Locked Out

Locked Out Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) Fundraiser Limited edition Locked out ceramic artwork plate. Sale price $100 each plate (Edition of 200) All sales are to be donated to the ASRC, with tax deductible receipts issued Linked in is the world’s largest professional network and boasts in excess of 300 million members. I have [Read On…]

Helen Bodycomb: The Age and Sydney Morning Herald

Helen Bodycomb featured in The Age & Sydney Morning Herald Castlemaine mosaic artist Helen Bodycomb began her working life as a flute teacher but has always perceived the world in highly visual terms, particularly patterns. As a child she loved making things with her hands using a stash of cardboard, string, boxes and egg cartons [Read On…]

Helen Bodycomb Interview

Phil Elson in Conversation with Helen Bodycomb

2014 Sydney UBD/ Gregory’s Street Directory

2014 Sydney UBD Directory Its flattering to have an out of the blue phone call from a publisher, asking permission to use one of your artworks to grace the cover of a widely distributed publication (even if it is ‘just’ a street directory). I was delighted that the image chosen is a crop of the [Read On…]

2013 MAANZ Exhibition

1st Prize in the 2013 MAANZ Exhibition On Friday 24 August 2013 I was honoured to be awarded 1st Prize for wall mounted work in the 2013 MAANZ Exhibition ILLUMINATE at Bundoora Homestead Arts Centre, for my work ATTITUDE. ATTITUDE shows a sulphur crested cockatoo crest feather, unintentionally flicked into my garden from the head [Read On…]

The Divided Heart

The Divided Heart: Art and Motherhood A divided heart; a split self; the sense that to succeed at one means to fail at the other. Do women still confront the attitude that a dedicated artist will avoid having children for the sake of her career? In The Divided Heart, Australia’s most respected artists, writers and [Read On…]

Helen Bodycomb in the New York Times

New York Times Article This is an excerpt from a New York Times Article on Helen & Ravenna Mosaico Mosaic is one of the oldest of the decorative arts and developed into one of the most spectacular. From humble beginnings in such forms as pebbles pressed in patterns into beaten earth floors, at its high [Read On…]

World Within, World Without: Mosaic Installation

World Within, World Without Mosaic Installation in Southbank At 11am on Tuesday the 16th November 2009 an apology was made by the Prime Minister of Australia to the ‘Forgotton Australians’, being children with aboriginal parents removed from their families due to the government policies of the day. ‘Sorry Day’ was for many people one of [Read On…]

Ravenna Mosaico

Ravenna Mosaico: Italy Ravenna Mosaico was an extraordinary, biennial event organized by the International Association of Contemporary Mosaicists and the Comune di Ravenna.  This delightful town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its Byzantine mosaic treasures, is claiming the right to be seen as the global nexus for contemporary mosaics – and they are doing [Read On…]