Surfing

Inspiration

The art of the sea, with its rhythm, movement, colour, form, pattern, and harmony, has remained a constant source of inspiration for me. I have always resided in close proximity to the ocean, and my love for it blossomed at a young age. The ocean and the littoral zone has […]

Western Australian Littoral Zone

Inspiration

The landscape of the littoral zone showcases the interplay between the dynamic forces of nature and the convergence of land and sea. This transitional area is a dynamic and fleeting space, lacking a concrete existence. It serves as a poignant reflection of life’s fundamental truth: change is the only constant. […]

Western Australian Maritime History

Inspiration

The idea of objects being washed up on the littoral zone has always captivated me. The remnants of journeys carried by currents and deposited on the shores evoke intrigue and spark the imagination. Growing up along the coast has had a profound impact on my childhood memories, especially the vivid […]

Bela Kotai

Mentor

In 1988, a new chapter unfolded for Warrick as Bela Kotai assumed the position of Head of Ceramics at Perth Technical College, following David Hunt’s relocation to Tasmania. Bela’s arrival had an instant and profound effect on Warrick’s artistic journey, shaping his trajectory, vision, and technical approach to ceramics. Regarded […]

Profile

Profile

Warrick Palmateer, an experienced potter hailing from Western Australia, has dedicated more than four decades to working with clay. Growing up along the southwest coastline, his passion for beach combing and surfing developed early in life, granting him a profound understanding of the littoral zone—the interface between land and ocean. […]