This blog is a place where I share ideas, experiences, reflections, plans, theories, schemes and speculations about art.  It owes its title to a poem by Dorothy Porter.  Birds (especially parrots and lorikeets) were a recurrent theme in her work. With their raucous voices and irreverent behaviour I often feel these birds are my kin.  I am a visual artist practising mostly in the mediums of printmaking, sculpture and drawing and the blurry places between these mediums.  My art is a conversation with the world and this blog is part of that conversation.


2 Responses to “About”

  1. Carla February 5, 2012 at 10:53 am #

    Wonderful look forward to reading..

  2. Emily December 15, 2012 at 5:45 am #

    hey there, thought you might be interested to know (if you don’t already) that “a girl mad as birds” is originally from a Dylan Thomas poem “Love in the Asylum”—- “A stranger has come to share my room in/The house not right in the head,/A girl mad as birds…”.

    I’m also intrigued that we are both printmakers and bird people, and use a similar image of cockatoos flying on our blogs (I also use it in my etsy shop)! Weird!

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