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133 Pie Floater in Acrylic or Sculpture

ACRYLIC PAINTING This acrylic painting is called the Pie Cart and I have also made a similar one in ceramic and mosaic as a commission that hung at the Adelaide Airport.  Perhaps you also have some pie carts in your town? Here in Adelaide we have had them since 1870 in Norwood and later in […]

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131 Kismet Kate the Artist

ARTIST FRIEND This story is about my dear friend and fellow artist Catherine Fitz-Gerald and for some reason the above musical has always come to mind when I think of her, so therefore it goes without saying that when Kate decided her next art exhibition was going to be centered around songs, that seemed like a natural […]

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127 Easter and Animated Paintings

ARTIST WEBSITE So it’s the week of Easter and this year my Easter surprise was that my website crashed for 4 days!!  Apologies are in order to those of you who tried to unsuccessfully access it, nice to know that it was due to a lot of traffic, so thank you. EASTER AND ANIMATION Anyway […]

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128 Sculpture and Women

PUBLIC SCULPTURE These 2 images are from the” Centenary of Federation Gateway” sculpture which I was commissioned to design and make by the Wakefield Regional Council and took some 18 months to complete.  The whole town came on board and helped and we had art workshops both in schools and other locations.  These panels stand […]

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127 Use it or Loose it in Art

THE ART OF KEEPING FIT Ever since my late teens I have done some form of exercise every day.  Usually an hour’s worth come hail, rain or shine; the only exception would by New Years Day when my head hurts too much!  Although I am one of these people that need to sit around and […]

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126 Art & Cat Stevens and a dreaded phone call

ARTIST AT WORK So I had the phone call this week that we all dread, a family member involved in a car accident.  But before I tell you about that let me set up the “back story”. My brother Matt Jonsson a very talented artist in his own right and a former band member of […]

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125 Gallery M and Salt

ART GALLERY SHOW This was from an art exhibition opening at Gallery M here is South Australia  called The Demise or Otherwise of South Australia’s Gulfs, curated by Save Our Gulf Coalition.  Over ninety artists had been invited to take part and a number of them are high profile.  The diversity is enormous and with […]

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124 The Pedal Wireless & Public Sculpture

PUBLIC SCULPTURE Alf Traeger, “Wiring the shed to the farm house seemed a natural step to take for an inventive ten year old boy living on a farm opposite the Dalkey cemetery.  He never dreamed that these early tinkering would be so vital to a nation.  By 1927 Alf Traegar had invented the pedal wireless, […]

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122 Its not over till the fat lady sings & Art

NAIVE PAINTING I have always loved that expression, so of course I had to paint the image one day and this (acrylic on board) painting is the result.  If you look closely in the first row on the left hand side by the stage you will see me and my family, hubby and me with […]

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119 Redback and the Cure & Art

FAMILY JEWELS AND ART The day before Australia day, hubby comes in from the backyard and says “I think I just got bitten by a Redback, something crawled up my shorts and a minute later I saw the spider crawl away” With hubbys track record lately I was starting to fear for the “Family Jewels” […]

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