A space offering hope

  Last September I was diagnosed with a blood cancer, Multiple Myeloma. My first appointment with an oncologist took place at the cancer clinic at Bendigo Hospital. I remember entering the building for this appointment feeling as if I were in a bad dream. Treatment for this chronic disease began also at this hospital inContinue reading “A space offering hope”

Greenaway’s Art Gallery & Museum

Over the last few months I have posted the occasional photograph of my miniature art gallery and museum. I thought I would put together a simple timeline of how it is coming together. There will be one gallery space that won’t be filled until close to the exhibition time which will be in October 2021.Continue reading “Greenaway’s Art Gallery & Museum”

Sneak peak at how the mini art gallery is progressing

I am working a lot on this gallery as it needs to be ready for a group exhibition in September. Here is a sneak peak of one of the galleries.

Miniature art 2021

Last year I discovered room boxes and created my first one. I was intrigued with the concept of miniature art and wanted to create more. It has taken me many months but finally I’m getting back into it, having purchased secondhand a dolls house which while it’s not 1/12th scale I will convert it toContinue reading “Miniature art 2021”

Why Are Miniatures So Creepy? How the Tiny Art Form Effectively Disturbs the Psyche | Art for Sale | Artspace

Using feminist theory, psychoanalysis, and Mark Fisher’s book “The Weird and the Eerie,” we uncover why miniatures—like those seen in Kubrick’s “The Shining” and Ari Aster’s “Hereditary”—are beyond creepy. — Read on http://www.artspace.com/magazine/interviews_features/close_look/why-are-miniatures-so-creepy-a-look-inside-how-the-tiny-art-form-effectively-disturbs-viewers-55718 While researching miniature art I found this article. It gives an added depth to miniature as an artform.

Bendigo wax flower opens early with gorgeous sundews

Our first sighting of the Bendigo Wax in the wild. Flowering earlier than normal, it was a delight to see. As were the sundews glistening in the sun.