Alison Evînam

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June Meet the Maker 14

June 14 How I Learnt I’m still learning! You never stop learning with art and jewellery. As mentioned on June 2: How I started, Ken Raffe was my teacher and … Continue reading

June 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Tours Truly, Tuscany and The Printmaking Sisters

In conjunction with Anne-Maree, my friend of 20 years, we have fledged our Italo-Australian company, Tours Truly, Tuscany. We invite artists and writers from Australia to come and teach in … Continue reading

January 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Lunedì Poesia: I Woke In Firenze

I wrote this canzonetta in June 2012, as I sat on the banks of my old life, about to “let go and push off” from a marriage, friends, a house, a good … Continue reading

February 27, 2017 · 8 Comments

Lives Creative – Michelle Grant, Photographer and Designer

“My work involves drawing on lots of influences and pulling the individual strands and ideas together to create a cohesive whole.” Michelle is a fellow Australian, from Brisbane, who found … Continue reading

June 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Short and Sweet, Sister and City

Last week I returned from my annual immersion in Firenze, a bit of printmaking, lots of delicious swanning about with my wonderful sisterling, recharging our souls in the gold and silver city. Now I’ve … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lives Creative: Painter Francesca Simonetti – Montelaterone

“An imagined world, that of women, made of desires and expectations […] As in theatre, a painting allows the viewer to imagine so many things, to take on real life … Continue reading

May 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lives Creative – The Printmaking Sisters, Firenze

Lives Creative will be a weekly-occurring post, delivered Thursdays, highlighting and promoting an artist, writer, maker or downright creative person in the Monte Amiata region of Southern Tuscany. Having said that, … Continue reading

December 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

Convex Curlicue Ring

My month for stone-setting/jewellery re-entry and printmaking in Florence has been a bit stop-start – illness, work, a scoot down to Roma…doesn’t help when you throw wedding plans into the … Continue reading

May 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

My neighbours at Casa Buonarroti

I’m back at home in Santa Fiora for the weekend of work and Italian matrimonial bureaucracy. Having been away and drenched in all things creative with creative others I’ve come home semi-sated. I … Continue reading

May 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

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