Recurring themes are:
Ambivalence and paradox, which are the residue of the migration process, and are filtered to a lesser or greater degree by generations.
_ Weaving: a family tradition, if now only conceptual.
_ Separation, loss and belonging.
_The place of religion in culture.
A combination of texts and images
presented in the form of pages. The texts are taken from various
sources including the book " From Weavers to Wapstraws." a
Genealogical study of my family's history back to and beyond
immigration to Australia in 1836. The images are varied and include
documentation of some of my past artwork.
Hazelhurst Gallery Sydney 2002.
ENTERTAINING WITH MARGARET FULTON. 1971 2002
PROCLAMATION GROUP 1999
View of Sydney Cove
Hazelhurst Gallery Sydney
AN ENGLISH LANDSCAPE 2002
The Jealous Rival
An English Landscape
An English Maiden
Girl Reading the History Of Salt
GLASGOW TO GLENELG. 2007
James Kelly (c. 1785-1837) married Margaret Maxwell (c. 1787-1862) in about 1810. They had fifteen children. In 1840 the widowed Mrs. Kelly emigrated from her home in Gallowgate, Glasgow, Scotland to Australia. She and her children settled near Woodside, in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia.
I am one of her descendants.
THE TRIP 2007
In 1966 we
drove from Adelaide to Sydney in the White Falcon and I shot my first roll of film.
Winner of the Prize : Local Artist Award. Works on Paper Exhibition Hazelhurst Regional Gallery Sydney 2007
THE QUICKDRAW 2003
General Instructions To
affix drawing paper use one drawing pin in top right-hand
The scaling is in millimeters and inches 1/16", 1/8" and
To obtain the best results the template must slide
freely in all directions.