Monthly Archive: July 2018

Memory + Paint / Sally Stokes, Ben Crawford & Louise Tate

Memory + Paint / Sally Stokes, Ben Crawford & Louise Tate

Sally Stokes Sally Stokes is a Sydney based abstract landscape artist who works from her studio amongst the angophoras in Dural and her boatshed studio in a remote part of the Hawkesbury river. Sally has completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Masters of Analytical Psychology. She has had sixteen solo shows and numerous... Read more
Meet the Maker / Takeawei

Meet the Maker / Takeawei

Takeawei creates fun, functional, hand-crafted ceramics, the pieces mix organic shapes and textures with bright colours and a sense of humour. Each piece is designed to be used and is lovingly handmade. Chela studied textile design in Melbourne in the early 2000s and after graduation set her sights on working in New York. After much... Read more
Natalie Anderson / Close To Home

Natalie Anderson / Close To Home

  “At it’s heart my art practice is driven by the desire for life long learning and a connection to country. As a self taught artist living a ‘sea affected life’ in the shadow of the ancient You Yangs, the landscape and the ocean around Geelong keeps me captivated as an artist and a seeker.... Read more
Amber Stokie / Me, You & In Between

Amber Stokie / Me, You & In Between

Amber Stokie returns to her love of drawing to investigate identity development, and the dynamics that operate within close relationships. Using performance photographs from her Master of Fine Arts folio as source material, Stokie reshapes, shifts and establishes connections within her drawings to create individual narratives. The universal pursuit of individualism and the desire to... Read more
Five facts about Beci Orpin

Five facts about Beci Orpin

1. I lived with my mum and sister in an inner-city commune when I was young. It was a wild and fun way to grow up. 2. I don’t drive, but spend a lot of time on my bicycle. 3. My studio is in a warehouse in Brunswick, which I share with my husband Raph’s... Read more
Five facts about Carla McRae

Five facts about Carla McRae

[photo credit: Anu Kumar] 1. I love budgerigars. I had a few when I was a kid (Pretty Boy I, Pretty Boy II, etc) and they all flew away or died. Cages are cruel though – I could never have one now. 2. I like to draw to ambient music. My ultimate hack to getting into... Read more