Come travel with me as I share my adventures, my thoughts and dreams.
Writing new narratives for change with a series of post colonial blueprints or cyanotypes created during my artist residency in central Australia
A desert interlude in Curtain Springs, central Australia for a papermaking residency allows me time to ponder my footprints upon the red earth and how we honour this life of ours.
Clay and paper experiments to further an artistic collaborative project gives me inspiration for my upcoming residency in Central Australia.
When you finish a big art project, how do you measure success (or failure)? Its can be a vicious cycle of ups and downs for artists.
Where do you go when you want to travel? To a café of course to watch the world go by, get inspired and make art.
One art project finished and perhaps another beginning. On route to Townsville to connect with flood affected artists in far north Queensland.
Finding a style that you feel conveys your spirit, who you are, how you meet life. When you find it, embrace it. Your style has found you.
Collections of things, I’ve got many, some have become artist books, some are still waiting to be transformed.
Living in tumultuous times requires us as artists to think hard about our environmental footprint..
Day one of this year’s collaborative art project with myself and two artist friends mucking around with clay, paper and fibre.
Creating a vision board brings the future into the present. Its a powerful transformation tool.
Smile and you connect with people. It’s a crucial element of storytelling on camera.
Freedom. and art. A reflection post Australia Day on the upraised voices of indigenous people all over the world.
The inspiration for my upcoming exhibition Deluge opening in March 2019, Murwillumbah NSW.
My new art business Creative Paper Collage.
What is it that we do in the world, by what deeds do we wish to be remembered.
Reflecting on creatively, and how a simple walk in the garden can revive our creative spark.
Maintaining artistic momentum through a daily arts practice.
Travel tips for the intrepid traveller including how I learnt to love football.
Reflecting on doors, entrances and exits, endings and new beginnings.
A journey with wildlife veterinarian Marie-Pierre Puech as she works to heal injured or orphaned birds to release them back into the wild.
A workshop of mini artist books gave participants the opportunity to interweave visual sounds to create their own paper dance.
My exhibition to honour the spirits of the women from the Lasalle spinning mills where I had my artist residency.
Flying free like the moths at La Filature artist residency making paper and mono printing.
A fitting tribute to the humble silk worm and its interrupted life cycle at La Filature artist residency.
A tribute to the shuttered windows of Lasalle and its colourful streetscape.
The work we do. I’ve been thinking of that today as I wove strips of photocopied posters advertising the silk industry which dominated the Cévennes up until fifty or so years ago.
Today was a day for tidying up in the studio. Tomorrow I will be joined by a choreographer from Portugal who I hope will bring another way of thinking through movement to this artist space.
Today is le quatorze juillet, the 14th July. In Australia we call it Bastille Day (after the storming of the Bastille during the French Revolution) but in France it is referred to as la fête nationale (national day) and as such is a public holiday.
When things are flowing, you feel like you are dancing. Ideas flow from one thought to the next. Suddenly you are brim full, your body performing a dance of hands…
Creating a digital story of my work is an important part of my artistic practice. Here are my recent Instagrams: