Author Archives: Mikaela

About Mikaela

I am an artist and writer living in the Perth Hills

But I Digress

          Today I saw some works that I admired They were white and blue on paper pulpy as pears that is to say fruitful and receptive and laid with an abandon a fecundation maybe of indigo … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Poetry | Leave a comment

FineArtFriday – Don’t Jettison Everything

Just because I haven’t been writing about art in the last few weeks doesn’t mean I haven’t been doing it, seeing it, talking about it – quite the opposite, I have been doing so much of those things I haven’t … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Fine Art Friday reviews, Speeches | Leave a comment

FineArtFriday: Helen Seiver at BRAG

Fine Art Friday spent last Friday talking to artists and eating good food so pushed back a quick trip down south to later on the weekend and into the following week – and then, finding it hard to write properly … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Reviews | Leave a comment

FineArtFriday – MJAC and MAC

FineArtFriday did a little visit to MJAC and MAC today to visit all the shows that opened on Fridays when I had to be elsewhere. At the Midland Junction Art Centre there is a very beautiful collection of portraits by … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Reviews | Leave a comment

Fine Art Friday: The Mandorla Art Award 2018 Winner – God is in the House

  So Fine Art Friday got a little derailed this week with a surfeit of fine art and the distraction of a significant honour. It was such a busy week with three openings to attend on three consecutive days but … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Crochet, Sculpture | Leave a comment

Fine Art Friday – Recinder by Nigel Hewitt

Once again it is Fine Art Friday (although it is fine art pretty much every day of the week at Castledine and Castledine!) and I want to chat about Nigel Hewitt’s exhibition Recinder at Gallery Central in Aberdeen Street Northbridge. … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Reviews | Leave a comment

Come to Grief

I can’t bear to watch the footage of the beached whales in Augusta, it is so incredibly sad. I wrote this poem  in April 2016 after seeing the following photo on the internet but it is still appropriate.  I haven’t … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Leave a comment