Tag Archives: Exhibitions

Art and Healing Themes

Some years ago, while going through counselling for past traumas that affected my then-current life, I embarked on a type of soul journalling.  Each page differed, depending on what I was struggling with internally.  Mostly, it involved collage and a … Continue reading

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A Long Blog Drought

It’s a shock to realise it’s almost a year since the last posting, here.  There’s nothing quite like a troubling and failing relationship and months of feeling my age, in the form of various physical inconveniences, to put a gag on the … Continue reading

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Words Inspiring Images ~ Part Two

My father used to tell my brothers and me as children that one branch of our family tree had its origins in Ayrshire, Scotland, where the famous poet Robert Burns (The Bard) came from.  Having spent quite some time on … Continue reading

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Words Inspiring Images ~ Part One

I always look forward to the annual John Shaw Neilson Art Prize, as it’s an opportunity to endeavour marrying, however subjectively, an image with words, in this case a poem by the celebrated poet from Penola, South Australia.  The poem … 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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Carving into a New Year

By February of each year, the round of art shows, competitions and exhibitions has begun.  It’s a busy time, at least in this region of Downunder.  Artists of all persuasions keen to get their work from studio (or kitchen) out … Continue reading

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A Time of Remembering

For the recent Sandford Village Sunday last month our local art group, the Artists of the Valley, exhibited a selection of portraits alongside those of Harrow artist Ron Penrose (whose work is truly amazing).  When the idea was first put … Continue reading

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