RONI STAR — STORYTELLING IN STITCHES
Iluka Emporium is excited to announce our October Feature Artist is Roni Star.
An OPENING EVENT not to be missed will be held on SATURDAY 8th Oct.
Between 11am and 12 midday.
Roni’s stitched narratives will be on Display at Iluka Emporium from 3rd to 31st of October.
Annie Roberts, Feature Artist curator:
Meeting Roni Star for me was like opening a surprise package. Her story, like the stories she tells with her stitching is colourful, exciting and full.
Here is Roni’s story as she tells it………..
“It’s been an amazing 82 years and each one is better than the last.
This child of the Navy has spent most of it Down Under.
The first half as an academic; a Zoologist who studied
Kookaburras, taught at University and raised a family.
The Age of Aquarius brought us to establish the community of Siddha Farm, Nimbin NSW .
An abrupt turnaround found me single and in Broome W.A. where I found God , Art and Jim.
Ten years later I discovered Iluka, Stitching and this my first exhibit