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Tag Archives: ceramic

110 Artists Lunch

DISCUSSING ART On Tuesday this week it was my very overdue turn to have “The Artist lunch” at my house.  You see a bunch of us have been meeting every now and then for the last 20 years, getting together over a good meal and some drinks and talking shop!  Well not just about art, […]

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109 Stories behind the Wall – Public Sculpture

PUBLIC SCULPTURE These images are from “The Centenary of Federation Gateway” sculpture which was commissioned by the Wakefield Regional Council and took some 18 months to complete.   It started as a seed planted by Dale Gathercole and grew into an amazing community project. Prior to this I had been awarded a mentor-ship grant jointly by the Australia […]

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106 Outsider Art Festival

GICLEE PRINT Look out the Outsiders Art Festival which opens next week in Adelaide.  This is an annual event organized by Stefan Maguran, who calls himself an underemployed artist and Project Manager. This Giclee print “Expose yourself to Art” is one of my pieces which is included in this show.  The original artwork was done […]

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84 Art & Were do Babies come from

THE ART OF MAKING BABIES I bet you all know where the inspiration for this painting came from, yes of course being pregnant and all that.   Seems like a long time ago now and a time filled with excitement and trepidation.  I cannot say it was a great state to be in as feeling sick […]

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83 Art & Are you fond of Fondue

CERAMIC AND MOSAIC I had so much fun making this ceramic and mosaic artwork piece, firstly because I am a little piggy when it comes to food and just love to both eat and look at pictures of food and also it was fun to make the people all have open mouths with bits of […]

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78 A Cup of Tea and a Lie Down & Art

GREENHILL ART GALLERY This acrylic painting on canvas called “Teaotalers Club”, is one of two paintings that I have just finished and delivered to Greenhill Galleries here in Adelaide. TEA POT ART SHOW The show was called “The great Teapot Show” and the brief to participating artists said the aim was to create a varied […]

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77 Book stack water feature Sculpture

PUBLIC SCULPTURE This water feature sculpture is one I was commissioned to do for the Balaklava Library (mid-north in South Australia), a few years ago.   I had of course lots of fun designing this sculpture and as I love both the water and books, so it was no stretch.   It is made from hebel and handmade […]

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75 Story about Pooh & Art

ART & DOGS Now you think this is a story about dogs don’t you? – the kind when you are out walking and the dog does his business and you being a good citizen and all, you’ve bent down and scooped it up in a little plastic bag eh?  Well you couldn’t be more wrong……. So this […]

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74.Pop-Eye II & Art

ART & THE POP-EYE This painting is of Popeye which is an iconic Adelaide institution, it is privately owned and the first ferry was launched in 1935 and took you between Elder Park and Adelaide Zoo.  The first two boats in service carried 20 passengers each and the three next Popeyes made seated up to […]

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73 The Art of Snack attack at hungry jacks

THE ART OF FAST FOOD Isn’t it a drag that we can’t just eat whatever we want and not put on weight! This ceramic and mosaic artwork “Snax attack at Hungry Jack’s” was a delight to make.  I do love food, although for the most part I do eat healthy, I too dream about all […]

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