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‘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 […]

Sydney Road Gallery – Wish List Group Exhibition

On the first day of Christmas my true love sent to me…an original artwork from the talented artists at Sydney Road Gallery. It was wish come true to bring together a group of highly talented and passionate artists to collectively run a commercial gallery. It’s been so much more successful than they had ever imagined. […]