MOCO Gallery showcases a diverse range of traditional and contemporary art, featuring both renowned artists and emerging artists from the region. The original artworks cover a variety of media including, oils, acrylics, watercolours, photography and mixed mediums. The standard of art displayed is of the highest calibre.
A collaborative exhibition from Grampians feltmaker group “Just felt like it” Artists Lois Hazledine, Michelle Kloshter, Gilda McKechnie, Judith Burke, Glenda Gliese and Barb Venn, will be exhibiting a range of felted works to delight, inspire and whet the imagination of what is possible with felting. Work will be for sale at MOCO Gallery – open Wednesday to Sunday 10-5.
Presented by Grampians Texture is a project of GrampianArts — a not for profit organisation that strives to provide opportunities for artists to extend their skills and showcase their work. www.grampiansbrushes.com.au
Grampians Texture is supported by Halls Gap Tourism, Northern Grampians Shire Council and Tourism Victoria.
Grampians artist and colourist Helen has been much awarded for her vibrant paintings in acrylic and pastel frequently depicting the striking bush landscapes within of her home region. Also an Illustrator, Helen works with author / publisher Susie Sarah producing colourful illustrations for Little Ant books. Her artworks are viewed and sold at MOCO Gallery.
Linocut print maker – (now retired). Her works show a strong interest in nature conservation depicting the beauty of nature while observing the dangers of modern lifestyle. Much sought after by her peers, a small collection of her works still available in the gallery.
Wildlife artist – key medium is gouache, and with a love for Australian birds and mammals through colour and form, the most intricate details captured with passion and personality.
Grampians landscapes – Painting from the heart is obvious in her oil paintings that are a combination of brush and palette knife work. Beth has received many awards over the years.
Realist Artist – Capturing the changing lights and atmosphere of magnificent Grampians scenery. A wide variety of subjects are painted including native birds, animals and landscapes.
Photographer – Grampians scenery, wildlife and wildflowers creating personalities within images using the outdoor studio technique, John works are highly regarded.
Specialising in pottery – An art teacher whose signature scallop bowls, small dishes, and most recently jewellery are well favoured by all age groups.
Grampians Flora and Fauna – working mainly in watercolours from her bush walking experiences, to depict nature in the region. Latest works in colour tree bark series.
Landscape and Contemporary award winning painter – surrounded by the beauty of the Grampians to inspire and delight. Ros’ is also well known for her still life.
Amanda Blake Sutterby
View varied and diverse works which highlight a deep appreciation of nature. Botanical works along with Australian bush-scapes all share an element of clarity and sharpness that intensify the realism. Predominantly using water colour and gouache depicting details in subject matter delighting and providing fascination to so many as she captures the simple beauty to celebrate it.
Pottery - Pit fired, unique one off pieces of pottery in earthy textured surfaces with round full-bodied shapes and the primitive colours that pit firings give, sets her work apart.
Organic abstract landscapes and other works using oils, acrylic and ink with undoubtedly her home in the Grampians National Park being the primary influence in her works.
Art in Glass – Creations from teeny tiny to tall glass shaped dome art pieces, allow you to pause for just a moment to look into a make-believe garden scene for your imagination surge.