Promoting the vibrant and diverse arts and crafts throughout the Southern Region of Western Australia.
ArtSouthWA Inc is a not-for-profit organisation of volunteers and contracted personnel who promote a diverse range of arts and crafts for their members within the southern region of Western Australia.
The team operates all year round, offering professional skill development activities with the biggest undertaking being the organisation and running of the annual Southern Art and Craft Trail.
The Southern Art and Craft Trail usually include the towns of Albany, Torbay, Kronkup, Elleker, Little Grove, Denmark, Walpole, Mount Barker, Lake Grace, Nannup, Kojonup, and Gnowangerup.
Over 50 different venues, including cafes, wineries, galleries, local businesses, community halls, art centres, studios and pop-up spaces will exhibit artworks. The variety of venues and range of professional Artists shows great diversity from textiles, painting, sculpture and jewellery, to printmaking, photography, pottery and woodcraft are on display.
Artists hold demonstrations and talks within their work studio context, incorporating an overall sense of welcome and community spirit.