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Wallpaper - jasmine and leaves

Wallpaper - jasmine and leaves

This is a series of monoprints done on the reverse side of the wallpaper book I found by the side of the road in Sydenham just before summer school. The series is…

Cindy Tonkin January 9, 2018
Tarot Cards 1

Tarot Cards 1

I found a pack of tarot cards with book in a box by the side of the road recently. On a business trip this week I took a handful of sharpies and the pack of cards,…

Cindy Tonkin November 22, 2017
Christmas card flag book

Christmas card flag book

Made from christmas cards, many of which already had gold in them. Then I used black texta to colour the back of the pages which were too white, and added more gold…

Cindy Tonkin September 1, 2014
Canadian Mounty Monopoly

Canadian Mounty Monopoly

This monopoly board is part of a series of monopoly boards i played with (use the search function on my blog to find monopoly and you’ll see some). This particular…

Cindy Tonkin November 23, 2011
Gameboard and Monopoly houses

Gameboard and Monopoly houses

I went through a gameboard phase in 2011. I know it was 2011, because I asked my friend Ruth who shopped in thrift shops to look out for monopoly sets for me. I…

Cindy Tonkin November 16, 2011
Cornell-inspired box

Cornell-inspired box

I love Joseph Cornell’s work. After my second trip to Chicago I made this box from a monopoly money-tray. It’s covered in a map of Chicago, and contains…

Cindy Tonkin September 7, 2009
This book was made for my friend Linda

This book was made for my friend Linda

This book was made for my friend Linda Calgaro for her birthday in 2009. it was early in my book-making career. I made a pocket book is from a Sydney street directory…

Cindy Tonkin August 4, 2009
Coastal: Feb 2008 installation works

Coastal: Feb 2008 installation works

These are my installation pieces from the Coastal exhibition in Feb 2008. The only one which sold was the collaged thong. You can see 5 of them on the plinth below.…

Cindy Tonkin February 1, 2008
Coastal Exhibition at the Joy Ewart Gallery Willoughby

Coastal Exhibition at the Joy Ewart Gallery Willoughby

These works are the ones I displayed at Coastal, an exhibition in February 2008. My fellow artists, Pip Carroll, Anna Warren, Margaret Westcott had a series of works…

Cindy Tonkin February 1, 2008
Slope cards

Slope cards

When I learnt to write cursive they gave us all slope cards. When I cleared out my mum’s stuff in 2007ish I found a store of them (she used to teach). The…

Cindy Tonkin September 20, 2007