Thou Art Mum

Our Story

Thou Art Mum is a Diamond Valley based network of over 40 female visual artists who collaborate to create dynamic group exhibitions for the enjoyment of friends, family and the local community.

A Brief History

Established in March 2005, as part of a Landmark Education project completed by Katiuska Cruz, her aim was to create a network that allowed mothers who had the need to create to exhibit annually. She identified that as a group, the opportunities for the women opened up enormously.


Celebrating 10 Years in March 2015, Thou Art Mum has over 40 members and exhibits twice a year within the Diamond Valley and wider Melbourne community. The artists who are members of Thou Art Mum practice a diversity of disciplines including painting, drawing, sculpture, textiles, print making, glasswork, ceramics and photography. The theme of each exhibition unifies this diversity of expression.

Thou Art Mum is ever changing as the lives of our members change, and mothers in the community are inspired to join our group of creative women.

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© (Detail) Jacqui Lewis, Le Petit Chaperon Rouge, pencil on wood, 16 x 45 cm; (Detail) Kylie Sirett, Bitter Sweet, oil on linen, 30.5 x 30.5 cm; (Detail) Natasha Hall, Fee Fi Fo Fum!, photographic collage on archival paper, 59.4 cm x 42 cm; (Detail) Clare Dunstan, The Weather Watcher, watercolour on paper, 38 cm x 51 cm; (Detail) Laura Celna, Birds Of A Feather, pastel on paper, 53 cm x 74 cm; (Detail) Sheena Hanrahan, Pregnant Nude 01, acrylic on canvas paper, 30 cm x 41 cm; (Detail) Suzanne Neale, The White Rabbit, oil on board, 25.5 x 30.5 cm.

About Our Member

Member Type: group
Location: Eltham
Art Form: Photography

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