Belinda Fox

Travel influences Belinda Fox's art.  Living in Singapore brought bright colours, while pairing back colour in The Netherlands.  Belinda Fox causes great enthusiasm and eagerness in her work. You majored in printmaking and spent time at Port Jackson…


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…


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 than what it is: a chair is never only a chair, a spoon never merely a spoon. It travels through…


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 I had access and encouragement to make prints. Prints were easy for me to make while I was raising a…


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 day at the School of Art in Canberra. I had always imagined I would be a painter or a jewellery…


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 was always heading towards a creative career it took a while before moving into glass and fully…


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, the rest being time spent drawing. This may seem a high amount for a completely hand-drawn artist,…


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…


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 spent a couple of years backpacking around Europe and the USA.  Along the way I collected some fabulous…


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 first major exhibition “Of Global Appearance” was based on the Quarantine Station at Manly, NSW. When…