In the latest of our artist Q & A’s, Joetta Maue shares her creative process, how motherhood has impacted her everyday life and work (she gets A LOT done in one day!) and her hope that the invisible labour of women can become visible through talking, sharing and making art.Read more
We caught up with Newcastle based artist member, Sofia Barton to find out what inspires her beautiful work, overcoming fear of failure and how painting became her lifeline when suffering from post natal depression.Read more
Spilt Milk had the pleasure of getting to know American writer, artist and “An Artist Residency in Motherhood” participant, Minna Dubin who tells us more about the inspiration, creative process and long term goals behind her powerful three year project; #MomLists.Read more
Stella Hervey Birell is a writer living in East Lothian with her two children. Her recent poem 'Coffee Shops' is a light hearted take on how furious she can feel while listening to Radio 4.Read more
1. Firstly, tell us about yourself! Where do you live, what sort of art do you produce and how many children do you have?
I live on Miriwoong country in the north-west of Australia. This place is often described as very remote, but to many people here it is the centre of the world. The township of Kununurra is less than 60 years old. It is younger than many of the people who live here. It was built following the construction of a large dam thatRead more
In summer 2016, three weeks post-partum, I walked to my painting studio down the road from my flat in Edinburgh—pushing a gleaming new pram, disoriented yet proud of my recently aquired status. Mother.Read more
On International Women's Day 2018, I feel honoured and privileged to be bringing together the work of 21 International female artists who are also, mothers. Through these artists' diverse practices, they are challenging the one dimensional image of the maternal role which circulates through media and are making known the complex realities of their individual experiences of their shared roles as mothers and artists.Read more