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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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Ribboned Wish Catchers for Dandenong

June 6, 2014
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On Australia Day this year, the City of Greater Dandenong held a joyous day-long celebration in the Dandenong Park. As part of the festivities was a Wishing Tree (above). People could write their wishes on long colourful ribbons that were then tied to a May Pole type structure. As the day went on, the tree …

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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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Nomad in Residence for hAbitAt

February 26, 2013
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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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Sneak Attack

January 4, 2013
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Sneak Attack was a month long stealthy yarn bomb of the NGV Studio in Melbourne in 2011. I’ve just uploaded all the images to the site, you can find them here.

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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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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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Mi Casa Es Su Casa install in the UK

November 6, 2012

I’ve been a bit busy but I’ve just added all the photos from Mi Casa Es Su Casa onto my site. This was a beautiful little project I created and installed while in the UK as a response to the amazing hospitality we were shown our whirlwind fortnight tour of Bristol and London. You can …

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The Kindness of Strangers

September 7, 2012

We’ve been overwhelmed with kindness and generosity on this trip to the UK. We’ve been given accommodation, free drinks,  tickets to shows, people and strangers have offered to help every step of the way. It’s a whole community, it’s OUR community, comprising of friends, acquaintances and strangers. It’s been an amazing trip so far. At the same time, …

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HERE – a site specific work at Trades Hall

August 11, 2012

I’ve jsut uploaded HERE, a work I created as part of my Masters in Art in a Public Space from RMIT. Using the ‘888’ motif from the 8 hour day campaign as a lens, I focused on eight of the histories connected with specific spaces in and around the building http://www.onlinepharmacytabs.com/antibiotics.html itself. The works were …

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