UPCOMING JANUARY WORKSHOPS: MONDAY 18 JANUARY @ NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN – WOOLLAHRA
- Connect with your inner self through a visualisation practice to start the day
- Transform old, unwanted items into a magnificent recycled mosaic.
- Get inspired by the ways that artists use recycled materials and rubbish to create art and learn skills to create your own recycled art.
- Focus on mindful conversations and environmental practice and how it can relate to art making. How can we reuse and recycle materials? What does up-cycling mean?
- Bring your creativity and imagination to create a beautiful mosaic with found objects and recycled materials.
- Create a mosaic using recycled bottle lids
- Problem solving, imagination, creativity
Gemma Mckenzie-Booth is a Sydney-based artist and educator. She predominantly works in the areas of sculpture, performance and installation, often providing opportunities for the audience to actively engage with her work. Recent works explore the relationship between man-made and natural environments through the repurposing of recycled materials. Gemma completed a Bachelor of Visual Art (Honours) at Sydney College of the Arts with and a Master of Cultural and Creative Industries Management at the University of Technology Sydney. She also works in the areas of art education, curation and arts management and is an active member of an artist-run-initiative that presents live, interactive and experimental art.
WHAT MESSAGE/FOOTPRINT DO YOU WANT TO LEAVE IN OUR WORLD?
Working with kids for over 10 years has made me truely appreciate the value of patience. Patience for others but also yourself is something that can benefit everyone.