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My weaving story featured in SMH

Five ways to switch off October 21, 2013 Kate Jones Catriona Pollard says a creative outlet helps her switch off. Checking your phone constantly? Refreshing your inbox every few minutes? It’s a sure sign you need to switch off. But overcoming a technology addiction is easier said than done when smart phones allow us to […]

In Situ 2013: Mosman Festival of Sculpture & Installation

My work, It Takes Two, has been selected for In Situ 2013. Situ 2013 is a collaborative sculpture exhibition between Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman businesses and participating artists. It comes under the umbrella of the Festival of Mosman and is a key event in its calendar. ‘It Takes Two’ represents the connection and relationship we […]

What’s a basket? exhibition

Basketry NSW Annual Exhibition has an exhibition on for two days only: Sunday 4th and Friday 9th August 2013; 10 am till 4 pm. Cremorne Sydney Basketry NSW is showcasing members work in an exhibition of contemporary basketry and fibre sculpture, titled “What’s a basket”. Two of my sculptures will be featured including Forest Dreaming […]

‘Undergrowth’ selected for North Sydney Art Prize

My sculpture ‘Undergrowth’ has been selected for the North Sydney Art Prize exhibition. A total of 130 artists were selected from a staggering 447 entries by the distinguished Selection Panel. The artists range from locals to regional and national artists. Many of them have an impressive exhibition history and have been finalists in major national and […]

Artisan Markets at the Coal Loader

The first Artisan Markets at the Coal Loader in Waverton was so incredible today. We had standing room only in our basketry section for most of the day. It was wonderful to see so much interest in our art.

Baskets are full of stories

The baskets are not empty. They are full of makers, their stories, their thoughts while making. The baskets are never empty. All of the thoughts jump out of the baskets onto all of us. Verna Nichols