Georges River Art Prize (27 October - 18 January 2024), Hurstville Museum & Gallery, NSW.

A new coiled basket form 'The Hollow Head' is being shown in this art prize that includes paintings and sculptures. This work is part of a new series of works entitled 'The Muse' that celebrates the abstracted aging female form loosely inspired by the artist's own body.

Brett_Fleur_The Hollow Head copy

Photograph by Matthew Stanton


Yarra Vallery Arts/Yering Station Sculpture Awards (22 Oct - 3 Dec), Yering Station Winery, Victoria.

A new rug work 'Magic Carpet' designed for outdoors has been selected as part of this wonderful Yarra Valley Sculpture Exhibition amongst the stunning grounds of the Yering Station Winery.

Magic carpet


Footscray Art Prize (15 July - 17 September), Footscray, Victoria.

A new textile work entitled 'Hunting the Tiger' will be shown as part of the Footscray Arts Prize at Footscray Community Arts Centre opening on 15 July. Made using a primitive and punch rug hook this work explores our fascination with the Thylacine and some people's need to believe the animal is still alive despite evidence to the contrary.

Brett_Fleur_Hunting the Tiger (closeup) copy


Bay of Fires Art Prize (9-12 June), St Helens, Tasmania.

A second rug work in my extinction series 'Hunting the Tiger (Hide and Seek)' was exhibited in this wonderful prize along with around 30 other artist's. I enjoyed celebrating the opening gala night with family from Tasmania and received the wonderful news the next day that a local person had bought the work.

Brett_Fleur_Hunting the Tiger (Hide and Seek) (Detail) copy

Closup detail 

Nillumbik Prize for Contemporary Art (21 April to 11 June), Barn Gallery, Monsalvat, Victoria.

A woven sculptural piece 'Blacbird Girl, Kooky Tree & Bug Bush' has been selected along with 41 other works to be shown as part of this exciting contemporary art exhibition.  This work is made of interchangeable parts and represents the diversity and interconnectedness of everything. Made from my late father's pajamas and recycled clothing and cardboard the work is also a memory basket. 

Brett_Fleur_Blackbird Girl, Kooky Tree & Bug Bush (other combination) copy






















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