so natural

so natural 0

For Bendigo-based artist Clair Dubyna her creations and her desire to create both come from a strong call of nature. By Sue Turpie There is a natural beauty to the works by Clair Dubyna, which is not surprising given the artist’s work is inspired by nature. The colours, the texture, the subjects. They flow within [...]

Still playing with dolls

Still playing with dolls 0

From the streets of New York to a remote campfire deep in the Northern Territory, ventriloquist David Strassman has faced some tough crowds. But even though he’s now a world-famous comedian, his toughest critic is still himself. Writer: Ben Cameron Ventriloquist visionary David Strassman should have been a stockbroker. After shelling out $90 for a [...]

Family Business With The Lot

Family Business With The Lot 0

Everyone’s given a chance to contribute to the eclectic and evolving menu at Boris Murgers, and for family man Paul Morris it’s the only way to go. Writer: Sue Turpie – Photographer: David Field The eclectic menu at Boris Murgers is thanks to Paul Morris’ family and their passion for food. It’s only natural that [...]

Connecting The Dots

Connecting The Dots 0

Arkeria Rose Armstrong is one of Australia’s youngest Indigenous artists making waves in the art world with her powerful works, celebrating family and Country. Writer: Paula Hubert – Photographer: David Field When the Australian ambassador opened Arkeria Rose Armstrong’s first major exhibition at the Aboriginal Art Gallery in Rotterdam, he was so impressed that a [...]

Setting The Trend

Setting The Trend 0

This spring, Bendigo is further cementing its reputation as a style centre for designers, with Toni Maticevski’s innovative exhibition at the Bendigo Art Gallery, Linda Jackson and Jenny Kee adding their unique splashes of colour to the Living Art Space, and the city’s own retailers and fashion students taking to the runway for Bendigo Fashion [...]