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Stockists & Media

STOCKISTS OF DANI’S ARTWORK

  • Dani Art & Jewellery is Dani’s new jewellery/artwork brand. Website is coming soon but you can find her on instagram and Facebook in the meantime.
  • The Whimsical Bead Website – A selection of Dani’s pieces are showcased here in the ‘Artwork’ section.  Some are available for purchase by contacting Dani whilst some have been sold.
  • Redgum Australia Gallery – previously in Lilydale, now relocated to Olinda, Victoria, Redgum Gallery features the work of some very talented artists. 3/47-53 Olinda-Monbulk Rd, Olinda VIC 3788
  • MiRA : Marysville Information + Regional Arts Centre – Lot 5 Murchison Street, Marysville 3779
  • The Whimsical Bead (Healesville Studio) – Dani has a selection of jewellery and accessories available for viewing and purchase at the studio. Pop in during one of our open days or email/call to make an appointment to visit the studio. Dani is also available to book for jewellery parties – organise a group of friends and she will come to you!

Wholesale Enquiries Welcome!
If you are interested in stocking Dani’s wholesale line, please contact us by using this form or emailing us at dani@thewhimsicalbead.com.au
Photos are available also – just send us an email to request them.

 

MEDIA/PUBLICATIONS

  • Polymer Arts Projects : Organic – Elegant Organic Tile Bracelet (6 page tutorial) 2018
  • The Polymer Arts (Fall 2017 : Texture) – Controlling Mokume Gane Article
  • Digital Beading Magazine (Issue 12) – Silkscreening on Polymer Clay Tutorial
  • Digital Beading Magazine (Issue 11)- Polymer Clay ‘Jazzy Beads’ Tutorial
  • Digital Beading Magazine (Issue 5)- Article – ‘Melanie Muir & Christi Friesen’ weekend
  • Digital Beading Magazine (Issue 3) – ‘Bubbles’ Polymer Clay Tutorial
  • Australian Beading Magazine Vol. 6 No. 3 – 5 page spread –‘All About Polymer Clay’ Article
  • Australian Beading Magazine Vol. 6 No. 1 – Polymer Clay Leather Look Cuff Tutorial
  • Australian Beading Magazine Vol. 6 No. 2 – Polymer Clay Dotty Earrings Tutorial
  • Australian Beading Magazine Vol. 5 No. 6 – Polymer Clay Mica Shift Tutorial
  • Australian Beading Magazine  2011 – Artist Profile
  • Australian Beading Magazine Vol. 5 No. 1 – Polymer Clay Bamboo Tile Beads Tutorial
  • Australian Beading Magazine Vol. 4 No. 6 – Polymer Clay Cuff Tutorial
  • Connect Magazine Issue 15 – Polymer Clay Seahorse Tutorial
  • Australian Beading Magazine Vol. 4 No.5 – Polymer Clay Honeycomb Beads Tutorial
  • Polymer Cafe  Vol. 8 No. 5 – Gallery – ‘Shields of Green’ Polymer Bead

 

AWARDS & EXHIBITIONS

  • Mirboo North Art Show (May 2019)
  • Red Hill Art Show (May 2019)
  • Derinya Art & Craft Exhibition (July 2018)
  • incube8r ‘POP!’ Exhibition (June 2018)
  • Mirboo North Art Show (May 2018)
  • Red Hill Art Show ( May 2018)
  • Highly Commended – Bead Society of Victoria’s Showcase (Elly Feldman Award) for ‘Summer’ : Polymer Clay Necklace (2016)
  • Highly Commended – Ficifolia Art Show for ‘Shades of Life’ : Polymer Clay Necklace (2016)
  • Highly Commended – Bead Society of Victoria’s Showcase (Elly Feldman Award) for ‘Shades of Life’ : Polymer Clay Necklace (2015)
  • Highly Commended – Bead Society of Victoria’s Showcase (Elly Feldman Award) for ‘Seafoam’ : Polymer Clay Cuff Bracelet (2014)
  • 1st  Place – Lilydale Annual Spring Show : Bead Work (2014)
  • 2nd  Place – Lilydale Annual Spring Show : Bead Work (2014)
  • 1st  Place – Lilydale Annual Spring Show : Polymer Clay (2014)
  • 1st  Place – Lilydale Annual Spring Show : Bead Work (2013)
  • 2nd  Place – Lilydale Annual Spring Show : Bead Work (2013)
  • 2nd Place – Bead Society of Victoria’s Showcase (Elly Feldman Award) for ‘Envy’ :Polymer Clay Tile Necklace (2011)
  • 1st  Place – Lilydale Annual Spring Show : Bead Work (2011)
  • 1st  Place – Lilydale Annual Spring Show : Bead Work (2010)
  • 3rd  Place – Lilydale Annual Spring Show : Bead Work (2010
  • Finalist – Beading Extravaganza Competition : Polymer Clay category (2008)
  • Finalist – Beading Extravaganza Competition : Finished Jewellery category (2008)
  • 1st  Place – Lilydale Annual Spring Show : Bead Work (2008)
  • 2nd Place – Lilydale Annual Spring Show : Bead Work (2008)
  • 1st  Place – Lilydale Annual Spring Show : Bead Work (2007)
  • 2nd  Place – Lilydale Annual Spring Show : Bead Work (2007)
  • 2nd  Place –  Beading Extravaganza Competition : Polymer Clay category (2007)

Each year (since approximately 2008), Dani has run an Open Studio within her own studio featuring not only her own work but at times, also the work of other artists. This is usually run on the last weekend of November each year.

 

TEACHING/DEMONSTRATIONS

Dani has been hired to teach and demonstrate at the following events & venues;

  • Officeworks (Mentone Store) via Staedtler (April 2019)
  • Eckersleys (Prahran Store) via Staedtler (December 2015)
  • Opendrawer (Camberwell, VIC)
  • Lincraft (Melbourne) via Staedtler (March 2015)
  • The Bead Show – Melbourne (2015)
  • Melbourne Toy, Hobby & Licensing Fair (Staedtler Stand) 2015
  • The Bead Show – Melbourne (2014)
  • Eckerleys (Melbourne Store) via Staedtler (September 2014)
  • Melbourne Toy, Hobby & Nursery Fair (Staedtler Stand) 2014
  • Bead Society of Victoria’s Melbourne Bead Expo
  • Chicky Babes Beads (Shepparton, Victoria)
  • Boutique Beads (Fitzroy, Victoria)
  • Funky Lula’s Beads (Mornington, Victoria)
  • Melbourne Bead and Gem Show (Melbourne)