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Making Ink

My favourite Christmas present this year is the book ‘Make Ink – A Forager’s Guide to Natural Inkmaking’ by Jason Logan. What an inspiring book it is. I gathered … Continue reading

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My waterfall book titled Overflow (pictured below left) is currently on show in the Northern Beaches Artists’ Book Award exhibition which will run in Sydney until 16th April at Manly … Continue reading

March 15, 2023 · 4 Comments

All You Need

I saw the words ‘All you need is less’ on a poster many years ago and they made an impression on me. When the Upright Gallery in Edinburgh proposed Pattern … Continue reading

January 15, 2023 · 3 Comments

A peek through the gallery window

The Upright Gallery, an intimate contemporary art gallery situated in Bruntsfield Edinburgh, is currently showing its annual exhibition of artist books. This year the theme is Pattern. The exhibition opened … Continue reading

December 3, 2022 · 5 Comments

Guild Exhibition in Canberra

Book Arts at Civic Library GUILD 22 is an exhibition of recent works by members of the Canberra Craft Bookbinders’ Guild. It features16 exhibitors and 36 bindings/constructions of fine, contemporary, sculptural … Continue reading

September 26, 2022 · 3 Comments

Wild Pigments

These wild pigment colours come from an inspiring two day workshop held at Bendalong on the south coast of NSW at the end of August. The workshop was organised by … Continue reading

September 2, 2022 · 2 Comments

Libris Awards

The Australian Artists’ Book Prize Exhibition at Artspace Mackay, Queensland 2022 The Libris Awards is a biennial event organised by Artspace Mackay that brings together works by leading and emerging … Continue reading

April 3, 2022 · 2 Comments

peace on mother earth

peace on earth

February 27, 2022 · 3 Comments

Upright Gallery Advent Calendar

Currently showing at Upright Gallery in Edinburgh is an exhibition of artists’ books titled Nature Works which focuses on the subject of climate change through the eyes of 31 artists … Continue reading

December 14, 2021 · 1 Comment

Book As Art

Te tau iwa – Circle of Nine.
Marama Warren

August 26, 2021 · 2 Comments

Between the Sheets online

My book titled Ablaze – the Currowan Fire is currently on show at Gallery East in Perth, Western Australia as part of the Between the Sheets Artists’ Book exhibition. Curated … Continue reading

May 5, 2021 · 3 Comments