|Contents of a Conversation (II) D. Price-Ewen (aka Debrina Altered) - January 2014|
Now that we're back in New Zealand (4 months now), I've been getting much more serious about my altered creations. We now live in a city that has a thriving art scene. So all my creative energy is being used to focus, refine, amalgamate and re-purpose so that I can create really purposeful and meaningful art. Nearly two years of world travel has also refined my ear for stories. So I have submitted three mixed media pieces called Contents of a Conversation (I-III) to an exhibition entitled Homework
|Contents of a Conversation (I) D.Price-Ewen - December 2013|
Part of this journey I now find myself on is attributable to my visit to Dale Copeland's studio in Puniho, South Taranaki, New Zealand. To meet my icon was something else; to visit her studio of treasures was the icing on the cake. Dale is powerhouse of creative energy and curiosity. I think something of her wore off on me that day, and since my visit, I have been creating non-stop.
|The wonderful Dale Copeland in her outrageously busy studio (D.Price-Ewen photo) October 2013|
Here are my girls, just before I boxed them up for submission, mounted as if they were animal heads, on 200 (width) x 200 (height) x 200 (depth) cm plaques. A fun exhibition with the only limitation being the size and price ($200 each):
|My 200 x 200 pieces D.Price-Ewen (December 2013)|
All the best