Linda Coomber

Explain what led you to basket weaving?  My interest in basketry and fibre art is a mid-life phenomenon that grew out of a need and into a passion.…


Julie Payne

You have been short listed for the Glover Prize on several occasions.  Can you explain your work, and a little about the Glover Prize? The Glover…


Jaynie Crimmins

Can you firstly, discuss the importance of the original text in all your pieces? My source materials are integral to the conceptualization of a…


Greg Kent

Your wood comes via local tree surgeons.  Do you give them a list of trees you are after, or is it a mystery delivery? I collect wood from wherever I…


Brian Davidson

Can you explain the difference between printmaking and watercolourist prints?Pambula Beach Unlike reduction Lino Printing where the lino (or other…


Kathryn Ryan

Recently you took a year off painting.  A year to relook and reseeing and refocus. What led you to do this? After 20+ years of holding solo…


Veronica Hodges

 You are currently living and working in Denmark, how did this come about? I am born a raised in Denmark. My father was American and my mother…


Harlinah Teoh

What led you to reconnect with ceramics in 2019?At the end of 2018 I was raising teenagers, working long hours in a demanding job, and studying a…


Ingrid Weyland

Your current work emphasizes climate issues, comment. Initially, I was mostly a portrait photographer, although nature was always present in one way…


Lindsay Madden

When did you become interested in using childhood in your work? During my time at university, I experimented with using photographic imagery in my…


Philip Walker

Explain the importance of both Qest and training with Alison Crowther. My scholarship funding from Qest provides an opportunity to have dedicated…


Patricia Shone

Your method is very manual and physical discuss.Forest Jar, 2021, height 23cm The feel of soft clay in my hands and between my fingers. Years of…


Fiona Hiscock

Are all the native Australian birds on flora that is specific to the bird’s habitat?Yes, I am really particular about composing the painting so…


Silvy Weatherall

The Last Supper: How did this work come into life?The concept was born after my studio was flooded by heavy rain. When clearing it out, I found…


Frances Priest

Discuss the importance of detail in your work I have always been drawn to intricate things, providing a place for concentration focus and respite……


Janine Heschl

It is going back to 2015 but I love the simplicity of ‘Jacket Sparrow’ discuss. Back in 2015, I had just finished an intense portrait of a meerkat…


Tina Vlassopulos

When did you decide to do one-off built pieces?  I studied ceramics in the 70s when an interest in sculptural ceramics was just beginning to grow but…


Margaret Jones

Can you explain ‘The Way of All Flesh’? This piece came out of seeing the scans of my Mums brain when she was diagnosed with vascular dementia. It is…


Julie Nelson

Can you discuss the importance of symbolism in your work? Symbols allow us to communicate without the barrier of language. They might mean different…


Julia Levander Drew

Can you expand on the terminology of fake taxidermy – fauxidermy? It was a good word to use in the beginning when I was mostly doing quirky and…


Susan Avishai

You have been working with textile waste for the past ten years.  What lead you to this area of art? Inspiration. My mother died in 2009 and the sad…


Björk Haraldsdóttir

How has your architectural training influenced your ceramic work? My background in Architecture is naturally a strong influence on my work. Training…


Laura Baruël

Your work is varied from origami, plant printing and large paper art. How and why have Nordic flowers played such an important role in this work? At…


Kate Schuricht

On completion of your Three Dimensional Design degree you participated in a ceramic residency in Japan. How did your time in Japan influence and…


Sarah Hatton

How do you use different handles on different baskets? The basket usually tells you what handle it needs by its intended fuction. Shopping baskets…


Keoni Carlson

Your work is an illusion.  Discuss Illusion work involves using one medium/material to look like another.  In my case, I use wood to represent the…


Barbara Brown

Can you expand on your Installation – Red Oak Labyrinth? Many people in Ottawa have long desired to build a Botanical Garden. A plot of land was…


Eva Ennist

Can you explain about your residency at Tartu? Your personal background with Estonia Your mother’s working gloves How these two aspects influenced…


Gjertrud Hals

Explain about your recent work with copper wire.EIR series, Knitted copper wire, Photo by Sjur Fedje  For the last 2-3 years I have been working…


April Surgent

How did you first meet John Piatt? I met John in the spring of 2018, after a mutual colleague that I met on a job in California suggested I contact…


Yekaterina (Katia) Mokeyeva 

Take one piece that you are proud of and explain why? Innovation is what I am probably the proudest of. In sayings like "The new is the…


Susan Cutts

Are all, of your sculptures constructed in paper? Yes, I work solely in paper although having said that I have used tulle dipped in pulp for the…


Jayne Stokes

How important is photography to your work? Photography plays an important role in the development of my work. The starting point for 90% of my pieces…


David Oliveira

Your sculpture is just like a drawing.  How did you come to this technique? I consider my sculptures drawings, or if you prefer 3D drawings. I was…


Norm Sartorius

You comment, “It’s (a spoon) an instrument, a tool of nurturing that is universal, or very close to universal, in the human experience.” Discuss.…


Georgie Seccull

How did you become involved in the Art of Dining exhibition at the NGV (National Gallery of Victoria)? Briefly discuss how the ‘whole’ table setting…


Kate Gorringe-Smith

Migration is a huge backdrop to all your printmaking, Comment on your background as a child of immigrants to Australia and how this has influenced…


Deborah Duffin MRSS

The natural world has had a huge influence on your work.  How can this be seen in two current works and one from the past. I began to look at the…


Steffen Dam

 What drew you to the natural world as a source of inspiration? My grandfather’s books have been an important inspiration for me. He was a dedicated…


Olivia Hickey

You are preparing for your upcoming Wilderness residency in 2019. Can you explain? I have been awarded a residency by Arts Tasmania for a 6-week…


Robyn Stacey

  What lead you to still life photography? When I started working with historic collections the still-life tradition provided a working…


Belinda Wilson

Can you expand on your master’s Research, and relate the importance of art on current day issues – Climate change? The Master of Fine Art by research…


Alison Crowther

Can you explain how you came to be working with wood, especially at such a large scale?  I started working with wood whilst doing my first degree in…


Cathy Franzi

Can you discuss how the Nelson Nichols Scholarship has affected your art practice? I received this award in my first year of a Master of Visual Arts…


John Botica

Firstly, why pebbles? My interaction and encounter with pebbles was purely coincidental. My first cousins here in NZ are very successful and…


Antonia Salmon

Can we discuss the interesting past you have and how it has led and developed into the work you do today?  Labarinth Pattern Axe Head Both my…


Gunjan Aylawadi

Where did you first see paper art? Do you mean my specific way of working with paper? It’s a technique I came up with while experimenting with paper.…


Chien Wei Chang

You have been in the UK since 2000, what lead you to take this leap from Taiwan to UK? I used to work in Tiffany & Co. Taiwan for nearly 4 years,…


Christine Aaron

Christine Aaron, Porchester, NY, USA Making her mark in paper and wood with amazing effects. Zoneone Arts brings Christine Aaron to you… You call…


Jessi Wong

Rolls and scrolls, of paper and printing. Zoneone Arts brings Jessi Wong to you… Your work is in many Corporate Collections, please take one and…