"Queen of Ceremonies" by Neil and Liz Scobie

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 Queen of Ceremonies  by Neil and Liz Scobie
30.00USD+ applicable fees & taxes.
This item WAS NOT SOLD. Auction date was 2014 Jun 14 @ 15:15UTC-7 : PDT/MST
All items in this auction were created, at least in part, on the wood lathe, with wood as the primary material. All are one-of-a-kind signed originals, guaranteed to be individually created by the woodturning artist listed.
Neil and Liz Scobie, New South Wales, Australia
Queen of Ceremonies
Wood, fiber, beads, charms
8" x 4" x 4" 20cm x 10cm x 10cm

About the artists: Both Neil and Liz Scobie have their own strong individual artist practice, Neil with wooden sculpture and furniture and Liz with textiles, paint and fibre. They have collaborated with painted timber works for many years sharing a passion and artistic interest in natural beauty and color.

Neil Scobie’s sculptures and furniture are much sought after and are found in homes throughout Australian, England and the US including the ‘The Lodge’ the home of Australia’s Prime Minister. He enjoys demonstrating his acquired skills to woodworking clubs and woodworking conferences and recognizes the importance of passing on his skills so they will not be lost to future generations. With his wife Liz, they have made a range of painted platters and turned pieces, which have been marketed in galleries throughout Australia and the US. These pieces are in private and public collections in many countries, including a growing list in the USA.

Liz trained in the early 1970’s as a Textile and Design teacher. Initially textile arts were the main focus of her creative endeavours, predominantly machine embroidery. Producing a series of wall hangings and a range of machine embroidered silk clothing which she sold through major galleries around Australia.

Liz now has a happy working balance between textiles and wood in her life. She teaches creative machine embroidery workshops from her workshop at home and travels to teach gifted and talented workshops for Textiles and Design students in NSW high schools as well as machine embroidery for patchwork and quilting groups. She enjoys teaching and gets pleasure from helping people discover their own creative potential.