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RED BRICK GALLERY, BALLARAT  Last chance to see my three photographs from Australian Landscapes Project series shot last year at the Kosciuszko National Park NSW.   BAF Ballarat Art Foundations exhibition “Up Next” wraps up Friday 27th September 2012      

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Walking out of suicide’s shadow

I have just came back from the Lake Wendouree 5.30am walk organised by The Ballarat Suicide Prevention Network. Each day six Australians are lost to suicide, so the second annual Out of the Shadows Walk was set to increase awareness. Most of us would at some point in our lives be affected by suicide, either…

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Under the Floorboards. Week Four II

WEEK FOUR part II Yes, it is hectic.. I’ve spent all day yesterday 9-5pm in a car with Oskar. Oskar is a Uniting Care volunteer  at the Community Transport Services. He has worked as a volunteer driver for 6 years and he loves driving a car. Every Wednesday he starts at around 8am depending on a number of…

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Under the Floorboards. Week Four I

Week Four of my Artist Residency at Sunways Retiring Homes I know I’ve skipped the third week when I was visiting LifeLine but I will come back to it. There is a lot of work with the images..  Here are a few lovely shots from Tuesday afternoon, when I joined social activities for elderly people at…

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Up Next! Australian Landscapes Exhibition

Australian Landscapes at Red Brick Gallery Recent works by BAF alumni My three framed artworks from Australian Landscapes series shot last year at the Kosciuszko National Park are patiently waiting in my lounge room but not for much longer – they are going for a ride again! Join me for the opening of the BAF Ballarat…

VWedding Australia Magazine

Vintage Volkswagen Wedding theme Volkswagen Wedding Australia Magazine Great to be featured in VW Australia Magazine!! July 2012 [Issue 35]. Beautiful vintage Volkswagen wedding photos taken at Jo  & Hamish’s wedding ceremony at the Fine Art Gallery and Victoria Park Ballarat location in January 2012 look spectacular. The couple’s idea for a Volkswagen Vintage wedding theme worked…

Casey Tosh, painter

Continuing my 100 Faces project… Here’s an old portrait I took of Casey Tosh, a local Ballarat painter in his studio. I love the idea of swapped eyes. This large format painting of Nick Cave is now exhibited at The Front Bar on Mair St Ballarat. You can find Casey’s website at www.caseytosh.com.au    

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Under the Floorboards. First week

Under the Floorboards – daily artist journal So yes! Welcome! I have started creating the commissioned artworks for Under the Floorboards project with Uniting Care. I thought I would share here a little narrative about my experiences first and show some background images along the way.. First of all – thank you Uniting Care for…

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Through Our Eyes

Through Our Eyes- street-art under starllight on the Ballarat Town Hall-public screening of six short films created from a mentoring project involving artists and young people of Ballarat

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Empty Spaces project

Empty Spaces Project – finished filming just an hour ago. Project is ALMOST FINISHED, some editing still to be done and the final date of the Town Hall Projection to be officially announced by CoB. 2012 Public Art Mentor Project is supported by City of Ballarat. Behind the scenes images: Brendan Connor & Aldona Kmiec  …

Ballarat Wedding

Ballarat Wedding Photography: Brigid & Pat  I had a pleasure to photograph this beautiful big wedding on St Patrick’s day. The couple’s wedding ceremony took place in The Oddie Gallery at the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery. This showplace room with traditional 19th Century British and European Art was a fantastic backdrop to Pat & Brigid’s wedding vows. Narrative  was…

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portrait sitters wanted

Fine Art Portrait photographer Ballarat The art of portraiture What makes a meaningful portrait…? Shoots take place mostly in my location (Ballarat CBD) but location shoots can also be arranged. Each shot is not just technically well crafted, but comes with a deeper meaning — an insight into society and the minds of the people in…

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Vintage Volkswagen Wedding

VWedding – Ballarat Fine Art Gallery I loved Jo & Hamish’s attention to detail and a free style! The theme of their wedding was Vintage Volkswagen. The couple married in mid-summer of January at the Fine Art Gallery in Ballarat and had a wedding reception at the Mining Exchange wedding venue on Lydiard Street. After beautiful and emotional ceremony…

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