hammer, Sam Hopkins, Beverley Iles, Greg James, Ben Jones, Tony Jones, Richie Kuhaupt, Jina Lee, Antony Lord, Melanie Maclou, Britt Mikkelsen, Gordon Mitchell, Greg Molloy, Geoff Overheu, Tony Pankiw, Pavel Perina, Stephanie Reisch & Bernard Taylor, Jean-Marc Rivalland, Alessandra Rossi, Valerie Schönjahn, Tania Spencer, Sally Stoneman, Joanna Sulkowski, Jon Tarry, Steve Tepper, Brett Todman, Jenni Vacca, Rick Vermey