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

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

Clarice Beckett Art Award – Rescheduled

With COVID19 playing havoc with events in the first half of 2021, the Annual Award and Exhibition was postponed this year, rather than be cancelled. Organisers, and artists who had … Continue reading

July 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

Clarice Beckett Art Award – on for 2021

With last year being a non-event, literally, it’s wonderful to see Gorman’s Art Gallery once again hosting the ‘annual’ Award in honour of Casterton-born artist, Clarice Beckett.

May 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

Another Successful Clarice Beckett Art Award

The 2019 Clarice Beckett Art Award attracted 60 wonderfully diverse entries in all styles, mediums and subjects.  This year’s judge, Dagny Strand, well known artist from Penola, South Australia and … Continue reading

July 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Time to Honour Clarice Beckett Again

The annual Clarice Beckett Art Award and exhibition is in the throes of being organised for the Queen’s Birthday holiday weekend, here in Casterton, Victoria.  On days like this,  blustery, … Continue reading

May 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Clarice Beckett Art Award 2018

The Award Each year, the Award draws some amazing entries, but the 2018 exhibition was exceptional in variety of subject matter, technique and quality of work.  No one envied our … Continue reading

June 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Playing Catch-Up with Art and the Gallery

Time slips away, and although blog posts have been in hiatus, members of the gallery and art group have not been idle.  The tail-end of 2017 was as busy as … Continue reading

April 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

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