Alison Evînam Boyd

a life creative

June Meet the Maker 16

June 16 Workspace I work with fellow artist and jewellery maker, Monika Martellini, in a studio in the medieval centre of Santa Fiora, in Southern Tuscany. It’s light and airy, … Continue reading

June 16, 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

Lives Creative: Cinzia Bardelli, Ceramicist and Illustrator

“Ceramics was love at first sight. I realised I could give my illustrations three dimensions.” Cinzia Bardelli is a multi disciplined artist working mainly in ceramics and illustration. She studied at … Continue reading

April 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lives Creative: Fabrizio Borgoni, Bow Maker and Sculptor

“I come from a long line of wood artisans and have been immersed in working wood my entire life. By now it’s in my blood.” Today we visit archettaio Fabrizio, … Continue reading

March 4, 2016 · 2 Comments

Lives Creative: Giorgio Giorgetti and Barbara Rivetti Rucellai, Artists and Sculptors

They’re the quintessential creative Florentine couple, though Giorgio didn’t start out as an artist and sculptor. After completing his national service he drove trucks for Esselunga before deciding to become … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lives Creative: Domi Saccardi, Silk Artist and Painter

This week in Lives Creative we row through a river of every glorious colour on the spectrum with Domi Saccardi of Castel del Piano. “…I’m predominantly inspired by the beautiful nature that surrounds … Continue reading

February 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

mARTEdì: Flowers of the Maremma

By the time February has soaked into my bones it’s hard to hide the fact I’m in good need of a hooligan run through a field of sunflowers. Whether I [or anyone … Continue reading

February 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lives Creative: Adria Susmel of Stella Polare Bags

This week’s Lives Creative profile spotlights leather bag designer and creator, Adria Susmel of Castel del Piano. Adria Susmel was born in Firenze, the daughter of an painter from Croatia, Lucio, who … Continue reading

February 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lives Creative: Luca Serafini, Painter

“I love to draw anything that comes to mind, without limits, without rules, without thinking whether it is in good or bad taste…” Luca Serafini is a self-taught artist who … Continue reading

February 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

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