Gallery 1

‘Phoenix Rising’ - Sold    Wood:  Cedar   Dimensions:  59x30x30cm   Artist Statement:  Associated with the Sun, a phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor.

‘Phoenix Rising’ - Sold

Wood: Cedar

Dimensions: 59x30x30cm

Artist Statement: Associated with the Sun, a phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor.

'Where’s my Reef’    Wood:  colour dyed jacaranda   Dimensions:    70x48x20cm   Artist Statement:  The sculpture reflects the loss of reef habitat for fish due to sun bleaching of our reefs.

'Where’s my Reef’

Wood: colour dyed jacaranda

Dimensions: 70x48x20cm

Artist Statement: The sculpture reflects the loss of reef habitat for fish due to sun bleaching of our reefs.

'Dancing in the Wind' - Sold    Wood:  colour dyed Mango   Artist Statement:  This sculpture was inspired after seeing the film ‘The Dancer’ shown at the Brisbane French Film Festival.  It is based on a true story about Marie Louise Fuller, stage name Loie Fuller, who created a very moving and physically demanding dance for her large flowing silk costumes illuminated by multi-coloured lighting of her own design. She later became famous for her choreography.

'Dancing in the Wind' - Sold

Wood: colour dyed Mango

Artist Statement: This sculpture was inspired after seeing the film ‘The Dancer’ shown at the Brisbane French Film Festival.

It is based on a true story about Marie Louise Fuller, stage name Loie Fuller, who created a very moving and physically demanding dance for her large flowing silk costumes illuminated by multi-coloured lighting of her own design. She later became famous for her choreography.

‘Woman in Red’    Wood:  Forest Red Gum   Dimensions:    53x29x26cm   Artist Statement:  The rich red beauty of the gum combined with the serene pose of a woman sitting, reflects the stillness of the forest that we seek in our busy urban lives.

‘Woman in Red’

Wood: Forest Red Gum

Dimensions: 53x29x26cm

Artist Statement: The rich red beauty of the gum combined with the serene pose of a woman sitting, reflects the stillness of the forest that we seek in our busy urban lives.

“Mr.  Ibis’    Wood:    Laminated veneers of sapele wood and radiata pine   Dimensions:    140x40x25cm   Artist Statement:  The Ibis is often referred to as the ‘Bin Chicken’, as picnic goers observe it scrounging through waste bins. Unfortunately, many people don’t see the beauty of the Ibis in flight, as it gracefully sweeps through the air on its vast wingspan. A flowing line was employed to display this graceful aspect of the Ibis.

“Mr. Ibis’

Wood: Laminated veneers of sapele wood and radiata pine

Dimensions: 140x40x25cm

Artist Statement: The Ibis is often referred to as the ‘Bin Chicken’, as picnic goers observe it scrounging through waste bins. Unfortunately, many people don’t see the beauty of the Ibis in flight, as it gracefully sweeps through the air on its vast wingspan. A flowing line was employed to display this graceful aspect of the Ibis.

‘The Hunter’    Wood:    Moreton Bay Fig   Dimensions:  60x33x33cm   Artist Statement:  I get great pleasure just watching birds, this sculpture was inspired by our local osprey, diving into the sea.

‘The Hunter’

Wood: Moreton Bay Fig

Dimensions: 60x33x33cm

Artist Statement: I get great pleasure just watching birds, this sculpture was inspired by our local osprey, diving into the sea.

‘Joy of Dance’ -  Sold   Wood:  Mango   Dimensions:  70x50x20cm approx.   Artist Statement:  When we celebrate, dancing gives us all such joy as it lets us express ourselves through movement.

‘Joy of Dance’ - Sold

Wood: Mango

Dimensions: 70x50x20cm approx.

Artist Statement: When we celebrate, dancing gives us all such joy as it lets us express ourselves through movement.

‘Drifting Fragrance’    Wood:    Colour dyed Jacaranda   Dimensions:    69x28x28cm   Artist Statement:  This was inspired by the treble clef symbol, my love of sailing and the shape of sails. However as the sculpture progressed I saw it also evolving as a flower, opening, releasing an evocative fragrance drifting on a gentle breeze.

‘Drifting Fragrance’

Wood: Colour dyed Jacaranda

Dimensions: 69x28x28cm

Artist Statement: This was inspired by the treble clef symbol, my love of sailing and the shape of sails. However as the sculpture progressed I saw it also evolving as a flower, opening, releasing an evocative fragrance drifting on a gentle breeze.

‘   Morning Stretch’    Wood:    Colour dyed Jacaranda   Dimensions:    62x30x25cm   Artist Statement:  Non toxic water based dye was used to reflect the colours in a beautiful morning sunrise and are combined into the form of a body stretching to start a new day.

Morning Stretch’

Wood: Colour dyed Jacaranda

Dimensions: 62x30x25cm

Artist Statement: Non toxic water based dye was used to reflect the colours in a beautiful morning sunrise and are combined into the form of a body stretching to start a new day.