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.
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
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’s Queen’s Birthday weekend provided a choice selection of art for the influx of more than 7,000 visitors to Casterton for the annual Kelpie Muster. There was our own Clarice … Continue reading
This year saw changes and improvements to the organisation and administration of our annual award and exhibition. The event ran smoothly, with members doing their bit to ensure visitors … Continue reading
The Clarice Beckett Award for 2013 was won by local artist, and member of Artists of the Valley, Collin Tenney for his acrylic painting titled ‘A life on Canvas’. The … Continue reading
Clarice Beckett was born in Casterton, Victoria in 1887. In about 1914, with the support of friends who were artists and her mother, despite her father’s resistance to the idea, … Continue reading