Public Art  

The City of Nedlands is home to a diverse collection of public artwork, located throughout the suburbs of Nedlands, Dalkeith, Mt Claremont, Swanbourne, Shenton Park, and Floreat.  

The Collection  

The collection formally began in 2001 led by the Nedlands Cultural and Community Society with the commission of a new work, Asteroid by artist Rick Vermey.

Between 2001 and 2010, the Nedlands Cultural and Community Society commissioned ten works.  Since 2010, the collection has grown with works commissioned by the City or provided by developers. The most recent addition to the collection is Safe Guard by artists Denise Pepper and Matt McVeigh. This artwork is a tribute to health workers who supported the community through the Covid19 Pandemic.


Current public artworks 

Artwork title  Artist  Year Installed Location
Asteroid  Rick Vermey  2001  Roundabout Broadway/The Avenue, Nedlands 
Boat Story  Claire Bailey  2002 Hampden Road, Nedlands 
6009 Anne Neil and Steve Tepper  2003 71 Stirling Highway, Nedlands 
Feathers Anne Neil  2004 Roundabout North Street and Marine Parade, Swanbourne 
A Walk in the Park Judith Forrest  2004 Masons Gardens, Dalkeith 
Snapshots of Lupin Hill Judith Forrest  2006 Cnr Smyth & Aberdare Road, Nedlands   
Trolley Pole Banners Tony Pankiw  2007 Stirling Hwy, Louise Street, Marita Street and Waroongah Street, Nedlands  
Nesting Fields Lorenna Grant  2007 Intersection Servetus Street and Narla Road, Swanbourne 
Group of Little People Richie Kuhaupt 2008 College Park, Princess Road, Nedlands
The Odd Couple Susan Flavell  2008 College Park, Nedlands 
Burnside Spit, Hall Mark & Outer Dolphin  Tony Jones  2010 Genesta Park, Waratah Avenue, Dalkeith 
The Grandis Leaf  Leanne Bray  2016 Nagal Pass at underpass Stubbs Terrace, and Railway Parade, Karrakatta 
Fisher Boy 
Unknown Thai artist 
2018 Jo Wheatley All Abilities Play Space, The Esplanade, Nedlands 
Loyalty Ayad Alqaragholli  2019 Carrington Park, Nedlands 
Inspired by Rosie  Tania Spencer  2019 Tresillian Arts Centre, Nedlands 

Penelope Forlano with Jessica Priemus & SA Hayes

2019 Montario Quarter,– Selby Street and Nash St intersections, Shenton Park
The Wellness Machine

Andrew Strumpfel & SA Hayes

2019 Montario Quarter – close to intersection Seymour Avenue and Davies View, Shenton Park
Windows into the Past  Tony Pankiw  2020 Annie Dorrington Park, Mount Claremont   
Safe Guard Denise Pepper & Matt Mcveigh 2023 Dot Bennett Park, Aberdare Road, Nedlands

Check out all of our public art on the map here.