New exhibition! Craffiti at No Vacancy in April 15

November 13, 2014

So I’m super excited about this – I’ve got an exhibition coming up in April next year at No Vacancy Gallery at Fed Square called Craffiti in which I’ll be making soft sculpture figures inspired by artworks from Melbourne’s diverse street art scene. Above are two of works I’ve already created for it,  left is […]

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Hottie Challenge

April 18, 2013

The lovely Cam from CurlyPops has just opened her Hottie Challenge for 2013 and I’ve just signed up.   The aim of the challenge is to make a hot water bottle cover, which will be exhibited in the gallery space at Open Drawer Art Textiles and Learning Centre from Friday July 5th, with a grand opening on […]

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Shared experiences create community – Welcome to my humble home

March 31, 2013

Yesterday morning we went down an alley, through a fallen tin fence, walked carefully across more piled and rusty corrugated iron and into a burnt out house to see an exhibition of work by Be Free entitled Welcome to my humble home. The house was still full of melted and charred debris, the roof open […]

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Cold Comfort

December 8, 2012

Cold Comfort was a participatory work installed in the Old Melbourne Gaol in Sept-Oct, 2012. The piece was 6 feet of knitted work, sewn to a metal bar at one end and attached to the knitting loom at the other. Placed beside it was instructions inviting people to knit a few rows themselves. The placement […]

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Nocturnal night walk – A tour of public art

June 16, 2012

Last night I went on the night walk tour of Dandenong’s Nocturnal festival, a public art festival in collaboration with Chisholm TAFE and RMIT University’s Masters in Art in a Public Space. It was an amazing two hours, walking around the CBD of Dandenong taken down alleys and through carparks to various works of art […]

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Awesomely exciting exhibition opportunity !

April 19, 2011

OOO people! There’s a seriously exciting thing happening on the other side of the world! The awesome guys at Stitch London have organised STITCHED SCIENCE, where people can send in their knitted/crocheted/sewn science items. Dinosaurs, Bunsen burners, rocketships, skeletons, whatever you can think of that has a science theme. How awesome is that?  I’m sending in […]

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Images of Modern Evil (and why I love social media)

March 26, 2011

I was on the Heide Museum‘s facebook page the other day and they had a competition running to coincide with their upcoming exhibition, Albert Tucker’s Images of Modern Evil. You simply had to name your favourite painting from the series and why and you’d go into the draw to win a double pass to a […]

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ebay, craft and exhibitions

October 2, 2009

I’ve just put a copy of the Gentle Arts book up on ebay! I found it today in a dusty old shop that hardly anyone frequents, and I couldn’t just let it sit there. Go HERE to check it out. If you’re into the history of craft, and the history of Australian craft, you should […]

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Things to eat, things to see, things to marvel at

August 18, 2009

A Book About Death is an exhibition about to be held in New York of artist postcards, of which I’m a part. They’ve just put up a wall of images for those who wish to view it a different way than their blog. Check it out! Otherwise, my image can be found on their blog […]

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now, it’s Art Selling Girl!

July 17, 2009

Everyone has a superhero name, and mine changes weekly. This week it’s Art Selling Girl. One of my works sold from my Gallery Obscura show! One Shot, at your right, sold unframed. Yay! I love, love LOVE selling work for a number of reasons. One, the money is always nice. Two, it’s always uplifting that […]

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