Category Archives: Visual Art

Past in the Present

My work and the accompanying photo at the Townsville T150 Anniversary Celebrations Past in the Present which is on at the Sylvia Ditchburn Fine Art Gallery until 2nd October. This is an exhibition of heritage photos and current paintings of … Continue reading

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Roving Artists at Cotters Market

Today, Prudence Terry and I made page 10 of the Townsville Bulletin. We are among several artists employed as roving artists by Townsville City Council’s gallery services as part of their promotion for the Glencore Percival Portrait Painting Prize at … Continue reading

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Last days to see our exhibition

Our exhibition, Benthos Illumination, is coming down on Monday, 10th April. Sunday is your last chance to see it and the other two excellent exhibitions accompanying ours, Tribal Odyssey and Fragments of Moments, so I urge you to visit Umbrella¬† … Continue reading

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Benthos Illumination

Hope you can make it along.

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Menhir

This 5cm piece of coral has such an imposing present that I ¬† nicknamed it Menhir. It’s shape reminds me of a standing stone.

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Benthos is nigh

Our exhibition is fast approaching. We’ve been busy framing (now I remember why I never used to frame anything!). It’s been great working in the studio downstairs at Umbrella among such a lovely group of people. I am so fascinated … Continue reading

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Printmaking and the Mystery of a Barracuda

As part of my PressNorth residency at Umbrella Studios, I am creating a series of linocuts based on the benthos region (sea floor) of Townsville shores. Graeme and I went to Geoffrey Bay on Magnetic Island this week on another … Continue reading

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Shoreline photos as inspiration

I am very much enjoying my PressNorth residency. I have been experimenting with creating linocut prints of the reef to feature in Benthos Illuminated, our upcoming 2016 exhibition at Umbrella Studios, Townsville. I draw my imagery from the many photos … Continue reading

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Where the Community Rehab NQ ‘Beach Shack’ sat during Strand Ephemera 2015

It has been lovely to receive all the positive feedback on the Community Rehab NQ Beach Shack. The wonderful people who took part in the project were a joy to work with. Everyone involved was so enthusiastic, so ready to … Continue reading

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Beach Shack

Beach Shack: Community Rehabilitation NQ entry into Strand Ephemera 2015 Continue reading

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