Hope is a form of planning and a survival tactic, 2020, found denim jeans and skirt, thread, polyester wadding, canvas, timber, six panels, each panel 51.2 x 46.2 x 5cm approx., installed dimensions 114.5 x 161.5cm approx.
Monument, 2020, gesso and artist’s oil paint on found women's tops and canvas, 137.1x 152.4 x 6.4cm
Mother and daughter (diptych), 2020, acrylic house paint, acrylic artist's paint, found linen-blend dress, paired with found girl's dress, hangers, dimensions variable
Dress Shop Window Wonderland, 2020, acrylic artist’s paint and house paint on found evening dresses, fabric, string lights, armature wire, nylon and polyester thread, dimensions variable approx. 2m x 4m x 1m
Installation view at the Window Gallery, Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Strathpine, February-March 2020
The Wondering Project (Bendigo), 2019, community collaborative art project in which a group of older women were asked to reflect on a key experience in their lives as a woman, in relation to an item of clothing. The women's reflections were exhibited with a support photograph and the item of clothing if available. Carla's reflection was conceived in the form of a poem
Installation view at Dudley House, Bendigo, August 2019. For more images, please see the relevant blog post
Untitled (silver shift dress), 2019, acrylic artist’s paint on found dress, 91 x 63 x 10cm approx.
This work was chosen as finalist in the 44th Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards 2019
Strapless purple satin dress (make a statement), 2019, acrylic artist’s paint on found dress, 133.5 x 65 x 12cm approx.
Navy blue formal dress (shibori), 2019, acrylic artist’s paint on found homemade formal dress, 136 x 69 x 21cm approx.
Sapphire blue formal dress (slashes), 2019, acrylic house paint and artist’s paint on found dress, 159 x 64 x 22cm approx.
Two journal entries (I felt) 2019, acrylic artist’s paint and oil stick on silk dress fabric, 79 x 98 x 5cm approx.
My shiny new egalitarianism, 2019, acrylic and enamel house paint and acrylic artist’s paint on found dresses and found bedsheet, 203 x 230 x 8cm approx. (detail)
egalitarian (talking about women in a non-gender-specific post-feminist landscape), 2019, acrylic house paint, acrylic artist’s paint and oil stick on found dresses, 106 x 680 x 11.5cm approx.
Shopping for a dress, 2019, found dresses, cardboard labels, safety pins, hangers, portable clothes rack, full-length mirror, chair, table, journal, pen, dimensions variable (participatory artwork)
Photo Steve Mardon
Proposition, 2019, acrylic house paint, acrylic artist’s paint and graphite on silk dress fabric, 52.5 x 63cm
Undefined, 2019, shop-bought grey top, 56 x 63cm approx.
International Women's Day, 2019, intervention in the Griffith QCA concourse void consisting of found and donated dresses affixed to rope, dimensions variable
Photo Steve Mardon
Vintage black and white dress (Elizabeth meets Jackson), 2019, acrylic house paint on found taffeta and velvet dress, 149 x 73 x 10cm approx.
Ruby red satin dress (217 years), 2018, acrylic house paint on found satin and chiffon dress, 165.5 x 60.5 x 10cm approx.
The Three Graces, 2018, acrylic and oil paint on found dresses and linen, 164.5 x 193.5 x 11.5cm approx.
This work was chosen as finalist in the Redland Art Awards 2018
I am the dress, 2018, acrylic house paint, acrylic artist's paint, silk wedding dress, sound file, 163 x 110 x 110cm approx.
Linen dress, 2017, acrylic house paint, acrylic artist's paint, found linen-blend dress, 92 x 53 x 11cm approx.
This work was chosen as finalist in the Moreton Bay Region Art Awards 2018
Substance (this is not a wardrobe), 2017, acrylic house paint and acrylic artist's paint on found wardrobe, installation view
This work was created in collaboration with Perrin Millard and Chris Underwood