“SEEDPOD” “STRATA” “The Tree Show” an exhibition held at Cascade Gallery Maldon, Victoria, Australia.2013 Pole sculptures 2015 Flower sculptures for the garden. Friendship.Children and their animals. “The Fifty-year Pot”. Celebrating my fiftieth year in Australia. “Belonging”. Sculpture made for the 2014 Ceramic Biennale … More Ceramic Sculptures
TRANSFIGURATION Transform-change-remodel Happiness, tragedy, loss, people, water, fire can transform, change, remodel one’s life. Not only did Ray teach me how to transform a lump of mud into a beautiful pot, he taught me to speak his beloved English properly. Ray loved words. I called him a “Word-Smith”. Ray loved the English language. He made … More A CONFECTIONERY OF SHORT STORIES
The 2016 summer became a great challenge for me living in the bush, relying on rainwater to drink and dam water for the garden. By January the dam was getting low and I decided to stop watering the fruit trees. By February the fish were suffocating in the mud. The situation was most depressing. Deep … More Stage one: The inspiration
July 11 2016 After my wonderful holiday, going to galleries in Vienna and walking in the Norwegian mountains, it felt good to be back in the studio, to get back to a productive routine. Wonderfull to have my hands in clay again; must be addicted to the stuff. I am glad that I made drawings … More Stage two: THE PROCESS
We had, up until now, a very cold and wet winter. The level of the dam has been rising, a wonderful sight under normal circumstances. For me, the rise of the water, means wading into the cold dam. The poles for the smaller sculptures are already partially submerged. Even I know how much the clay … More Stage three: THE INSTALLATION of Pole Sculptures in the dam.