This afternoon whilst in my studio at Sunshine Art Spaces I came across this project: Humans of New York. Basically it’s a guy in NYC who takes portraits of people in the street… and he has taken 1000s of them. I found it so interesting and I was impressed by the huge following the page … More Sunshine Stories: Portraits
I have recently been fortunate enough to attend the 11th Festival of Pacific Arts (FOPA) in Honiara, Solomon Islands. It was a once in a lifetime opportunity to see a beautiful display of Pacific culture in my Island Home. While I was there, I had the pleasure of presenting my short film “Tide of Change” … More Sewing for Social Change
Well it’s been a big few weeks for Pretty WAK with the opening of the Sunshine Art Spaces – the new studio shop front home of Pretty WAK. Sunshine is a suburb in the West of Melbourne and it’s full of colourful characters and creative peeps so I am happy to be “on the west … More I love Sunshine!
Well I am still out here in the desert, sewing away when I can so that I can have some new stock ready for the launch of Sunshine Studios in Melbourne. I will be one of four artists using the space as a studio. I represent film/sewing side of things and their will be a … More Sunshine Studios – A new home for Pretty WAK
At the moment I am writing from remote Northern Territory in the Central Australian Desert. I working out here in an Aboriginal community and feel very privileged to be here. Before I left to come here, the thought of leaving my sewing machine in Melbourne for 4 weeks was all too much… so I cut … More Lily’s Bag – Felt Handbag
A bit about Pretty Wak (Part 1)… My first ever job was at Spotlight, Rockhampton, Queensland during high school. For those of you who don’t know Rocky, it’s claim to fame is that it’s the “Beef Capital of the World” (hence the giant statues of concrete Brahmans that line the main highway!). Anyway… I guess, every … More Welcome to the Pretty WAK world.