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132 Age is just a state of mind in Art

PUBLIC SCULPTURE This artwork “Our Richest Treasures” made from handmade ceramic and mosaic is part of a public sculpture called the Federation Gateway Sculpture at the entrance to Balaklava a town in the Mid North, South Australia and celebrates the senior citizens which are among our richest treasures.   Here is some links to more about this Public […]

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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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121 Volunteers our Backbone – Public Sculpture

PUBLIC SCULPTURE As promised here is a bit more about The Centenary of Federation Gateway sculpture, this time I want to tell you about the wonderful community spirit that helped to make this project possible. You may want to recap to Stories of the Wall, to see main structure of this sculpture, although images of […]

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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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96 What a Virus & Art

THE ART OF GOOD HEALTH So I thought I was doing so well, feeling fit and healthy, giving the credit to my great fitness regime of daily exercise, lots of fresh vegetables, fruit and nuts and plenty of water (Got to keep the exercise up if you are an artist and sit at an easel […]

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95 The Mermaid & Art

PAINTING MERMAIDS Over the years I have done quite a few paintings and mosaics of mermaids and here is one I would like to share with you called “What the?”  It is acrylic on board and actually framed in mosaic, but that part was not photographed before it sold unfortunately. ARTISTIC INSPIRATIONS I have always […]

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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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