Neville French

Sumptuous-lavish, luxurious, opulent, magnificent, resplendent, lush, lavishly… These words only begin to introduce you to Neville French’s ceramics. Zoneone Arts brings Neville French to you… Since you have left your position as a University…


Eleanor Bolton

Sailors, Scouts and Girl Guilds all know about knots, now Eleanor Bolton uses historical knotting and coiling techniques to make contemporary jewellery. Eleanor Bolton keeps these traditional crafts alive and relevant, while pushing the boundaries…


Susan McMinn, Bendigo, Australia My PhD research was around the horse in war during the Palestine Campaigns of WW1. After researching stories about the Australian war horses concerning their plight during this campaign in the WW1 Light Horse Soldiers diaries, particularly that of Ion Idriess’, and various artworks including paintings by Australian War Artist George Lambert, I realised that I needed to go to Israel to look at and experience the Anzac trails and the landscape in which the horses travelled. Zoneone Arts brings Susan McMinn to you…

Susan McMinn

Explain how you managed to link your PhD to a visit to Israel? My PhD research was around the horse in war during the Palestine Campaigns of WW1.  After researching stories about the Australian war horses concerning their plight during this campaign…


Annika Ekdahl

Why did you specialize in tapestry?  All throughout my childhood and teens I drew and painted, but the Green Wave winds in the 1970s awoke my longing for natural materials and a wish to master what previous generations had been able to. I learned…


Carol Milne

Can you explain simply the technique you use to cast your pieces? The technique is basically lost-wax casting.  It’s the same process used in bronze casting and jewellery casting.  These are the five basic steps: I make something in wax. Making…


Helen Richman

You have an ancient craft that you give a modern take to doing bespoke pieces. Can you give some insight into a small but precious piece you have worked on recently? I have recently finished writing a book on the embroidery technique known as…


Anne Covell

You make a very different comment to many other artists; you are interested in the capacity of the artist to physically shape the environment.  Discuss this.  As an artist, I am interested in the human capacity to physically shape the environment,…


Velma Bolyard

You make paper from many different natural sources discuss two very different papers and discuss the comparisons and differences between the two. When I moved to New York’s North Country I was astonished by the cold climate and wild mountain feel of…


César Orrico

When did you first combine wood into your sculptures? I have always been interested in research on the different materials applied to sculpture. During my career in Fine Arts I was very motivated to know the qualities offered by each material and is…


Susan Wechsler

You can thank your mother for your mosaic art - explain.  My mom has always been a big influence on my creative life.  She is an artist too at a time where she never thought she could make a living being an artist.  But she has always encouraged me.…