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About F'n'C

Frankie Goodwin and Cass Gladwell started working with paper in October 2007 at Creative Paper Tasmania.
Here they met local paper artist Pam Thorne who is the co-creator of the life-size paper people that Burnie is now famous for, and she offered to mentor them in the art of paper mache sculpture.
Together they embarked on their first major art piece in April of 2008, a paper wedding dress for the Wedding Expo 2008 in Hobart which was received with wonder and admiration.
They were then commissioned to create a life-size paper sculpture of Tom Reeves, the first world champion axeman, to reside at the Australian Axeman’s Hall Of Fame in Latrobe Tasmania. This sculpture was launched on Australia Day 2009 by the Premier of Tasmania who was very impressed with what he saw.
In March/April 2009 Cass & Frankie held their first exhibition in which they built a life-size paper caravan and beach scene.  It was created as part of a community project entitled Seaside Sheilas, which involved women from shack communities in North West Tasmania being both photographed and interviewed to gather stories of their lives and experiences as women living in such remote areas. This exhibition was held at Creative Paper Tasmania as part of the International Association of Paper Makers and Artists (IAPMA) congress, which received visitors from all around the world who offered professional praise and recognition.
Now they are concentrating mostly on small, purchasable items such as; paper jewellery, Japanese style books, up-cycled products, small sculptures, and lamps. This is an endeavour to create a local awareness of their products and intentions as artists to the wider community by offering affordable art pieces that can be appreciated by all.
They look forward to the future with great enthusiasm and hope to have repeat of their previous successes.