I am at the Dalwallinu Show in Western Australia today, It’s a small friendly country show, in the Northern Wheat belt of Western Australia.
This photo above is of wildflowers from the Dalwallinu area. Flowers supplied by the Western Roads Board who were at the show to educate about safe driving on Western Australian roads.
This area is also famous for its wildflowers, and the show was a mixture of field days with huge farming machinery on the oval for viewing and orders and a craft market with many local craftspeople both exhibiting and selling their wares. It was a lovely day despite rain showers.
Tonight there is a concert being held on the grounds for the locals.
Tomorrow we head toward Toodyay in the Avon Valley. That town is special to me, I have good friends there, and it is a beautiful town, one I would like to spend time painting one day, maybe next year.
Next year I plan to 'freelance,' travel without any show or exhibition bookings, just trust what blows in on the winds of luck.
Above, Reg opening the Beverley Station Gallery.
Last year I stayed most of September in the beautiful Avon Valley as the Artist in Residence at the beautiful Beverley Railway Station Gallery.
The Station Gallery Courtyard.
The cosy manager's quarters in the Beverly Station Gallery.
Above, art work by acclaimed artist and author, Ryn Shell, a former guest artist and manager of the Beverley Station Gallery, now exhibiting with Fine Art America.
Beverley Station Arts and Platform Theatre
Located in the centre of Beverley, the Station Gallery & Platform Theatre is the heart of the Arts community in the town.
The Station Gallery is home to the Shire of Beverley community art collection.
An Artist in Residence program runs from the old station masters residence, culminating in several Exhibitions each year.
Open Thursday to Sunday, 11.00 am - 3.00 pm. Closed through the month of January.
120 Vincent St, Beverley
Ph: 0419 040 063
Australian Rural-lit and historical fiction author and artist Kathryn Shell
"Kathryn Shell is an author and internationally successful award-winning fine artist. Her stories are timeless, her paintings are elegant and beyond fashion"