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2020 SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS ART TRAIL

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IMMERSE YOURSELF IN EYE CANDY 7/8 November 14/15 November Marvellous news to usher in spring! So excited to have been curated into the group of artists and creatives taking part in this year’s SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS ART TRAIL. Over 80 artists will be gathering in 37 studios and 9 galleries across the Southern Highlands NSW. Don’t miss this once-a-year chance to… Read more »

OZ FIRE ART AUCTION

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I’m one of the many Aussie artists auctioning a piece of artwork – using the hashtag #ozfireartauction – to raise money for those ravaged by these horrific fires raging across our beautiful country. This auction is for: “BIKE AND BIKINI ON MANLY BEACH” Oil and Resin on Wood 25cm x 25cm When bidding hits over $500 I’ll throw in a… Read more »

Thank you each and every one!

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  Tomorrow is PUBLICATION DAY and I can’t think of the more perfect time than now to thank the ones who have helped me on this long and colourful journey: A huge thank you to Teodora Olic and her mum Mina, for teaching me about all things Serbian; your patience and good humour is hugely appreciated. And yes, always happy… Read more »

THE LEGACY OF BEAUREGARDE IS UP AND AWAY!

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  PUBLICATION DAY is 10th JULY 2018 Dearest book- and art-lovers, we have lift off! Here’s the new trailer for your viewing pleasure … make sure to turn your volume up! And to say thank you to my loyal (and as a welcome to my new) subscribers, I’m running a little giveaway … Each Monday, for the next three weeks… Read more »

Announcing …

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THE NEW BOOK IS COMING! It’s done! And I’ve been absolutely jumping out of my skin to tell you! The new book is finished and will be launched in just a couple of months. It’s another big one, as you can see from my rather large stack of pages! About 400 pages, actually.     Once again it’s set in… Read more »

BREAKING NEWS

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My newsletter is a little early this month … with breaking news that just couldn’t wait! Firstly, I’m delighted and absolutely honoured to have been selected as Finalist in the 2017 Portia Geach Memorial Art Award with my portrait of Jess Cerro aka Montaigne. For those of you who’ve not heard of this award … imagine the Archibald Prize, but for… Read more »

“Everything is not said.” feat. Rosalie Ham, Author of The Dressmaker

  This month I’m honoured (and a fair bit excited) to hand my blog over to a novelist and screenwriter that all Australians will know. And pretty much the rest of the world too, I’ll warrant. She describes herself as an “accidental novelist”. In novel-writing class, she got an assignment to write “a 500-word synopsis of your book”. ‘I had an… Read more »

“His bed was in the quarter which was once called the Ward for the Criminally Insane …”

  Another excerpt from THE RED DOOR in which we visit the notorious Kirkbride Block at Callan Park Hospital for the Insane.   The insane asylum, located in the grounds of Callan Park, an area on the shores of Iron Cove in the Sydney suburb of Lilyfield in Australia, was used for the housing and treatment of patients from 1878 until 1994. Famous… Read more »

“He’s watching me.”

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Flashing back to 2012, on the day I first walked past that mansion in Glebe, one of the oldest suburbs in Sydney. The magnificent old building riveted and mesmerised me. It was fronted by a brightly painted door, a glossy façade, and I began imagining what the door might mask, what it could have concealed over the last 150 years: nasty, shameful secrets, possibly… Read more »

“ENTER PROPERTY AT OWN RISK”

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Hallå! It’s been a massive month here at Atelier Fedele – between wrangling the naughty nautical and the budding Blanchett (exciting news there, but our lips are zipped for now!), I decided to: Plunge further into my current work-in-progress, here’s a sneak peek:     Launch into a complete read-through and re-edit of the manuscript for book two (exhausting!)  … Read more »