For some context, towards the end of 2019, the Australian Government disbanded the Department of Communications and Arts. They decided to reduce and restructure their departments from 18 to 14. Moving into 2020, Australia’s $111+million creative and cultural industry would be an unrecognised part of the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications. Here’s…… Continue reading Clay for Australia
I have to admit, I dropped the preverbal blogging ball in 2017. And if I’m to be completely honest, I can’t promise that 2018 will be any better BUT I would like to keep you all more informed about what is happening in the studio. I don’t know about you but for 2017 started quickly…… Continue reading 2018 – Didn’t you just sneak up on us quickly!
The weekend is finally here and potters all around Australia and getting ready to open their studio doors wide open! Stephanie and I would love to see you at 53 Jackson St, Clayfield and we’ll be offering some demonstrations, sharing our finished works and we’ve set up some space for you to get your hands…… Continue reading Australian Ceramics Open Studios 2017
That’s right! It’s almost OPEN STUDIOS time again thanks to The Australian Ceramics Association. Stephanie Outridge Field and I are again be happy to welcome you to the SOFA workshop (for our third year) and with the Makers Gallery up and running, there’s more to see this year! You can search for potters in your local neck of…… Continue reading TACA’s Open Studios Weekend is coming around again!!
Yesterday was a very exciting afternoon! I was able to install some of my work at the Brisbane Central Sofitel Hotel. The executive chef, Patrice Falantin is showcasing work by leather, glass and ceramic artisans and I’m thrilled to have some of my own pieces included!! I’ve been quite sick with the flu this week so…… Continue reading Installation at Sofitel Brisbane Central
Cuppa: A Cup Survey is the upcoming exhibition at MAKERS GALLERY exploring the range of cups currently being made by Australian makers. Having a cuppa can provide a moment of personal refection or a moments of sharing, as you join together for cuppa and a chat. Around 30 makers have responded to the concept of “cup” with many different making techniques, clays,…… Continue reading Cuppa: A Cup Survey