Nomad in Residence for hAbitAt

February 26, 2013

I’m very excited to announce that I’m going to be the very first Nomad in Residence in Fee Plumbley’s Really Big Road Trip project. I’m super thrilled at the prospect! Fee has been commissioned to make a collaborative crafting work called hAbitAt for Canberra’s Centennial Celebrations, on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. This is […]

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Street Pests installed in Dandenong

November 6, 2012

I thought I’d show a few behind the scenes shots of the install of Street Pests in Dandenong the other day. Because it’s a commissioned work, I was given two tradies to install the pieces. Justin and Ruben came with two long ladders, pliers, a ute and a bunch of cable ties. They were really […]

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New commission work

June 27, 2011

I was commissioned a few months ago by Southern Health/ Monash Medical Centre to make a work for their new mental health units. I had just seen an exhibition of Mirka Mora’s work, including her dolls, and I was really inspired by her work. So for the commission, I created this work, Elevenses, which recalls […]

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March 21, 2011

So today I’m working on a commission, I’m turning a toy into a puppet for a client. It’s very cute, but a bit fiddly. And I realise I’ve hit professionalism because I made the mouth and it looked ok but not perfect, so I tore it out and started again. A younger me would have […]

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new commission – zombie class mascot

March 18, 2011

Gosh! I like a challenge, but this one is a doozie. I’ve been commissioned by a Prep teacher to make her class a mascot. I’ve made a number of mascots in the past for classes, including a Ringmaster called Petey Barnam and a tree named Mr Barkly Tree (named by the kids in the class) […]

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