I have been developing my studio practice with the intention of curating, creating, and bringing through artwork that sings with the universal life. I have approached my art practice as a spiritual practice, as a vision quest, as a shamanic journey. I have been seeking to create imagery that speaks a universal message and yokes me to harmonise to the world soul- anima mundi. Art has been a healing path, working on resolving my inner tensions, uncertainties and bringing clarity to my emotions.
Talented young Adelaide girl Alex Hosking doesn’t need to wish anymore. The singer/songwriter is due to release her very first album Wish, a beautiful and catchy indie pop record. Alex caught the eye of David Campbell Artistic Director 2011 Adelaide Cabaret Festival. Mentored by David, she opened his show High School Cabaret, before shooting off to Nashville to meet with producers. ‘My mind is a circus and my heart is open’, is how Alex describes what is
I live on Peramangk Country otherwise called the Barossa. I am presently undertaking a Masters in Human Rights, which is providing essential knowledge within my own arts practice. My previous studies include a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Fine Art at Curtin University of Western Australia, majoring in glass and ceramic sculpture. I have managed numerous Community Cultural Development (CCD) Projects over the past 14 years.
Alison creates dance works and uses varied methods of engagement to create performance experiences that captivate audiences from varying backgrounds and levels of experience with the arts. Alison is influenced by performance art and visual art practices often working sculptural forms into her practice and performances.
Alison Mitchell is a visual artist living and working from a rural studio in Riverton SA. She has been in arts practice for more than 25 years and now works predominantly in oils, watercolour and sculpting. She works from life, in the studio and 'en plein air'.
Growing up with a successful painter as a mother and surrounded by art from a very early age, the urge to be creative has featured prominently in my life. Working with acrylics, pastel and mixed media, I have studied art with a variety of tutors, particularly seeking out those favouring an expansive and colourful representation of their environment that fits with my own world view.
Allayne grew up in Kingston, South East and now lives in Adelaide, South Australia. She is the author of two teenage fiction novels Our Little Secret and Stresshead and one children’s novel Barnesy. Allayne is the recipient of two Arts SA grants and a Board Member of the Salisbury Writers' Festival. She writes whenever she can squeeze it in between working a ‘day job’ (to support her writing!) and motherhood. She hopes to eventually publish many, many stories.
Like relaxing and gazing at the clouds to contemplate visual comparisons, I create loose experimental art therapeutically that develops familiar qualities organically as I see them. My works are based upon nostalgic values using brush, pen, ink, water colour and gouache on paper, wood and canvas. In my art I reconnect with my inner youth, being stimulated by psychedelic colours, fantasy creatures, detailed patterns and horror imagery.
Alysha Herrmann is a proud parent, writer, theatre maker and cultural organizer working across disciplines in the arts, community development, social justice and social enterprise. As an artist, Alysha makes performances, installations, experiences, presentations, poetry, digital exchanges and small moments of connection in public places. Her work is described as simple yet sophisticated, intimate yet distant, personal yet remote, familiar yet unusual.
Amechai is a young artist who has exhibited his work locally and interstate. He won both first and second places for the young artists awards at the 2012 Bendigo Bank SEAS Art Prize. His illustrations have been published in books and he is currently working on illustrations for a low vocabulary, high-interest teens book which he has also written.