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Aidan Garnett

Aidan Garnett is an aerosol artist, graphic designer and curator. He has been developing his Street Art skill set in the local community over the last 16 years.

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Alana McVeigh

Alana McVeigh is a premier Western Australian ceramicist whose delicate porcelain vessels focus on simplicity and form.

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Alejandro Tearney

Alejandro Tearney has been an artist for over 20 years, in that time always exploring new ways of creating and visualising work.

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Alister Yiap

Alister Yiap’s unusual approach to design has seen him create everything from contemporary rings to gemstone-shaped public seating in the Perth CBD

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Andrea Vinkovic

Andrea’s work is inspired by microscopic images of pollens, planktons, molecules and natural structures. It plays with the idea that natural objects of different origins and on different scale share the similarities and visual language we intuitively recognize and respond to.

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Andrew Christie

Andrew Christie is a maker of bespoke fine wooden furniture and objects. Andrew's background is in painting, filmmaking, and sculpture and he has qualifications in Fine Art, Graphic Design and Project Management.

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Angela Ferolla

Angela is a warm, inspiring tutor with an enviable wealth of practical knowledge and skills that she is all too ready to share.

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Angela Stewart

Angela Stewart is practising visual artist with a passion for drawing, completing a Doctorate of Creative Arts at Curtin University in 2011.

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Betty Poulsen

Betty Poulsen is a Fremantle based multidisciplinary artist. Betty interests are wide reaching and include natural dyeing, soft sculpture, jewellery, ceramics and painting.

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Beverley Jackson-Hooper

Bev Jackson-Hooper is a drama, history and literature aficionado who has taught at many schools across Perth as well as running her own drama school Kidact.

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Dee Jaeger

Dee Jaeger is a passionate about all aspects of pottery, from the properties of wet clay, to the colours and effects of glazing, to the firing itself.

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Desmond Sweeney

Desmond Sweeney is a visual artist creating landscape paintings and seascape murals with 20 years experience in the arts and creative industries.

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Drewfus Gates

Drewfus Gates is one of Western Australia’s premier portrait artists, having painted all manner of prominent Australians from Supreme Court justices to professors, governors, and sporting identities.

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Fiona Gavino

Fiona Gavino is an artist who works with a broad range of textiles, fibres and natural or found materials to create sculptural, woven artworks that are beautiful as well as environmentally sensitive.

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George Lucas

George Lucas is one of a few very rare qualified silversmiths working in Western Australia.

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Gera Woltjer

Gera Woltjer is a multi-award winning and multidisciplinary artist, originally from the Netherlands who is currently based in Perth.

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Holly O’Meehan

Holly O'Meehan is a young West Australian artist with a multi-disciplinary art practice.

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Jacqueline Warrick

Jacqueline’s classes focus on the way in which a camera can be a tool to help us weave a narrative, capture a moment and explore new places.

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Jenessa King

Jenessa King is an artist, designer and illustrator with a deep love of all things illustrated and graphic, from kids book pictures to typography.

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Jill Parnell

Jill Parnell has been teaching at FAC for over 15 years and her jewellery classes are still among the most popular in our learning program.

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Jo Darvall

Jo Darvall is a master of many mediums, including painting, sculpture, printmaking and even art writing.

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Joshua Cocking

The principal motivation behind the work and practise of Western Australian artist Joshua Cocking is a focus on humanist, environmental and technological issues.

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Joss Gregson

Joss Gregson is a prominent WA artist and a popular tutor at Fremantle Arts Centre.

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Julie Holmes

Julie Holmes is a jewellery designer and maker. Tribal and ancient cultures and their customs are the main influence of her work.

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Karen Castle

Karen has developed her photography courses to help beginners get to know they camera and get the best pictures they can through considering composition, lighting and narrative.

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Kate Weedon-Jones

Kate Weedon-Jones is a Perth-based textile designer with a special interest in dyeing and decorating textiles, whether with traditional Western and Japanese, or contemporary techniques.

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Ken Wadrop

Ken Wadrop returns to FAC as a painting tutor to bring his expertise as a painter of realism, Fremantle and the urban environment into the classroom.

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Kevin Robertson

Kevin Robertson is an active and well respected presence in the WA art community.

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Kim Gillespie

Kim has been working in ceramics for many years, in her own practice and teaching both adults and children about working with clay. Having worked at Shenton College and more recently at Perth Studio Potters, Kim has a vast knowledge of different techniques for throwing, hand building and using various types of clay.

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Lee Woodcock

Lee Woodcock is fascinated with all things clay, creating and experimenting with all forms of the medium, from making his own clay from nature and creating glaze formulas to his own handmade wood fired kiln which spans over two hundred cubic feet.

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Leslee Rowlands

Leslee Rowlands is an Art educator with over 30 years of experience teaching students of all ages. Her aim is to offer a supportive learning environment in which the participants are inspired and can develop the confidence to explore and pursue their artistic side.

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Louise Snook

Louise Snook is a prominent artist in WA for her work with textiles, whether as fashion pieces or as 3D art installations.

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Marlish Glorie

Marlish Glorie is a novelist and playwright. She is a popular teacher of creative writing and mentors young and emerging novelists.

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Max Butcher

Max Butcher is a qualified master trade jeweller with 35 years experience making for the fine jewellery market.

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Melanie Dare

Melanie Dare is a visual artist and art educator who completed Honours, BA (Arts).in 1999. Art is her way of exploring and articulating ideas and feelings in order to understand the world and herself.

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Meredith Higgins

After 20 years performing around Fremantle and Perth, Meredith has been teaching music to all age groups and levels using the easy methods she has developed.

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Michael O’Meehan

Michael O'Meehan has skills in concept design, animation, 3D modelling and level design. He has attended both Murdoch University and the Academy of Interactive Entertainment and is all about sharing his wealth of knowledge to people with a passion for video games.

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Michael Ovens

Dr. Michael Ovens received his doctorate in English and Cultural Studies from the University of Western Australia and is now working on virtual reality experiences set in the Middle Ages. Michael is an expert in developing computer based games and is bringing his knowledge to Fremantle Arts Centre.

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Miles Carpenter

Miles is a passionate tutor, his classes are an encouraging, practical introduction to possibilities of painting.

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Natalie Zuchetti

Natalie is an experienced art tutor with over 20 years experience working with a variety of mediums.

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Nicole Lance

Nicole's flexible and informative teaching style puts an emphasis on careful design and her classes will equip newcomers with both contemporary and traditional techniques.

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Padma Hamilton

Padma is a practicing watercolour artist, specializing in capturing the essence of the human body from observation (life model). A passionate outdoors sketcher who loves to create quick watercolour impressions from life.

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Peter Walker

Peter Walker is a Fremantle Arts Centre veteran tutor and a much-loved figure in the WA art landscape.

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Regina Noakes

Regina Noakes has had a very international art education, having studied painting in Boston and Singapore before returning to Perth to develop her practise

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Renae Martin

Renae's classes provide a fun and inspiring introduction to the world of mosaics that will equip students with the skills to undertake their own mosaicing projects.

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Richard Gunning

Richard Gunning has a broad knowledge of art and art history and has taught at many tertiary institutions and universities in WA

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Roberta Leary

Roberta Leary knows textiles and colour. With over 25 years of teaching experience and success as a freelance designer specializing in hand painted and screenprinted textiles for interior design and fashion garments her classes are fun, colourful and inspiring.

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Robyn Varpins

Robyn Varpins has been working with clay as a sculptural material for over 25 years.

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Sandra Black

Sandra Black’s delicate, hand-detailed porcelain pieces are distinctive and well known in Western Australia for their refinement.

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Sarah Elson

Sarah Elson’s jewellery work centres on the myriad ways that the bizarre and wonderful forms of plants and natural materials can be turned into jewellery pieces through the method of casting.

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Sarana Haeata

Sarana is a multi disciplinary artist whose work spans across ceramics, illustration, digital art and dance.

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Shana James

Shana James is known for her narrative style in both painting and printmaking.

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Sophia Gilet

Sophia Gilet is a multidisciplinary artist who was introduced to Anime & Manga at a tender age. Having spent over a decade honing her skills, both overseas and locally, she has a wealth of knowledge of all things manga, comics & illustration she is more than willing to share.

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Stephanie Hammill

Stephanie Hammill is a local, Fremantle based ceramic artist. She is passionate about all things ceramic and runs a successful ceramics business creating works of art, both functional and beautiful.

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Steven Aiton

Steven Aiton’s classes are by far the quickest to book out in each school holiday program. His knack for getting the best out of a room full of cameras, kids and plasticine results each term in a treasure trove of weird, wonderful and wacky animations.

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Stevie Cruz-Martin

Stevie Cruz-Martin is an award-winning cinematographer, director, photographer, and editor.

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Stewart Scambler

Stewart Scambler is one of WA’s most prolific and respected ceramic artists. His studio produces Bohemian Ceramics produces both fine art sculptures and useable domestic wares.

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Viktor Eszenyi

Viktor Eszenyi is a passionate advocate for sculpture, particularly the historical, nuanced process of hammer-and-chisel stone carving.

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