Butterflies, insects and other flying objects swoop into Joondalup Art Gallery


Alegra Veloso, Laila Veloso, Ruth Laundy and Hannah Laundy show off their art pieces.        d465258
Clarkson's Aiden Geldart (4), Allegra Green (6) of Kinross, Danielle Geldart of Clarkson (8) and Lucas Pattullo (6) of Hillarys. Picture: Martin Kennealey d465258
Lilly Geste (5) and Charlotte Geste (7) of Clarkson.
Picture: Martin Kennealey d465258
Currambine's Grace Gunn (4), Elisabeth (10) and Sean Geldart (6) of Clarkson, with Isaac Gunn (7) of Currambine. Picture: Martin Kennealey d465258
Joondalup Art Gallery's butterfly exhibition. Picture: Martin Kennealey d465258
Alegra Veloso, Laila Veloso, Ruth Laundy and Hannah Laundy show off their art pieces.        d465258 Clarkson's Aiden Geldart (4), Allegra Green (6) of Kinross, Danielle Geldart of Clarkson (8) and Lucas Pattullo (6) of Hillarys. Picture: Martin Kennealey d465258 Lilly Geste (5) and Charlotte Geste (7) of Clarkson. Picture: Martin Kennealey d465258 Currambine's Grace Gunn (4), Elisabeth (10) and Sean Geldart (6) of Clarkson, with Isaac Gunn (7) of Currambine. Picture: Martin Kennealey d465258 Joondalup Art Gallery's butterfly exhibition. Picture: Martin Kennealey d465258

CHILDREN have created beautiful butterflies to add to a Joondalup Art Gallery exhibition.

Gallery curator Valerie Shaw said they had been showcasing large butterfly artworks created by Joondalup Community Arts Association members for last year’s Kaleidoscope Festival in Joondalup.

“They were such a success that we are now using them as a gallery exhibit, encouraging artists and the general public to add their own creations of butterflies, insects and other flying objects to the exhibition,” she said.

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Children from the Little Possums Home School Co-op were among the contributors, participating in a workshop, talk and art discussion at the gallery.

Ms Shaw said it was a colourful and visually exciting display. “I would encourage our community, in particular families, to come and enjoy this bright and beautiful exhibition,” she said. “It really is something different.”

The exhibition is open 10am to 2pm this week, ending Friday. Visit unit 4, 48 Central Walk, Joondalup.