Tag Archives: Conservation and Preservation

Celebrating the Brown Birds

Imagine you’re a bird, flying 8,000 kilometres, only to find when you get there, that your home no longer exists, built on by humans.  As a keen ‘greenie’, and proud of it, I am increasingly frustrated by human doings that … Continue reading

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‘In Our Hands’ – A Visual Ode to the Leadbeater’s Possum, in a Linocut

In the seventies, I was writing letters and poems, protesting and pleading against the clear-felling and wood-chipping of native forests in Gippsland, where the Leadbeater’s Possum lived in the hollows of dead or living trees.  Since the mid eighties there … Continue reading

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The Flight of Freedom in Printmaking

Birds seem to have become a theme in my printmaking, lately.  Aussie printmaker Kate Gorringe-Smith sent out notification of a call for artists to contribute to a special exhibition.  ‘Birds + Us’ is being organised by BirdLife Australia,to raise money … Continue reading

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Birds in Print

A recent call, instigated by The Flyway Print Exchange, for submissions from printmakers caught my attention.  In conjunction with an exhibition of the prints in the exchange at the Riddoch Art Gallery in Mount Gambier, South Australia, there was to … Continue reading

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The Art of Patience

At this time of year, things can get a trifle manic, at least in this household.  There are numerous ends to be tied off, tasks scraped from the plate of daily life.  And, of course, there are fresh items on … Continue reading

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