Monthly Archive: March 2018

Five facts about Regina Middleton

Five facts about Regina Middleton

1. Both my Mum and Dad are/were collectors. Mum collects in the name of ‘art’ and Dad collected in the name of ‘we might need that some day’ – it was inevitable that I would seek beauty in the discarded. 2. I grew up in Western Australia, spending many of my formative years in the... Read more
Five facts about Andrew Pye

Five facts about Andrew Pye

1. I love lawns, I have a large lawn outside my studio and I try to keep it looking like the white house lawn. The rest of my studio is completely disorganised. 2. I dry works in old abandoned structures such as sheds, old gold rush toilets etc. 3. I am constantly at battle with... Read more
Five facts about Tarli Glover

Five facts about Tarli Glover

I tend to be naturally inward-looking and don’t really like having people in my studio when I’m working toward exhibitions or creative projects. I stay insular in my creative space – ‘my very own island’. When I do occasionally have visits, I get very nervous and anxious about it but I capitulate to requests for... Read more
Regina Middleton / Tidal Detritus

Regina Middleton / Tidal Detritus

Surf Coast jeweller Regina Middleton is a fossicker at heart, who finds herself propelled to meander, observe and collect along the shoreline. Faced with the overwhelming amount of rubbish choking our oceans, Regina seeks out these unwanted materials to create works that reflect on environmental decay. Reclaiming this detritus and pursuing her intuitive pull towards... Read more
Tarli Glover / My Place

Tarli Glover / My Place

“The body of work created for My Place continues to reflect my interest in the regional landscapes of the central and western plains of Victoria, the familiar environments that I have lived, my whole life in. My country, my land, my place has left a powerful and lasting impression on the aesthetics of my work,... Read more
Andrew Pye / New Tree Scenes

Andrew Pye / New Tree Scenes

“In New Tree Scenes I approach the Australian bush at face value and from inside it. My studies ‘en plen air’ are ten fold since my last exhibition. To this end, many new elements of the bush have revealed themselves to me and I have tried to include them in these new scenes. First and... Read more