snuck in between lockdowns and we were grateful to be able to get 5 solid days of drawing in our sketchbooks from the natural world. A great group of enthusiastic students again.
Opening Saturday 17th April in conjunction with the new HOTA Gallery grand opening at Southport, Gold Coast.
These are some of the works I am offering to this dynamic group show.
I will be joining a panel of artists on Thursday 25th March who work across the arts and science to discuss the ‘creative collisions’ that happen at the intersection of Science and Art. I spend a fair bit of time at the museum chasing my interests of objects and natural history. Is the creative mind so different from that of a scientist or researcher? In these short, sharp sessions we’ll learn about the melding of minds to create some truly inspiring outcomes. Join us to explore these unlikely alliances and their creations.
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Despite a last minute covid lockdown, the Summer School went ahead minus a few days.
It was great to be joined by a fun group of enthusiastic students who embraced drawing from life in a sketchbook as we investigated the natural world using taxidermy and drawing outside in the Japanese Gardens at the University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba.
I had the lovely privilege to be commissioned to create a bronze bust of an older gentleman, a retired doctor on the Gold Coast. He sat for me for several 3 hour sittings and I worked up the sculpture in oil based clay.
The resultant portrait was then taken to Chalkos Fine Art Foundry and the long process of going to bronze. I was very happy with the results as were the clients.
This was a delightful commission to produce a bronze pelican for a private client.
a commission to make an isographic illustration of a map for a fantasy playground at Bradbury Park, Chermside by Brisbane City Council.
I also did a sculpture commission of a Bronze Boobook Owl on a Book as part of the narrative and for children to discover as they explore the Magic Forest.
In addition to this, I created a new ‘Guardian of the Forest’ sculpture which was cast in bronze and mounted over the entry gate to the park.
about the Drawing to Dis/Possess project and the exhibition now up at Lorraine Pilgrim Gallery, Southport.
The exhibition is open for viewing by appointment with Lorraine Pilgrim Gallery, Southport. ph 07 5532 7170