Natural Abstractions Opening

My heart is bursting with joy. Natural Abstractions, my solo exhibition, opened yesterday and I was joined by a multitude of friends  and followers to celebrate the occasion. Thank you to everyone who attended in person and in spirit. I positively floated through the day on your good vibes. I intentionally focussed on meeting and… Read More →

Exhibition Countdown: 5 days to go: Framed!

With five days to go until the opening of the Natural Abstractions exhibition, I am pleased to have  the  Copa Abstractions collection mounted and framed. Here they are all packed up by row and ready for installation: Pre-Order Copa Abstractions Catalogue This 28 page Copa Abstractions catalogue showcases the development of  my weekly art project over… Read More →

Pre-order your Copa Abstractions Catalogue

Look what arrived in the mail yesterday! My proof copy of the Copa Abstractions catalogue that you can preview online. This 28 page book showcases the development of the Copa Abstractions weekly art project over 52 weeks. It includes inspiration images and the resulting collection of vibrant, abstract textile sketches. Order from me at a… Read More →

Copa Abstractions Weekly Art Project: On exhibition

At last I have updated the gallery page for the Copa Abstractions collection, comprising all 52 textile sketches from my Weekly Art Project. It’s fun to see how the project developed over the course of the year. Invitation All works from the Copa Abstractions collection will be on display, and for sale!, as part of… Read More →

Weekly Art Project: Week 52

Signs of spring. Pigface and gazanias are coming into bloom again on the Copacabana foreshore. It’s week 52 of my Weekly Art Project. A full year. A full cycle. I will update the Copa Abstractions gallery shortly and write more next week. In the meantime, I acknowledge the creative companionship of the following artists who… Read More →

Weekly Art Project: Week 51

It’s week 51 of my Weekly Art Project. As I walk around my neighbourhood, I admire the strappy form of the cordylines, translucent in the morning sun: Time to simplify:   Then translate into fabric: And here is my catch up textile sketch for Week 47 Coastal Banksia: View the Copa Abstractions collection so far…. Read More →

Art Quilt Australia 2017: Flourish!

ART QUILT AUSTRALIA 2017 opens tonight at the Queen Victoria Art Gallery (Royal Park), Launceston, Tasmania and continues on exhibition to Sunday 22 October 2017. This is an open, juried exhibition presented by Ozquilt Network and I am delighted that Flourish! (90x90cm) is one of 49 works on display. Flourish! (90x90cm) Orange gum blossoms exude… Read More →

Weekly Art Project: Week 50

Week 50 of the Weekly Art Project is loosely inspired by the rock pools at Copacabana: And, in case you missed it, here is my catch up textile sketch for week 46 Brush Turkey: Just two weeks until I complete a full year of weekly art projects. My main sewing machine is away being serviced… Read More →

Weekly Art Project: Week 49

Week 49 of the Weekly Art Project  takes me back to the lagoon at the Copacabana. Cochrone Lagoon is an intermittently closed and open lagoon (ICOLL). When the berm is opened up, the water level drops dramatically revealing the tangled roots of the trees around the perimeter of the lagoon. Simplifying the root system to… Read More →

Weekly Art Project: Week 48

I am back home and catching up on my Weekly Art Project. My textile sketch for Week 48 is inspired by the tranquil zone of Cochrone Lagoon where the grasses go through a periodic cycle of lush green growth. View the Copa Abstractions collection. I look forward to seeing YOUR weekly art project. New participants… Read More →