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Dedicated to creating art that celebrates colour, texture, patience, the fine details, the traditional, the nontraditional, life and death...
Sugar skull 2.
Cicada beetle eyes. Blanket stitched felt, sequin and cross-stitch detail. Framed (65cm x 75cm)
This is another take on the sugar skull motif, combining influences from the Far East and South America. The eyes are formed by cicada beetles, which symbolise…
Sugar skull 1.
Blanket stitched felt, sequin detail. Framed (65cm x 75cm)
The image of the skull looms large in all cultures as a memento mori and
represents each and every one of us. Andy Warhol even referred to…
Blanket stitched felt on vintage Thai silk, cross stitch, sequin and bead detail. Framed (90cm x 115cm)
The octopus is a fascinating creature and as an image it stirs something deep
in the human psyche. There’s an otherworldly quality…
Rise To Thunder.
Blanket stitched felt, metal bead detail (990mm x 690mm)
This piece was commissioned by the metal band Rise to Thunder for the
cover of their Slagnoramus album. It combines the motifs of the…
Blanket stitched felt, sequin, bead and paper detail (495mm x 495mm). Framed and mounted screenprints (28cm x 28cm)
When I was working on this piece the word that kept coming to me was
‘journey’. The butterfly has a life cycle that involves…
Sequin skull 1.
Cotton gingham, sequins (580mm x 840mm framed, 375mm x 480mm unframed)
I wanted to use gingham because of the material’s traditional connotations in
sewing and embroidery and juxtapose…
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