Hedland Arts

Hedland Arts, previously called HARTZ, is a not for profit organisation that has been nurturing the extended Port Hedland community with the arts since 1994. Driven by a committed volunteer management committee, Hedland Arts presents a vibrant and diverse program of regular arts activities to the area.

The comunity focus and affordability of the Hedland Arts program makes the organisation a key resource to build artistic enjoyment, community pride and creative development.

Meet the Hedland Arts Volunteer Committee

Hedland Arts is completely volunteer run and we need more volunteers.


David Hooper


David Hooper is one of WA’s premier Landscape and Marinescape Artists and one of the original founders of HARTZ.


Richard Brooks

Committee Member

Richard has been a HARTZ committee member the longest.  He is a true artistic genius. He is a sculpturer, writer, painter and more.


Beryl Parker


Beryl specializes in painting and fibers.  Beryl is efficient with everything and keeps us organized!


Gloria Lockyer

Committee Member

Gloria is working on a series of paintings depicting powerful women when she is not working on her PhD.

Georgina Staples

Georgina Staples


Georgina is an incredible artist and physical therapist when she is not attempting to sort out Hedland Arts.


Leanne Rusto

Open Studio Cordinator

Leanne knows no fear where art is concerned.  Melting wax, copper embellishment, acrylic skins...  Leanne keeps HARTZ functional.


Sangita Trivedi Daniel

Web Support

Sangita was our general go to gal at Hedland Arts but she moved to the USA and now just helps out.


Sam Bell

Committee Member

Sam is our photographer although she wants to clarify that she is not responsible for all the photos on this website.  Sam also makes the fabulous spreads that HARTZ puts on.


Travis Lilley

Committee Member

Travis is just our biggest joy.  His talent knows no bounds and he inspires everyone around him.  He paints, creates giant copper sculptures and keeps HARTZ plumbing going!


Laurence Leroux

Committee Member

Laurence is just one of the coolest people you would ever want to be around.  She can also paint!



Alie Scott


Alie is new to painting and is loving being part of the art world and helping out wherever she can.

Waiting For You!

Committee Member

It takes a lot to keep an art group going and we need more hands.  Please email if you can help