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AT the end of June my exhibition, Plea for Plankton, will open at The Vault, a unique art space in Bundaberg Regional Gallery. Many of the works in the show will be made from the pellicle, the fleshy growth on the top of the Kombucha culture, that cultured […]

Each year Maryborough celebrates one of its famous daughters, author PL Travers, who became famous as the author of a series of books about Mary Poppins, the magical governess. This year I will be part of the festival and will be happy to teach a techniques for creating […]

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A solo exhibition of my works using felt and textiles along with cast (sculpted) paper will be opening on Friday June 29 at 5pm. The venue is a small Art Space called Wand’in’in in the charming market town of Eumundi on the Sunshine Coast. The gallery’s address is […]

I have been offered an exhibition at Bundaberg Regional Gallery in The Vault in July-August 2019. The theme is the need for bioplastics to reduce the terrible load of petro-plastics we are unleashing on the planet every day. I make bioplastic film using the pellicle from the cultured […]

Papermaking news The papermaking workshop scheduled for Saturday April 7 will be going ahead, with 4 places still available, however the venue has changed and it will now be held at my studio. The studio is set amongst my permaculture garden and participants will be able to see […]

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 […]

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 […]