I worked with an enthusiastic group of year 10 and 11 Art Students from Brunswick Secondary College and year 11 Design Students from Antonine College to create designs for a mural Barkly ² now [...]
Just finished!!!! A massive transformation of the school hall at Caulfield South Primary School. I worked with grades 2 to grade 6 with a whole lot of fabric. The students originally described the hall as ‘creepy’ and weird because from the outside it looks big but inside it feels small. Basically a large network of [...]
This project was an absolute joy to work on. I worked with the children from St John’s Primary School on Queens Parade in Clifton Hill. I chose the theme as it was uplifting to the thousands who pass by daily. I had been encouraging a loved one who was going through a time of darkness [...]
I ran a series of street art worshops and lectures at KMITL University, Bangkok Thailand. Stencil Art was new to the students but there were a few closet freestyle graf artists who added a few colours to the paint cans I had purchased. We were allowed to create a graffiti wall in the grounds of [...]
Artist in Residence East Bentleigh Primary: I received an Arts Victoria Grant to design and build a wooden ship in grounds of school. The ship will be used as play equipment and as an outdoor classroom. I extended the design and welded a large fish ‘crow’s nest’ based on a prep’s drawing that sits next [...]
Plan by Randall Marsh of Marsh Wood Architects. I came up with the concept of embossing on aluminium panels and asked Randal Marsh to design the image. He chose a warped floorplan of his award winning building affectionately know as the cheese block. RMIT students were invited to work on each panel. They were given [...]
I worked with students with an intellectual disability to create costumes for a performance for the Festival of Healthy Living. The student performers were integrated with students from two mainstream state schools in Hoppers Crossing. I tried a few art activities with them before discovering how well the students responded to textiles. We worked with [...]
The felt banners (1800 x 1300mm) explored different environments and were created with grade 3/4s. I worked with Gail Harradine a Wotjobaluk artist on the ceramic work on the floor an amphitheatre (5000 mm²).
Gail told the children creation stories originating from the Grampians. The children interpreted these as drawings and then each child made [...]
News: Day of the Dead Mariarchi Band
Skeleton Crew has been launched, I am working with a group of Melbourne's most talented musicians. Dave Evans on accordion, Dan Witton on Tuba, Nara Demasson on banjo and Adam Pierzchalski on trumpet. Derek Ives is our new maestro. of Long Pigs and Candy Butchers fame. I will be playing puppets. We are playing festivals, cabaret and making a Music/Theatre/Puppet show together. We will be filming a video clip in May!!!!