Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 October, 2017 are the final days of the 2017 Donnelly Verandah Residencies exhibition. Each artist spent a week living in one of the workers cottages responding to the iconic [...]
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… but responding to Donnelly in the same spirit, Michael Spight, one of the Friends of Donnelly Village (FODV) Committee members, has just completed this series of six charcoal and pencil drawings of the [...]
Donnelly River Cottages, Harvey Mullen - one of the works included in the exhibition which features six well-known WA artists. The artists each spent a week living in one of the workers cottages at [...]
Jennifer Hopewell caught the Donnelly Forest in misty rain, in patches of sunshine and in bright yellow flower while the local kangaroo mob tried to make off with her palette and paints! [...]
A forest garland in two settings, the Donnelly River Forest and the cottage studio. Visit the General Store from 4pm on Saturday 19 August to meet Kate and hear about her week and her [...]
Jennifer Hopewell worked from the back verandah of her cottage at Donnelly. She was well protected from the driving rain, not so much from the marauding kangaroos. The [...]
Jo Darbyshire spent a wet week in residence at Donnelly dealing with small complications like getting paint to dry and possums plodding across her paintings. Beneath the canopy of the giant karris, Jo concentrated [...]
"What I first noticed when I arrived at the accommodation was the massive Karri trees reminiscent of the work done by Australian Impressionists like Roberts, McCubbin and Streeton. I was a little overwhelmed by how [...]
Michael Knight held a painting workshop while he was in residence at Donnelly River Village. Even the verandahs weren't enough protection from the winter rain which kept the group inside the cottage for most [...]