Bruce Malloch

bruce mallochBruce Malloch was born in Cottesloe in 1936. His early years were spent in the western suburbs before his family moved to Gooseberry Hill and then to Katanning.

Upon completion of schooling he went Jackerooing on sheep stations in the De Grey region of the north west. Bruce returned from this remote area to Perth where he studied art at the Perth Technical College before entering the advertising industry and finally breaking away to paint full time.

During the past 40 years of professional painting Bruce has held 23 successful one man exhibitions and numerous joint shows in galleries around Australia.

Bruce Malloch's Gallery is located at Lot 85, Lalor Drive, just 5 mins out of Esperance Town Centre. 

Visit website: www.brucemallochgallery.com.au

Speedline Art - Geoff Smith

speedline artFor the last 18 years Geoff Smith, painting under the name of Speedline Art, has been creating a variety of art including seascape, mariner, surf and rustic rural scenes using acrylics, oils and inks on canvas.

Having spent the last 35 years riding waves much of his work is influenced by the ocean, dolphins, whales and isolated coastal themes.

Born and raised in the mallee country and having a love for the Nullabour environment has also influenced many of his rustic rural scenes. Geoff is also accomplished with an airbrush which has resulted in many unique surfboard designs.

Visit website: Speedline Art

Dan Paris

Barramundi-Moon DampierDan Paris was raised in Esperance surrounded by pristine coastline and untouched bushland, he developed an appreciation for our natural environment and a passion for landscape photography.

Over the years he has pursued both of these, devoting most of his time to exploring the wilderness with his camera. Dynamic, sweeping landscapes with strong foregrounds, painted skies and saturated colours are all hallmarks of Dan's beautiful images.

In 2002 he embarked on a photographic expedition around Australia in search of remote locations yet to be captured on film. This journey has continued, evolving into a life long commitment. Framed and unframed prints can be purchased at Esperance Community Arts Gallery.

Dan's work is also displayed in various galleries throughout Western Australia.

Visit website: www.danparis.com.au

Santorini Art Studio - Larry Youngson

ocean ridersLocal artist Larry Youngson moved permanently to Esperance from Byron Bay eight years ago. Santorini Art Studio is Larry's studio and is located in West Beach, Esperance.

His medium to large land and seascapes are acrylic on canvas works, ranging from impressionistic through to abstract styles which is mainly inspired by the local environment. Some of Larry's public art works can be seen in the form of timber sculptures in the Don Mackenzie Gardens on the Esperance foreshore.

Mosaics and driftwood sculptures at the Cannery Arts Centre were commissioned by the Festival of the Wind Project and a Recycled Interactive/Educational Sculpture at the Wylie Bay Recycling Centre which was commissioned by the Esperance Shire Council.

 


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