In a strange way, Michael Chamberlain is responsible for starting my life as an artist. It’s even stranger since we never met, I never sat in his classes or heard his voice fill a room. By chance, I saw Azaria’s baby bracelet in a display cabinet at the National Library of Australia and that simple object brought home the obscene tragedy of parents being charged … Continue reading Rest well Michael Chamberlain, you fought hard for justice
If you just happen to be in Sydney, come and say hello and join me for drinks to celebrate: A Dingo Ate My Baby: a new exhibition exploring the myths surrounding Azaria Chamberlain. It’s upstairs at the Tap Gallery http://www.tapgallery.org.au from 6pm tonight. Here’s the official media release: MEDIA RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A Dingo Ate My Baby; a new exhibition explores the myths … Continue reading A Dingo Ate My Baby: Drinks tonight
Saatchi Online is a incredible forum to showcase the work of emerging artists. I’ve been fortunate enough to sell work through the site and it’s given me a profile that I would never have had, I’m even selling prints of my work through affiliated retailers such as One Kings Lane. Again, an opportunity I’d never get in Braidwood. Now, Saatchi Online is having an Artist … Continue reading Saatchi Online Collage Showdown begins today
This is where I generally have a little bit of a crisis in my collage art. I have the beginnings of the background and have carefully created all the pieces that complete the piece of art. My dilemma is putting them all together in the right way to evoke the emotion of the scene. Once it’s stuck down, if I do it wrong, I face … Continue reading Sacrifice in the wilderness
There’s been a strange series of serendipitous moments going on lately. Last November I was visiting the National Gallery of Australia and saw Sidney Nolan’s Ned Kelly series and loved the story-telling through art. Then, over at the National Library I saw Azaria Chamberlain’s Baby Bracelet I realised no one has told the story of Lindy Chamberlain through art, in the same way that Nolan … Continue reading Azaria Chamberlain Fourth Inquest Announced.