Originally from Tasmania, James Walker is a practicing artist, educator and curator currently living in Mandurah. His work has been featured in many solo and group exhibitions, and he has received many awards for his artwork.
James is in his fourth year as the curator for the Alcoa Mandurah Art Gallery, which is located within the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre. Along with this role James also provides workshops on techniques and writing about art and facilitates art classes for artists of all ages and abilities.
Sarah Henderson has operated a photography business based in Bunbury since 1998. The team at Henderson Photographics enjoy contracts with the commercial world as well as weddings and family portraiture.
More recently they have launched ImageWest, a West Australian stock image library. A place for photographers of all walks of life to submit their favourite images that represent WA and sell them through this platform.
With a Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature, Payam worked for the International Department of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art 2000 -2012. With hands on experience organising exhibitions, Payam was a main point of contact for many international partners that collaborated with the Tehran MoCA. Moving to Australia in 2015, Payam managed to secure a job at the Collie Art Gallery, where he has been working ever since.