Photography | Art

Karen Willshaw Photography:

Sunset of hot pink, reds and golds over Trannies BeachBringing Cocos to the World”  Local photographer, Karen Willshaw, is available for all your professional photography requirements. Her services include natural lighting weddings, underwater photography portraits and designing coffee table albums of your memories. Karen’s style is natural and unobtrusive capturing the moment – just as it happens.

Matted open edition prints ready to frame are available at the Big Barge Art Centre along with samples of Karen’s unique Limited Edition ALUMINIUM Floating artworks and open edition Floating Acrylic ready-to-hang artworks. These are sold exclusively at the Big Barge Art Company, Cocos Tackle & Dive or via Karen’s web site. Karen has also produced a coffee table book, “Reflections of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands” that highlights a collection of her favourite Cocos Islands images. Copies are available at various retailers on-island. Hardcover Limited Edition only available from Cocos Tackle & Dive.

Each year Karen produces wall and desk calendars of Cocos images. To inquire or order click HERE to contact Karen via email or visit her website KAREN’S WEB SITE

Big Barge Art Centre:

Located just north of the Rumah Baru turnoff. Visit the barge that once played an important part in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands history. Run by Emma Washer, the barge has been beautifully restored and is now a permanent Art Gallery. The gallery showcases a range of original local artworks for sale and commission. Artworks for sale include photo canvases, photo prints, paintings, button jewellery, mixed media maori wrasse, sweetlip stretched textile canvases and a limited locally handcrafted timber surfboard. Emma also runs various art classes during the year.



Anemonefish on acrylic

Manta ray acrylic insitu