Pic­ture: Bruce Hunt ARTISTS SHOW IN THEIR EL­E­MENT

Melville Times - - Lifestyle -

Artists Kirsty Watkins and Shabbi Phelps will launch their lat­est ex­hi­bi­tion this week. CHITTERING artist Sharon Phelps will show­case her or­ganic art in Fre­man­tle this week at Ki­dogo Art­house.

The artist, also known as Shabbi, will be part­ner­ing with longterm friend and Bicton artist Kirsty Watkins in the ex­hi­bi­tion El­e­ments, with the two artists bring­ing to­gether fire, wa­ter and earth to cre­ate a se­ries of stun­ning pieces of work.

Phelps, who is known for her eclec­tic range of work, will show­case 23 ce­ram­ics and eight paint­ings. She said her work was about us­ing nat­u­ral fin­ishes.

“My pots are very nat­u­ral; I use sea­weed, horse hair and salt to bake the pots,” she said.

“They are very much the earth and fire of the ex­hi­bi­tion.”

Watkins will dis­play 18 acrylic paint­ings, with her in­spi­ra­tion the beau­ti­ful WA coast­line.

El­e­ments will run from Novem­ber 16 to 23, 11am un­til 4pm daily.

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