May News: Exhibition ‘Bimblebox -Art -Science- Nature’

Two new works of mine, based on 15 endangered black-throated finches recently sighted on the Bimblebox Nature Refuge, are part of a new group exhibition ‘Bimblebox Art-Science-Nature’, curated by Beth Jackson for the Bimblebox Art Project. Opening night Friday 16 May, 6pm at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland, Brisbane – all welcome. This project is a two year […]

April News: Artist interview in The Island Review

Recently, I was contacted by Jordan Ogg from the UK online magazine The Island Review. The Island Review is dedicated to ‘publishing great writing and visual art that comes from, is inspired by, celebrates or seeks to understand the extraordinary appeal of islands as places and as metaphors’.             Jordan and I had a chat about my […]

Nov 2013: Heiser Gallery ‘Beyond the back fence’ exhibition

  A large new work Hunter/hunted  2013, has been made for the group exhibition, ‘Beyond the back fence’. Hunter/hunted considers the artists’ encounter with the largest Australian outback predator bird, the wedge-tailed eagle, in the city-based natural history museum archive. In the landscape of the museum, the predator has become prey. The hunter now a beautiful collection […]

June News: Night parrots and a collaboration…

Live night parrots discovered? Earlier today, The Australian newspaper published the claim of wildlife filmmaker John Young about his recent discovery of a live night parrot somewhere in the wilds of western Queensland. See: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/health-science/tweets-in-the-night-a-flash-of-green-is-this-our-most-elusive-bird/story-e6frg8y6-1226671683508 The last official night parrot was found in Diamantina National Park in far western Queensland in late 2006, and this specimen […]

New studio work

Currently finishing off a few commissions, e.g the recently completed Drongo lineup, and working on my current Bearing witness project. Bearing witness considers portraiture of endangered and extinct Australian species as a means to investigate the relationship between the effects of human-related climate change upon these species and their habitats. A side interest stemming from my museum research […]