Artist – Alicia Douglas

This week we peep through the keyhole at the practice of Alicia Douglas, an artist from Sydney. Alicia’s current works particularly resonate with me as they are of Scotland and speak to my heritage. My grandfather came to Australia from Scotland, my father played the bagpipes and as child I learnt highland dancing. While I never had the chance to […]

Yarnbomber – Jane Balke Anderson

This week I am interviewing Redfern based fibre artist and designer, Jane Balke Andersen, AKA Queen Babs (named after her bunny)! I stumbled onto Jane’s work on the internet a few years ago. Being a textile artist, and someone who has worked in public art, I loved her colourful installations. They not only brighten the […]

Think your not creative – Together we can change that!

We are all born creative, you only have to watch children at play. As they paint and draw you see the potential artist in them. When they are playing with their dolls, acting out scenarious and having in depth conversations while all alone, you can hear the budding actor in them. They are not frightened […]

Creativity – It’s so much more than you think!

When you think of creativity what immediately comes to mind?   You wouldn’t be alone if you thought of artistic pursuits, things like painting, sculpture, singing or acting. While these are creative activities, creativity actually permeates all corners of our lives. And what’s even better is that it has the potential to give us more […]

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