Mal Gotjes

Mal Gotjes

Mal Gotjes is a self-taught ceramic artist who moved to Queenstown six years ago from Queensland. Mal established Q-West Community Gallery and Pottery Studio in Queenstown that has thirty-five developing West Coast potters and ceramicists honing their craft. The gallery also assists in the early childhood development of artistic expression through clay at the child care centre. Mal has done a number of bodies of work relating to the West Coast with many sold locally through various businesses, with a body of work depicting the North Mt Lyell Mine Disaster of 1912 selling in discrete sets and been replaced over time.

Festival venues

  • Town Centre, corner Orr and McNamara St
  • Crib Lane, Little Orr St
  • The Paragon Theatre, 11 McNamara St
  • 20 Orr St
  • Queenstown Medical Union, 25 Cutten St
  • CWA Hall, 35 Cutten St
  • Cutten St Playground
  • West Coast Wilderness Railway and Tracks Cafe
  • Q Bank Gallery, 37 Orr St
  • QBar, 33 Orr St
  • Old Larq Gallery, 8 Hunter St
  • Old Evans Store, 24 Stitcht St
  • Galley Museum, 1/7 Driffield St
  • Scout Hall, 15 Bowes St
  • Queen River Footbridge
  • Passion Park, on The Esplanade
  • Penghana House, 32 Esplanade
  • Old Limestone Quarry, 9 Penghana Rd
  • Football Ground