Weekly Art Project: 22 March

I am currently having a wonderful time teaching at Grampians Texture in Halls Gap, western Victoria. The Grampians National Park is very different from my coastal environment and I have been enjoying the different sights, sounds and smells. The forest fragrance after the rain was divine and, after nearly 30 years of living in Australia,… Read More →

Weekly Art Project: Week 26 Celebration

It’s 26 weeks since I started my self-guided weekly art project. It’s the half way mark and I am still inspired! Today I share my latest textile sketch – Cockatoo Feather.  What designs appeal most to you so far? I would love to know – leave a comment or vote in my mini-poll below. I… Read More →

a matter of time at Gosford Regional Gallery

My current curatorial project, a matter of time, is on exhibition at Gosford Regional Gallery until 22 March 2017.  I invite you to join me for a curator floor talk and morning tea at 10.30am on Friday 10 March 2017.  Please RSVP to the gallery at (02) 43​04 7550.  All welcome!

Art Quilt Australia 2017: Call for Entries

Ozquilt Network invites artists resident in Australia and New Zealand, along with OZQN members worldwide*,  to enter Art Quilt Australia 2017. The exhibition will be held at the Queen Victoria Art Gallery, Launceston, Tasmania from Friday 7 September to Sunday 22 October 2017 and will be documented in a comprehensive catalogue. Art Quilt Australia 2017… Read More →

a matter of time at Gosford Regional Gallery

As a curator, one of my goals is to promote textile art in gallery settings to reach a broader audience so I am delighted that a matter of time tours next to Gosford Regional Gallery, Gosford, New South Wales, Australia 18 February – 22 March 2017. The official opening is at 6.30pm on Friday, 17… Read More →

Invitation to a matter of time in Adelaide

Come along to the Craft & Quilt Fair  in Adelaide: 3-6 November 2016 and explore the fourth dimension in cloth in the exhibition a matter of time. I will be presenting a curator floor talk with local artists Suzanne Gummow, Julie Haddrick and Alvena Hall at 12.30pm on Thursday, 3 November only. All welcome! I… Read More →

Australia Wide Five Opens Today

Australia Wide Five is a juried, touring exhibition showcasing the artwork of Ozquilt Network members. The exhibition will be launched tonight at the Bunbury Regional Art Galleries  and runs at this venue until Sunday 6 November 2016 before continuing on tour until 2018.  Bunbury Regional Art Galleries is open daily from 10am-4pm and entry is… Read More →

Buda Contemporary Textiles Exhibition 2016

Buda Historic Home hosts its 5th biennial contemporary textiles exhibition from 27 August to 10 September 2016. Over 45 textile creations from around Australia will be on display including my two works Grasslands: Prairie and Galah Gala. In addition, an exhibition of antique sewing boxes and accessories will be showing in the historic house. The… Read More →

Selection for Australia Wide Five

As a curator, I understand the challenges in planning and administering an exhibition especially a touring exhibition covering multiple venues.  That’s why I value the exhibition opportunities offered by Ozquilt Network Inc, Australia’s organisation for art quilters. Neptune’s Necklace #2 (40x40cm) is back from its 10-stop tour with Australia Wide Four and last week I… Read More →

A matter of time at Queanbeyan until 16 July

a matter of time has its first gallery outing at The Q Exhibition Space, Queanbeyan, NSW, Australia: 28 June-16 July 2016 (closed Sundays). The laundry King and I are heading down the Hume Highway today to attend the exhibition opening from 5.30pm.  This will be the only time I present my curator floor talk at… Read More →