Category Archives: Artist in Residence

Emerald

I visited Emerald,  one of my favourite outback towns, for a Flying Arts tour. Emerald is a historic town. It has a grand Queenslander style railway station and a welcoming botanical garden, popular with travellers. I flew in on a … Continue reading

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Screenprinting in Maryborough

I visited Maryborough to run a screenprinting workshop at Gatagers Artspace.  The Gatagers print studio is home to some very experienced artist printmakers. Maryborough, with its historic buildings on the Mary River is a great place to visit and Gatagers … Continue reading

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Toowoomba Artist books and etching

Another visit to The Glennie school, for some workshops on etching and Artist books. Through the rose gardens to the new art rooms. which overlook the sporting green with a view back to the historic town. Being at Glennie is … Continue reading

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out of the box

“One sun, one world- many dreams” is the name of a project organised by Dr Barbara Piscitelli AM, and Out of the Box Festival. The exhibition will tour to China, and is part of the Out of the Box Festival at … Continue reading

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companions

I visited Loreto College to facilitate a project about the journeys of the companions of Mary Ward. Mary Ward wanted to practice her religion in the community as her Jesuit brothers did, in the days when women who took the … Continue reading

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Weipa Flying Arts

I flew to Weipa in far North Queensland to teach  wood lithography, screenprinting and mixed media at Western Cape College. It is the second time that I have visited Weipa with Flying Arts and the landscape astounds me.It is a … Continue reading

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upcycling: wearable art

Photos from a School visit with Flying Arts: creating new from old, exploring ways of printing pattern onto fabric.

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without walls

The little artists took their guests to their opening at the Exhibition Centre. Along with their individual pieces that I framed, I had hemmed the long cloths that we had printed. When I first arrived at the preschool in March … Continue reading

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inky

I visited Toowoomba, stepping out of my car into another world: Autumn leaves, historic buildings, grand gardens and mist. So close to Brisbane and yet it has a different climate. It was a small class at The Glennie School, and … Continue reading

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ideas

This year I am the visiting artist at Iona College. This time we used the press to transfer photocopies onto paper. Some of the pictures we used came from my zombie illustration research for a writers festival project “Street Reads” … Continue reading

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