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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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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

Godwits Return

Editions Sunshine Coast is a printmaking exhibition which opens in Queensland later this week. Curated by Ken Munsie and Sandy Doble, the exhibition features recent artworks by 28 leading printmakers … Continue reading

April 19, 2021 · 2 Comments

ABLAZE – The Currowan Fire

It is now over one year since the east coast of Australia was on fire. And it’s well over a year since December 2019 when lightning struck in the forest … Continue reading

April 1, 2021 · 5 Comments

With love for the festive season and 2021

May you be safe May you be healthy May you be happy May you live with ease.

December 25, 2020 · 2 Comments

Spider Book

Last weekend I attended a workshop titled Paperfolding for Bookmaking run by Sydney based book artist Avril Makula. The workshop was held near Wollongong, New South Wales in the … Continue reading

September 26, 2020 · 2 Comments

Bees are still making Honey

The bees made a hive in our bathroom wall. At night you could hear them humming. But over the years, it grew too large so the bee man came, took … Continue reading

August 23, 2020 · 5 Comments

Postcard Art

If you want to treat yourself to a visual feast, take a look at this virtual postcard exhibition titled Should we have stayed at home and thought of here? The … Continue reading

May 6, 2020 · 1 Comment

PLACE exhibition online

The PLACE exhibition of artists’ books opened in Wollongong in October 2018 and since then has been travelling to galleries around Australia. It is now installed at Canberra’s Museum and … Continue reading

April 10, 2020 · 3 Comments

full moon

The Curowan Fire ‘officially extinguished’ Seventy-four days three hundred and twelve homes five hundred thousand hectares. Three lives lost.   Today the rain, filled with fury, comes at the full … Continue reading

February 9, 2020 · 2 Comments