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Footscray

The local council in it’s infinite cost cutting capacity has decided that we’re going to have an art prize. I don’t know whether this is to replace the Big West festival, or what. Nobody tells me nothing. I have my … Continue reading

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something I worked on recently

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I took advantage of a tiny, painless hemorrhage in my left eye to do some self portrait work…. No eyes were harmed. Seriously. It’s mostly makeup.

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And so it begins

In the last two weeks, the knock on effects of cuts to small organisations have shut down two long established programs in Footscray. I imagine similar messages are being sent out in places all over Australia. Jobs will be lost. … Continue reading

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Random bits und pieces…

Haven’t done anything concrete lately, except get depressed about the state of the arts in Australia, and my lack of funds. I have been trying a drawing at work with the Wacom tab just for fun.

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A letter to Mr. Myer and Mr. Fifield

Re the cuts. The cuts that are making me think I just don’t have a future as an artist. That I’m just unlucky to be an artist at this time in Australia’s history. Dear Mr. Myer and Mr. Fifield, As … Continue reading

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The best laid plans

So I’ve submitted two expressions of interest for Big West 2016, which will decide my artistic focus for the next few years (if they chose to let me participate). If they don’t, I shall forge on with both regardless. Thinking … Continue reading

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#illshowyoumineaus

#illshowyoumineaus is an opportunity for creative people to tell you what they have to do to make money so they can keep doing their thing, because let’s face it folks, if I’m not getting paid to paint, lot of you … Continue reading

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Portraits/self portraits

Some of you may have seen these before – the pictures of me as a 14 year old in my year 9 school dance dress were taken by my sister. As you can see, of late, I like to accessorise … Continue reading

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Contempory Australian artists (I think) you should know about

There are shitloads of artists in Australia. SHITLOADS. One of my favourites, for so many reasons is Hazel Dooney. (NSFW warning BTW) She merges her art/life/life/art so effortlessly, that I’m endlessly fascinated. She is unflinchingly honest and open. She’s also … Continue reading

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This used to be my playground…

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Next project – babcia and dziadek’s house. (That’s nanna and pop in Polish). I spent a LOT of years being babysitted, visiting, planting potatoes and eventually after my grandparents death, living in this house in Elsternwick. I still dream regularly … Continue reading

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