Making Her Mark
Belle Magazine Australia|October 2021
A light-filled loft cradles this artist’s expression.
Antonia Mrljak

TELL US ABOUT YOUR STUDIO?

It is in the old Coote and Jorgensen Engineering warehouse in Sydney. Original windows and high ceilings bring in amazing natural light. I feel fortunate to create here.

WHAT APPEALED ABOUT IT?

The large factory-style windows came as a surprise when I inspected – they were boarded up and, once revealed, filled the studio with gorgeous warmth. I knew it would cradle my process. The area is divided so we can all work independently yet feed off each other’s creative energy.

WHAT ARE YOUR WORK ESSENTIALS?

Mineral water, coffee and food to keep me going. Headphones let me dive into my own little world. My most worn-out brushes create interesting marks and move differently on a canvas.

WHAT IS UNIQUE ABOUT THE SPACE?

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