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Welcome to the July edition of the Creative Mandurah Newsletter. You can quickly scroll to content sections using these quick links:

Wearable Art Mandurah Showcase: It's a Wrap!   

Forty one extraordinary wearable art garments, a Swan Lake moment, an operatic debut, beautiful lighting, record attendance – this year’s showcase had it all.
Congratulations to Artistic Director, Bernie Bernard, her cast and crew, DTX Studios Mandurah, Metro Modelling & Dance Academy and John Curtin College of the Arts.
Special thanks to our Wearable Art Mandurah designers. What an honour to bring these garments to life.

Image: Frame Perspective by Samantha Quealy, photography by Stephen Heath.

Wearable Art Mandurah 2019 Competition

Early Bird Entries open 1 July 2018

Local, national and international artists are invited to create revolutionary works of art on the body.
Wearable Art Mandurah is Australia’s premiere wearable art event and is inclusive to artists of all skill levels, ages and design forms, offering many opportunities: Enter now

Image: Are You Thirsty? by Antoaneta Tica, winner International Award 2018. Photography by Stephen Heath.

The Hydrodome Project -
Appearing in Yagan Square!

Film footage from the Hydrodome Project has trickled up to Perth all the way to Yagan Square, appearing on the new state-of-the-art digital tower. The underwater swimming edit of the film will be played as a regular feature throughout the year.

In the coming weeks, the footage of the Wardong Dancers from Dudley Park Primary School will also be shown on the large cylindrical screen. If you would like the screening times, please contact Heloise Lorimer at


Fri, 29 June - Sun, 22 July

Entente is a collaboration between artists of the Peel region that demonstrates how bringing together alternative views and ideas can stimulate creativity. This is an exhibition of contemporary artists working with a wide range of mediums, including print, photography, ceramics, textiles and mixed media. Read more.

Artist Talk with a twist!
Join CASM with the Entente artists as they discuss their works and demonstrate some of the technical processes featured in the exhibition.

Official Opening: Fri, 29 June @ 6pm
Artist Talk: Sun, 8 July @ 2pm

Wearable Art Mandurah Exhibition
Official Opening: Fri, 3 August @ 6pm


Wearable art revealed! These revolutionary works of art need to be viewed up close and personal to appreciate the unusual choice of materials and level of skill and thinking that sits behind these extraordinary wearable art works. Read more.

Tiny Treasures Christmas Artists' Sale 2018


The opportunity has arrived for you to be a part of CASM’s ever popular Tiny Treasures Christmas Artists’ Sale. Read More.

Tiny Treasures Art Market
Following the success of CASM’s inaugural Artist Car Park Market in 2017 expressions of interest are now open for artists, artisans and foodies to be a part of this creatively energised event. Read More.

Tiny Treasures Art Market Meeting: Sat, 11 August @ 2 - 4pm. CASM Workshop Space.

CASM Opportunities 2018 - 2020

CASM Artist Residency Program 2019
Don’t miss this fabulous opportunity to have your own studio at CASM for up to twelve months starting Jan 2019. Read more.

CASM Open Studio Collective 2019
 Each January CASM gallery morphs into an open space of working studios where artists can work, engage with visitors and make commission free sales directly with the public. Read more.

The Alternative Archive Exhibition Project 2019
Artists and artist groups are invited to create a contemporary visual archive of an aspect of their community, exhibiting at CASM in 2019. Read more.

CASM Exhibition Calendar 2020
CASM is calling for artists and artist groups to submit expressions of interest to exhibit in the 2020 calendar year. Read more.

Curious about the Cultural Garden or Gift Shop?

All the need to know information about the CASM Cultural Garden and Gift Shop can be found on the website! Visit Eco Garden to find out more about the garden and engagement opportunities.

Artist of the Month - Hilly Coufreur
Each month, CASM will be highlighting one artist with items currently available in the Gift Shop. Hilly is a local Mandurah artist who works primarily in acrylics. Her works are a process of spontaneous gestures, adding, moving and subtracting paint. Read more.

CASM Art Lecture Series
Expression of Interest Survey

CASM is looking to start a series of art history presentations in collaboration with art historian Frances Sullivan–Rhodes. Topics may include the History of Beauty, the Use of Art as Persuasion, Art and Power, Religious and Political Art and Art that Engages with Commodity Culture to name a few. Please complete this short survey to assist us in gauging local interest for the series. Start survey.

Transformation Mandurah Bridge Photographic Award

Exhibition: 17 - 29 July @ Mandurah Community Museum  
Throughout the transformation of the Mandurah Bridge, community members and visitors have been encouraged to share their stories and memories of the crossing point. A selection of these memories and photographs will be on display at the exhibition.

Sixty two community members submitted photos of Mandurah's past and current bridges - a total of 100 photographs, more than 30 of these photographs will be on display in the exhibition.

Check the City's website for the Museum's opening hours.

People's Choice Award
Coming soon - vote for your favourite image. Check out the City's Facebook page for updates!

Exhibition Space Available

Vivid Gallery - Art Collective
Vivid Gallery are seeking diverse works of art and creations to fill their exhibition space.
The benefits of being a full time Member or as a Guest member for 8 weeks are to exhibit and sell your artworks or gain commissions, promotion and exposure through Vivid Gallery, Social Media & Website and to develop brand presence, build art networks and followers.

For more information email or drop by Vivid Gallery 2/3a Smart Street, Mandurah.

Upcoming calendar of events

29 Jun, 6pm Entente Official Opening CASM
29 Jun - 22 Jul Entente Exhibition CASM
1 July Wearable Art Mandurah
Early Bird Entries Open
1 July The Alternative Archive Exhibition
EOI's Open
8 July, 2pm Entente Artist Talk and Demonstrations CASM
17 - 29 Jul Transformation Mandurah Bridge Photographic Award Museum
3 Aug - 9 Sept Wearable Art Mandurah Exhibition presented by Act-Belong-Commit CASM
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