The Painting & Textile Art Studio

Paintings - Textile Art -Mixed Media - Collages


  • 2016:  March 8th: NZ Life and Leisure Magazine:
  • March/April 2016: An article about my textile journeys in Italy:  'That's Amore'

  • 2015: June:  Featured in The Thread Studio E Mag Infusion9
  • 2015: May: Featured in Australian Downunder Textiles Magazine issue # 19.
  • 2015: May: Gave a talk and showed my work at Christchurch Quilters.
  • 2015: May:  Arts Council Nelson Exhibition: (Juried) Changing Threads.....'Capestrano Warrior Unearthed # 1' Held at Refinery Artspace, Nelson: May 16th to June 6th.
  • 2015: April: The Mail, local newspaper: An article relating to 'Messages for Gallipoli'
  • 2015: Feb: NZ Quilt Symposium Manawatu. Out and About Exhibition. (Juried) 'Fantasy Forest'
  • 2014: Published in Linda Sewards book The Ultimate Guide to Art Quilting: Surface Design (Fantasy Forest)
  • 2013 April: Article in Sulmona:

  • 2012:   SAQA Exhibition European Du Patchwork, France.  Wide Horizons lll....  (Juried) 'Fantasy Forest'
  • 2010:   'Legato' Exhibition. Cassino, Italy,
  • 2010: Onda TV Interview about 'Images of Introdacqua'
  • 2010:   SAQA Exhibition Creative Force....... (Juried) 'Images of Introdacqua'
  • 2010:   SAQA Exhibition No Place to call home......(Juried) 'Where do we go From Here'
  • 2009/10/11/12/13/14/15/16 Introdacqua:    Eva's Arte Galleria  Solo exhibitions.  Every July, August and September for 7 years.
  • 2007:   ITALY: Florence Biennale  
  • 1998:    Staveley  NZ(Solo)
  • 1986:   Traditional American, Amish style quilt making takes up most of my time, when I am not working. 

This is to become the foundation of my future art practice.

My art is in private collections in New Zealand, Australia, UK, Italy and USA.


Commissions are an important aspect of my work and I am able to make pieces to specific designs or develop ideas for clients to look at before agreeing on a final image. Colours, scale and materials are just some of the issues that are decided on together.