joyful coyote's Profile
My name is Alison Murphy and I have been practicing and selling my fibre art for the past 11 years.I have learnt to draw inspiration from the world around me. Playing with different colour combinations is what drives my art. When I find a new and exciting colour palette I actually start salivating - strange, I know!
My love of art and interest in design comes from my father. He was a high school art teacher. As a kid this was wonderful, as he’d often arrive home from work with a handful of clay, acrylic paints or left over oil pastels for my sister and I to experiment with. From a very young age my family were very encouraging and supportive of my interest in art. Once I was an adult, Dad and I spent hours talking about design, sharing discoveries and dreaming of creative endeavours together. Sadly and unexpectedly my father died two years ago. For a while I couldn’t face my studio and the creative proc...
- Joined February 7, 2012