FOREST DISCOVERY CENTRE1 Acacia Rd Dwellingup WA. Ph: 9538 1395
EXPLORE AND EXPERIENCECourses, Bushwalks, Art Gallery & Shop
Retail Shop and Gallery

Forest Discovery Centre provides an Art Gallery and Retail Shop for artisans and artists to show and sell their fine wood and art to our visitors.

 

We stock a variety of beautiful and unique wares. Great gifts for all occasions or just a gorgeous purchase for yourself.

 

We are continously updating our stock and encourage any artisans/artists who would like to display/sell their wares in our gallery and retail shop to please contact us.

 

Forest Discovery Centre is a not for profit organisation, and takes goods on consignment.

 

Currently in our Art Gallery:

Dwellingup Revisited

Willemina Foeken

1st March - 4th April 2019

 

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

Willemina holds an Art Teacher’s Certificate, BA Fine Arts, B. Ed, Grad Dip Fine Arts and CTEFLA.

 

TERTIARY/ADULT TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Willemina has taught art at primary, secondary and tertiary levels, written courses for ISMS and Distance Education, taught ESL at private colleges and Murdoch University and was Academic Skills Adviser at Edith Cowan University. Willemina currently works at art practice and teach in my own studio.

 

AWARDS

Only first prizes are listed.

2010       First prize – Drawing – North Midlands Agricultural Society

               First prize – Water colours - North Midlands Agricultural Society

2009       Most outstanding work in all categories, Rockingham Council for the Arts

1993       Shire of Plantagenet Acquisition Prize for the most outstanding work in all categories.

               First prize - pastel -  Mt Barker and Districts Agricultural Society [Inc].

1992       First prize - Drawing, Mt Barker and Districts Agricultural Society [Inc].

               First prize - Open section, any medium, Beverley Art Society.

1991       First prize - Drawing, Mt Barker and Districts Agricultural Society [Inc].

1981       Equal First prize - Drawing, Canning Art Award.

1967       Equal First prize - Hayward Award for Drawing, Bunbury Art Award.

 

EXHIBITIONS

Willemina exhibits regularly with The Printmakers Association of WA, WA Society of Artists and the Watercolour Society of WA. In addition, Willemina has taken part in group and solo exhibitions in Perth, Fremantle, Bunbury, Albany, Sydney, New York and the Netherlands.