Peta Lloyd is a visual artist incorporating printmaking and collage into assemblages, artist books, box works and wall narratives. Peta completed a Diploma of Visual Art in 2007 majoring in printmaking.
Peta describes herself as a Bricoleur, a ‘Jill of all trades’, recycling, remaking and reusing a diverse range of items, she restores and re-stories them as part of her process.
Peta teaches classes in printmaking and book arts at her studio in Central Queensland and various centres around Australia. Peta has coordinated several international and national collaborations featuring books and postcards.
Peta’s works are held in both private and public collections.
Born in Mildura Victoria, Peta lives with her husband, Bruce, in their owner built mud brick home on the Capricorn Coast.
Conversation With The Makers(CWTM) Did you always envision a life as an artist?
Peta Lloyd (PL) Yes, I did! I certainly didn’t think that I wasn’t an artist! I was always drawing, making collages and designing logos for other people.