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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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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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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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Bev 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. Through her career Bev has directed a variety of plays including History Boys, Falling from Grace and Small Poppies and brings fun, creativity and inclusiveness into her classes and teaching style.

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Cherina Hadley

Cherina Hadley’s photographic practice spans both digital and film formats to inspire her travel photography and fine art work.

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Chloe King

Chloe King’s wealth of experience in the dramatic arts has seen her working across film, music theatre, TV, radio and presenting.

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Daniela Dlugocz

Daniela’s art practice focuses on a sophisticated knowledge of drawing and often centres around the forms of the human body.

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Darren Hutchens

Darren is an experienced mural artist and tutor. His large colourful murals can be seen all over Fremantle, Perth and surrounding areas.

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David Hyams

David Hyams is a well known and highly acclaimed musician, singer-songwriter and composer based in Fremantle.

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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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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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Fran Rhodes

Fran Rhodes is an artist and lecturer at Curtin University's School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts, whilst completing her PhD studies and working as an painting tutor in the Perth area.

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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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Glen Stewart

Glen's classes at Fremantle Arts Centre seek to provide students with adequate skills, methods and tools through which to thoroughly explore their own creativity in a supportive and engaging environment.

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Graham Hay

Graham is a warm and talented teacher who encourages his students to pursue the possibilities of this beginner-friendly medium.

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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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James Tinsley

James Tinsley is a visual artist specialising in portraiture and landscape paintings.

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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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Joss Gregson

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

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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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Lady Bananas

Lady Bananas, aka Sharna Garbin, is a freelance urban artist, youth mentor and art tutor.

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Leslee Rowlands

Loren Kronemyer

Loren Kronemyer is an internationally exhibiting artist from Los Angeles, California currently living in Perth. She is passionate about art and this is shown in her enthusiasm for passing on skills to the students she teaches.

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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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Lucinda Crimson

Lucinda's classes are a fun and practical, perfect for those who are curious about the screen-printing process and those with a special project in mind.

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Luke Dux

Luke Dux is a WAAPA graduate and award-winning guitar player on the Perth music scene. Whether it’s his brooding vocals and fuzzy guitar in The Floors, his eclectic guitar noise in Timothy Nelson & The Infidels or his more countryfied tunes in The Wilds and Davey Craddock & The Spectacles, it’s safe to say that Dux knows his way around a guitar.

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Marilyn Morin

Marilyn hails from the highlands of Scotland and brings her enthusiasm and love of art with her.

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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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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. Meredith ensures students enjoy the learning experience, resulting in the enjoyment of music through playing the ukulele.

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Michael Ovens

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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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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Rashmi Subodhika

Rashmi is originally from Sri Lanka and after years of globetrotting working as an art teacher and learning about different cultures she has based herself in Perth.

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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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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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Shana James

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

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Shane Tholen

Shane Tholen is an artist with a wealth of experience in design and drawing and specializing in illustration and comic art.

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Soham Harrison

Teaching is a satisfying part of Soham’s jewellery making practice and finds passing knowledge on to his students very rewarding.

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Sophie Guittiere

Local jeweller Sophie Guittiere has been working almost exclusively with polymer clay (Fimo) for over 15 years.

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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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Teelah George

Teelah George is an acclaimed contemporary painter who is interested in the way that public and private archives can be used as a springboard for the creation of artworks and narratives.

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Tony Docherty

A self-employed master wood worker for over 25 years Tony Docherty has developed a range of unusual skills to make and manufacture timber product sold throughout Australia and the world.

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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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