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.
Danica Wichtermann was born in 1987 and is a ceramic artist, sculptor and teacher who lives in Perth, WA.
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
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.
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
Important World Artists Volume1, 2012/2013
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
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)