about ml

Miriam Louisa Simons in her Maleny studio






– self-taught artisan
– teacher of art and design, textile art and craft
– facilitator of workshops exploring innate creativity
– now gloriously retired to studio practice, scribbling and quiet wonderment


For an overview of my creative path, please see curiosity and wonderment

a few words about how I work

I don’t have things to say
I simply have questions to ask
and things to make
as the possibilities unfold

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Please continue reading here: about my work

mentoring and workshops

– exploring the joy of wondering mind and exposing the saboteurs of our natural creativity.

For more information see  wonderingmind studio’s creative retreats page.

awards | grants | publications

awards … etc


If you wish to contact me about my artwork, mentoring, workshops, or anything related to this website, please use the form on the contact page.

concerning copyright

Creative Commons License
Artwork and writing by Miriam Louisa Simons is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

In other words – please respect my ownership of original material, whether visual or written. Should you wish to use my work for any purpose I’d appreciate it if you asked first. I will probably be delighted to agree, but will ask that you acknowledge the source and include a link back to this site. Thank you.

fair use notice

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This blog may at times present copyrighted material. Such material is made available in an attempt to share understanding of, and promote inquiry into, the workings of human perception and its relationship to creative thinking and artisanship. The author believes that this constitutes a ‘fair use’ of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the U. S. Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the articles published on this blog are distributed without profit to those whose interest in the subject is for research and educational purposes.

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