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Haiga Display

Haiga Display

The beautiful art of haiga (haiku and accompanying artwork) is on display at:

The Art House

63 Railway Avenue


from Friday 3rd February

to Friday 17th February, 2012

Viewing times:

  • Monday 11 am to 2 pm
  • Tuesday 10 am to 2 pm
  • Wednesday 9 am to 12 pm
  • Thursday to Saturday 10 am to 3 pm


  • Verna Coopes (Watercolours)
  • Norman Hewitt (Watercolours)
  • Jane Gribben (Mosaic)
  • Sally Clarke (Elizabethan blackwork stitching)


  • Sally Clarke
  • Liz Nicholls
  • Graeme Butler
  • Norman Hewitt
  • Maureen Sexton


  • Maureen Sexton
  • Leece Johnson

Most of the haiga were produced, with haiku by Sally Clarke, Liz Nicholls, Graeme Butler and Norman Hewitt, and artworks by Verna Coopes, Norman Hewitt and Sally Clarke.

They were produced during an 8 week course titled Haiku and Haiga - One Moment Please, held at The Art House, 63 Railway Avenue, Kelmscott in 2011. The course was run by Maureen Sexton. Maureen is the WA Representative of HaikuOz (The Australian Haiku Society) and she runs the Mari Warabiny Haiku Group in WA.

For more information, phone Maureen on 0435 024 616 or

Thank you to the Armadale Society of Artists and the Mari Warabiny Haiku Group WA for your generous support. Thank you to: Sally Clarke for the examples of Sasichko Japanese Country Stitching, Elizabethan blackwork stitching cards, fan and Hosukai calendar; Jane Gribben for the mosaic; Elsie Gribben for the kimono.

We are grateful to our generous sponsors