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54.Art & The Place of the Ground Frog (All Roads lead to Mallala, part 2)

ART & FROGS Unlike this painting, this little country town is actually rather quiet with only a population of 500 and according to Wikipedia the name is aboriginal for ‘madlola’ which means ‘place of the ground frog’.   Not that I saw anymore frogs there than anywhere else,  but maybe that’s how come I picked […]

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39. Our Skyshow Art Inspiration

PAINTING INSPIRATION We first started going to the sky show when our son was about 10 months old in 1988 and that is the inspiration for this naive art painting. The Sky show was held as an annual event and started in the middle 80’s to celebrate Australia Day with an amazing fireworks display synchronized […]

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25. Shake Rattle and Roll & Art & Music

ARTISTIC INSPIRATION This painting is of my brother Matt’s band Clowns of Decadence, they all came from the Northern suburbs of Adelaide South Australia and the music grew out of the punk genre and they became a very well known pub band during the early 80’s and 90’s touring around Australia and also New Zealand. […]

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22. Kicking and screaming into the 21st century & Art

ARTISTIC INSPIRATION How fantastic the internet is!!! Oh it’s probably all ho-hum to you lot, but you see I am a real newcomer to this.  My Husband/Manager Bryan has been looking after my old art website and anything electronic since forever and I swore black and blue that I was just not INTERESTED and did […]

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20. Antonis Tivoli Art

SCULPTOR TED JONSSON This painting “Antonis Tivoli” is one I painted for my father SCULPTOR Ted Jonsson and depicts him and his family, my grandparents.  They spent nearly all their lives travelling around Sweden and nearby countries with their side shows and entertainments which also had a dance venue with a live band. CIRCUS LIFE […]

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18. The Art of Listen to your Children

What’s that all about, why should we listen to them? Don’t we as adults always know best?  Sad to say, lol that I discovered probably when my daughter was around 4 years old that this was not the case.  My son who is 4 years older than her, always accepted that we, the parents knew better, […]

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