Though all my work is a mixture of Australian and Japanese aesthetics and colours, these pieces demonstrate that combination in particular. Australian birds and flora appear in unexpected places on traditional formats like Noren, Scrolls, Screens and Kimono.

Australian Magpie Noren yuzen on linen 2017. A commissioned piece for a Japanese-style tearoom in Australia

Rainbow Bee-eater Furisode 2013, kimono self-patterned silk, yuzen. 

Rainbow Bee-eater Furisode (detail) 2013, kimono self-patterned silk, yuzen. 

Major Mitchell's Cockatoos 2012 yuzen and katazome on Hakusan Tsumugi Silk. Made into a professional folding screen by local Kyoto family-run business. Photo by Document Photography

Major Mitchell's Cockatoos (detail) 2012 yuzen and katazome on Hakusan Tsumugi Silk.

Red-rumped Parrot 2012.  Katazome on silk. Made into a professional scroll by local Kyoto family-run business. 

Red-rumped Parrot 2012.  Katazome on silk. Made into a professional scroll by local Kyoto family-run business. 

Australia Noren 2011 katazome on linen. Central Character is the Japanese Kanji Character for Australia, pronounced goh

Rainbow Lorikeet & Coast Banksia Scroll 2012 Yuzen on silk.

Musk Lorikeet Uchiwa 2012. katazome on washi, vintage Japanese fan frame and handle.

Musk Lorikeet Uchiwa 2012. katazome on washi, vintage Japanese fan frame and handle.

Hem detail of Rainbow Bee-Eater Furisode (long-sleeved kimono) 2013. Yuzen on self-patterned silk.