CowParade PERTH 2016
31 October to 11 December
Artsource is pleased to work with the Perth Public Art Foundation in commissioning 35 of Western Australia’s visual artists for the 2016 CowParade PERTH, presented by the City of Perth. From Indigenous storytelling, percussion instruments, to works that reference WA’s history and contemporary culture, the parade will offer a live art arena of original works in one of the largest public art events in the world.
Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi and Director, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Dr Stefano Carboni launched the works of 41 artists and designers at the Art Gallery of Western Australia.
The parade showcases the following visual artists and their sculptural cows: Abdul-Rahman Abdullah, Amy Perejuan Capone, Audrey Fernandez-Satar and Arif Satar, Benjamin Kontoolas, Sally Stewart, Jana Braddock, Jean and June Pastore, Liam Dee, Minaxi May, Olga Cironis, Pascal Proteau, Paul Caporn and Peter Ellis, Renae Coles, Leanne Bray, Peter Farmer, Mel McVee, Lisa Dymond, Elizabeth Maruffo, Marcia Espinosa, Gregory Pryor, Alister Yiap, Helen Smith, Clare McFarlane, Ian de Souza, Lance Chadd, Penny Coss, Phillip Gamblen, Rod Garlett, Kerrie Argent, Lawry Halden, Stuart McMillan and Lexalot Randolph. They are also joined by fashion designer cows by: Elle Campbell, Empire Rose (Kathryn Cizeika), Ae’lkemi (Alvin Fernandez), Poppy Lissiman, Megan Salmon and Katherine Dunmill.
CLICK HERE to view the work of our featured artists >
IMAGE: Amy Perejuan-Capone with Idle Flies, 2016 CowParade PERTH. Photographer: Christophe Canato.