Author Archives: Nancy

My Arrival: converging stories

My current project is about Arrival stories. Arriving in a new country leaving friends and families behind, The need to understand a new language and oriient a new culture and place. The stories are unfurling stories from lives of change … Continue reading

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Fresco explorations

It’s strange how a technique that reigned supreme since the Bronze Age has fallen so deeply out of practice. I’ve been exploring ideas with plaster of Paris and pigments combining fresco painting with pigment printing and carving. I’m now working … Continue reading

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Gympie plants, rust and indigo

Visiting Gympie, stunning in its clear green winter perfection. I have visited the gallery space previously running a silk workshop and textile design and printing workshop with Flying Arts.  This time the workshop was natural dyes for the Textile and … Continue reading

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Logan Art Gallery studio session

A session at the Logan Art Gallery. Photoemulsion screenprinting from drawing to printing for secondary teachers. Sponsored by School Art Supplies.  

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Invisible garden

Photographs from my exhibition at Gatakers Artspace Maryborough. Exhibition continues until February 28th.      

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Highlights: Chandeliers and Sculptural lighting of the Woodford Folk Festival.

Kez Howell designs the amazing chandeliers and sculptural lanterns for the Woodford Folk Festival. These ingenious creations adorn the venues, lakes and walkways.  Kez Howell and Cliff Salaun sculpt, forge, weld, print, paint, dye sew then run the electricity through … Continue reading

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Festival season

I visited Maryborough for the Festive heart of Christmas celebrations. There were a range of offerings each day for families, from interactions with rescued wildlife to mural painting. It was held in the historic town hall. It was great to … Continue reading

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Upcycling workshop

Some photos from a workshop I ran for Brisbane City Council: recreating clothing. The workshop was part of the Revive festival, where the speakers addressed the issue of waste from the textile industry and the disturbing phenomenon to junk fashion and … Continue reading

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Screenprinting at Raw Art

  http://rawart.com.au/product/screenprinting-101-with-nancy Date: Sat October 28th Time: 12.30-3.30 Have you ever wanted to learn the basics of screenprinting without having to watch every dodgy YouTube clip on the web…? During this very fast paced and enjoyable workshop you will learn … Continue reading

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Making porcelain jewellery

I’ve been making more porcelain jewellery, printing and shaping the clay, glazing and firing the porcelain pieces, adding extra cobalt to make deep classical winters blues, bending sterling silver for the earring hooks with my assortment of pliers. When pieces … Continue reading

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