In addition to the international exhibition at Fremantle Arts Centre and John Curtin Gallery,
a festival program of exhibitions and events is presented by craft artists, galleries, art spaces and craft groups in support of the IOTA21 themes.

From Sep-Nov 2021 in Western Australia.


Fremantle Arts Centre 1 Finnerty Street, Fremantle, Western Australia

IOTA’s inaugural exhibition, Curiosity and Rituals of the Everyday, presents the work of over 30 Indian Ocean craft artists across two venues: Fremantle Arts Centre and John Curtin Gallery. From the exquisitely detailed textiles and embroidery works of Jakkai Siributr…

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Nyisztor Studio 391 Canning Highway, Palmyra, Western Australia

Amanda Alderson, Helena Bogucki, Annette Davis, Moira Doropoulos, Susan Flavell, Lee Harrop with Perdita Phillips and Vivienne Glance, Catherine Higham, Eden Lennox, Bethamy Linton, Trish Little, Megan Kirwan-Ward, Leonie Ngahuia Mansbridge, Annemieke Mulders, Belinda Newick, Shereen Ricupero, Anna Sabadini, Jenny…


Peter Kovacsy Studio 89 Jamieson Street, Pemberton, Western Australia

SENTINELS is a solo exhibition featuring works in native timbers and cast glass. For more than 30 years Peter Kovacsy's contemporary craft & design practice has been galvanised by observations of the local timber workers, forestry industry, and majestic Karri…

Asian Takeaways

Earlywork Shop 9, 330 South Terrace, South Fremantle, Western Australia

Sandra Black, Susan Flavell, Nathan Beard, Andrew Nicholls, Jenny Dawson Presented by Gallery East Recent work by Western Australian artists Sandra Black, Susan Flavell, Nathan Beard, Andrew Nicholls, and Jenny Dawson, who have each undertaken residencies in Asia, including India,…


Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery+Studio 16 Edgar Street, Port Hedland, Western Australia

Jacky Cheng, Megan Kirwan-Ward, Sultana Shamshi TEND is a creative community engagement residency program, consisting of cultural sharing, artmaking, and up-skilling of regional migrant artists. The Port Hedland community will be led by resident artists Sultana Shamshi, Megan Kirwan-Ward, and…

Australia Wide Seven

Bunbury Museum and Heritage Centre 1 Arthur Street, Bunbury, Western Australia

OzQuilt Network and the Bunbury Patchwork and Quilting Group Australia Wide Seven is a nationally touring exhibition showcasing forty contemporary works by members of the Ozquilt Network, Australia's organisation for art quilters. Demonstrating the scope and possibilities of art quilt…

Lee Harrop: Down Under

Art Collective WA 565 Hay Street, Perth, Western Australia

Lee Harrop will work in the Art Collective WA gallery space to produce new work using the medium of stone, a material that represents the deep time that is our past, present, and future. The title of the work plays…

Nicholas Folland: Artist Residency

Art Collective WA 565 Hay Street, Perth, Western Australia

Nicholas Folland's practice celebrates the repurposed and the upcycled, value-adding to the waste and discard of unfashionable past excesses. By collecting on mass and stripping to the bone, he massages practical ornamentation to create wonders unimagined, tugging at our memories,…


Bunbury Regional Art Gallery 64 Wittenoom St, Bunbury, Western Australia

Bunbury Studio Potters: Lesley Austin, Kerry Dinkgreve, Joanne Floyd, Jacki Hooper, Beth Ivanac, Deborah James, Jan James, Davida Palmer, Barbara Stuart, Robyn Weidenbruch. Bunbury Weavers: Jill Cooney, Robyn McCarron, Jane Morrow, Sharon Smith.  The exhibition includes two craft disciplines, ceramics…

York Festival: Rare & Endangered Crafts

York Festival Various Locations across, York, Western Australia

Fiona Gavino, Sandy McKendrick, Leonie Oakes, Jill Parnell, Stewart Scambler, Katie West, Embroiderers Guild of WA, Sandalwood Letterpress Print Press Museum, and more to be announced The York Festival presents a fascinating program of Rare & Endangered Crafts for the…

Dwelling Rituals

Holmes à Court Gallery - Vasse Felix Cnr Caves Rd & Tom Cullity Drv, Cowaramup, Western Australia

Christine Gregory, Helen Seiver, Tania Spencer, Cecile Williams, Elisa Markes-Young Dwelling Rituals focuses on home and the significance of the everyday. Small gestures, repeated actions, daily habits, the materials, and objects of home each hold meanings significant to our being…


Gallery Central at North Metropolitan TAFE 12 Aberdeen St, Perth, Western Australia

Emily Beckley, Fatemeh Boroujeni, Eden Lennox, Sultana Shamshi, Melissa Cameron, Blandine Hallé With a mission to show the complexity and diversity of Australian jewellery talent to audiences outside this country, Connexions invited artists from a range of cultural backgrounds to…