making poppies

Wild Yarn with Margaret Summerton

Margaret Summerton started her art practice as an oil painter, predominately painting portraits, so just how has she ended up working on the street as a yarn bomber?

Margaret does a lot of collaborative work with her friend and fellow artist Robina Summers. Both Margaret and Robina have recently worked together on the City of Greater Dandenong’s Poppies for Peace Project.

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Image by Gerhard Richter

Introducing Heritage Hill Artist-in-Residence, Motoko Katsuta Kitano.

New Heritage Hill Artist-in-Residence, Motoko Katsuta Kitano has now started working from her studio in the Benga House Lounge Room and will be with us until late February 2015.

Motoko Katsuta Kitano is an international multidisciplinary artist who studied painting and sculpture in Japan, USA and Hungary. She lived in Germany for six years, which exposed the diversity of artistic expression in the epicentre of European contemporary art.

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