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Curriculum Vitae

Elise Heather Woods (Murphy)

Artist - Designer - Creative - Mother - Entrepreneur 

 

Elise Heather is a Toowoomba based mixed media and textile artist who makes out of her home based studio in Wilsonton. Her works are inspired by nature, the unseen & forgotten and her experiences with ASD (as a neurodivergent person and parent to one). Elise is a self taught artist who has developed her own techniques of mixing second hand fibres and fabric with other materials to create one of a kind sculptural pieces.

Elise is an accomplished teacher who has been collaborating with different businesses, shopping precincts and councils to bring art to the public since 2016.

Public Liability $30,000,000

Product Liability $30,000,000

Noteworthy events

2023

Open Studio - Toowoomba Studio Art Trail - Carnival of Flowers (Sept 2023)

The Made Local Market - Brisbane Exhibition Building (June 2023)

SQRA Toowoomba Creative Industries Summit - 2 x public art classes

Flying Arts 2023 Facilitator Team

Do I make you uncomfortable? Solo exhibition Rosalie Gallery Goombungee 8/2 - 5/3

The Makers Market

2022

3D Butterfly artworks commissioned for Grand Central Butterfly House

Injune's Creative Odyssey - Teacher

Mayo Arts Festival - Exhibitor 

Ipswich Libraries - Free Macrame Workshops

Tinker Toowoomba - Workshops

The Makers Market

2021

The 'Home Project on the Road' 

Tinker Toowoomba - Workshops

The Makers Market

Grand Central Pop Up Market

Royal Bulls Head Inn - Guest Artist

Textile Art Workshops at EHD HQ

2020

Opening of EHD HQ new studio space

Ripley Town Centre - Home & Lifestyle Market - Macrame Pot Hanger Workshop for 20 students

Ripley Town Centre - Macrame Feather Wall Hanging Workshop for 20 students

Tinker Toowoomba - Workshops

Designing & launching EHD's online video tutorials to accompany DIY Kits

“My Corona” project grant through Toowoomba Regional Council and the Regional Arts Services Network

Feather Road Studios - Workshops

Elise Heather Designs HQ - Workshops

Trevallan Lifestyle Centre - Workshops & Wholesale

2019

Feather Road Studios - Workshops

Elise Heather Designs HQ - Workshops

Biggest Morning Tea Fundraising Event

The Workshop Hub - Workshops

Trevallan Lifestyle Centre - Workshops

Etsy Made Local Market - Stall

Etsy Made Local Market - 2 Workshops

Tinker Toowoomba - Workshops

Ripley Town Centre - Macrame Wall Hanging Workshop for 20 students

Finders Keepers Spring Summer Market 

Etsy Made Local Market

Designing & launching EHD's beginner friendly DIY Kits

Start Up Culture - Tinker & The Cold Coffee Tribe - Guest Speaker

2018

Feather Road Studios - Workshops & Wholesale

Elise Heather Designs HQ - Workshops

Wild Haven Collective - Wholesale & Commission

Wild Sage Wellness Studio - Workshops

Trevallan Lifestyle Centre - Workshops

Member of BrisStyle

The Mixx - Workshop

Finders Keepers Autumn Winter Market

Finders Keepers Spring Summer Market

Tinker Toowoomba Pop Up Shop

Westfield Garden City Christmas Wonderlane

2017

Triangle House - Workshops

The Weaving Kind Challenge - Natural Colour

Frankie Magazine - Homewares Directory

BrisStyle Pop Up Shop

Wild Haven Collective - Wholesale & Commission

Travellan Lifestyle Centre - Workshop

Feather Road Studios - Workshops & Wholesale

Finders Keeper's Spring Summer Market

Etsy Made Local Christmas Market

Original Mix Christmas Pop Up Market

Elise Heather Designs HQ - Workshops

Member of BrisStyle

2016

Bunker Records - Black Market

Brisbane Hustlin' Women - 52|52 Feature

Etsy Editor's Pick - World Wanderer

Ipswich Community Gallery - All the best for Christmas

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