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