I have been trying to photograph all the new pieces for my show – but this coupling caught my eye as I was walking upstairs.
Originally intended for my exhibition ‘Bottom Drawer: I wanna marry a Lighthouse Keeper’ is just one of the many that won’t fit into the space – probably quite a few will be edited out on the day.
Clay , underglaze painting, and acrylic paints, stained and wax finish approx. 30cm
This box was found with the tape attached saying ‘BANG’ and with pirates signs on back – obviously a well treasured child’s secret stash box – or perhaps even an old school case or ‘port’ as we say here in Queensland. My father was a postmaster on Bribie Island in the late 50’s/early 60’s and there were three girls. The silk transfer prints in the background of the box are stamps I made of me standing outside the old Bribie Post Office. This sculpture is currently on exhibition at Rosebed Street Gallery.