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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. […]

New works at Fanuli Furniture

I’ve just delivered new works to Fanuli Furniture in Cremorne, Sydney. Pop in if you’re in the area. I just love how my art look next to stunning contemporary Italian furniture.

Join me for a day of creativity and basketry

Explore your creativity: weaving sculptures Workshop: North Sydney Community Centre Sunday 4 February 2018, 10.00am – 4.00pm Cost: $195.00,  Concession: $146.25 (pensioners/full time students) Book here. Slow down and gift yourself the time to find the secret life in natural objects. You may walk past a fallen branch and not even notice it, but maybe […]

You are invited to my next solo exhibition – 11:11

The synchronicity of now – new sculptural exhibition transforms common plant material into contemporary and inspired ‘moments’ Acclaimed Sydney fibre artist Catriona Pollard unveils her latest body of work in a solo exhibition titled 11:11 which showcases unique nature based sculptures exploring the synchronicity of now. Running from 26 October to 12 November 2017 at […]

Artist Talk – Sturt Gallery

Oh how I love to talk about my art and my processes. Come along and join me. I will share my story about how I found basketry (or it found me), talk through my pieces that are in the Woven In Winter exhibition (and others), and my philosophy around my art. The talk is as […]

See my work at Sturt Gallery Woven In Winter exhibition

I’m so thrilled to be selected for an exhibition at the amazing Sturt Gallery that showcases the best of Australian contemporary craft & design. Sturt was established in 1941 and is Australia’s oldest craft centre.  Sturt is a centre of excellence for the promotion & teaching of Australian contemporary craft and design. I was asked […]