Secret Platypus Gallery is a unique Women’s Art and Craft gallery featuring Secret Platypus Wearable Creations of clothing and accessories using silk, cotton, linen, wool and hemp fabrics. These fabrics are hand printed screen and lino print artworks by Women Artists. Linnie at Secret Platypus (Bridgewater), Babbarra Women Centre (Arnhem Land NT) , Injalak Arts (Arnhem Land NT) and Tiwi Design (Tiwi Island NT).
Art and crafts are locally sourced from Central Victoria and from the Northern Territory and include Aboriginal Art.
Secret Platypus has some great gift ideas large and small including clothing, bags and purses, Secret Platypus singlets in adult and kids sizes and Kids Aboriginal story books, as well as jewellery by Dja Dja Wurrung Artist Tashara Roberts, Bush tukka herbs and spices by local Dja Dja Wurung Women Murnong Mammas, Wunyun, local Dja Dja Wurung Indigenous healing balms and perfumes.
Original Aboriginal Artworks from Sister7 Gallery Darwin NT; weavings by Tjanpi Desert Weavers, Alice Springs; Jewellery by local artist Karen Iob; horsehair fused pottery by local artist Robyn Smith-Clark; Leatherwork by local artist Mary-Ann Scull; candles by local artist Little Red Candle Co.
Some Wearable Art Creations are available online however there is a huge variety of items available in store only.
Open Saturday, Sunday plus other days in holidays and busy periods. Also open any day by arrangement via phone.