I have a substantial folio of community art projects, commissioned works and residencies within schools and community groups that I have facilitated over the course of my career. With in these pages you will find information about some of them.
The Song Room
I am really enjoying working on projects with The Song Room and have had a number of opportunities.
Manorvale Primary School Werribee 2017
Annunciation Primary School – Brooklyn 2017
St Pius X Primary School 2016
Murrumbeena Primary School Artist in Residence 2017
As part of the Murrumbeena Primary School Centenary Celebrations I was invited to be the Artist in Residence creating five sculptures to line the entrance way to the school. Each of the sculptures celebrated a twenty year timeline in which the students as part of there curriculum researched the history of the era. I also used historical images using Decals which were transferred on to some of the tiles.
Armadale Early Learning Center: Artist in Residence 2016
Grices Road Reserve, Berwick
I worked with artist/sculptor Julie Squires in creating a Public Art Work at Grices Road Recreation Reserve in Berwick in 2013. We held a number of community days in which the general public took part in creating ceramic tiles to contribute to the work and sixty meters of tiles later here is the finished work adorned on the outside with painting by Julie.
Thomastown West Primary School Mural
In 2012 I spent first term creating this amazing mural with Year 4 and 5 students from Thomastown West Primary School. The mural was inspired by the diversity of cultures found in the school and thirty eight in all just in the two years I worked with. The five meter mural is yet to be painted around and to be capped by a metal wave featuring the name of the school.
St Peters School Tiled Couches
In 2012 I was Artist in Residence at St Peters Primary School in Epping. Grade four and fives student’s worked with me one day a week to make and paint all the tiles for these wonderful couches that enhance the surrounds of the new frog pond area.
Gowrie Child Care Centre Mural (Docklands)
In 2012 I was an Artist in Residence at The Gowrie Child Care Center in Dockland. With over eighty children aged three to five years old we created all the tiles for this wonderful tactile mural.
St Peters Mural Epping, April 2011
This wonderful ceramic mural was created with the Prep and Grade 5 and 6 students during art classes in 2010. It was then installed on the newly completed building that links the old school to the new. It tells the story of Epping from settlement through to recent times.