Ken Wadrop 2016-10-17T09:00:43+00:00

KEN WADROP

Ken Wadrop lives and works in Fremantle. He studied a Claremont School of Art. Ken’s unique works evolve from work with the High Street Realists in the 70s and 80s to his current style. Ken works as a full time artist, his works have been included in a number of solo and group exhibitions in WA and the Eastern States. HIs works have won the UWA Guild of Undergraduates Sculpture Prize, Channel 7 Young Artists Award, 1993 SECWA Art prize and selected for 2002 and 2004 Mandorla Art Award – Touring Exhibition.
Exhibitions include:
Collections
  • Ken Wadrop, Returning; 370+ views of Rottnest, 2

Returning; 370+ views of Rottnest, Ken Wadrop, 2017

Returning; 370+ views of Rottnest Ken Wadrop 371 double-sided oil paintings on plywood 2017 Returning; 370+ views of Rottnest, Ken Wadrop. Initial installation order (chronological)

  • Bardang|Release - Tania Ferrier, Glen Stasiuk, Ken Wadrop

Bardang|Release – Tania Ferrier | Glen Stasiuk | Ken Wadrop | 10-19 November 2017

Please join us for the opening – 6:30pm Friday 10 November 2017 Welcome by Noel Nannup – 7pm Special screening of Glen Stasiuk’s award-winning ‘Wadjemup: Black Prison – White Playground’ – 8pm (RSVP) This exhibition, Bardang/Release presents aspects of the three participant’s personal stories in coming to know and understand the history of Wadjemup/Rottnest Island and that of The Quod, built on the island to intern Aboriginal men from all over Western Australia and where at least 370 men died due to the conditions of their incarceration. In 2011 artist, Tania Ferrier exhibited The Quod Project at Heathcote Museum and Gallery in Applecross. Indigenous Elders, Noel Nannup and Cedric Jacobs were participants and advisors in the project’s development. Photographer James Kerr contributed material for the The Quod Project project and Ferrier and Kerr went on to collaborate in design and photography for Stasiuk’s award winning film, Wadjemup: Black Prison White Playground (2014). In 2016 Ferrier, Stasiuk and painter, Ken Wadrop discussed presenting this exhibition to acknowledge the end of the lease of The Quod building as tourist accommodation in May, 2018. For more information about The Quod see: taniaferrier.com.au/quodproject/

  • bardang | RELEASE - Tania Ferrier | Glen Stasiuk | Ken Wadrop | 10-19 November 2017

BARDANG | RELEASE – Tania Ferrier | Glen Stasiuk | Ken Wadrop | 10-19 November 2017

This exhibition, Bardang/Release presents aspects of the three participant’s personal stories in coming to know and understand the history of Wadjemup/Rottnest Island and that of The Quod, built on the island to intern Aboriginal men from all over Western Australia and where at least 370 men died due to the conditions of their incarceration. In 2011 artist, Tania Ferrier exhibited The Quod Project at Heathcote Museum and Gallery in Applecross. Indigenous Elders, Noel Nannup and Cedric Jacobs were participants and advisors in the project’s development. Photographer James Kerr contributed to photography for the The Quod Project project. Ferrier and Kerr went on to collaborate in design and photography for Stasiuk’s award winning film, Wadjemup: Black Prison White Playground (2014). In 2016 Ferrier, Stasiuk and painter, Ken Wadrop discussed presenting this exhibition to acknowledge the end of the lease of The Quod building as tourist accommodation in May, 2018. For more information about The Quod see: taniaferrier.com.au/quodproject/

  • Ken Wadrop - Garden Lake
  • Ken Wadrop - Garden Lake 3
  • Ken Wadrop - Garden Lake 4
  • Ken Wadrop - Garden Lake 5

Ken Wadrop

Ken Wadrop   Ongoing exhibition and stockroom works