Exhibitions

Kidogo Arthouse hosts a variety of exhibitions throughout the year and accommodates a plethora of artists and visiting galleries on a local, national and international scale. Kidogo is a historic and character-rich limestone building perched at the edge of the sparking Indian Ocean. Rain, hail or shine Kidogo is a beautiful place to appreciate art in all it's wonderful forms.

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Our Exhibitions... 

“Stories” by Christina McGuinness

“Stories” by Christina McGuinness

May 8, 2018

You are warmly invited to this rare and one-off opportunity of acquiring works by leading Australian artists on sale from the private collection of emmenent art curator, Christina McGuinness. A Fund Raising exhibition in support of *Origins Centre, Balingup. “STORIES” – an exhibition of Paintings, prints, sculptures, ceramics and textiles collected from throughout Australia for … Read More

Purltikatja- “An Anthropologist’s Toolkit”

Purltikatja- “An Anthropologist’s Toolkit”

April 26, 2018

This selling exhibition, curated by anthropologist Jan Turner, features canvasses from the deserts of Western Australia and in particular the Ngaanyatjarra Lands. Canvasses gathered over twenty years to tell stories, to communicate, to make explicit, Indigenous concepts, histories and family relationships. Canvasses used as tools of explanation in the contexts of land rights, native title, … Read More

Grant’s Robots

Grant’s Robots

April 19, 2018

After a sell-out show last year, we are delighted to announce that NZ sculptor Grant Sutherland is returning to Kidogo to exhibit his new collection of extraordinary and whimsical Robots…! Make sure you visit at the beginning of the exhibition so you can purchase your favourite one! Opening: Thu 19th April Last Day: Wed 25th … Read More

“In the Company of Friends” by Kerry Anne Jordinson

“In the Company of Friends” by Kerry Anne Jordinson

April 4, 2018

Kerry Anne Jordinson’s exhibition “In the Company of Friends” is at Kidogo Arthouse from Fri 6th April – Wed 11th April 2018 (11am – 4pm) or by appointment. Singapore born, UK raised and now living in Australia, Kerry Anne Jordinson is an artist working across a broad range of media. She has developed her distinctive … Read More

“100 000 Pieces” by Maureen Elphick, Lynley Jakowyna and Frances Russo

“100 000 Pieces” by Maureen Elphick, Lynley Jakowyna and Frances Russo

March 29, 2018

When you think of mosaics do you think of your aunty’s outdoor table or the Byzantine church you saw on holiday? Come down to Kidogo in Fremantle and have your expectations blown away. Artists Maureen Elphick, Lynley Jakowyna and Frances Russo, still use the traditional hammer and hardi but are always pushing the boundaries of … Read More

“Tidal” by Steven Pooley, Tahnee Robinson & Jo Meredith

“Tidal” by Steven Pooley, Tahnee Robinson & Jo Meredith

March 22, 2018

Two painters and a potter present T I D A L. Ceramic and painted works celebrating WA’s shoreline by emerging and award winning local artists Steven Pooley, Tahnee Robinson and Jo Meredith. Opening night Thursday 22 March 2018, 6.30pm.

“Eclectic Energy” Exhibition

“Eclectic Energy” Exhibition

December 16, 2017

A collaboration between 7 artists: Treena Hopewell, Bev Russell, Lisa Pensabeni, Barbra Douglas, Nura Huda Ridwan, Andreas Hutter, Wilhelm Johannes Drechsler.  

“Invisible Heart” By Helah Milroy

“Invisible Heart” By Helah Milroy

December 14, 2017

Through the persona Venus Embers, Pirate Nun & Black Swan of the 21st Century and her search for a heart of gold, Invisible Heart explores the virtue of faith in relation to the use of biotechnology for future solutions to environmental crisis. As we face the 6th Extinction we can no longer deny the impact … Read More

“Above & Below” by Cindy Lane and Julie Silvester

“Above & Below” by Cindy Lane and Julie Silvester

December 1, 2017

An exhibition and sale of artworks by Cindy Lane and Julie Silvester celebrating the life and energy above and below the waterline. Official opening Friday 1st December 6.30pm Open daily from 1st- 5th December 2017 10am – 5pm

“Elements Exhibition” by Shabbi Phelps and Kirsty Watkins

“Elements Exhibition” by Shabbi Phelps and Kirsty Watkins

November 23, 2017

A mixed media exhibition showcasing the latest works by Perth artists ‘Shabbi’ and Kirsty Watkins. Running for one week, the exhibition will feature sculpture and paintings representing nature’s four elements. All pieces are available for purchase.   The exhibition is then open from 11am until 4pm daily, until it finishes on Wednesday November 23rd.

“Eclectic Elements” by Renia Lakomy Edwards

“Eclectic Elements” by Renia Lakomy Edwards

October 26, 2017

Renia Lakomy Edwards solo show “Eclectic Elements”opens at Kidogo Arthouse on Thursday 26th October 2017. Eclectic Elements is a collection of landscapes, orals and gurative paintings – the binding elements being elusive memories and intangible beauty. Renia was born in New Zealand to a Polish family and moved to Australia in 1979. In 1995, she … Read More

“Looking for Whales” by Wade and Robyn Hughes

“Looking for Whales” by Wade and Robyn Hughes

October 26, 2017

26 October to 1 November 2017 – Kidogo Arthouse Bathers Beach Fremantle Wade and Robyn Hughes have been photographing sperm and humpback whales for more than 10 years. The first exhibition of the Port Coogee couple’s maginficent black and white photographs is on at Kidogo Arthouse at Bathers Beach Fremantle from 26 October to 1 … Read More

Environs Kimberley

Environs Kimberley

October 20, 2017

Aboriginal art and artists are making the long trip from the Kimberley to Fremantle for a not-to-be-missed exhibition of Kimberley art running from the 20-25th October 2017, at Kidogo Arthouse. This first-time event brings you a stunning range of contemporary Aboriginal art from right across the Kimberley. It is a rare chance to experience the … Read More

“Voyage to Venice” – Leon Holmes

“Voyage to Venice” – Leon Holmes

October 19, 2017

“Two months in Europe and my paint box was on fire. Studies were done in Holland, Germany and Ireland before a final dedicated week of painting was spent in Venice.” Leon Holmes is an award-winning Australian artist, lecturer and ambassador of plein air (open air) painting. “If you want to have life in your painting, … Read More

‘Arcadia’ by Nyree Jane Taylor

September 23, 2017

Regional artist Nyree Taylor’s exhibition ARCADIA features two collections of new works – (INHALE) + (EXHALE) . The first are large-scale charcoal drawings (INHALE). “Charcoal, chalks and paper- these are the materials I feel very at home drawing with…. I wanted an object that represented nature but at the same time was in an abstract … Read More

“Sunlit Scenes”

“Sunlit Scenes”

September 23, 2017

A joint exhibition by four realist oil painters Peter Barker, Andy Kent and David Green   On display will be a collection of Plein-air and small format paintings depicting scenes around Fremantle, the Swan river, and the Greater Perth area. Gallery hours: 11am – 4pm  

Entranced: Drawings by Julie Podstolski

Entranced: Drawings by Julie Podstolski

September 1, 2017

Julie Podstolski is an established Fremantle artist working in coloured pencils. Her diverse new exhibition records the bird life of Fremantle, the night streets of Kyoto, the mysterious, secretive and evocative world of maiko and geiko (geisha) who live in Kyoto, and ‘poster’ images of Western woman. Julie originally trained in painting, undertaking a Diploma … Read More

New Woodfired Forms by Stewart Scambler

New Woodfired Forms by Stewart Scambler

September 1, 2017

Stewart Scambler is a leading authority and teacher in ceramics and one of Western Australia’s most prominent wood-firers. His ceramic forms are an exploration of his response to the land, the underlying presence rather than the landscape. They are about the emotional and spiritual effect that the land has on the people within it and … Read More