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Harvey Wachtel

Harvey Wachtel

Harvey Wachtel – Artist – Paintings

Harvey Wachtel – Artist Biography

Born, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia in 1944, Harvey Wachtel has been painting and exhibiting since 1961, when his work was first hung in the Art Gallery of Western Australia. He has received numerous awards and exhibited on many occasions. His work is represented in private collections throughout the world. We hope you enjoy his original and collectable paintings, inspired by both the colourful sights of the North West landscape and Margaret River in the South West.


  • Jackson Rowney Art Prize
  • Student Exhibition, Art Gallery of Western Australia.


  • Jackson Rowney Art Prize
  • Perth prize for Drawings (U-25) Art Gallery of Western Australia
  • Cover Design, Festival of Perth Art Exhibition, Skinner Gallery
  • Fremantle Festival Poster Design, R&I Bank Award
  • UNICEF Christmas card design


  • Perth Prize for drawing, Art Gallery of Western Australia
  • University of Western Australia Guild Prize


  • University of Western Australia Guild Prize
  • Bunbury Art Society Prize


  • Extensive overseas travel


  • Exhibition, Churchill Galleries, Perth Western Australia


  • Exhibition, Greenhill Galleries, Perth Western Australia


  • Exhibition, Gallery Dusseldorf, Perth Festival of Art, Western Australia


  • Retrospective Exhibition, Vasse Felix Winery, Margaret River
  • Christmas Exhibition, Perth Galleries, Western Australia


  • Cover Collection, Cable Beach Club menus, Broome Western Australia
  • George Patterson Collection, Sydney New South Wales


  • Artist in Residence, Cable Beach Club, Broome Western Australia
  • Exhibition, North Shore Fine Arts Gallery, Sydney New South Wales
  • Exhibition, Darwin Festival of The Arts, Northern Territory


  • Exhibition, Monsoon Gallery, Broome Western Australia
  • Linney’s Collection, Broome & Perth Western Australia


  • With Nick Ward. Collaborator on Ingamal-Godingi. A Sound Sculpture
  • Fremantle & Broome, Perth International Arts Festival
  • Commission, Cathedral of Broome Western Australia


  • Commission, Diocese of The Kimberley, “Lombardina Church of Christ the King”


  • Commission, Diocese of The Kimberley, “Beagle Bay Church of the Sacred Heart”
  • Commission, Diocese of The Kimberley, “Our Lady Queen of Peace”


  • Flutes Restaurant, Margaret River, “Our Corner of the World”


  • Oper-Arte, “Paintings Can Sing” McAlpine House, Broome Western Australia


  • “ARTOPIA, Art Everywhere”, Studio South, Fremantle Western Australia
  • “31 Napier Terrace”, Colourful paintings about nothing much, Caulfield Art Centre, Melbourne


  • “St Matthews Passion of Christ” Cathedral of Broome, Western Australia
  • “Landscapes in Full Colour” JahRoc Gallery Margaret River, Western Australia
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