Art Collection

The City of Melville Art Collection consists of over 260 artworks and supports local and Western Australian artists, records and reflects the cultural heritage and lifestyle of the community and enhances the City of Melville's civic and community buildings.

The collection is displayed within City of Melville Libraries, Community and Recreation Centres, and the Civic Centre. A selection of works recently acquired are displayed at Heathcote Cultural Precinct in the Collections Gallery.

The City of Melville has built a unique textile collection and many of these works are on display on the second floor of the Civic building.

Artworks from the collection are also exhibited from time to time in curated exhibitions which have included:

We are currently working to move our Art Collection online. For more information about the City of Melville Art Collection please email arts@melville.wa.gov.au

Collection in Focus: The Natural World

The City’s art collection features many portrayals of the natural environment, spanning public art to textiles. From up-scaled fragments to deeply detailed wholes, these artworks speak of the preciousness of nature and the importance of protecting it.

  • Sohan Ariel Hayes  ‘Coming of the Colours’Sohan Ariel Hayes ‘Coming of the Colours’
  • Sally Stoneman  ‘Seed’Sally Stoneman ‘Seed’
  • Holly Story  ‘Shadow Study 3’Holly Story ‘Shadow Study 3’
  • Jane Ryan  ‘Home and family’Jane Ryan ‘Home and family’
  • Mikaela Miller  ‘Portrait of Pally’Mikaela Miller ‘Portrait of Pally’
  • Kevin Draper  ‘Fragment’Kevin Draper ‘Fragment’
  • Gregory Pryor  ‘A thread from the jumper of John Septimus Roe (Acacia biflora R. Br)'Gregory Pryor ‘A thread from the jumper of John Septimus Roe (Acacia biflora R. Br)'
  • Tony Windberg  ‘Red Tingle Charcoal’ Tony Windberg ‘Red Tingle Charcoal’
  • Alisdair Gordon  ‘Kangaroo Paws’Alisdair Gordon ‘Kangaroo Paws’
  • Lois Burchall  ‘Banksia Menziesii’Lois Burchall ‘Banksia Menziesii’
  • Jennie Abbott  ‘Sacred Earth: Banksia Spring’ Jennie Abbott ‘Sacred Earth: Banksia Spring’
  • Noel Kaya Morrison  ‘Untitled (Swan and Cygnets)’ Noel Kaya Morrison ‘Untitled (Swan and Cygnets)’
  • Lynne Franke  ‘Fragile Envionment’Lynne Franke ‘Fragile Envionment’
  • William Harris  ‘On Wireless Hill’William Harris ‘On Wireless Hill’

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