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Making our mark – Artist Statement

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Making our mark – Artist Statement

Making our mark                                                                                                                                           Anne Masters In February 2012 I came across View from the Summit of Mount Ainslie, 1911[i] a rendering of American architect Walter Burley Griffin’s imagined Canberra by his professional partner and wife Marion Mahony Griffin. This drawing fascinated me. Upon reading about the variety of processes Marion used to convey Walter’s winning entry in the 1912 Australian Federal Capital Design Competition I felt a compulsion to respond to her interpretation. Marion’s use of drawing, silk-screen, lithography and watercolours...

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My work in-situ at FORM Studio and Gallery

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My work in-situ at FORM Studio and Gallery

Creating a box to match the narrative behind Making our mark This beautiful box* was made by a School of Art (SOA) Furniture workshop student, Andrew Carvolth. It is made with American White Oak and Australian Blackwood. The idea behind the box was to have the American White Oak represent Marion Mahony Griffin being an American in Australia – hence the white inside and the Blackwood on the outside. In my research I discovered Marion used Japanese White Oak and Australian Blackwood in her furniture and objects she made when living in Australia in the early 1920s. I discovered it is hard to get Japanese White Oak and the Head of the SOA Furniture Workshop Ashley...

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Making our mark I – detail

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Making our mark I – detail

A close-up of my works which is a series of 6 tablets. This detail shows ‘… I then created a stamp from a Canberra tourist spoon (relic from my childhood collection) to press a series of rows into the bottom of the landscape…’

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