Danica Wichtermann

Danica  Wichtermann
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Biography:

After completing a Diploma of Education as well as a Bachelor of Arts at Curtin University of Technology in WA, Danica is now a Perth based Artist and Teacher. She has won awards for her ceramic artworks, has been a part of many exhibitions and group shows, and is represented by several galleries within WA. She is also a resident artist at The Clay House, working alongside Fleur Schell and Beste Ogan.

Her unique wares are not just handmade here in Western Australia, but are also inspired by our beautiful natural world. Her creations are for those who love handmade; they are to be treasured, used, are timeless in the aesthetic, and made to last. 

Résumé:

 

Danica Wichtermann was born in 1987 and is a ceramic artist, sculptor and teacher who lives in Perth, WA.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

2009    Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary), Curtin University, Bentley, WA

2006- 2008    Certificate IV in Visual Art, Curtin University, Bentley, WA

2005    Bachelor of Art (Art), Central TAFE, Fremantle, WA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014- 2016    Programs Coordinator, North Fremantle

Coordinator of all of the workshops, programs and classes at one of Australia’s premier International Clay Centres; The Clay House. Also a resident artist there along with Fleur Schell and Beste Ogan for 19 months.

2010- Current     Teacher at The Perth Waldorf Steiner School, Bibra Lake, WA

                            Teaching ceramics, sculpture, and art (Year 6 to 12)

 

AWARDS AND SELECTED ACQUISITIONS

2012 Highly Commended Award for her works at the CAAWA Annual Selective Exhibition

2012 Honourable Mention in the Sculpture & 3-dimensional mixed media contest on Artavita.

2011  Highly Commended Award for the work ‘Autumn Bud: Tempest Collection,’ Canning Art Award.  

2011 & 2010  Acquisition by Cockburn Council and Mayor Logan Howlett for the Council Chambers.

 
COLLECTIONS

Cockburn Council Chambers

Mayor Logan Howlett Private Collection Private Collections

CURRENT GALLERIES & REPRESENTATION

The Studio Gallery & Bistro 

Aspects of Kings Park

Fremantle Arts Centre- FOUND

Kimberley Fine Diamonds  

Coastal Artisan Gallery
Coast Store

PUBLICATIONS

Important World Artists Volume1, 2012/2013 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2010-17  - Show off 6-13; Showcasing the work of invitedartists, Memorial Hall, Hamilton Hill, WA

Annually April - May

2013-16  - Fremantle Arts Bzaar at the Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle, WA

Annually Dec

2016 Nov-Dec  - Invited artist, Christmas show at Kerrie Lowe Gallery 

2015-16 Annually Lawley Art Auction
2016, Apr  -  Vasse Art Award
2014, July -  Pigments of your Imagination Exhibition;

                   - Showcasing the work of 80 WA invited artists
2011 -17 Annually - Ceramics Arts Association Annual Selective Exhibition

May - June  - Heathcote Museum and Gallery,
2013, Feb - Mar  - A Porcelain Perspective; From the Land to the Sea

                             - Group Exhibition by Danica Wichtermann, Natalie Acton & Sarah Hannah
2012, Dec   - Fragments of Landscape. Group Exhibition by Danica Wichtermann, Gregg Crowe, Russel and Una Bell. Bunbury Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) 

 

Associated Exhibitions

Spring Exhibition - The Essence of Art in the Bush
Di Taylor, Danica Wichtermann and Kay Gibson
22 September - 7 October, 2017
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