Welcome to the Art of Lisa Dunbar Solas

Lisa Dunbar Solas

An Australian artist weaving joy, wonder and the magic of Nature into art and life.

Lisa

Australian Artist

Lisa Dunbar Solas

I’m an artist, wonder weaver and ancient explorer.

Born in Sydney, I moved to the Central Coast with my parents when I was just a year old. Our family home was located alongside a rainforest reserve. Living so close to the bush meant that I experienced Nature’s magic, mystery and intelligence first hand. From an early age, I associated Nature’s sentience with ‘the fairies’.

From My Journal

My first mini paper theatre

My first mini paper theatre

It took more than a month but I've finally finished the parlour! The final piece I've created is a mini paper theatre inspired by Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book. You can watch me create it in the video below. During the creation process, I draw on English...

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Making candles and other parlour items

Making candles and other parlour items

Recently, II made candles and other parlour items, including a vase with flowers and a cloth for a piano. I also made a gazing ball, which was a popular item in the Victorian era. These were made using a range of materials, including paper, polymer clay, and beads....

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Books

Yashay Wasi book cover

Yachay Wasi

Yachay Wasi celebrates the career of I.S. Farrington. This volume represents a wide range of topics within the disciplines of history and archaeology.

Reviews for Yachay Wasi

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‘The book values Ian Farrington’s vast and diverse work in regional archaeology from different parts of the world and draws attention to a multidisciplinary way of working.’ 

-Dr Francisco M. Gil García

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‘Ritual scholars and archaeologists alike will enjoy exploring corollaries between these case studies.’

Dr Duncan Wright, Australian National University.

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