Cuttagee Artists opening…

23 03 2008

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Friday night saw the opening of the Cuttagee Artists exhibition at Bermagui (well, just south thereof to be more precise) – which meant, of course, our first sighting of Dira’s finished mosaic. It was also the Gang’s first outing to this annual bush event and we were quite amazed by the size of the crowd – mind you, it is a mere stroll down the track from the Four Winds concert…

Anyhoo, regardless of the hideous parking, it turned out to be a very arty-farty little scene indeed, with a veritable press of wannabe collectors and no shortage of the readies (we are reliably informed!) So here’s hoping this will translate into a sale for our mate Dira before the cognoscente leave town. We did notice that her piece was attracting a great deal of covetous attention, which does bode well…

And yep, you guessed it, not a shard of studio glass to be seen. [Hey Klausie, reminds me of Hamburg back in the mid 1960’s!  n(Ed)]

A smattering of snaps at…

http://www.flickr.com/photos/glasscentralcanberra/sets/72157604201580810/





Dira on the job…

6 03 2008

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Goodness!!

We got so much traffic on the last Dira Horne post that we figured the least we could do (for all you mosaic fiends out there) was upload a snap of Dira actually doing it…and then stand back and watch the blog-lines light up.





Dira Horne: work in progress

26 02 2008

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The Gang dropped in on mosaic artist Dira Horne only to find her happily ensconced in her Canberra studio, hard at it on a piece for the upcoming 12th Annual ‘Cuttagee Artists’ exhibition: 21st-30th March, at the Indaba Exhibition Centre (just south of Bermagui.)

There she was, up to her armpits in her beloved Italian smalti (which she bought during her European tour last year.)

It’s gunna be a great looking piece – and weather proof for all of you who are already visualising it, centre-stage, out on your terrace! Though if you miss out on this one, you could always commission one of your own…