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Mixed media incorporating a range of upcycled materials combined with contemporary machine embroidery. Upcycled tea bags, upcycled gauze swabs, upcycled sheets curtains, hand-dyed silk, cotton, organza and commercial fabric scraps, upcycled bridal tulle & net, thread, rust and sun dyeing, free motion embroidery.


This artwork has a sleeve stitched onto the back for hanging purposes, and can be hung using a gallery-style hanging system, or with two screws in the wall.


It may also be mounted & framed with or without glass. Contact me if you would like it framed (additional cost) or for my recommendations for framing upon receipt.


Unframed dimensions 40 x40 cm


This work has  just  arrived back in the studio after completing a 2 year exhibition tour across Australia, New Zealand and the USA with the 'Australia Wide Seven' exhibition. 


Artist Statement


With memories of the horrendous ‘Black Summer’ habitat loss fresh in my mind, an aerial view of the WA wheatbelt prompted a new perspective on small patches of green below. While vital to the health of agriculture these nationally threatened, fragmented and scattered ecological communities only received protection in 2015.


Disconnected Habitat

SKU: 202002
  • This work was made for – and accepted into – Australia Wide Seven, a touring textile exhibition which opened at the Belconnen Arts Centre, ACT before touring nationally, It was part of the  Indian Ocean Craft Triennial 2021 program and travelled to the USA from 2020 to 2022.

    The purchase of this artwork will help support reconnecting country across south-western Australia with a ten percent donation to registered charity Gondwana Link. See FAQs to learn more...


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