MATLIDA

Matilda Rodgers. Artist. “Art was always a part of our lives as kids because Mum was always creating around us. She never pushed us into creating though, but we always had any materials we needed lying around the house. And if we needed any advice, Mum was there to help. My Mum inspires me so much, and not just because she is an Artist, but because of who she is...

CONNY VAN LINT

Conny Van Lint. Artist. “I’m one of six children. Quality time with my mum wasn’t always possible, but the special times I do remember were having a coffee together. Being European I was allowed to drink coffee at a very young age, so I quickly became Mum’s coffee buddy while drawing at the dining table. Mum loved my drawings and encouraged me to enter in every drawing competition possible. I...

BROOKE #WHYIDANCE

Brooke Thompson. Dancer. “I train from 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday, and 12:30 to 6pm on Saturdays. Then I do my Year 12 study via distance education around that. It’s definitely tough juggling both. Finding time for everything. You always get asked to do stuff… but dance always comes first. If you had of asked me a year ago I would have said I was going to be a...