Tropical arcadia

Tropical arcadia

Maybe there is something in working with a material or colour that I already have an inherent tension about?  Maybe I am starting from a place of low expectations that put little pressure on a good outcome?  Or at least a good outcome comes as a surprise. Below are...
Maroon, plastic flowers, pearls

Maroon, plastic flowers, pearls

Maroon.  Orange.  Bottle green.  Plastic flowers.  Fake Pearls.  Real Pearls?  Gold? Fake gold.  Paua.  Red.  Love hearts.  These are some of the colours, forms and materials I don’t like or at least have a sense of unease towards them.  My surliness to these...

Questions about jewellery

Today Francis Upritchard brought up some great questions about jewellery in general and my practice coming out of art school. Why would it be considered jewellery if too big /awkward/delicate to be worn? Yes, why would it?  I find these features very interesting in...
Masterclass: Tanel Veenre (Feb 2017)

Masterclass: Tanel Veenre (Feb 2017)

Tanel Veenre’s workshop centred around innovative exhibition display that considered media promotion, audience experience as well as how best to showcase work. The workshops were fast paced and intense but rewarding to terms of pushing creative process and looking...

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