EMU EGG CARVING WITH AUNTY LUCY WILLIAMS-CONNELLY

Lucy Williams-Connelly, Emu Eggs. Image by Virginia Fraser.

Learn the art of emu egg carving with Aunty Lucy Williams-Connelly.

Aunty Lucy is a master emu egg carver, taught by her father and his cousin, well-known master egg carver Sam Kirby. Lucy has been carving emu eggs and practicing wood-burning, taught to her by her father, for over 50 years. She also weaves baskets, and makes paper and feather flowers. Her artworks have been acquired by collections all over the world, and she had shown her works in several Koorie Heritage Trust exhibitions including Carved Out of Life (2016) and Intertwined (2017). Lucy lives in Swan Hill, Victoria where she has lived for over 50 years.

Each person will get their own emu egg to keep.

This workshop is for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community members only.

Tuesday 9 April 2019

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Cost – $15 (this covers the cost of the emu egg)

BOOK HERE.

Levels 3, The Yarra Building, Federation Square, Cnr Swanston Street & Flinders Streets Melbourne VIC 3000.

For more information call 86626300.