Tag Archives: Townsville

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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Cod snoozing in a low tide pool

Here’s a cod I spotted trapped in a small pool at the bottom of a big low tide. The pool wasn’t much bigger than it, but the tide had turned and he would soon be free.

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Low tide walk below the boadwalk at Jezzine Barracks

Graeme and I went on a low tide beach walk with Wildlife Queensland – Townsville Branch Inc. members, led by the erudite¬†marine biologist, John Collins. We found some marvelous seaweeds and corals, among other things. Below are links to the … 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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PressNorth Printmakers Residency

Wonderful news. I’ve just been selected to do the PressNorth Printmakers 3 month funded residency for 2015/16 at Umbrella Studios. Both are great Townsville art groups to join, if you are not already a member. Their website addresses are: http://pressnorthprintmakers.com/Continue reading

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Ship of Fools: part of Fenstoration

Rhonda Stevens, Margaret Robertson and myself teamed up to create the Ship of Fools installation as part of Fenstoration during the Magnetic Island Festival. The concept is a comment on the amount of rubbish that finds its way into the … Continue reading

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Faces of Townsville: Locals feature in outdoor exhibition

              Portrait photos of Graeme and I, larger than life, are back to back in the Flinders Mall lightboxes, Townsville.

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The Self-Inflicted Tribulations of the Artist

Come the Raw Prawn¬† is on display at the Museum of Tropical Queensland in the Colours of the Coral: Reef Art Exhibition until 31st August 2014 . Whilst cursing myself and wondering what on earth possessed me to elect to … Continue reading

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