Blog Posts Tagged ‘Our Beastly Friends’

The Call of the Wild

17 March 2021

Ta-da! The Castlemaine State Festival is almost upon us. Join in the fray from March 20 to April 4, 2021. Studio Rapp will be open daily from 11am to 4pm, with a new exhibition, and release of an accompanying book of stories written by the artist. OUR BEASTLY FRIENDS are waiting for you. Howling, roaring, Read more…

Am I Crooked?

4 March 2021

Exactly a year ago, my daughter flew back from overseas to help me with an exhibition of new work, called Our Beastly Friends. That exhibition opened for one day – one day! And then we went into lockdown. We moved the beastly friends out of the studio and into the long corridor of my home, Read more…

A Beastly Show in Castlemaine

2 March 2020

At Studio Rapp, in the historic centre of Castlemaine, a mad-as-an-emu-on-her-washing-day exhibition will run from March 7 to 31, 2020.   OUR BEASTLY FRIENDS, a collection of 16 animal characters, will amuse and delight those who have not quite grown up yet, just like its creator Katharina Rapp. No longer a spring chicken, she follows Read more…

Hitting the Right Note

12 November 2019

Let me tell you how my latest painting came about. It happened in Woop Woop. All creatures great and small – cows, horses, donkeys, geese, goats and sheep – gathered for a meeting in the farm shed. Big Bull was to announce the week’s news. As usual, he stood on the shearing platform, waiting until Read more…

The End of Opera Season

16 October 2019

The end of winter is behind us here in Australia, and so, sadly, is the opera season. Are you ready to let it go? If you have sobbed your way through Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, or wallowed in the electrifying sensuality of Bizet’s Carmen, you will be sad that these good things have to come to Read more…

A Nice Smile Says It All

6 September 2019

Are your teeth in perfect alignment? If so, we can help you stop feeling like a boring magazine model. Thank goodness, times they are a-changing. We are now in the Age of Heightened Individuality. Dr Crocodontist is a superbly trained specialist. He will take one look at your ivories and pull you (ouch) out of Read more…