Sunday May 4th saw the opening of the Through Splintered Walls Art Exhibition in the new Rockingham Arts Centre.

A gallery of the finished art works – created by artists after attending a variety of paper art workshops run by the City of Rockingham can be viewed here.

And some more information on the opening of the new arts centre was covered in the Sound Telegraph, our local paper:

A group of 35 writers, from Rockingham and further afield, praised the “ambiance” of the new Kent Street venue, after taking part in Canberra-based author Kaaron Warren’s Through Splintered Walls workshop.

The workshop coincided with a community art project of the same name, which resulted in a selection of creative paper creations going on display at the centre’s gallery.

Works of art were created from copies of Warren’s book, which had been printed erroneously.

The award-winning author said seeing her book turned into “amazing” works of art was the “highlight” of her career. City co-ordinator of cultural development and the arts Lee Battersby the Kent Street centre was established to respond to the needs of the community. “We hope that, down the line, we will have a self-driven artistic community who will guide and support one another,” he said.