Category Archives: Flying Arts

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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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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Far North Queensland

I visited Cairns to facilitate a printmaking workshop for Art Educators on the Northern Peninsular at St Monica’s School. Before the workshop we stepped into St Monica’s Cathedral, which from the outside is a modest brick construction. Inside, it glows … Continue reading

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Sense of Coochie exhibition

  The Sense of Coochie Flying Arts Curator project exhibition has now opened at Redland Art Gallery. I was visiting curator for this exhibition, working with the Coochie Art Group to design and develop an exhibition that draws on experience … 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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soul food

A visit to Coochiemudlo island. My friend Hollie took me for a walk around the island she calls home, casting her artist eye across the wonders of sand, clay, confluence of bay, ocean and mangrove, talking about being surrounded by … Continue reading

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Pressing question

Can you print etchings on a clay press? I was invited to run a drypoint etching workshop at a school that didn’t have an etching press, and so the journey of discovery began. It was a two day Flying Arts … Continue reading

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Flying Arts tour to St George

I visited St George, a small town on the Balonne river to run a Flying Arts workshop in textile printing.  I flew into Roma, and then drove 200 km, amazed by the green countryside, arriving in the small historic town … Continue reading

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Clermont in pictures

Clermont is a photographer’s dream, a small town where history is visible, and the subtle landscapes and clarity of light make my heart skip a beat. In the evening, the sky delivers it’s cosmic display of stars above the quiet … Continue reading

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Cairns

A Flying Arts trip to Cairns, a Creative Generation workshop for year 12 Art excellence students on the theme of the expressive self published book. We move through variations of shaped lino cut prints on long concertina books. Cairns is … Continue reading

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