I am currently winging my way to the Australasian Quilt Convention in Melbourne but, this time next week, I will be playing tourist guide with my US relatives in Sydney. High on my list will be to check out the new extension to the Museum of Contemporary Art including the striking painting in the foyer […]
The Bright The Bold & The Beautiful is a vibrant and colourful celebration of indigenous Australian women; an exhibition at Cooee Aboriginal Art Gallery at Bondi Beach presented in conjunction with Art Month Sydney March 2012 and International Women’s Day. Click the postcard to view the exhibition. Art Month Sydney March 2012 involves 300 Artists, […]
While exploring the Tasmanian midlands, we visited the Tasmanian Wool Centre in Ross which includes a wool exhibition and history museum. Amongst the displays was this piece from the collection of the Queen Victoria Museum & Gallery, a magnificient tapestry designed by one of my favourite Australian artists John Coburn. Then in the inflight magazine […]
I first encountered the pulsing, colourful works of Michael Johnson in the corporate collection of the law firm where I once worked. I was immediately captivated and have since followed his regular outings including his current exhibition Outside the Square (Tim Olsen Gallery Sydney 4 -22 May 2011). I was interested to read this article […]
One of the most beautiful books in my collection is Eco Colour – botanical dyes for beautiful textiles by India Flint. I heard India speaking in a radio interview yesterday and, while looking up a link to put in this post, found this link to an even better video clip. India has some workshops coming […]
When I saw an promotion for a summer exhibition at the Milk Factory Gallery in Bowral, including the work of Ian Jones, I first thought his medium might be textiles. Can you see why?