Archive | 2018

Workshop: The Art of Twining

ANCIENT ART OF TWINING 24 February 2019 10am – 4pm Where: Catriona Pollard Artist Showroom, Level 1, 4 Young St Neutral Bay Cost: $185 inc GST Click to book (this link goes to the contact page. Please fill in and I’ll reply with payment details.  A little clunky, but my order form is down at […]

‘From The Landscape’ – exhibition at Art Gallery on Darling, Balmain

  Contemporary exhibition celebrates connection to nature through an evocative reimagination of Australian landscapes Art Gallery on Darling presents a new exhibition ‘From The Landscape’ showcasing works from celebrated artists Vanessa Ashcroft and Catriona Pollard, opening on 18 October 2018 in Balmain. Running from 18 October – 21 October 2018, the exhibition features a collection […]

Artisans in the Gardens

  Artisans In The Gardens  12 – 21 October 2018 Lions Gate Lodge Royal Botanical Gardens, Sydney I’m so excited to be selected for this wonderful exhibition. A celebration of the natural world, Artisans in the Gardens, now in its 18th year, brings together an extraordinary range of artwork. The exhibition showcases some of Australia’s best […]

Solo exhibition – surfacing, Sydney Road Gallery

‘surfacing’ – Sculptural solo exhibition of foraged and discarded plants explores oneness and connection with nature     27 September – 21 October 2018 Meet The Artist: Pop in anytime between 1-4pm on Saturday 29 September Times: Thursday – Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm and Sunday 9:00am – 12:00pm Location: Sydney Road Gallery, 563 Sydney Road […]

Upcoming workshops – join me!

PUBLIC WORKSHOPS Wild Creativity – WildFest – Moss Vale, Southern Highlands, NSW Sun 7 Oct, 10.00am – 4.00pm Click to book Today, we live in a fast-paced world of technology designed to constantly grab our attention that keeps us constantly switched on. Coupled with relentless deadlines and the pressure of modern day living can all lead […]

Stunning contemporary sculptural basketry exhibition ‘I am of You’ challenges viewers to see and appreciate nature in a different light

Acclaimed Sydney fibre artist Catriona Pollard shares her latest body of work at the Sturt Gallery in a solo exhibition titled ‘I am of You’ which offers glimpses of shapeshifting natural forms, from unnoticed branches, leaves and seedpods into stunning works that celebrate the abundance of nature. This a not to be missed exhibition that […]

The beauty of ordinary natural objects [Podcast]

I caught up with Angharad Rixon from TextileStories and had a wonderful chat about how starting basketry had helped me find my hidden passion and creativity. I spoke about how I use materials to tell my stories, how I find the material and then deciding what to make and bring my vision to life! I […]

2 day workshop – Art in Nature: exploring your creativity

Inviting you to take this special opportunity to connect with your creative side as you learn new techniques in traditional basketry from acclaimed Australian artist, Catriona Pollard. 2-4 April, 2018 – booked out Waverley, South Taranaki Limited to 10 people Slow down and gift yourself the time to find the secret life in natural objects. […]

Solo exhibition – I am of You – Sturt Gallery

I’m so thrilled to develop a new body of work for my next solo exhibition at the amazing Sturt gallery in Mittagong. Opening 15 April, 11am – through to 3 June 2018. “Running from 15 April to 3 June 2018, the beautifully constructed and stunning pieces made from foraged plant material will leave you spellbound […]