First Train to Allwood

First Train to Allwood

“The first train to Allwood [now Hurstbridge] arrived on June 25th 1912 and we’re going to yarnbomb a fence to celebrate”.  So say the organisers of this community arts project (The First Train to Allwood), local artists Margaret Summerton and...
Emmy Mavroidis and Aldo Bilotta

Emmy Mavroidis and Aldo Bilotta

Emmy Mavroidis’ work was shortlisted for this years Nillumbik Prize.  It’s a big brave drawing of a ‘moving’ figure. She loves the figure and has been exploring it artistically, in drawing, painting and sculpture for many years....
So when do you throw the flowers out?

So when do you throw the flowers out?

I can’t tell you how much I love a house full of flowers. Parrot tulips and peonies are perennial favorites. As a result, I’ve got a lifetime’s collection of vases and vessels. I sometimes keep the flowers way longer than I should…to make sure...
Ev Hales-Static Motion

Ev Hales-Static Motion

                               I sometimes worry that there’s something wrong with me.  I get so excited by the artwork that I’ve seen that I can’t stop thinking...