6 years ago, my husband, my cat and I moved to the lush surrounds of Maleny, in the hinterland behind the Sunshine Coast, after living the majority of our lives in the city of Brisbane. This move really influenced my work as I started to take in the visual delights of birds, cows and horses.
However, we are now back in Brisbane, right in the suburbs.....and once again I just know this move will impact on my work. We decided to move as the one hour commute just wasn't ideal to a good lifestyle.....so in light of that, here I am in my new studio and I can't believe the beautiful light.
When I was a child, I was a constant visitor to the old Queensland Art Gallery (previously near the Royal National Exhibition Grounds). I wanted to live there! I knew then that I wanted to always be surrounded by art.
I have always been a keen collector of contemporary art, art books and vintage toys and fail miserably at minimalism!