Detail of work by Stephanie Mew.

Time to get your diary out and mark two weekends in November for some serious ‘studio hopping’. November 19/20th and 26/27th Nillumbik Artists Open Studios Program has its second run for the year.  The members of the Nillumbik arts community are busy preparing their studios for the thousands who descend on the area for the duration of the program.  Isiiad has featured 12 of the artist from the last open time earlier this year.  Click on the links to get your studio visiting juices flowing.

Lloyd Godman

Stephanie Mew

Shaaron Smith

Akira Takizawa

Margaret Summerton

Nerina Lascelles

Tess Edwards

Ona Henderson and Syd Tunn

Chris Pittard

Ev Hales

Silvi Glattauer


Detail of mosaic by Shaaron Smith.

I have a little folder of pics  in my  laptop waiting to show you from the studio of Mary-Lou Pittard, so look out for that one in the next few weeks.  I’m hoping that my new Birrarung best friend, Mirranda Burton will be happy for me to show you a sneak preview of her work and environment out at the lovely old Dunmoochin.  Others are on the drawing board but just wanting to remind you that you must put the weekends aside so that you can be part of all the fun.  Don’t forget that the Eltham Garden Retreat is a great place to stay if you need somewhere to rest your head in between studio visits.


Detail of work by Stephanie Mew.