Art Blog

While I’ve been in England I’ve set up a Tumblr to collect all of my research and studio images for a project I’ve been working on this year. You can have a look here! Climbable Ideas This ongoing project is an exploration around the role of architectural structures and public Read more…

Train Ticket Tea

The past week has been half-term, so we haven’t been at any schools. The highlight of the week was on Thursday- Mary and I got a train to Newcastle/Gateshead, where we popped into the Sage Gateshead to meet with Mary’s friend Dawn. Dawn told us about an amazing youth art Read more…

Settling in. . .

Christina Ingram writes from Fremantle: Week Two – Settling In This week we discussed with David and Chris our program. Talking through what enjoyed and we didn’t where we felt we were gaining valuable experience and where we felt we weren’t. This was a great opportunity to change and adapt Read more…

A Dictionary of Feelings

James Allott’s latest post from Fremantle: While looking through my journal for blog content, I realised I’d written a lot about how I’ve felt throughout the exchange thus far. It’s good for both my professional and personal development. I then began to think about the Year 6 Self-Portrait Project back Read more…

The Shipley Salon

We are now three weeks in and I feel very behind on blog posts- apologies! Mary has introduced me to the concept of The Salon, and it’s one I very much adore. The basic concept is this: + 5-12 carefully selected people come together to discuss a mutually relevant idea/concern/question Read more…

A Whirlwind Fortnight!

Well it has been a lovely two-and-a-half weeks in cloudy England! I am the Australian artist, Renae Coles, that has bent sent over to West Yorkshire for the professional development of a lifetime! I have so much to say that I’m not sure where to start. Maybe some dot-point highlights Read more…