As a fledgeling emerging artist in the early 2000’s, I exhibited at the amazing and now legendary Doggett Street Studio. Scott and his crew created a rentable space in a beautiful old building in Newstead that provided an opening, a … Continue reading Robert Brownhall | Basil + Chippy
Sometimes, someone comes along at just the right moment, and drops a line into a conversation that fizzes and pops in your memory for months or years to come. This happens to all of us at least once or if … Continue reading Henri van Noordenburg | Jake + Lola
Meet Fang (his local name), one of the Fraser Island dingoes enjoying a bit of quiet time on the island. The crew at Orchid Beach Trading Post and Driftwood Bar took this stunning photo last week. They’re not sure if … Continue reading Dingoes are the colour of beer!
One of the great non-objective painters in our region is Julie Hylands, and we’re so lucky to have her join the FOUND! Studio Dog project, and lucky to have her just down the street a ways in our neighbourhood. Julie … Continue reading Julie Hylands | Ben
Before 2020 became an even more memorable year than we imagined, an arts buddy asked me—in a protective/caring way—’what are you getting out of the FOUND! project’. And I think these conversations are one of the answers to that question. … Continue reading Susan Lincoln | Ziggy
FOUND! artist Lin Martin is a long time friend, once-upon-a-time work colleague, and fellow artist-in-isolation. Lin has taught me much about words over the years, and has helped me craft the questions I plan to ask other fellow artists-in-isolation over the coming weeks and months. Lin’s work spans 40+ years and she’s always shown me it’s okay to be like a dog with a bone when pursuing an idea, and have a bloomin’ good lie down when you’re done or if it’s not working. We both think it’s funny and, as it turns out, essential to have these ferals in … Continue reading Lin Martin | ZeZe + India
This is more like teaching a new dog old tricks but with the world being a little upside down and inside out right now, we’re harking back to the Land of Blogging as (hopefully) a great way of reaching wider with our Art Trail project. 😀 If you’d like to follow the blog (click the follow thingy + below) you’ll receive a treat to your inbox whenever we post. There will be chats about artists who have joined the project, their studio companions, or the companions they’ve adopted. We’ll sniff out guest artists to talk about their work, and the … Continue reading FOUNDing Dog Blog