Category Archives: Visual Art

Please Take a Seat

I recently had an installation in the Vault Space at Umbrella Studio. It consisted of four verses of prose about chronic pain. The responses I got for ‘just words’ were fascinating. One person told me it made them cry. Others … Continue reading

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Install Day, Gallery 48

        Jill and Margaret, busy on the install for Furred, Scaled & Feathered. Opening Sunday 29th Oct, 2 – 5pm, Gallery 48, 2/48 The Strand, Townsville

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Frog Buddies

These ‘guys’ come for a bath every night. I have a round shallow dish on a shelf in the loo. Just on dusk they come for a soak for a bit, and then they go out for the evening. Around … Continue reading

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Big Fella Croc

I photographed this big fella at Billabong Sanctuary. In his glory days he sailed the seas. This print is a drypoint intaglio on plastic plate. Among others, it will be on display at in the Furred Feathered Scaled Exhibition at … Continue reading

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Upcoming exhibition at Gallery 48

Margaret Robertson and I are having an exhibition of our prints at Gallery 48, The Strand, Townsville. Fur, Feathers and Scales will be opening on Sunday 29th October from 2 – 6pm. We are busy printing and hand-colouring our works … Continue reading

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Artstownsville at Pop Up North Queensland

Pop Up North Queensland Hi Folks, I’m thrilled to announce that Graeme and I have been successful in securing a Pop Up Shop at 21 Stokes St (across from the Old Court House), Townsville for the 10 days of the … Continue reading

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Dragons and Damsels by Graeme Buckley

Dragonflies and Damselflies (Family Odonta) have held a fascination for me since I was a child. Their bright colours and connection with water proved an irresistible lure as I struggled to come to terms with my first SLR camera. Then … Continue reading

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The three wise men

  Three of Townsville’s noteworthy artists at the opening of Graeme’s exhibition, Dragons and Damsels, which is on at Gallery 48, 2/48 The Strand, Townsville until June 30.  Gallery 48 is open Wednesday and Saturday afternoons and at other times … Continue reading

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The Groovin Grub waits to takes flight

The 10 metre caterpillar that I was paid to facilitate the creation of by Umbrella Studios and which was funded by the Groovin the Moo festival waits to be lifted to just under the roof of the tent. Eighty people … Continue reading

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The Groovin’ Grub

Umbrella Studio Inc has hired me to facilitate the building of a 10 metre papier-mache and chicken wire caterpillar for the Groovin’ the Moo festival next month. Dozens of people have participated in the building process. One important aspect of … Continue reading

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