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“Alice In Wonderland”

19 March 2022 8:00 am - 26 April 2022 5:00 pm

A story told in sculpture and painting

by Meredith Plain, Lynne Foard and Lisa Hopper.

March 18th to April 26th

Please join us to mark the opening of the exhibition at a

Tea Party

4-6pm Sunday 20th March

Bolin Bolin Gallery at Bulleen Art & Garden

6 Manningham Rd W., Bulleen.

Alice in Wonderland is an intriguing and wonderful story, which we are all familiar with from our childhoods. It can be seen as an allegory or a dream, or it can simply be enjoyed as a fantastical story you can lose yourself in. It is a rich seam of inspiration for artwork – from Arthur Boyd to Disney to children’s art projects.

Lynne, Meredith and Lisa all found the Alice in Wonderland story a source for their art. Lynne Foard (more about Lynne) & Meredith Plain (more about Meredith)  have been friends since Lynne introduced  Meredith to the joys of working with clay while she was giving classes at the Eltham Living and Learning Centre in the late 80s. Lynne has since focussed most of her creative energy on painting. When Meredith told Lynne that she was submitting some characters from The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party for the Melbourne Teapot exhibition she found out that Lynne was midway through a series of Alice in Wonderland paintings. Lynne then learned that Lisa, her daughter, who was just completing an art qualification, was also working on the Alice theme.  So, they decided to start planning this exhibition….

So, please come along and find out more.

The artists are:

Lynne Foard

Vibrant acrylic paintiongs by Lynne Foard. Find out more about Lynne at

Meredith Plain

Ceramic sculpture by Meredith Plain. Find out more about Meredith at

Lisa Hopper

Characters you will meet include

Alice, of course

The White Rabbit


The famous Mad Hatter 



The Cheshire Cat




The Queen of Hearts and more

The caterpillar

Tweedledum and Tweedledee

And here are more images of the exhibition



19 March 2022 8:00 am
26 April 2022 5:00 pm
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Bolin Bolin Gallery
6 Manningham Rd W
Bulleen, Victoria 3105 Australia
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(03) 8850 3030

Bolin Bolin Gallery acknowledges the Wurundjeri people as traditional custodians of the land now known as Manningham. We pay our respects to Wurundjeri Elders past, present and emerging, and value their ongoing contribution to the cultural heritage of the area.