Author Archives: Zela
I have had some requests to do workshops in paper-making and wool felting in 2018 so I have come up with a framework of dates. Please get in touch if you would like to book in for any of these dates. Workshop numbers: We […]
This year I decided to enter the Noosa Regional Gallery’s annual Drawing prize which commemorates local artist and identity Lyn McCrea who passed away several years back. Lyn was a friend of the Sisters of Mary, one of the groups which agitated to protect the Mary River during […]
Using seasonal garden fibres to create botanical paper Saturday June 3 at Relish Festival – 2 sessions Venue: Gatakers Artspace, 311 Kent St Maryborough Create and taste! Papermaking is an art form which is very compatible with local food growing and permaculture gardening. Artist, gardener and slow food […]
About Mayu’s Hair Paper My friend Mayu Kanamori was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, and she took the brave step of documenting her journey with the help of several friends. Accepting that she would lose her long black hair in the course of treatment, she asked what […]
I recently got permission from my opening speaker, Fellow Toastmaster Sandra Ross, to publish the beautiful words of the opening speech which she wrote and delivered to open my exhibition. You can read it below: Through Emerald Eyes Emerald is a crystal, green in colour because of the […]
My concept behind the Solo show are partly explained here. About the exhibition at Gympie regional Gallery in August 2014 You may have read that these works reflect the development of my ideas during the journey through a Master of Environmental Education Degree. There’s something about study that […]
After representing my Toastmasters club, Gympie Goal Diggers, at a number of regional contests, I’m proud to announce that I won the Tall Tales section of the contest at Cooloola Berries, Wolvi, on Saturday! I even get a cute little trophy with my name engraved on it!
Some dates for the calendar: Workshops & public appearances: Saturday June 3 Workshop at Maryborough Relish Festival Theme: Making paper from edibles The paper-making vats will be filled with by-products from creating delicious treats for the Relish Festival: See what you can make with offcuts, peelings and a […]
What a wonderful night Friday night’s opening was at Gakaters Artspace Maryborough! Lots of friends were there to celebrate three great openings of works with a message! Thanks to all the friends and supporters of the Mary River, especially the Sisters of Mary, and my dear Toastmaster friends […]
Two works accepted by CQU’s magazine, Idiom, one poem and one prose piece! Feeling thrilled! Look out for Issue 23.