Rethink Ballarat Trades Hall

Rethink is the brain child of Junkies Magazine  A festival of reuse rethink recycle ideas which will take place at the  Ballarat Trades hall over the 17-19 November weekend

Junkies is a magazine that surveys all aspect of creative people in the field of sustainability  using junk as their material
I cannot wait to install my works next week  more news soon

Burrinja Climate Change Biennale 2017

Burrinja Climate Change Biennale 2017

The upcoming Burrinja Climate Change Biennale will open 11 November at the  Burrrinja Cultural Centre in Upwey - Dandenong This exhibition will run til 11 February 2018

The 8th Greenway Prize 2017

It is a privilege to have been selected as a finalist for the Cooks River Small Sculpture Prize Sydney The exhibition is open for viewing at Art Est. Art School & Gallery until 14 November 2017

Bonanza 2017

The Bonanza 2017 opening

Saturday 28 October 3-5pm
Hope you will be able to join us at  Yarra Sculpture Gallery 117 Vere St, Abbotsford
other viewing days are Thursday-Sundays 11-4pm and will finish 12 Nov 2017

Using Art to Combat Waste

This article by Karly Smith was published in local newspapers
Midland Express 26 Sept 2017 Tarrangower Times 29 Sept 2017

FANtastic 9

Here are some of the Fans I have created the last few years for the series FANtastic.
Using only single-use packaging to educate towards the breadth of what one can use at home and the longevity of in-house plastics and waste outside every household.
May you recognise many...

FANtastic 2013-2017
These are specimens anemones and sea creatures that are harmed by plastic

Last Day of Arts Hub Residency as part of Renewable Newstead Project

In a community, Artists are to be cherished and recognised and their Art is meant to be seen by all.

Thank you to all who came, chatted, welcomed me in their homes and studios.
It has been an amazing experience to go country for the last month with many mixed feelings I will be leaving this place today but to return soon I am sure.
During this residency,  I had the pleasure to teach art & sustainability workshops at the local primary school and a month-long exhibition at Newstead Arts Hub. This beautiful building a restored train station was the perfect exhibition gallery space to show my all white work made from everyday white plastic recyclables objects.
I met many people and made some amazing friendships during my stay in Newstead a village with
many talented artists that live and hide here so next time you pass by or even live here strike a conversation and ask to see their artwork. 

Portraits series in the making during the Arts Hub residency
Plastic Trap and weaved baskets at Arts …