… 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 mill and surrounding relics. These drawings will be for sale at the FODV Museum Opening – Sunday 17th September starting at 11am. Proceeds will go to the FODV to further their work.
The original drawings, 61cm x 45cm, unframed will be for sale at a cost of $350 per drawing.
A limited edition, framed print, 49cm x 39cm, of each drawing will also be available for $180.
Alternatively, you can order an unframed, limited edition of print (edition is limited to 25 for each drawing) – $140 + postage.
The prints are made using archival pigment inks on 308gsm museum-grade Canson edition etching rag.
Details of the FODV Museum Opening:
Sunday 17th September 2017, 11am – 2pm
at The Friends of Donnelly Village Museum
The Old School, Carey Road
Donnelly River Village
(Cnr Andrew and Sears Road Donnelly River 6258)
11am – Acknowledgement of Country
11:10 – Welcome Speech
11:20 – Official Opening and unveiling the plaque
11:30 – Sounding the whistle
11:40 – Viewing of museum and sausage sizzle
The museum illustrates the life of the village, the mill and its residents, all of which played a very important part in the history of a steam driven timber milling town in Western Australia from the 1950’s until the Mills closure on the 30th June 1978. The Donnelly continues today as a privately owned holiday village and in 2016 won the WA Heritage Award in the Public / Private Organisation Category.
Prints will also be available at the 2017 Donnelly Verandah Residencies exhibition from 16 September to 8 October, 2017.
Opening Friday 22nd September, 6-8pm
Earlywork – open 7 days – 10am – 4pm (for the duration of this exhibition) Shop 9, 330 South Terrace (cnr Wardie St), South Fremantle, 6162