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Workshop: The Art of Twining

ANCIENT BASKETRY ART OF TWINING 16 June 2019 10am – 4pm Where: Catriona Pollard Artist Showroom, Level 1, 4 Young St Neutral Bay Cost: $195 inc GST and materials Click to book   Having spent hundreds – if not thousands of hours twining so many different types of materials, I just love twining. It’s my go […]


WORKSHOP: RANDOM WEAVE SCULPTURES   19 May 10am – 3pm Where: Catriona Pollard Artist Showroom, Level 1, 4 Young St Neutral Bay Cost: $195 inc GST and materials Click to book Learn the random weave basketry technique using the wonderful Bangalow Palm inflorescence.  The workshop is all about exploration and play – not perfection. Experience and […]

Visit me at The Other Art Fair with complimentary tickets

  COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS to The Other Art Fair Sydney I’m excited to be selected for The Other Art Fair in Sydney 14-17 March 2019. It showcases a variety of works that span all mediums and the 120 contemporary artists have been hand-picked by a committee of art industry experts. I have been given 100 free […]

‘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 […]