3 continents and 3 exhibtiions

3 continets and 3 exhibitions 2014 was an amazing art road trip. I don’t really know what I was thinking when I had the idea to exhibit in 3 different continents during a period of 4 months. It was a an enriching experience and on the way I did learn a lot. The first stop was Queensland, Australia and a regional gallery. I was amazed over the community spirit and grateful to my friend Julia Namour for making it happen.Read more

Streetart Toowoomba Queensland

On the art road trip we took a tour to see the project First Coat. It is a great initiative for street art and is today a festival organized by the regional council. You can find maps to the locations of the murals at http://firstcoat.com.au and information about the artists. It is well worth a visit and you will find nice coffee on the way.Read more

Art road trip exhibition

Shoe meeting from the exhibition at Rosalie Gallery, Goombungge, Queensland. collage art Why not… That is what the director of Rosalie Gallery, said when my friend Julia was talking to her earlier this year about the possibility of creating a pop up art exhibition for 3 days and yesterday it started. The opening night was a wonderful event, and it was an experience to be a part of what a really good gallery can mean for creating a hub inRead more

Art in Rosalie Gallery , Goombungee

I am very happy to be in Goombungee the Rosalie Gallery is fantastic, and I am looking forward to the opening tonight. Tomorrow and on Sunday we will have collage workshops, so I can hardly wait. Apart from art you will find unique jewelry from Connector Jewels. This is a picture of the fallen kimono emerging tonight the finished piece will be on the wall. Rosalie GalleryRead more

Art places to discover

One stop on our road trip will be Mount Tamborine. In pictures it looks like paradise with a lush tall rainforest and waterfalls. In Mount Tamborine I hope to visit this gallery: http://www.marksandgardner.com And of course, this one: http://www.toowoombarc.qld.gov.au/images/stories/facilitiesRecreation/theatresAndGalleries/Rosalie_Gallery.jpg Another dream is to visit a farm. Yesterday I was watching Mc Leods Daughters episode 1, the landscape was breathtaking. I will create a sketch diary that will be posted as a travel journey on this blog. If you are anRead more

An artist’s courage

Yesterday I had a meeting with a friend in Singapore that used to paint for a while to earn money for her art classes and later on for university. When I was 14 I sold horse portraits, horses basically had been my only motive since I was 7. At that age, I wasn’t as nervous as I am now, nor was my friend that sold her art because her mother told her that she needed to find a way ifRead more

Excellent down under adventure

Only 4 more nights at home and after that we are on a plane to start our road trip. On this road trip we won’t have to look out for moose instead it is kangaroos. I might take Julia on a Swedish adventure later on. The more that I have read about travelling in the outbacks the more I realize that it can be an adventure. However, my travelling companion has reassured me that we will not ne travelling as farRead more

An art walkabout

In many ways I suppose that you could think about this trip as an art walkabout. Like the picture above of fantastic street art from Freemantle in April, I am also looking forward to meet the talented mixed media artist Richard Roper, In Brisbane I will attend an art class by a talented body paint artist.  This trip will be about art, friendship, creativity, design, nature, good food, wine and enjoying every day. I am also hoping to plan a fewRead more

Program for the first stop Goombungee

On Friday the 15th at 7 pm there will be an opening of the art exhibition at Rosalie Gallery. Followed by collage workshops by Swedish artist Ingela Johansson on Saturday 11 am – 2 pm and on Sunday 12 noon – 3 pm. Suitable for all levels from beginners to advanced. All material for the workshops will be provided and the cost is 80 AUD. Please register for the opening and the workshops at: Swedishartanddesign@gmail.com As the exhibition only is onRead more

My travelling companion on the art road trip

  I am lucky enough to go on the Australian art road trip with Julia Namour. She is the founder of Connector Jewels an inventive woman, a great designer and a warm hearted person that has created a company that I admire in so many ways. On the Australian art road trip she will show pieces that she has designed that are one of a kind. A Connector Jewel set can be worn in 12 different ways or more, andRead more