Barbara Nanshe is an artist, jeweller and owner/director of Nanshe studio gallery in Hamilton NSW. Nanshe has been an artist making sculpture, images and unique pieces of wearable art for over 30 years. Utilising recycled sterling silver, copper and gold, cut stones and found objects. Nanshe's work is influenced by ancient Middle Eastern and Indian design and contains stories influenced by her relationships with animals, the environment and women's anthology.
Naomi Wild is an Artist and Transpersonal Art Therapist from Newcastle NSW. Both Naomi's art and therapy practice share strong Jungian principles of symbology, the sub-conscious and language of the soul. Her work is diverse and has moved through many mediums over the last 20 years. The consistent flavour of her work is in its explorative themes and mythic references.
The current body of work is mixed media, imbued with natural fibres, plant dyes, ground ochres and figurative images 'drawn' with free motion stitching.