The Petite Pieces Art Exhibition- Aspire Gallery Brisbane

The Aspire Gallery in Brisbane holds an annual competition of small art pieces. It is a fun concept – all the pieces have to be less than 40cm x 40 cm x 40cm. I have entered two pieces – both little water colours painted in Monte Carlo. The opening is fun, lots of different artists at different…

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Why I Enjoy Art

This year is the year I throw myself into art and part of that is getting my art out in front of people. Competitions, exhibitions, social media are all necessary in making a splash. I guess it also sculpts one’s determination, to improve, to do better, to produce more. Just like when I wanted to…

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Petite Pieces Competition 2018

A local art gallery hosts a petite pieces competition every year. I love the concept. The submissions all must be under 40 x 40 x 40 cm. I have lots of little water colours that I have done from all around the world that fit this brief. These are my two selections for this years…

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The Alice Prize

Alice Springs – nestled in the middle of Australia is the palpable heart beat of the nation. I had to enter the prestigious art prize, The Alice Prize. This is my entry, Green Turtle. It is a mix of pastels and varnish. Height 40.5 cm x 51 cm. Available for purchase at $650 AUD. The art…

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The Morris Art Prize 2018

The Morris Art Prize is being held on the Gold Coast Sat 3rd – Sunday 4th March and Sat 10th – Sunday 11th March 2018. The theme for the inaugural Prize is Brisbane to Byron. A Gold Coast centric celebration of nature, culture, people and character of the region stretching from Brisbane in the North to Byron…

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Creating turtle street art

This was my latest turtle street chalk as he came to life…

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Fetish for Turtles

I have always loved turtles and more so recently. One of my birthdays was spent in Borneo releasing baby turtles… Last year we visited Vanuatu and experienced grown rescue turtles. I am keen to get involved with turtle rescue – getting the plastic out of their snouts, cleaning up our waters, making out oceans safe…

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Rescue not Ride

My latest street chalk about elephants has lead to contacts in Cambodia and a rescue sanctuary. I am hoping to help them more with some elephant drawings that might be raffled or auctioned…

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Turtle don’t need straws…

One of my favourite street art chalks have been my little turtle.. With his slogan : Smile and say “no thanks” to plastic, he had a long stint on the front fence with many admirers. Say no to plastic

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