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OPEN STUDIOS: EMILY JACKSON

By Linda Cull • August 22nd, 2019

My artsy friends and I left Fi Wilkie’s studio buzzing and walked along a charming country back lane where shrubs spilled over fence tops. Next on our Margaret River Region Open Studios agenda: Emily Jackson’s art studio! Known widely for her amazing printmaking of local nature, we couldn’t wait to see where she created. We entered a neat rustic garden through a side gate with a blue art studio situated toRead more…

OPEN STUDIOS: FI WILKIE

By Linda Cull • June 26th, 2019

If you love seeing women’s creative spaces and artworks (like I do!) then you’re going to enjoy my Open Studios series featuring the working studios of five talented painters and printmakers from Western Australia’s South West. I was very fortunate to visit Margaret River Region Open Studios in May, along with my arty friends. It’s the biggest art event of its kind in Australia, an annual festival that invites theRead more…

REMEMBERING WHO I WANTED TO BE

By Linda Cull • February 12th, 2019

A few things… Something is happening in my world that is causing my life’s trajectory to shift. I felt a change at the start of the year that was more than your typical bout of New Year optimism. And now there’s a sense of quickening. The clouds are parting. Sunshine is beaming through. Touching my face. It’s not easy to talk about but I will anyway… The last two years orRead more…

ARTIST TESSA JOY & HER COLOURFUL NARRATIVES OF PEOPLE FROM FARAWAY PLACES

By Linda Cull • January 28th, 2016

When I met with artist and musician Tessa Joy in Fremantle, Western Australia, at the historic Kidogo Arthouse, there was a wedding florist preparing the space for a mid-afternoon ceremony. What a beautiful place to be married in! The bride and groom would be exchanging their vows in this little bit of heaven by the sea, in view of my friend’s exotic art being exhibited on its walls. Tessa and IRead more…