Studio Artists at Burrinja

Katherine Reynolds, Katkar Art and Craft- Studio 2

Inspired by her surrounding world, Katherine’s practice is primarily painting based. Her interests range from exploring the animal world to numerous aspects of camouflage and mimicry. Currently her practice spans across two studios:  Burrinja and her studio at Monash University where she is studying her Bachelor of Fine Arts.

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Britt Westaway, Warrior Worldly Studio - 3

Warrior Worldly takes a holistic approach to practicing a modern day martial arts lifestyle and teaching traditional culture and core values through a range of mediums and programs.  Warrior Worldly explores the evolution of the martial arts through print media, performance, apparel, classes and design while reflecting on past traditions.

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Jessie Journoud-Ryan - Studio 4


Jessie is a practising local artist (Australian and French) and she works with a vast range of media, from ceramics, printmaking, sculpture and painting through to photography and digital imaging.

Since 2009, Jessie has been a French and Art Teacher and has taught in several secondary schools across Melbourne, as well as in the Faculty of Art and Design at Monash University.

In more recent years, Jessie has returned to her initial ceramics practice via mosaics. She has been experimenting with the medium and has created a series of indoor and outdoor mosaic projects focusing on garden design and organic compositions.

Nicole Rizio - Studio 6

Harmonious Melodies offers the following music programs:

Simply Music Piano is a remarkable, Australian-developed piano and keyboard program that offers a breakthrough in music education. This unique method has children, teens, adults and seniors playing great sounding blues, classical, contemporary and accompaniment piano pieces – from their very first lessons.

Soul Journey - Realise the hidden potential within. A journey of self discovery that introduces you to your creative abilities both in music and art. Using simple piano improvisation techniques, learn to add your own personal sound-track to your paintings created in class. No piano or drawing experience necessary.

Drum Circle - A Fun dynamic way to discover your musical abilities through rhythm. No experience necessary.

Tuition also available for: Piano accordion, flute, violin, clarinet, tenor sax.

Group and private lessons available.

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