Situated in the beautiful Darebin Parklands, 5 local artist and craft makers are holding a mini market and open studio showcasing products that ponder and celebrate sustainability, recycling, nature and the handmade. We would like to encourage visitors to not only come visit our Mini Market but to also explore and learn about all what the Darebin Parklands has to offer. The Mini Market will be running on Saturday 19th August, 10am - 4pm.
Rohana Holiday is a Melbourne based jewellery designer and maker. From her Brunswick studio she crafts each piece by hand and no two are identical. She has a strong focus on sustainable practice, using a lot of reclaimed and recycled materials in her work, and donates to conservation and wildlife charities. Website: http://www.rohanaholiday.com/
Evie Barrow is a Melbourne-based artist and illustrator whose hand made style celebrates a love for the natural world, colour and character. She has collaborated on various products with Craft Victoria, Michi Girl and Freedom. Her handcrafted, contemporary textile characters have featured in many publications, including the cover of Frankie magazine's first craft book, A Little Bit Crafty. Website: https://www.eviebarrow.com/
Cat Rabbit is a Melbourne based textile artist and designer who makes plush sculptural works of her imagined characters and the worlds they might live in. Website: http://www.catrabbit.com.au/
Courtesy Please pieces are created by textile designer and object maker Tanya Lazar de Calero. Using rubber bands, thread, and an experimental textile technique she creates bespoke, sculptural, eye catching jewellery and embroideries. Website: http://www.courtesyplease.com.au/
Carly Altree-Williams is an illustrator and textile artist based in Melbourne, who works with watercolours, embroidery, collage and digital printing. She is particularly interested in researching local eco systems and native plants, looking at how the patterns, colours and shapes compliment each other. She also wishes for her work to bring an awareness to the beauty found in our local environments and the importance of caring for this. Carly is currently illustrating for Darebin Creek Management Committee. Website: www.carlyaltreewilliams.com