Meg Viney

A collection of works and musings from an artist.

Artworks

Time warp

MAY 2011, CELIA ROSSER GALLERY. An exhibition of works with Lorraine Connelly-Northey and Mandy Gunn. Each artist works with materials that have been recycled, or have taken years to grow and become ready for harvest, ...

Feb, 06

Sipapu

Years ago, whilst living and studying in U.S.A., I was strongly influenced by Native American Culture with its gentle approach to the world, its belief that spirit is inherent in all things, and with the ...

Feb, 04

Heaven on a String

When I retired from teaching, there was a glorious sense of freedom, I was unfettered as a kite. Simultaneously I was invited to exhibit at Art Affairs Gallery in Melbourne, and this series is the ...

Jan, 07

Vessels for a Shaman

The ‘Vessels for a Shaman’ series is really about spiritual containment. Human nature seems to have an innate need for a ‘spiritual connectedness’ as it were. Different cultures, different societies form their beliefs according to ...

Jan, 06

Shamanic Vestments

The series of works entitled ‘Shamanic Vestments’ was inspired by a dream. The titles of works were taken from legends of Inuit Shamans. Shamans are found in hunting and gathering cultures with no social organization. ...

Dec, 10

Shamanic Transformation Series

The series entitled ‘Shamanic Transformation’ was again inspired by a dream – translucent figures through which light emanated, the figures more like shells than solid forms. The dream, I realized, referred to the Native American ...

Dec, 01

Pine Needle Baskets

During my time in America, I was captured by the ingenuity of the Native American people, who made pine needle baskets, covering them with pine pitch, to make them waterproof and thus suitable for water ...

Nov, 18
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