The Overwintering Project

It was rather exciting to see that $13,000 had been raised by The Overwintering Project and given to the Australasian Wader Studies Group today. The art project is run by Kate Gorringe-Smith and I would have to admit that I really don’t know just how the money is raised, but I do know that it…

Artist of the month

One of the art groups that I belong to allows us to have the spotlight now and again and exhibit as the Artist of the Month. This month I have the opportunity to arrange my works on the wall where they can be seen by not only the members of the Fine Art group but…

Feathers of the Forest

Printmakers with work on display are Cholena Drew Hughes, Dianne Collier, Gerry Luhman, Jenni Matthews, myself, Jillian Bergman, Julie Hanrahan, Karen Shaw, Lois Collins, Neville Field, Nicky Carey and Sylvia Mekhitarian. We are a diverse group and depending on how you do the numbers, linoprints outweighed other processes. Cholena had a large multipiece cyanotype work…

Collectables 2019

I think this is the fifth year of the Maleny Printmakers ‘Collectables’ exhibition. Each year the printmakers all make around five or so different original, handprinted prints in editions of 10. They are only small – 13.5cms x 11.5cms – and at $30 each they sell well. They have found their followers, and of course,…

On being part of the crowd

Almost all of the exhibitions I’ve been in have been group exhibitions. My work stands on it’s own in amidst other artists work. Sometimes there is a theme – and sometimes there isn’t. However two of the exhibitions I’ve been involved with are different. My work has been part of a project as well as…