Artists of the Valley & Gorman's Art Gallery – Casterton

Group of Artists from Casterton, country Victoria, and further afield in Australia

More than just Dogs at this Year’s ‘Kelpie’ Art Show

  It was a new format for the annual ‘Kelpie Art Show’, this year.  The organisation of the show was taken over by the Casterton Rotary Club and they had … Continue reading

June 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Clarice Beckett Honoured in Style by Winners

Last night was an extremely special time at Gorman’s Art Gallery in Casterton.  Not only was it the opening of the annual Clarice Beckett Art Award , but it also … Continue reading

June 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Respect for ‘Our’ Clarice Beckett

Several of our members recently attended a book launch in Casterton.  Written by historian Bernard Wallace, ‘Some Significant Women of Portland and Victoria’s Southwest’ features, among other notable women of … Continue reading

June 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Inspired by Poetry

It is always a challenge to gather inspiration and the Muse in the same room when choosing a poem for an entry into the annual John Shaw Neilson Art Prize. … Continue reading

May 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Into Another New Year

Late last year, Gorman’s Art Gallery was the scene of a photo shoot for the South West Coast tourism booklet, available at tourist information centres.  It was a busy time, … Continue reading

March 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Honouring Clarice Beckett in 2016

This weekend in June sees Artists of the Valley celebrating the Casterton-born artist with the fifth Clarice Beckett Art Award.  It’s always a hectic time for the group, with much … Continue reading

June 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Kelpie Roundup

On the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, here in Casterton, visitors would be hard put to not see a Kelpie or fifty.  With an influx of people for the annual Kelpie … Continue reading

June 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Watercolour Wins SEAS Award

This year’s South East Art Society Open Awards saw several of our members enter works in  a variety of styles and mediums.  Our own Julie Kent took out both the … Continue reading

June 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Celebrates Poetry

The recent 2016 John Shaw Neilson Acquisitive Art Prize saw group members challenging themselves with mediums and interpretations of their selected poem/s written by the celebrated South Australian poet.  Some … Continue reading

June 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Gorman’s Art Gallery Inspires Local Imagery

To start off the new year, member artists of Gorman’s Art Gallery (which include many Artists of the Valley members) were given the theme of ‘Local Inspiration’.  The call for … Continue reading

March 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

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