Ray Besserdin

With years of working with paper, Ray Besserdin's paper truly becomes sculpture Zoneone Arts brings Ray Besserdin to you… Can you discuss and compare…


Trudi Harley

Don't give up your dream to paint - Trudi Harley testifies to this, proving the need to paint exists.  Harley paints with honesty and maturity,…


Belinda Fox

Travel influences Belinda Fox's art.  Living in Singapore brought bright colours, while pairing back colour in The Netherlands.  Belinda Fox causes…


Neville French

Sumptuous-lavish, luxurious, opulent, magnificent, resplendent, lush, lavishly… These words only begin to introduce you to Neville French’s……


Kate Nixon

Give us your thoughts on the importance of collecting and having handmade objects large and small? Edith Wharton once said “an object is always more…


Anita Laurence

Explain how your career in art and printmaking began? I studied Fine Art Painting at Prahran College and when I met my husband printmaker Bill Young…


Lisa Cahill

What lead you to glass making? A love of design let me to Glassmaking. I never even considered Glass as a medium until I chanced upon it at an open…


Kevin Gordon

Clear Sea Urchin  Expand on the influence your parents have had on your glass career? With both parents being artists, I guess they laid the seed, I…


Anton Thomas

Can you discuss how important research and preparation is to your work? I estimate that some 35-40% of my overall labour time is research and prep,…


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.…


The Melbourne Map

Melinda Clarke  Can you tell us briefly of the history of the 1st Melbourne Map? Original: In my mid 20’s I headed off to explore the world and…


Nathalie Hartog-Gautier

You comment,’ My work is focused on the voyage between people and their environment ….’  Can you explain this in relationship to your art work? My…


Helen Earl

You currently are currently exhibiting work as part of The North Head Project curated by Katherine Roberts at Manly Art Gallery & Museum. Can you…


Nick Hollo

You are not only interested in location but the vegetation and land surface, expand on this and your work North Head Triassic Formation? North Head…


Emily Jones

You refer to your art as ‘Contemporary Representational’, can you expand on this? Yes, I use this term as my work is a synthesis of traditional…


Joseph Austin

You use copper plate for your prints, discuss briefly  Copper is the best material for etching because its hard and durable, it also has manipulative…


Melissa Selby Brown

Discuss your series, ‘Outback’, taking us through the process from the road trip to the completed paintings. The prosaic fact of our daughter getting…


Shimara Carlow

Can you expand on your relationship to nature and in particular seed pods in your jewellery? While studying at Glasgow School of Art in Scotland, our…


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…


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…


Steve Graham

Discuss how lemons have been so good to you? Lemon Coke, 30 x 30cm One of my first paintings to sell many years ago was a simple bowl of lemons on a…


Gail Dell

Your work is often described as ‘playful’ what are your own thoughts on this in relationship to your work? I find that life in the studio requires a…


Judy Drew

Between 1976 – 1984 you spent time on Bougainville Island and Papua New Guinea discuss the influence of this time on your work? In the beginning…


Mark Stoner

h4>‘In collaboration’, can be said quickly and flippantly, but in your work it becomes an integral part.  Can you expand on this in relation to…


John Mutsaers

Can you discuss your series, ‘The Infinite Birdcage’? As this series is somewhat organic it makes it hard to suggest the number of works I will…


Anne Sorensen

You have been fortunate in having a mentor, discuss how this came about and how important it has been in your artistic career? In 2013 I was…


Christine Webb

“My art practice is a core part of who I am, an extension of my environment and the various places I embrace.” Expand on this statement in…


Chris Langlois

 You have had work in the travelling exhibition, ‘Points of Time’.  Discuss some of the issues that you had to contend with due to the travel the…


Louise Saxton

You do not see your work as textile art, rather Mixed Media Assemblage can you expand on this? I describe myself as an “assemblage artist”, as my…


Lucy Vader

How do you fit all that you do in, architecture, painting and sculpture?  Or is the only slow time when you have to rest your leg after breaking…


Susannah Blaxill

Composition and cropping is very important to your work can you expand on this? The paintings and drawings have to work on the page. The choice of…


Richard Klekociuk

You make the comment that your work is all about “trying to say a lot with very little” Can you expand on this? I have been involved in producing…


Michael Donnelly

What art qualifications do you have?  How did you decide to become an artist? I have a degree in Art Education from what was the Alexander Mackie or…


Emilie Patteson

Can you discuss how you use the life cycle in your current work?             Growth / Decay             Life / Death My work always starts with…


Trudy Rice

Discuss how your work has moved in direction via three solo exhibitions Fragility, Dragons and Banksias and Oceanus? My work has always been about…


Ryder Richards

You work and call Texas home; was it your education that brought you to Texas.  Discuss how Texas has developed and nurtured you and your artistic…


Miles Allen

 Has your art always been geometric and abstract? Apart from the occasional landscape or portrait my art has always been geometric and abstract. It…


Christine Atkins

You work in three mediums, textiles, sculpture and jewellery can you discuss the integration you have between them? Early in my career there was very…