Archive for August, 2011

ANU open day painting sale

August 25th, 2011  |  Published in exhibitions  |  Leave a comment

I have these two small paintings for sale at open day to raise money for the painting department

Processing the fox shroud

August 3rd, 2011  |  Published in field research, practice  |  Leave a comment

The collection of the fox shroud, its soaking in vinegar and drying prior to boiling in a eucalyptus leaf tea in the old copper cauldron.

Recent Works

August 2nd, 2011  |  Published in practice  |  Leave a comment

Working into the shrouds using ochres collected in Arnhem Land and silk thread stitching is a studio process embedding my self in the bodily sensation of a becoming animal that is the decomposed matter absorbed by the canvas. The pure pigments of earth sit raised on the woven surface while clean thread penetrates the dank weave projecting a slight shadow upon the glittering skin of rabbit glue size.

Mosman Art Prize

August 1st, 2011  |  Published in exhibitions  |  Leave a comment

'snare' 2010. 150 x 149cm. rabbit skin glue, gesso, ochres, watercolour and thread on canvas

'snare' 2010. 150 x 149cm. rabbit skin glue, gesso, ochres, watercolour and thread on canvas

I have this painting snare in the Mosman prize exhibition on from 30th July – 4th September