Gráinne Cuffe

Can you discuss the techniques you are currently working with? I am currently working with traditional etching techniques: aquatint and line. I use Ferric acid, and work on copper plates. Over the years you have taken inspiration and academic…


Ewan David Eason

Your early work was involved in the exploration of colour, and more concisely the colour concepts that were introduced by Paul Cezanne. Can you expand on this? In the summer ’96 (when I was 16) I went on holiday to France with a copy of Robert…


Jean Bardon

Your printmaking began in the Netherlands - can you explain the importance of your training in Amsterdam? It was completely central to my future development as an artist. It marked my first exposure to fine art printmaking. Having just graduated…


Lester Hall

How important has your work with Maori and Pacific artefacts at the Auckland Institute and Museum been to your art? Contact with actual artifacts was hugely important. As a person being brought up in any household we are set into the paradigm of our…


Heather Shimmen

Can you please discuss the influence going at 14 with your family to Papua New Guinea has had on your art? Travelling to and staying on my parents farm in Papua New Guinea through my teenage years was quite a revelation, not only for the work I was…


Debra Luccio

Your current body of work was done from within two studios, The Australian Ballet studio and your own studio both in Melbourne, Australia. Can you explain? Over the last 2 years I have spent time at The Australian Ballet studios, drawing and…


Christine McCarthy

Your print making began in 1976 at the South Australian School of Art. Can you explain the importance of Barbara Hanraham in your artistic career? Barbara Hanrahan was a South Australian printmaker who moved to London in the late 1960.. She was also…