Saturday, December 21, 2013

After my visit to the Flinders Ranges the last couple of weeks, my studio is going to have to adjust to a new range of landscape paintings

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Big Pig

Tame animal of Mr Wingfield Ampthill 1930.

Source: via Europeana

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Feature article

this month's edition of the Hawkesbury Independent has a feature article on the Piggery Lane Studios

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Friday, September 13, 2013

Open Day

some photos taken by Hawkesbury Gazette photographer Kylie Pitt in the Piggery Lane Studios on one of the open days of the Hawkesbury Artists and Artisans Trail,

Jenny in her studio

Sharron painting in her studio

Malcolm and a visitor at his studio

Marion and a visitor in her studio

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Advert in the Independent

The Independent Magazine is going to have a lift out section with local galleries and a map, which the Piggery Studios are going to be a part of ... this is the mock up of the proposed ad.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Hawkesbury Artists & Artisans Trail

The Annual Hawkesbury Artists & Artisans Trail is on again on the 24th & 25th August, and the Piggery Lane Studios will be open on both days 10am - 4pm.

There was an official launch of the brochure in Magnolia Mall, Richmond on 26th & 27th July, and the Piggery Lane Studios were represented there

some of the award winning paintings that were on display in the Mall

and the Studios will be open as usual every third Saturday of the month, 10am - 4pm, this month on 17th.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013


today the Piggery Studios  had a visit from 18 pre-schoolers and their helpers... here they are just boarding their bus to leave

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Earthcare Fair

some more photos from the open day and Earthcare Fair

early in the morning, the Earthcare building and the Piggery

another inside view of the Piggery

bread making outside

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Autumn Show

some photos at the Piggery Autumn open day 4th May

the interior with the back doors open

the printmakers demonstration and display

Pottery demonstration at the front

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Friday, April 26, 2013

Portrait of Jenny

today the portrait group at the Arts Workshop painted Jenny ... my effort
oil 20 x 16

and starting to get organized for this coming weekend's open day and Autumn Fair

Sunday, March 31, 2013

new paintings

some new things I am working on in the studio at the moment

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Open Day 4th May

This Year will see a return to a regular event of a few years ago, the Autumn Harvest 'Earthcare Fair' when the 'Earthcare Centre'  and the 'Piggery Lane Studios'  resume their annual 'Open Day' on Saturday the 4th of May.

This year the 'Autumn Harvest' will see three Community Organizations, all located in the lovely  grounds of the UWS campus open their gates to the public.

The Earthcare  Fair will Feature, Stalls, Music, fresh foods and local produce, Alternative technologies and Earth building, organic growing and demonstrations.

The 'Secret Garden's beautiful rambling gardens and nursery will be open to explore, with quality plants for sale at wholesale prices, a white elephant stall, farmyard animals and activities for kids at the 'Secret Garden Autumn Fair'.

The 'Piggery Lane Studios HCAW Autumn Show' will be open  to view artists at work, with a great display of arts and crafts and demonstrations by various artists of a number of mediums and subjects including painting, drawing, portraits, pottery, printing... displays and sales.