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by Janda Gooding with illustrations by Philippa Nikulinsky, Ellen Hickman, Katrina Syme, Pat Dundas, Penny Leech, Margaret Pieroni & Rica Erickson
Seven leading botanical artists are brought together for the first time in this beautifully illustrated book. Author Janda Gooding shares the stories behind each artist’s illustrations and reveals a rich and diverse record of Western Australia’s unique flora, fauna and fungi.
Praise for the Book
‘The illustrations are the highlight of the book…Read more »
This beautifully illustrated book is the history of pre-Gold Rush Perth through the eyes of pioneer lawyer and photographer Alfred Hawes Stone.
Court & Camera is a unique glimpse of Perth just three decades after its foundation. Its unparalleled images show the emergence of landmark buildings alongside ordinary dwellings and scenes from everyday…Read more »
by John Charles Ryan with illustrations by Ellen Hickman
Ellen Hickman is an illustrator and botanical scientist who captures the natural world in layers of fine detail and colour.
John Ryan is a writer whose botanical poetry explores what he calls the inherently mysterious nature of the plant world.
Fusing art and science, words and images, Two with Nature stimulates new ways of knowing the greeRead more »
Wesfarmers has been collecting art for more than three decades. Now, for the first time, Wesfarmers and the Art Gallery of Western Australia are proud to share sixty contemporary works with the Australian publicRead more »
Husband-and-wife team Philippa and Alex Nikulinsky journey into isolated outback regions, often staying for months at a time, to paint the Australian bush.
Cape Arid National Park is a fascinating and remote area on the far south-eastern coast of Western AustraliaRead more »
Few places in Australia are of such pivotal ecological importance as the tropical rainforests of northeast Queensland. Stunning in their diversity and vigour, they tell the story of flowering plant evolution. Rainforest Country captures not only the moods and cycles of this unique area, but its very essence.
In Rainforest Country Kaisa and Stanley…Read more »
In the ancient Yolngu heartlands larrakitj were used to contain the bones of the deceased during mortuary ceremonies. Today, artists from Arnhem Land’s Buku-Larrnggay Mulka arts centre produce modern larrakitj for the education of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.
Collected for a decade, the larrakitj of 110 Yolngu memorial poles from north-east…Read more »
Award-winning artist Brian Simmonds brings Australia’s waterways to life with his oils and mixed media colour paintings and sketches.
Eighty-four beautiful illustrations accompany uniquely local poetry and prose from well-known writers such as John Kinsella, T.A.G. Hungerford and Elizabeth Jolley.
The perfect contemporary souvenir book that…Read more »
‘The Soul is there in the dust, the red rocks and blue sky, the wind and rain, in the dunes and salt-lakes, in the people, and in the plant and animal life, waiting to be experienced, revealed, revered, by those who would look.’ Stephen D Hopper.
The perfect book for anyone interested in botanical art, natural history or fauna and wildflowers.
PRAISE…Read more »
by Carina Hoang
The years 1975 to 1996 were witness to the largest mass migration in modern history when more than a million people left war-torn Vietnam by boat in search of safety. Thousands perished when their boats fell apart en route, others succumbed to starvation, dehydration and cold-blooded attacks by Thai pirates.
Combining autobiographical accounts from…Read more »