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My name's Adele. I’m a graphic designer with a strong interest in branding and design for the arts and culture sector, who is passionate about promoting community, not commodity.
I've collaborated with clients ranging from small businesses to fashion brands to major arts organisations.
My design embraces bright colours and eccentric type to create bold and edgy, yet accessible and fun outcomes.
Go ahead, check me out.
Here at Art Parts Fine Arts Supplies, our team carefully curates a range of top quality and great value art supplies for students, amateurs and professional artists. Our creative workshops, held in our Gallery space, are run by experienced, high calibre artists ranging through all different mediums and experience levels.
Bettina developed a strong interest in both the visual and performing arts at a very young age. In her early adolescence, she wrote and directed plays in the family attic, complete with lights and curtains. The neighboring children were selected for various acting roles and several plays were performed over the course of the summer months.
Bettina had intended to study theatre and English at Acadia University but was side-tracked into Psychology. Many years later while attending graduate school in Sydney, Australia she enrolled in and completed a diploma in Expressive Arts offered through Rozelle Hospital. The facilitation training included: Moreno’s Psychodrama, authentic movement, art therapy, journalling, puppetry and clowning and developing and presenting short performances. She has utilized these skills when working with children, adults and couples for years to come. Bettina is a passionate believer in that creativity is inherently healing.
Returning to Halifax, Nova Scotia her and a business partner owned and operated a private art gallery for new and emerging artists in the area. This project accepted all types of artistic expression and was strongly supported by the local community. Unfortunately, the heritage home was sold and my business partner returned to Germany.
Bettina then moved to Vancouver, British Columbia where she worked with very marginalized, vulnerable street artists on a program called Out of the Rain. The artists were provided with studio space, art supplies, nutritional lunches, educational workshops etc. Many of these artists were extremely talented but often sold their art pieces for drugs at a margin of what they would procur in a gallery.
The funding was discontinued and Bettina felt this was very unethical. She then spent the next year researching and writing an arts-based social enterprise, which would provide street artists with a liveable income. The product had enormous appeal with high-end retailers, cruise ships, the travel and gift industry. However, despite an enormous effort, Bettina was unable to raise the capital needed for seed/start-up stages.
During her years in Vancouver, she was very involved in the arts community and was fortunate to be involved in several group and solo exhibitions She also developed several art programs for Vancouver Native Housing, Fraser Health-Bolivar Court, and for a girl's orphange in Ecuador.
Bettina is a self-taught artist, who has painted exclusively in watercolour, although she has a strong interest in mixed medium and fiber arts. Her work hangs in private collections in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, the United States of America and Germany.
Bettina has lived in Albury for 2.5 years and is really looking forward to connecting with other artists and creative community groups.
BNG Learning is a collaborative organisation that cultivates community and social cohesion through broad creative arts projects, educational opportunities, ethical partnerships and events.
Community + Connection + Education + Arts
Arts driven workshops, programs and experiences.
Connection and wellbeing through creative arts projects and events.
Creative mentoring, partnerships and inspiration.
Breaking New Ground (BNG) can lead you or your organisation to identify and reflect on situations related to learning, mentoring, community engagement and arts based practice. Research and evaluation are an integral part of the BNG philosophy. We engage people by providing bespoke, sustainable and creative professional learning, from early years through to adult, large corporates as well as small enterprises. BNG works alongside educators, schools and community groups to match experts with specific requirements.
By engaging in the creative process, people develop an enduring love of learning. As individuals and groups discover their ability for creative thinking and problem-posing and solving, they can blossom, become self-motivated, gain knowledge, confidence and stretch themselves.
Why not get in contact with us and see what we can create M+C
Donna’s practice is based in mixed media with a focus on textiles, collage and assemblage.
Donna exhibits regularly with Gateway Gallery and in both joint and solo exhibitions.
Donna enjoys sharing her skills in both collage and stitch in workshops and with her peers and the community. She has run collage workshops in conjunction with exhibitions at the Albury Library Museum, Write Around the Murray Festival and at Gateway Gallery and facilitates contemporary play mixed media stitch groups. Her collaged works were part of the City of Wodonga Ephemeral Art Public display in 2022. Two of her stitched works form part of the Southern Midlands Council (Tas) Art Collection.
Donna’s work is thematic and influenced by an idea, material at hand and surroundings. Donna’s work can be found on her website. She welcomes commission and workshop enquiries.
My Original Artworks are created by moments of spontaneity, drawing inspiration from current emotions & studies. I always enjoyed the challenge of experimenting with various mediums & through this, my mission is to deliver a diverse range of styles in my creative makings. Currently the major of my current wall Art is with the use of Epoxy Resin. With my current style, this has then expanding into the creation of original Jewellery pieces. Born local of Albury, I have sold my Artworks locally and thru ought Australia. Please view my current Artwork listings online and past Art via my socials. www.kerriemaydesigns.com.au
Pinky is a bubbly local artist who enjoys delivery workshops to her community based on her broad range of artistic practices. She is an Illustrator, Potter and textile artist who finds joy in combining mediums and techniques to create interesting works with sustainability always in her mind. Harnessing botanical colour across a range of mediums is also a continuous theme in her work. Pinky is a little Neuro-spicy and really loves to deliver artistic projects that benefit students and community members with disabilities. Currently, her time is divided neatly between creating ceramics in her home studio, teaching creative workshops and illustration work.
Sandra Collins co-founded Brisbane Playback Theatre in 1989 and her journey with Story and its ability to heal individuals and communities still thrives. She has almost 30 years experience in improvisation with Brisbane PT and Red Thread Stories Inc. During this time she held many roles – Conductor, Actor, Trainer, Facilitator, Admin.
Her varied background over many decades in Community Arts, Education and Health assists her in exploring the notion that we are all authors of our own stories.
Sandra is a certified Listening Hour Guide and participates in other acts of service which assist with building communities.
Both Playback Theatre and the Listening Hour bring awareness to the abundant resources of Story which lives inside all of us.
Sandra is a local Wiradjuri woman.
She holds B.Ed (Arts/Crafts) and is a Community Artist.
Multi media explorations excite her. Her intention is to distill the essence of all subject matter and illuminate it.
– 2023 Community Art Involvement –
Wiradjuri Welcome to Country ACC – shortlisted art piece
Write Around the Murray – Yarn Bombing
NAIDOC Storytelling through Photography ‘For Our Elders’ group exhibition
Graduate Storytelling through Photography @ Wodonga TAFE.
Gateway Health, Wodonga volunteer Improvisational Trainer Listening to Voices
Growing up in Albury, I always had a pencil or brush in hand. During one phase, I drew only clowns. I painted my bedroom curtains in Ken Done brights. I could knit before I could read.
So becoming an artist wasn’t a choice. What I do is who I am.
These days—after a long, acclaimed career as a residential, commercial and retail interior designer whose Sydney home starred in a 10-page House and Garden feature called ‘Sarah Stamm’s Design Tricks’—that means I do what I love every day.
I’m the multi creative founder, art director and principal artist of global-but-local Australian business Salisbury and Maude. I’m an artistic thought leader, guest speaker and podcast guest many times over, who has studied metal work, woodwork, printmaking, ceramics, photography, drawing, graphic design and textiles (my university major.)
I’m an artist of repute who handmakes one-off beautiful treasures from Australian merino wool, international fabrics and faux botanicals. My pieces are bought by a global audience, featured in national magazines and newspapers (Home Beautiful, Country Style, the Australian Women’s Weekly, The Australian Newspaper) and collected by actors, influencers and TV lifestyle hosts.
I don’t take commissions. No orders. No website. No need—I make just one thing at a time, using my original designs and patterns. When it’s done, I post images to social media and the piece finds a new home in minutes.
Being coveted by collectors is a lovely place to be, eight years after I started making quilts for friends from inherited fabric. I work seasonally—Scottish tartan quilts in winter, wreaths at Christmas—and in between I make with complete creative freedom; what I want, when I want and how I want, once I dream it up.
My ability to create by my own hand means more because I nearly lost it at age 22. A bike courier plowed into me, and my drawing hand and interior design career nearly died. Surgeons saved both, yet the challenge of permanent disability—a 20 per cent loss of strength—remains.
Things I love: classic style, flat shoes, life in a glorious country Victorian town, orchestral music, my husband and two adult children. The memory of my Beechworth homewares shop and design studio I ran for eight years, moving through life’s phases with integrity, keeping customers happy.
I learned the power of exemplary service during my years in corporate services at David Jones—I worked by day, studied by night! Shopping for major corporate customers and the influential, rich and famous taught me to deliver on promises.
I am honoured to work with Albury City Council as a selected member of the Albury PumpHouse Think Tank in 2023, our very own nurturing, empowering and collaborative space for artists of our region to flourish.
Yes, I can still design you a house. But I’d rather make you a smaller, more personal work of art that you can treasure forever.
To view my work and enjoy stories of my rural life outside of Beechworth, overlooking the Victorian Alps, I welcome you to follow my Instagram/ Facebook account. The best way to contact me is to send me a Direct Message (DM)/ Private Message (PM) via my social media accounts.