Tarts Collective Newsletter February 2015

Thank you, Thank you, Thank You, Thank you, Thank you, Thank you.

Tarts would like to take this opportunity to thank all our loyal customers who shopped with us over the Christmas period, we appreciate your custom and we look forward to seeing you throughout 2015 for all your gift and art needs.

If you haven’t already, don’t forget to tell your friends about us.

February Window Displays
1st February – 28th February

Sandra Tredwell
“Case Studies”
A Playful look at containers of all shapes and sizes.
Image: “Violin Case”

Liz Wauchope
Always exploring:  New Techniques, New Media, New Images, New Objects.
Image:  “Gum Leaves”  Laser Etched on MDF.

To read the full newsletter click here: Tarts February Newsletter

A new take on an old favourite

For those of you who have previously purchased or admired a Ness S City printed Bow tie you may be interested to see that we have a new take on the old style. The Bow Tie is still handmade in Adelaide of 100% Dupion Silk but instead of screen printing they have been hand drawn using printing ink and a special stylus. It is a much more subtle effect for those who like Style,Colour and just a hint of Originality. The Bow Ties will be available for $90.00.

Window Display – Margaret Marsh


Margaret Marsh presents her collection of bags and jewellery, from simply whimsical to elegantly complex, and beads take centre stage.

Join in the bead guessing competition during this exhibition for your chance to win a bag of your choice (valued at up to $120 retail) from Margaret’s current collection.

Ends 31 January 2015

M Marsh - embellishments - close up

Christmas at T’Arts

The Artists at T’Arts have been busy creating exquisitely beautiful things to cater to all budgets and tastes for gift -giving at this special time of year. 
Cindy Durant:  Enamel on copper brooch/ Pendant with fresh water pearls

David Innocente: BLUEY Huon Pine box.
David has begun to add acrylic as a material to his work and in this box the blue handle you see is polished acrylic.

Barbara Palmer:  Paintings, Water Quiver and Nature Breathes

Vanessa Murphy: Hand Painted Tie Scroll, Mumma Mia Aqua and Lola Purse

Julie Frahm:  Bracelet Making Kits
The kits contain all of the beads, findings and instructions you need to make a really pretty bracelet.  It even includes one of Julie’s handmade glass beads as the feature bead.  There are 12 different colours available.

Margaret Marsh: Quick Shopper Bag made with needle felting on wool

Marion Dawson

Bella Head:  Hand -Woven Hand- Dyed Red Silk Beaded Scarf

Joy Harvey

Geraldine Krieg

Maude Bath:Outback Collection, beautiful hand felted and dyed, pure Australian merino wool scarf. There are a series of 8 colours reflecting the flora and fauna of Australia. Also, see the new brooches, this year inspired by Miro, and the lovely new Nuno felted tops jackets and Wraps for that special event

Window Display – Jane and Christian Sabey




November’s window display features a beautiful collection of natures most vulnerable. Ceramic artist Jane Sabey teams up with her son Christian an avid traveller and photographer together capturing the natural world from Africa and Australia. Two continents divided, life between them so different yet so similar in many ways.

The display titled ‘Nature’s Way’ sees Jane and Christian capture the expression of life in the natural world. Using clay as Jane’s preferred medium and the use of found objects portrays animals interactions with their environment. ‘Favourite Waterhole’ depicts birdlife and their oasis, while ‘Makulu displays togetherness and a reliance on each other for survival.

Christian’s travel throughout remote regions of the world has provided his inspiration to capture animals through the lens of a camera. Christian’s current work focuses on the connection animals have to modified landscapes. ‘Chatter box’ highlights the appearance of the galah’s social life whilst perched on a clothesline while a Central Bearded Dragon surveys his territory from above in ‘My Domain.’

Do visit T’arts to see this wonderful display as it is certainly a must see experience.

Window Displays 31 August -27 September

Bev Bills ” All Wrapped Up”

Bev has created beautiful new works this month including collage works, a collagraph print, handwoven shawls & scarves, kumihimo bracelets and a necklet.

David Innocente “Footy Fever”

“Just in time for the footy finals, or even fathers day, these boxes make great gifts for the football fanatic. All are made using Huon Pine, powder coated metal and all are individually numbered”

New work in the shop by Jane Burbidge

Rock face vase- wheel thrown and slab formed porcelain, various inclusions
Strata – Bowls & mug. Wheel thrown porcelain with various clay inclusions
Sunset – Bowls & mug. Wheel thrown porcelain with coloured porcelain inclusions.