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

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

A Dab of M.A.G.I.C. in the South West

The weather cooperated beautifully for organisers and artists alike for October’s Music Art and Gardens In Casterton.  The bi-annual event draws folk from all over.  This year, while enjoying the … Continue reading

December 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Enjoying the Air and Art

A fine day at the end of October found members of our group at historic Warrock Homestead, not far from Casterton.  All were armed with their art materials of choice, … Continue reading

November 2, 2017 · 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

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

The Marriage of Poetry and Art with John Shaw Neilson

The legacy of the poet John Shaw Neilson, born in 1872 in Penola, South Australia, lives on.  Each year, as part of the Coonawarra Arts Festival, reading his poetry is a … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Best in Show for Pat O’Connell

It’s a busy time of year for Artists of the Valley members, with art shows in the district every few weeks.  One such event was the Coleraine Art and Photography … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Religious Theme Draws Entries

Members of the group recently took up the challenge of interpreting religious aspects in artwork for this year’s South Australian Needham Religious Art Prize. The acquisitive prize drew entries from … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Clarice Beckett 1887-1935

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

March 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Clarice Beckett Art Award 2013

The Artists of the Valley host and sponsor the annual Clarice Beckett Art Award in the Casterton-born artist’s honour.  The award, held in June during the Queen’s Birthday weekend (8th … Continue reading

March 18, 2013 · Leave a comment