An Understory Treasure...Kim Perrier's Rising From the Ashes

Video credit: Ruslan Kulski, ABC South West. Used with permission.

Amongst his many acheivments, Kim was the winner of the People's Choice Award at the 2015 Sculpture by the Sea. He spent around 12 months working with the Northcliffe community to create a huge body of 43 sculptures, featured along the trail of Understory. This work, called Rising From the Ashes, commemorates the biggest bushfire in recent WA history. The February 2015 Northcliffe bushfires swept through around 100,000 hectares destroying and damaging habitats, farms, forests, and plantations, and causing significant property loss.

We're inspired by nature...

Southern Forest Arts is an award-winning 'not for profit' cultural organisation based in the small Western Australian town of Northcliffe.

We are inspired by the diverse beauty of the ancient forests that surround us, and the ingenuity and character of the individuals and community that live beneath the canopy.

We explore, celebrate and promote our local identity with imagination and heart through three main activities:

We also host occasional skill development workshops and other art related events.

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Pemberton Photography Club 2018 Exhibition and Opening Event

Pemberton Photography Club have had an active year with membership increasing and many group trips. Come and see the results of an eclipse vigil on Yeagarup Dunes, numerous visits to the coast, and the growing skills and creative capabilities of this group. The PPC 2018 Exhibition will open on Easter weekend, starting on the 31st March 2018, at the Painted Tree Gallery in Northcliffe. An official opening event is scheduled for 5pm, 6 April. Poster.