My exhibition in Hervey Bay remains open for one more week. Below are some images from the opening. Photographed beautifully by Phil Syme.
Untitled (raccoon), 2000
BEFORE THE MIRROR, 1998
WHEN MEMORY FAILS, 1996
A VOYAGER'S DREAM OF LAND, 1999/2005
Peering into THE HIDDEN ROOM, 1995
Discussing the digital work.
One of several collaborative pieces in the show, here's a detail of a neckpiece made with found object pioneer Bob Ebendorf.
A wearable book collaboration with book artist Dan Essig.
Explaining how I began making found object work.
THE AERIAL OCEAN (MAY IT WATCH OVER YOU), 2009
A moment with my family - partner Irena and our three kids - Mira, Audrey and Miles.
The Pearl that Worldlings Covet. 2006
Examining THE INNER SIGHT, 2009
An homage to Melville and Moby Dick, untitled (pipe), 2005
My dear friend, book artist extraordinaire Adele Outteridge.
THE PARADISE OF FOOLS, a 1997 collaboration with glass artist Sally Prasch.
untitled (nautical instrument), 1996
Two Sides of History, 2009
A collaborative brooch made with luminary basket artist Dorothy Gill Barnes from 1997, surrounded by a whimsical neckpiece I made that year using actual lobster antennae as chain links.
Demonstrating my new piece, POETICAL MODESTY, in action.
To hear the floor talks pictured above, and to see video of the exhibition itself, a new hour-long DVD of the event is available here. (and a preview of the DVD can be found on YouTube here)
I'll be back to posting some new in-progress work as I get myself back into the studio later this week.
Thanks for visiting!