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Wild Art

Elephant Art

Elephants are natural artists. They are well known to doodle in the dirt with sticks. Ele Art is a stunning by-product of Perth Zoo’s enrichment program which keeps the elephants stimulated, healthy and happy. The paints used are water-based and are 100% non-toxic. Each piece is an original and no two pieces are ever the same. Each elephant has their own painting ‘signature’, painting with their own distinctive style and colour-preference.

One hundred percent of funds raised from the sale of each masterpiece helps Perth Zoo protect Sumatran Elephants in the wild. This includes supporting local patrol units to monitor and protect Sumatran Elephants in Bukit Tigapuluh Ecosystem.

Meet the Artists

Permai, Tricia and Putra Mas each paint with their own distinctive style and colour-preferences.

Permai: Her enthusiatic sprays are very powerful and can vary from fine symmetrical shapes to large globs of paint.
Tricia: Her artwork is delicate and gentle and often ends up with irregular-shaped splatters.
Putra Mas: His sprays can be very powerful with symmetrical and even distribution of colour on his canvas.

Spray, kiss or brush – what’ll it be?

Ele Sprays. Ele Kisses. Ele Paintings. All in a variety of sizes and colours for you to choose from and all with individual personality. 

Each stylish piece of Ele Art is unique and comes with a certificate of authenticity so that you can be confident it’s an original.

Elephant Painting at Perth Zoo
Ele Spray Painting
Elephant Brush Painting from Perth Zoo
Ele Brush Painting
Elephant Kiss Painting from Perth Zoo
Ele Kiss Painting
Tricia Perth Zoo's Asian Elephant creating her limited edition 60th artowrk
Limited Edition 60th Birthday Artwork - Tricia
Perth Zoo Keeper painting Tricia's foot
Perth Zoo keeper holiding up a painting created by Tricia the Asian Elephant
Purchase Ele Art

You can choose from a range of Perth Zoo Ele Art. If you’re looking for something a little different, arrange an appointment for a private viewing to see our full range of Ele Art.

Limited Edition Artwork

Purchase your very own limited edition artwork created by Tricia herself.

There are only ten of these special artworks available which have been created especially for her 60th birthday.

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A5 Spray or brush
A5 Kiss
A4 Spray or Brush
A4 Double Kiss
Triple Kiss with Spray
A3 Spray or Brush
Limited Edition - Tricia
A2 Spray or Brush
A1 Spray or Brush
Jumbo Spray or Brush (1300 x 700)

Photographic Art

Award-winning and internationally renowned animal photographer Alex Cearns is the Creative Director of Houndstooth Studio. Her images have been published widely in print and online media worldwide as well as in books, magazines and advertising campaigns. There’s even an Australia Post stamp collection! Inspired by the joy of working with animals, Alex’s philanthropy and passionate advocacy for animal rescue has earned her high regard among Australia’s animal lovers.

Close up of an Asian Elephant at Perth Zoo showing its ear, eye and top of the trunk.
Photo by Alex Cearns
Black and white photographer of Perth Zoo Orangutan Dinar
Photo by Geoff Scales, Perth Zoo
Photograph of a Baboon at Perth Zoo
Photo by Alex Cearns
Purchase Wild Art

A range of stunning limited-edition animal images by renowned, award-winning animal photographer Alex Cearns and Perth Zoo photographers.

A5 Photograph
A4 Photograph
A3 Photograph
A2 Photograph
A1 Photograph

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