The project website is now live at 8artists.net.
Janine Middlemost is a Wagga Wagga based fashion designer and maker. Janine runs the business MIDDLEMOST which makes clothing, jewellery, cards and accessories using vintage and up-cycled fabrics and found objects.
Jenny Newbound is an artist living in Wagga Wagga and has been painting for 25 years. Originally trained in Oil Painting, she now works across a range of mediums including Water Colour, Acrylic and Mixed Media. Jenny’s painting style is spontaneous, exuberant, fresh and instinctive with lashings of colour on texture.
Patrick Ronald was born 13th November, 1980, in Sydney, NSW, Australia. He studied photography at Charles Sturt University, Albury NSW, from 1999 to 2003. Shannon Ronald (nee McDonell) was born 7th October, 1981, in West Wyalong, NSW, Australia. She studied photography at Charles Sturt University, Albury from 2001 to 2004 where she met Patrick Ronald. The two artists first collaborated in 2005,...
Jeff McCann is an emerging contemporary product designer and illustrator from Wagga Wagga who believes strongly in the hand-made approach to art and design. His work celebrates the maker and the creation process as he chooses to showcase the bespoke qualities of his work and allow the audience to gain an insight into the way he works.
Derek Motion is a writer currently living in Wagga Wagga. His main focus over previous years has been poetry, and this year he published his first full-length collection of poems, lollyology.
lollyology was developed out of a creative writing PhD, awarded by CSU in 2011. The thesis is titled ‘Brennan, Dransfield and Myself: A Poetics of Failure.’
When film producer, Laticia Gibson was asked to direct a television commercial in Lockhart she had no idea where it was on a map or where the shoot would lead her.