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2024 Exhibitions

The Ellis House Art Centre is proud to exhibit a wide range of artists throughout the year.

Check out what’s on show now and what’s coming up.

2024 exhibitions are now all allocated. Applications for exhibitions for 2025 will be advertised here around July 2024. Click here for further information, or email us at exhibitions@ellishousearts.com.au.

Members’ Exhibitions

Naqin Xie, Shalu Varma, Rachel Conduit, Karin Jones

An visually diverse exhibition of four artists: Shalu's 'Layercake' of painted collages, Rachel's celebration of 'Whimsical Australia', Karin's 'Viewpoint' of Western Australian landscapes viewed from eye-level and Naqin's 'Echoes of Eternity': A Retrospective Tribute to Gustav Klimt.

When: 29 February to 17 March 2024
Exhibition Opening: TBC

David Leith and Co.

An exposition on portraiture from the point of view of both artists and subjects, displaying the drawings and paintings carried out at the Ellis House Art Centre each week in our portrait and life study sessions, using the exhibition to look more deeply into portraiture by including photographs and 3D works, and giving a voice to our subjects by including video, interviews and textual records.

When: 28 March to 14 April 2024
Exhibition Opening: TBC

Exhibition of Members' art

A colourful inspiring display of artworks by our Ellis House Art Centre member artists.

When: 18 April - 5 May 2024
Exhibition Opening: Sunday 21 April 2pm to 4pm

Jo Haythornthwaite, Michelle Ella, Stephanie Sheppard, Celeste Lopez, Madeline Vincenzi, Marie Mitchell

Each artist is exploring the central theme of the "Seed" from their own perspective in a variety of mediums from acrylic and oil painting to textiles and painted seed pods. The appeal to children will be a strong focal point.

When: 9 May to 26 May 2024
Exhibition Opening: TBC

Northern Stars/ Perth Plein Air Painters

We are a diverse group of artists who meet weekly “en plein air” to enjoy the pleasures and trials of painting outdoors, friendship, coffee and good food. Our exhibition will be a showcase of our diversity and the beauty of the great outdoors. The exhibition with include art painted ‘en plein air’, and also inspired by being outdoors. Our exhibition is inspired by experiencing the wider horizons both while painting and while observing with an artist’s eye.

When: 30 May to 16 June 2024
Exhibition Opening: Sunday 2nd June at 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Deb Armstrong, Pamella Toster, Christine De Klerk, Ronel Shepherd

Summary of Exhibition: A collection of works that represents the love for two countries. The passion for a home far away and the love of Australia.

When: 27 June to 14 July 2024
Exhibition Opening: Sunday 2nd July at 2.00 pm

Exhibition of Member's Art - Pets and other Animals

Our talented members display their art work relating to their pets, pets of friends and families, and other animals.

When: 18 July to 4 August 2024
Exhibition Opening: Sunday July 21st, 2 - 4pm

Alison Harvey, Carollyn Rhodes-Thompson, Tristan Coleman, Emma Lipman-Murphy

An eclectic mix of artists work that will provide you with an exciting visual immersion.

When: 8 August to 25 August 2024
Exhibition Opening: TBC

Kathryn Stanley-Hart

We want to celebrate the concept of home – the places we call home, and the things that we identify with home. We explore the feelings stirred in people by thinking of home or remembering places where they might have lived – including Kathryn’s imaginary and actual village scenes .

When: 29 August to 15 September 2024
Exhibition Opening: TBC

Jan Henderson, Sarah Eve, Kamila Waleszkiewicz

A colourful joint exhibition covering nature and abstract images from three talented artists.

When: 26 September to 13 October 2024
Exhibition Opening: TBC

Allison Snell, Jane Meleisea, Jazmin Mckechnie, Josie Wise

This exhibition provides a platform for four artists to express their unique experiences and perspectives as they navigate their roles as artists, their individual artistic processes, and an exploration of endemic species and comments on the need for environmental awareness 

When: 17 October - 3 November 2024
Exhibition Opening: TBC

Bayswater Primary School

When: 7 November - 24 November 2024
Exhibition Opening: TBC

Members' Bite Size Exhibition

Our final exhibition of the year is our exciting 'Bite - Sized" exhibition where members exhibit an array of new and exciting art. Associated with this is our Christmas Markets in the beautiful grounds of Ellis House, which will run from 10.00 am to 5pm.

When: 28 November - 8 December 2024
Exhibition Opening: Sunday 1st December, 2.00 - 4.00 pm (with our Christmas Market)