About me…



Hi, I’m Celeste Hawkins from Melbourne, Australia.

I teach, write and make art.

See my website here . I have a small collection of artworks and a CV.

I have made a commitment to post at least once a week, however long or short!  The main focus of this space is to present a visual feast of inspiring people.  I’ve always been interested in the internal struggles and motivations of other artists and anyone involved in a creative vocation. How do they cope-trying to make art and raise a family, balance their passion with their paid job, try to make money from their art, actualise their ideas? And on a more personal note, this is exactly where I am at. These are just a few of many questions.

I’m a gatherer of knowledge. I am also a collector of stories. I have always held a deep passion for the interview.

I do admit to have in my posession- at the ready; piles of books and magazines, ripped out articles, sticky notes and scrawled ideas on envelopes, a ridiculously long bookmarked section on the computer and visual diaries full of bits and pieces and I’m always grateful that there is a forum for these bits to go forth and be reborn into a new space.

At times, I’m also here to explore and share the process of making and creating with the help of (mostly Melbourne) creators who are happy to share their passions. Check out the interview section for some of these experiences!

Every so often, I send out a newsletter of my favourite posts. Ok, one so far..but another will arrive soon! So please feel free to subscribe!

If you would like to re-post any of the written content here please contact me on the email address below.

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Front Page Banner image: ‘Jem’-Sarah Louise Ricketts’ cat. See the interview here

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One thought on “About me…

  1. gabrielle

    I am a visual artist, director and actor who just bought a little theatre and gallery on credit LOL – I am trying to keep independent art alive – i would love to do an interview / story about it. We have the first show opening 25th Feb i would love you to come along if you like

    please look at my website for more info and call if you wish to meet and discuss options
    I also have http://www.customart.com.au with some paintings


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