Monday 3rd April
Vic Park Mini - Lab
874 Albany Highway
Victoria Park . Perth . WA
For one day only, local Victoria Park artist Hayley Welsh invites the public to take part in her newest art project TORN. Known for her street art installations, encouraging us to trust love, ignore fear and listen to our little voice, Welsh invites us all to form part of her newest experimental art installation TORN. Welsh invites us all to anonymously take part in writing down our fears on broken pieces of timber, with the idea that once we recognise our fears exist, we can be free from them. The collected pieces of timber will then form part of a threedimensional sculpture, part of her upcoming show TORN, with the hope that by sharing our fears, we can engage with compassion, reminding us all that we are in this together.
OFFICIAL OPENING - Thursday 6th April
Linton & Kay Galleries
137 St George's Terrace
Exhibition running April 6 - 23
British born artist Hayley Welsh has established herself as one of the most exciting creatives in the Australian art scene. Following her recent shows in London and New York, her whimsical street art has become fondly recognised for it’s surreal, fluffy, wide-eyed creatures, with darker undertones of the unknown and abyss.
‘Weaving a poignant narrative into every piece -
Welsh delivers a message for each of us to reflect on in the moment...’
29 April 1pm
253- Albany Highway - Victoria Park
‘The Things We Can Find’ invites the public to discover a ‘hidden’ outdoor gallery of original artworks by local artist Hayley Welsh. Through the installation of original artworks in unexpected places, ‘The Things We Can Find’ encourages us all to explore a ‘new way of seeing’, to discover the beauty and wonderment in the everyday and mundane and to look at the world with the eyes of a child, listening to our ‘Little Voice’. In the artist’s signature whimsical style, Welsh will create a permanent outdoor exhibition, with her wide eyed characters as our guide. The artworks will include original paintings, using old road signs as her canvas, along with smaller artworks, which will be painted live in situ onto existing signage and fixtures along a section of the Albany Highway, over two days. The public will be invited to find and watch Welsh create and install the artworks over the two days (Thursday 27th and Friday 28th April) and finally discover the ‘The Things We Can Find’ exhibition in an Artist’s walk and talk on Saturday 29 April, starting at 1pm at 253 Albany Highway, Victoria Park.