Author: Delvene Cockatoo-Collins
Homewares handprinted by Delvene Cockatoo-Collins
Handprinted by Delvene Cockatoo-Collins – linen cushion covers, tea towels, tablecloths, placements and runners.
Handprinted Linen cushion covers, table runners, and placemats
‘Woven To Our Ancestors’ handprinted linen cushion cover
Handprinted linen cushion covers
Shopfront / Studio located at 7 Stradbroke Place, Dunwich, North Stradbroke Island with tea towels, framed prints and cushions.
Yalingbilla – commission for Brisbane City Council
Delvene Cockatoo-Collins’s Migalu Yalingbilla (white humpback) is on display from May 2017 at Edison Lane, Brisbane. This artwork shows the migratory white humpback whale.
Where Freshwater Meets Saltwater (2015) detail
Tells the story of Capembah – Myora Springs. The freshwater flows out of the sandshills and into the saltwater. At low tide, the mangrove roots and middens can clearly be seen. At high tide, the mixing of the warm and cooler waters. A place where we have always and continue to gather.
Medium: Lino Cut print on cotton.
‘Sandhills’ ceramic coolamon (2016)
Hand built ‘sandhills’ coolamon fired to earthenware
license by Artcircus of ‘gathering wildflowers’, watercolour on paper (2017), for a selection of stationery.
Sandhills – wood fired Ceramic Vessel
Terracotta and pigments. Wood fired. Made during my artist in residence in the ‘Smoke on the Water’ conference at the Cooroora Institute, June 2017
Mooloomba Artist Book
Collected clays and pigments from Mooloomba – Point Lookout on paper stitched with gathered and treated Tawalpin – Cotton Tree Fibres from Goompee – Dunwich, Minjerribah – North Stradbroke Island
Image courtesy of Nikki Michail
Driftwood and Clay at Canaipa
20/4/17 Driftwood and clay at Canaipa – Russell Island. Spent the day with the Mudlines group who get together to make art in the environment in the Southern Moreton bay Islands. And leave the art where it is made. Today’s visit was to Canaipa – Russell Island, Quandamooka Country.
Meet the Makers Exhibition, Artisan Gallery, Fortitude Valley. December 2016
Meet the Makers Exhibition at Artisan Gallery, Fortitude Valley. Brisbane December 2016
“Meet the Makers showcases what is unique to Artisan: Queensland makers and their stories. With a festive marketplace atmosphere and makers in residence throughout the exhibition, visitors will be able to witness makers at work and have the opportunity to hear about and buy their creations. The exhibition also launches the Meet the Makers page on the Artisan website, which profiles an ever growing number of local makers. Bringing together a selection of local makers from jewellers to textile artists and ceramists to fashion designers, all of whom are passionate about telling their story, this exhibition offers a unique opportunity to Meet the Makers”
(from http://www.artisan.org.au/2016-exhibition-program/ )