About Zela

Susan Zela Bissett (Zela) is an educator, writer and artist with a lifetime involvement in environmental education and advocacy. Zela was born on Butchulla Country in Maryborough and has worked as an artist, educator, permaculture gardener, studio potter and consultant. She is passionate about sustainable lifestyles, maintaining habitat for wildlife and about unleashing the creativity in all of us.
handmade paper

Do you want to learn to make handmade paper with 3-D effects? I’m doing a workshop as part of the Noosa Long Weekend on Sunday June 17 at Cooroy Butter factory Arts Centre 10.30am till 1.30pm.

Greens

I am busy preparing the items for the Lifestyle Expo talk at Gympie Showgrounds tomorrow. For tasting there will be: organic rosella syrup, lemon myrtle biscuits, warrigal greens parcels and nasturtium capers. Hope to see you there around 10am for Uncle Eugene and following on the panel discussion […]

Papermakers show 1

Finally got some time to work on my paper sculptures for the Papermakers show coming up in June at Cooroy Butter Factory Arts Centre.

Studio Trails Launch

As a local artist in the Gympie area, I’m opening up my home studio on the weekends of 18-19 June 2016 and 8-9 October 2016.

Yadina

Tomorrow Saturday Jan 16 you can come along to Yandina Community Gardens to learn about making paper from office waste and garden prunings. I will leading the adventure so feel free to come along and be part of the adventure!