Art & Craft
The amazing Australian Body Art festival held in Cooroy, QLD, will be running on Saturday the 6th and Sunday the 7th of April. It’s theme, “Other Worlds”, will make this a spectacular event for all ages.
When the Junkies team discovered the work of Margaret Wells we just knew that we had to feature her in the magazine. The astonishing garment worn by Christine Crawshaw and photographed by Louisa West appeared on the front cover of Junkies Winter Issue 9 and is the result of the creative output of this inspirational woman.
Debra Jordan and Brooke Smith are a mother and daughter team. In 2013 they combined all their creative energy into the art of paper folding and “paper to you” was born.
Charmaine is an artist with a social conscience in the pursuit of social change, she constantly seeks to convey strong narrative and meaning through her photographic practice, focusing on social concerns.
Geo Botanicals is a collection of acrylic on canvas artworks by Louisa West. They challenge the aesthetics of space and the context of traditional still life painting.
Nothing has quite evoked in this Junkie the awe and wonder at the mystery of the creative act than these quirky creatures brought into being by Suzanne McRrae.
It takes courage, vision and more than a little bit of creative flair to start a new business from scratch, especially when that business is not found on a large shopping strip.
Photos are not just something beautiful to look at, they are a way of sparking thoughts and raising questions.
There is nothing more inspiring than hearing the story behind someone's creative flair and artwork. In Issue 7 of Junkies we had the opportunity to speak to Kathleen Grace about the alchemy of inspiration and the ethics that underpin her art.