Meet the makers at our BMI Maker &
Community Market | Sunday 3 December 10am-2pm
TBH Studio was formed by three co-founders, together they form the TBH in TBH Studio.
Toni Louise | Artist. Art Handler. All-round weirdo.
Every day, my creative practice takes on a new form. Some days, I’m on a mission to challenge and disrupt patriarchal ideologies. Other days, I let my emotions guide me, whether it’s anger, happiness, sadness, or pure playfulness. My art is a reflection of my ever-changing moods and perspectives.
I love to experiment with mixed media, combining collage and printmaking techniques to create unique and dynamic pieces. But my passion for sustainability is what truly drives me. I’m always on the lookout for discarded and unwanted materials to repurpose in my art. That’s why collage is such a vital part of my creative process – it allows me to give new life to old materials and create something beautiful out of what others might consider trash.
Mass media has created an unrealistic standard for women; from the way they act, look and perceive themselves. My art aims to challenge this narrative, encouraging female empowerment. Using collage and digital media techniques to distort images, I create a new sense of beauty that challenges society’s standards.
I see my work as being directly reflective of my own lived experiences. The quality of authenticity I demand from myself is the same in my life as it is in my creative practice. I employ a multidisciplinary approach, and in selecting the medium, I let the message I am trying to convey guide me. The raw and unapologetic nature of my work is a visual response to injustice. It plays an essential role in my mission to claim space in a world that often tries to silence us.