Current exhibition

Northern Stars/ Perth Plein Air Painters “Horizons” Exhibition

Featuring Marg Dewar, Celestine Dyson, Ann Evans, Jennifer Foley, Chris LeFaucheur, Robin Marsh, Lesley Marshall, Lois Moir, Shirley Ron and Patricia Spence.

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.

30 May to 16 June 2024

Official Opening: Sunday 2nd June at 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm

Shirley Ron
Watching the Sunset at North Beach
Watercolour
40 x  32 cm framed
$200

Lois Moir
Simpson’s Gap
Watercolour
58 x  48 cm framed
$300

Chris LeFaucheur
May Morning, Beverley
Oil
61 x  46 cm
$400

Lesley Marshall
Port Fairly, Victoria
Acrylic
63 x  52 cm
$660

Jennifer Foley
Beach Flags Impression
Oil on board
40 x  32 cm
$310

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Lois Moir
Shelly Cove, Bunkers Bay
Watercolour
54 x  43 cm framed
$250

Chris LeFaucheur
Rainy Day, Hay Street
Oil
43 x  43 cm framed
$300

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Lois Moir
Silver Princess
Watercolour
38 x  46 cm framed
$380

Ann Evans
Solstice
Watercolour
40 x  35 cm framed
$450

Lois Moir
Poppies in Tuscany – SOLD
Watercolour on Yupo
54 x  43 cm framed
$200

Chris LeFaucheur
Low Tide at Pinkies
oil
50 x  70 cm
$420

Robin Marsh
The Harbour
Gouache
38 x 33 cm framed
$275

Marg Dewar
Rotto Escape
Watercolour and ink
43x 53 cm framed
$210

Ann Evans
Looking Across to Lilac Hill
Gouache
20 x 25 cm framed
$200

Lois Moir
Woodbridge Riverside park
Watercolour
53 x 43 cm framed
$250

Ann Evans
Mullaloo Beach
Watercolour
37 x 26 cm framed
$400

Robin Marsh
The Bay
Gouache
38 x 33 cm framed
$275

Shirley Ron
Monkey Mia
Watercolour
40 x 32 cm framed
$200

Robin Marsh
Approaching Storm
Gouache
30 x 33 cm framed
$275

Lois Moir
Memories of Poste
Watercolour
38 x 59 cm framed
$240

Robin Marsh
Special Place by the River
Oil on board
38 x 30 cm framed
$330

Lois Moir
Sail Away
Watercolour
55 x 64 cm framed
$210

Ann Evans
Avon Mist
Watercolour
37 x 26 cm framed
$450

Robin Marsh
Shelley’s Beach
Gouache
38 x 33 cm framed
$300

Robin Marsh
The Happy Tree by the Sea – SOLD
Oil on board
28 x 28 cm framed
$300

Lesley Marshall
Boat at Maylands
Acrylic
35 x 35 cm
$350

Celestine Dyson
Where Ocean Meets River
Oil
50 x 40 cm
$250

Marg Dewar
Yallingup Glen
Watercolour and ink
48 x 63 cm framed
$230

Shirley Ron
Yahava Coffee Works, Swan Valley
Watercolour
42 x 34 cm framed
$200

Jennifer Foley
Urunga
Oil on board
52 x 42 cm
$450

Shirley Ron
Francois Peron National Park, Shark Bay
Watercolour
53 x 43 cm framed
$300

Jennifer Foley
Rottnest
Oil on board
34 x 31 cm framed
$260

Shirley Ron
View from Marmion Beach
Oil on board
29 x 24 cm framed
$175

Ann Evans
Rigging Up, Crawley – SOLD
Gouache
20 x 25 cm framed
$180

Jennifer Foley
Mullaloo Beach Lookout – SOLD
Oil on board
45 x 37 cm
$390

Lesley Marshall
Sandon Park, Point Walter
Acrylic
25 x 35 cm
$520

Celestine Dyson
Mullaloo Pathway 2
Acrylic
40 x 20 cm
$150

Shirley Ron
Plein Air Painting at Carine Glades – SOLD
Oil on board
29 x 24 cm framed
$175

Patricia Spence
Sunday Foam
Soft Pastel
51 x 66 cm framed
$250

Jennifer Foley
Mallacoota River Jetty
Oil on board
40 x 29 cm framed
$330

Lesley Marshall
Beverley Hotel – SOLD
Acrylic
30 x 30 cm
$480

Ann Evans
Etude – SOLD
Watercolour
37 x 26 cm
$400

Lois Moir
Old River Redgum
Watercolour
69 x 53 cm
$310

Shirley Ron
Mettams Pool
Watercolour
40 x 32 cm framed
$200

Lesley Marshall
Cottesloe – SOLD
Mixed Media
35 x 35 cm
$350

Jennifer Foley
Autumn Time, All Saints Church – SOLD
Oil on board
48 x 38 cm
$285

Jennifer Foley
Augusta
Watercolour
43 x 41 cm framed
$330

Patricia Spence
Rocky Bay
Soft Pastel
51 x 66 cm framed
$250

Jennifer Foley
Rawnsley Station, Flinders Ranges
Watercolour
55 x 43 cm framed
$470

Lois Moir
Bend in the River
Watercolour
49 x 38 cm framed
$210

Robin Marsh
Pink Reflections – SOLD
Gouache
37 x 28 cm framed
$250

Chris LeFaucheur
Sun Set Fire
Oil
43 x 43 cm framed
$230

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Marg Dewar
Autumn
Watercolour and ink
48 x 63 cm framed
$230

Patricia Spence
Pinky’s Bay, Rottnest
Watercolour and ink
23 x 30 cm
$75

Celestine Dyson
Yallingup
Pastel
52 x 41 cm framed
$300

Patricia Spence
Cottesloe
Watercolour and ink
23 x 30 cm
$75

Marg Dewar
Cottesloe Pavilion
Watercolour and ink
43 x 53 cm framed
$210

Lois Moir
5 Mile Beach, Hopetoun
Watercolour
60 x 46 cm framed
$240

Chris LeFaucheur
Let The Day Begin
Oil
44 x 33 cm framed
$190

Robin Marsh
The Dancing Tree by the Sea
Oil on board
28 x 28 cm framed
$300

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Lois Moir
Moroccan Medina
Watercolour
35 x 45 cm framed
$200

Shirley Ron
Northern Beach – SOLD
Watercolour
40 x 32 cm framed
$200

Marg Dewar
Harndorf Cottage
Watercolour and ink
43 x 53 cm framed
$210

Lois Moir
Quiet Calm Morning
Watercolour
39 x 49 cm framed
$210

Jennifer Foley
Merna Mora Flinders Rangers
Watercolour
57 x 47 cm framed
$499

Lesley Marshall
East Fremantle
Acrylic
30 x 30 cm
$480

Ann Evans
Coffee at Yahava – SOLD
Gouache
20 x 25 cm framed
$200

Celestine Dyson
Margaret River
Acrylic
51 x 41 cm
$250

Lois Moir
Red Hill
Watercolour
62 x 53 cm framed
$250

Ann Evans
Beverley Hotel
Gouache
20 x 25 cm framed
$200

Lois Moir
Stormy Skies
Watercolour
53 x 43 cm framed
$200

Marg Dewar
Sittella’s Winery
Watercolour and ink
43 x 53 cm framed
$210

Ann Evans
Having a Deco
Gouache
20 x 25 cm framed
$180

Patricia Spence
Peli’s Perch
Watercolour and ink
23 x 30 cm framed
$75

Ann Evans
Bells Rapids
Gouache
20 x 25 cm framed
$180

Celestine Dyson
Bells Rapids 1
Oil on board
48 x 43 cm framed
$300

Robin Marsh
Sea Stories
Oil on board
33 x 27 cm framed
$300

Lesley Marshall
Trees at Kings Park
Acrylic
35 x 35 cm
$350

Celestine Dyson
Mullaloo Pathway 1
Oil on canvas
40 x 30 cm
$250

Shirley Ron
Southern Wheatbelt Country Sunset
Watercolour
28 x 23 cm framed
$150

Celestine Dyson
Bells Rapids 2
Oil on canvas
36 x 28 cm
$250

Patricia Spence
City Beach
Watercolour and ink
23 x 30 cm
$75

Jennifer Foley
Mettams Pool
Oil on board
39 x 32 cm
$310

Lesley Marshall
 Fremantle Corner
Acrylic
30 x 30 cm
$480

Chris LeFaucheur
Clear Morning Bliss – SOLD
Oil
50 x 34 cm framed
$230

Celestine Dyson
The West is Best
Oil on board
48 x 43 cm
$250

Patricia Spence
Peli in the City – SOLD
Watercolour and ink
23 x 30 cm
$75

Celestine Dyson
Bells Rapids 3
Oil on canvas
30 x 22 cm
$150

Patricia Spence
Pelican’s Landing
Watercolour and ink
23 x 30 cm
$75

Jennifer Foley
Fremantle Boat Shed – SOLD
Oil on board
50 x 39 cm
$390

Shirley Ron
Lancaster Winery, Swan Valley
Oil Pastels
34 x 42 cm framed
$200

Celestine Dyson
Mullaloo Beach
Pastels
60 x 48 cm framed
$300

Lesley Marshall
Roe Gardens, Kings Park
Mixed media
30 x 40 cm
$390

Lesley Marshall
Path to Jordie Bay
Acrylic
35 x 35 cm
$350

Previous Exhibitions

(Selections of works)

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 is be a strong focal point.

Below is a selection of works. Visit Ellis House to view the complete exhibition.

9 May to 26 May 2024

Official Opening Sunday 12th May 2pm to 4pm

Stephanie Sheppard
Berries and Stripes
Acrylic on canvas
$230, framed

Stephanie Sheppard
A Bunch of Flavour
Acrylic on canvas
$340, framed

Stephanie Sheppard
The Collection
Acrylic on canvas
$690, framed

Stephanie Sheppard
Everlasting Revival
Oil on canvas
$1250

Jo Haythornwaite
DormantSEEDS
Acrylic on upcycled canvas
$130

Jo Haythornwaite
PODinsky
Acrylic on canvas
$550

Jo Haythornwaite
PODpourri III
Acrylic on canvas
$120

Jo Haythornwaite
PODpourri VI
Acrylic on canvas
$120

Carol Fuller
Element Fire
Textile
$55

Carol Fuller
Mushroom
Textile
$160

Carol Fuller
Nutty 20
Textile
$25

Carol Fuller
Lotus Seed Pod
Textile
$85

Carol Fuller
Element Air
Textile
$55

Michelle Ella
Creation
Oil, cold wax, pigment powder
$90

Michelle Ella
Everlasting
Oil, cold wax, pigment powder
$60

Marie Mitchell
Echoes of Whispers 9
Mixed media textiles
$170, framed

Marie Mitchell
Sunrise Courtship
Mixed media textiles
$500

Marie Mitchell
Tiny Treasures 3
Monoprint on upcycled textile
$130, framed

Marie Mitchell
Golden Grasses 2
Mixed media textiles
$350

Celeste Lopez
Grass Wrens on stand
Kurrajong seed pods
$35

Celeste Lopez
Bird Pods Mobile 1
Kurrajong seed pods
$60

Stephanie Sheppard
Overcast Skies, Bali
Oil on canvas
$750

Stephanie Sheppard
Walnuts and Bay – SOLD
Acrylic and oil on canvas
$270, framed

Stephanie Sheppard
Sunshine Jug and Cumquats
Acrylic and oil on canvas
$300, framed

Jo Haythornwaite
Podcast
Acrylic on canvas
$120

Jo Haythornwaite
PODpourri I
Acrylic on canvas
$120

Jo Haythornwaite
PODpourri IV
Acrylic on canvas
$120

Jo Haythornwaite
PODpourri VII
Acrylic on canvas
$120

Carol Fuller
Element Water
Textile
$55

Carol Fuller
Nutty 1
Textile
$25

Carol Fuller
Nutty 21
Textile
$25

Carol Fuller
Bee on Lotus Flower
Textile, bead and wire
$40

Carol Fuller
Giant Bean Pod
Textile
$35

Michelle Ella
Seed of Knowing
Oil, cold wax, pigment powder
$70

Michelle Ella
Golden
Oil, cold wax, pigment powder
$60

Marie Mitchell
Echoes of Whispers 13
Mixed media textiles
$170, framed

Marie Mitchell
Fleeting Whispers 11
Botanic monoprint on paper
$120, framed

Marie Mitchell
Tiny Treasures 4
Monoprint on upcycled textile
$130, framed

Marie Mitchell
Native Lupin
Monoprint on upcycled textile
$170, framed

Celeste Lopez
Splendid Wren 1 on stand
Kurrajong seed pods
$20

Celeste Lopez
Bird Pods Mobile 2
Kurrajong seed pods
$60

Stephanie Sheppard
Still
Oil on canvas
$1250

Stephanie Sheppard
Wings and Whispers
Oil on canvas
$650

Jo Haythornwaite
InterSEED 1 & 2 (diptych) – SOLD
Acrylic on upcycled canvas
$160

Jo Haythornwaite
PODiatry
Acrylic on canvas
$120

Jo Haythornwaite
PODpourri II
Acrylic on canvas
$100

Jo Haythornwaite
PODpourri V
Acrylic on canvas
$120

Jo Haythornwaite
PODpourri VIII
Acrylic on canvas
$120

Carol Fuller
Cross Section
Textile
$70

Carol Fuller
Nutty 2
Textile
$25

Carol Fuller
Seedling 1
Textile
$20

Carol Fuller
Dragonfly Gumnut
Textile, bead and wire
$40

Carol Fuller
Kurrajong Seed Pod 1
Textile
$30

Marie Mitchell
Dusk
Mixed media textiles
$350, framed

Michelle Ella
Moment in Time
Oil, cold wax, pigment powder
$105

Marie Mitchell
Echoes of Whispers 16
Mixed media textiles
$170, framed

Marie Mitchell
Fleeting Whispers 13
Botanic monoprint on paper
$120, framed

Marie Mitchell
Winter Lace 2
Monoprint on upcycled textile
$190, framed

Marie Mitchell
Sun-Kissed
Mixed media textiles
$500

Celeste Lopez
Splendid Wren 2 on stand
Kurrajong seed pods
$20

Celeste Lopez
Bird Pods Mobile 8
Kurrajong seed pods
$60

Members Autumn Exhibition

Below is an example of some of the colourful inspiring display of artworks by our Ellis House Art Centre member artists.

18 April – 5 May 2024

Alison Lindsay
Keys to Your Heart
Pen and watercolour
40 x 40 cm
$380

Luke Button
Sage
Linocut
15 x 20cm
$95

Vi Philp
The View
Acrylic
91 x 60 cm framed
$290

Peter Wolfe
Beyond the Black Stump
Oil
62 x 48 cm
$300

Ute Maria Eckel
Full Moon Cat
Acrylic on canvas
20 x 20 cm
$75

Roy Da Silva
A Basket of Fruit
Oil on canvas
41 x 51 cm framed
$980

Lorraine Barnett
Blue Boathouse
Watercolour
26 x 33 cm framed
$185

Rita Lazarus
Yellow
Acrylic on canvas
41 x 61 cm
$95

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: 28th March — 14th April 2024

David Leith
Phoebe
Charcoal on Paper
35×50
$175

Jenny Davies
Study of Light
Oil
22×30
$300

Kamila Walezkiewicz
Nevey
Watercolour
45×62
$120, framed

Jenny Davies
The Red Hat
Oil
20×26
$550

Harry Harrison
Catalina from Argentina
Oil
30×30
$150

Kamila Walezkiewicz
Sarah
Watercolour
45×62
$120, framed

Patricia Spence
Catalina
Watercolour pencils
42×59
$140

Phoebe Neighbour
Anon
Charcoal
A3
$20

Patricia Spence
Sabrina
Watercolour pencils
42×59
$120

Naqin Xie, Shalu Varma, Rachel Conduit, Karin Jones

29th Feb — 17th March 2024

Karin Jones
White Pine Bush No1 – 01/2438
Acrylic
101 x 76 cm
$1200

Karin Jones
White Pine Bush No2 – 01/2437
Acrylic, ink
92 x 76 cm
$1200

Rachael Conduit
Hide and Seek
Acrylic on canvas
61 x 61 cm framed
$600

Rachael Conduit
Climbing Koalas
Acrylic on canvas
61 x 61 cm framed
$600

Shalu Varma
Inverse Yellow on Pink Grid
Acrylic on primed cotton paper
20 x 15  cm framed
$350

Shalu Varma
Orange Cutout on Pink – SOLD
Acrylic on primed cotton paper
23 x 20  cm framed
$350

Naqin Xie
Sister in a Water Planet 1
Marker pen
40 x 50 cm framed
$480

Naqin Xie
Sister in a Water Planet 11
Marker pen
40 x 50 cm framed
$480