A Formula for Quilting

With the exhibition of Reverse Alchemy and Tehom [the Deep] in ‘Inaugural’ at Ellipsis Gallery, I’ve been thinking about making some more small quilts using the same tessellating cross pattern. Up till now I’ve been making crosses by cutting fabric into three inch squares with my rotary cutter and then using scissors to cut a … More A Formula for Quilting

Exciting Developments!

My PhD examination exhibition ‘Sacrificial Bodies’ is done and dusted and I am proud to say that I passed my oral exam. Pending a few minor amendments to my thesis I will soon be Dr Isaacs (the sixth living Dr Isaacs in my family, but the first non-medical Doctor Isaacs). Thanks so much to everyone … More Exciting Developments!

Emergency Blankets: Work-In-Progress Part 4

This is the fourth post in a series documenting the creation of my new work Emergency Blankets for the MAPBM event ‘Carnivale Catastrophe’ (curated by Dr Fiona Davies) as part of Cementa22. ‘Carnivale Catastrophe’ is supported by Festivals Australia and NAB and Emergency Blankets is additionally supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW. In the first post I shared the process … More Emergency Blankets: Work-In-Progress Part 4

Emergency Blankets: Work-In-Progress Part 3

This is the third post in a series documenting the creation of my new work Emergency Blankets for the MAPBM event ‘Carnivale Catastrophe’ (curated by Dr Fiona Davies) as part of Cementa22. ‘Carnivale Catastrophe’ is supported by Festivals Australia and NAB and Emergency Blankets is additionally supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW. In the first post I shared the process … More Emergency Blankets: Work-In-Progress Part 3

Emergency Blankets: Work-In-Progress Part 2

This is the second post in a series documenting the creation of my new work Emergency Blankets for the MAPBM event ‘Carnivale Catastrophe’ (curated by Dr Fiona Davies) as part of Cementa22. ‘Carnivale Catastrophe’ is supported by Festivals Australia and NAB and Emergency Blankets is additionally supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW. In this … More Emergency Blankets: Work-In-Progress Part 2

Loose Threads

I hope everyone is staying safe and sane during this difficult time. Although winter has not yet ended I have taken advantage of the most recent Covid restrictions to do some early spring cleaning. I have updated this long-neglected website and gone back through my archives and tidied things up as much as I can. … More Loose Threads

Eat Your Art Out

My work Eat, and live forever was recently exhibited in Eat Your Art Out at Articulate. It was accompanied by text explaining the work: In Greek mythology, golden apples were said to be found in the garden of the Hesperides belonging to the goddess Hera. These apples granted immortality to any who ate them, but … More Eat Your Art Out