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This body of work was inspired by a visit to Melaleuca in the South-West of Tasmania in July 2015, and experiences in the forests in the past.

Prue Quarmby uses native foliage from domestic gardens, wood, metal and fibre as the basis for the collection, which celebrates the colour, pattern and emotion one experiences in Tasmania’s rainforests. It combines Prue’s love of medieval, art deco and contemporary art as hand bound books, felting, works on paper, and copper and silver jewellery.

Wednesday 14 – Monday 26 September 2016
9:00am – 5:00pm daily

Wednesday 14 September 2016 @ 6:00pm
Exhibition to be opened by Maggie Nettleship, President of the Tasmanian Art Society



Image Credits: Prue Quarmby. Formed sterling silver earrings and paper, waxed linen thread, melaleuca buttons, ink made from peat.

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