Sidhart Sodhani

How did the Dye School coming into being?  I have been running a natural dye manufacturing and retail business over the past four and a half years and in 2016 when I felt that not enough people knew about natural dyes and natural dyeing, my brother…


Ruth Levine

Your art is about visual transformation of materials, discuss. I’m not intentionally an eco-artist. I see discarded and new materials in a transformational way. I synergise unrelated materials and thoughts into a new form. What was it about Cradle…


Marlene Kawalez

Can you discuss the way you are currently working using a combination two materials, glass and clay within one piece? One of the most challenging issues working with the combination of glass and clay is determining the conceptual notion of what it…


Steve Axford

You are known for your photographs of fungi, how did this come about? By accident really. I had never been a photographer and I worked as, first a miner and then, for most of my working life, as a computer systems designer.  I fell into photography…


Evie Milo

You began your journey with a box of vintage buttons - tell us briefly about this creative journey?   I say that and it is partly true but in reality my creative journey started when I was very young.  I've always been creative and a bit of a…


Joe Ganech

I first came across your work with Winston Churchill staring out at me.  Expand on several of your works where you have used famous people? I like to realizing creations of celebrities and sharing my artistic vision by recreating a particular…


Massimo Leotardi

Before I ask you questions about your art work can I ask about gourds? Where did they come from originally? Gourds are hard-shelled plants, belonging to the squash and pumpkin family. They originate in Africa and South America, where they have been…


Jennifer Collier

 Do the materials you source speak to you? The papers themselves serve as both the inspiration and the media for my work, with the narrative of the books and papers suggesting the forms, for example a sewing machine made from dress making patterns,…


Jan Hopkins

Can you discuss the way you continue to use organic materials such as, plant pods, flowers, and peel? I love the challenge of finding new materials that I can use in my work. I continue to find better ways to use and preserve materials that I work…


Chris Maynard

You have been working with bird feathers since you were twelve. Can you discuss your love affair with feathers? I still have some of the flamingo feathers from going to the zoo with my grandfather. They remain a fascinating gift from the birds. I…