Tag Archives: costume

Single Use Plastic

When creating visual art I make sculptural art pieces and wearable objects which are high end, aiming for timeless quality.   My mission is to educate with beauty.  My vision is to make amazing artwork with surprising materials.

Working as an artist I am focused on a high quality end result.

Why Wearable Art?

The aim of prducing wearable art is to reach a wider audience.

By making wearable art I hope to draw attention to the pollution of the seas by exhibiting pollution on the body.

Flora & Fauna | John McDonald

Loving this article by John McDonald – he makes lots of points about body decorations very clearly.  He talks about the ‘lopsided’ fashion industry where items are made for cents ad sold for thousands.  He talks about ‘innovations’ that can add to production. Which is unclear to me – printing is not new, although certainly revolutionary. Fashion makers have used printing/stamping for a long time. Maybe the biggest difference between ‘art’ and ‘fashion’ is the production.

He talks about the irony of the destruction of nature wrought by the fashion industry. Nature enlisted in the social theatre of fashion. Meaning communicated with materials and symbols. Expression of tribe.
McDonald must often have to argue that clothing can belong in a capital A Art Institution because he finishes with the observation that a Hallmark of Fashion: Most dazzling dresses are the least worn. Exposed for one night, then entombed in a closet. The natural habitat for luxurious objects is the art museum.

Source: Flora & Fauna | John McDonald

Wearable Art Awards : Central Craft

I am very interested in this, but am having a hard time finding out much more information!  Apparently entries close in September… but I can’t find any forms.


Central Craft is an organisation which supports and promotes artists and craft practitioners working in Alice Springs and surrounding areas of Central Australia. We run workshops and studios, the June Marriott Gallery, and a retail outlet.

Source: Wearable Art Awards : Central Craft

First Photos of the “Camping Collection”

I am very excited to be able to post some of the first photos of this year’s ‘Camping Collection’.

Wearable Art made from 100% repurposed materials

Gowns are made from tents.  Hats are made from palm tree flower stalks.

Thank you to Zara Walton for the amazing photos.


To dream the impossible dream!

By: Maritza Villarroel Exclusivamente para Rex Fabrics Fine Fabrics from Around the World When we refer to Haute Couture, it is more complex than what it seems; because there is a big difference between what many of us refer to as famous designers and Haute Couture designers.  Haute Couture designers are actually very few, because, … Read More