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“Kangaroo Island Artists At Their Best”

Fine Art Kangaroo Island
Ranked #8 of 16 things to do in Kingscote
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Serene showcase of local and Island inspired artworks, lovingly curated in a renovated heritage building in the heart of the Island's main township, Kingscote. Views to panoramic Nepean Bay compliment award winning artworks, working jewellery studio and quirky Wabi-Sabi arts courtyard. Artists featured include Neil Sheppard (Shep), ShepJanet Ayliffe, Jenny Clapson, Fred Peters, Nicholas Burness Pike, Dave Clark and many, many more.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 24 July 2016

You know there is something special happening here from the moment you peek in the window of this beautifully restored heritage building on Kingscote's most prominent street corner.
Every piece in this fascinating white wall gallery is intrinsically connected to Kangaroo Island, either created by artists who live there, or inspired by the island itself. Resident artist Fred Peters can be found working in his studio right by the front door. Every kind of fine art media you could possibly imagine on display. My favorites include Fred's delicate sterling silver jewellery, gorgeous colored glass pieces and a stunning textile art piece by Kennita Williamson.
...then there are the kangaroos...the dancing kangaroos! You don't want to miss those.
Everything from new works by emerging artists to significant resale pieces by renowned artists including Jenny Clapson, Janine Mackintosh and Neil 'Shep' Sheppard (dec).
Whether you are a true art connoisseur or simply searching for a beautiful expression of the Island as a souvenir or a gift for friends and family overseas, you'll find something here for you.

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LocalKIguest, Public Relations Manager at Fine Art Kangaroo Island, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Thank you Sha, it's always a pleasure to know that locals and visitors to KI alike, appreciate the collection and the strong connection to the Island.

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