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.


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

Ruth Halbert, Elisa Markes-Young, Katharina Meister 'Oblivion’ is a word heavy with meaning and the threat thereof is central to the contemporary mindset. Further to the migrant experience and fears of pending ecological and societal collapse, our complex digital lives…

Nalda Searles – Finders Keepers

Mundaring Arts Centre 7190 Great Eastern Highway, Mundaring, Western Australia

Curated by Sandra Murray Nalda Searles is one of Western Australia's most highly respected sculptors. She has exhibited widely nationally and internationally in a 40-year career. This pivotal exhibition embraces both previous and new works, drawing together a captivating representation…


City of Kwinana Chisham Ave & Robbos Way, Kwinana Town Centre, Kwinana, Western Australia

Arif Satar, Audrey Fernandes-Satar The City of Kwinana presents HOME/PLACE, an artist-in-residence community arts and storytelling project during IOTA21. The project will result in the creation and presentation of distinctive artworks that tell Western Australian stories of identity, memory and…


Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy, Midland, Western Australia

Gemma Ben-Ary, Siân Boucherd, Leanne Bray, Kate Campbell Pope, Mikaela Castledine, Merle Davis, Fiona Gavino, Dawn Gamblen, Megan Juresa, Maxxi Minaxi May, Jan Mullen, Stella Picciotto Winn, Tania Spencer, Liliana Stafford,  Martien Van Zuilen, Katrina Virgona,  Louise Wells, Anne Williams,…


John Curtin Gallery Building 200A, Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley, Western Australia

The John Curtin Gallery is delighted to co-present the central international exhibition with Fremantle Arts Centre for this new festival of contemporary craft, IOTA21: Curiosity and Rituals of the Everyday. The artists in the inaugural Indian Ocean Craft Triennial are…

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Prue Venables – Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Art

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

Acclaimed ceramicist Prue Venables is the ninth artist in the Australian Design Centre's series Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft. Prue Venables' sculptural artworks possess clarity, luminosity and a quiet beauty. The works in this exhibition explore the significance of…


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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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…


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…


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…