Nannup has several outdoor sculptures and art work scattered across town. Follow this trail to view these interesting and beautiful sculptures, and see most of town along the way.
Sculptures and art work to see along the trail include:
Blackwood River Trail bench
Designed and created by Rod Laws to commemorate the construction of the Blackwood
River Trail being completed. The bench is made featuring local timbers and railway track from the original line. Created and installed in 2018.
Celebrating the completion of the Munda Biddi Trail to Nannup in 2010, a series of artistic bike racks were created by WA artists. Irene Osborne designed and constructed this individual redback spider sculpture. Other Cycle art works are located at the Nannup Caravan Park, the Skate Park and the Foreshore Park.
Holberry Sculpture Walk
We invite you to view the creative works of many accomplished South West artists at the Holberry Sculpture Walk, located in the lower gardens of Holberry House on Grange road in Nannup. Entry is $4.00 per person by donation at the front gate and includes Open garden admission. Part proceeds assist community garden projects. All works are for sale. The Holberry Sculpture Walk is open daily during daylight hours. Please park on the verge of Grange road and walk in. Dogs on leads please.
Marinko Tomas memorial
Marinko (Tich) Tomas was the first Western Australian conscript to be killed in the Vietnam War. This bronze memorial dedicated to Marinko was sculptured by Nguyen Van Khoat and Huynh Buu Trung and presented to the people of Nannup by the Republic of Vietnam WA and was officially opened on the 5th March 1988 by the Hon A.A. Lewis MLC.
Designed and constructed by Tyrone Stanley.
Designed by Chris Williamson and created by Flint Edwards and Chris Williamson and community members in 2009 to commemorate the opening of the Amphitheatre. The project was funded by Lotterywest, Country Arts WA and CANWA.
Concrete slabs painted with colourful artwork lead about 20 metres through a garden. A sign reads “NIDJA NOONGAR BOODJAR NOONOOK NYININY This land does not belong to us, we belong to the land. This pathway represents Nannup, a place to stop and rest promoting reconciliation. Raising awareness of local indigenous culture, recognising traditional custodians of country, building unity for the future. Created by Jack Buntain, Blackwood Waterwatch in community partnership with Nannup DHS, Lake Jasper special project sch, DEC, Nannup Shire and local Wardandi people.
Opened by Mitchella Hutchins – Walin Rainbow Woman 2006
Artistic Picket Fence
A community arts project initiated by the Nannup Arts Council in 2014 for the Nannup Flower & Garden Festival with the theme ‘Over the Garden man: Street Gate’.
A community arts project guided by artists Lewis Horne and Rod Laws for the 2015 Nannup Flower & Garden Festival.
Thylacine Sculpture (Nannup Tiger)
Designed and created by Flint Edwards for the 2003
Nannup Music Festival, celebrating local folklore existence of this creature in
an Street the forests of Nannup.
Fire & Water, Tulip Sculpture and Wishing Well
Fire & Water was designed and created by blacksmith Brian Puckey for the 2014 Nannup Flower & Garden Festival to celebrate the theme ‘Fire & Water’. ‘Tulip Sculpture’ was created by artist Greg Gelmi then purchased by the Nannup Garden Village Inc in 2014. Artist Marion Duke was commissioned by the Nannup Garden Village in 2013 to design and construct the wishing well to raise funds to assist with the upkeep of the Community House garden.
On the 15th February 1918 “Soldiers” memorial was unveiled in Nannup by His Excellency the then Governor Sir William Ellison-Macartney.