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Lily Karmatz
 
Conceptual | Contemporary | Graphic Design | Installation | Mixed Media | Photography | Traditional Japanese Art | Visual art   (QLD)
 
Lily Karmatz was born in Malaysia, but has lived and practiced art in Brisbane, Australia.  She is a visual artist and also an Ikebana artist and teacher.  She has taught Sogetsu Ikebana at the Brisbane Institute of Art, public venues and at her own studio for more than ten years. 

Lily is also an accomplished painter, sculptor, ceramist and a mixed media artist. Her work is often ephemeral in nature and large in scale. A few of her Ikebana and installation works can be seen in publications by an international publisher, Stichting Kunstboek, Belgium.

In her art practice, she also likes working with digital art. She has designed and produced brochures, promotional materials and digital art.
Lily was also a monthly Ikebana lessons contributor for Floral Design Magazine (2004 – 2008) published in New Zealand and distributed internationally.

In 2008 and 2012, Lily was invited to North Carolina, USA, as Artist in Residence at Cary Art Centre.  In 2010, she was invited as Artist in Residence for Eco Ephemeral Art, North Stradbroke Island, Queensland. During her residencies she created installations and conducted Ikebana art workshops for adults and children.  Among her many activities, she is the Ikebana workshops facilitator.  

 
 
'Photos: 'Overflow' - 1800 X1400cm, recycled plastic bottles on plywood; 'Mondriana' - 60X80cm, flower & petals, sticks, leaves, paper on perspex
   
 
 
Website: http://www.artislily.com/
Email: lily@artislily.com