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Bee Williamson comes from a family of artists - poets, painters, musicians and writers - and is passionate and committed to her many artistic expressions. She graduated from the VCA as Bachelor of Visual and Performing Arts in 1998. While still a child, Bee grew up going to The Street Poets gigs around Melbourne. She remembers all the regulars at Cafe Jammin', Middle Park. In 2006 she began organising the lineup for Roarhouse spoken word gigs. In 2007, she was involved in Woman's Word and their publication 'Woman's Word - New Works by Ten Women Writers'. In the same year she received a Cultural Development Fund from the City of Port Phillip for a reading of her play 'Hamlet's Angel' at the National Young Writers' Festival in Newcastle. Since 2004 she has had 12 exhibitions of artwork around galleries in Melbourne. She was also published in C.R.O.P. Harvest; People's Performance Project Bubbles of Resistance Rising: Beyond Borders and Binaries; and reviewed 'Camille - La Fille du Cirque' for Melbourne Stage online.books: www.beesboutiquebooks.bizart & design: www.hive.id.au Naomi Downie studied Diploma of Art Therapy at Phoenix Institute in Melbourne and regularly gives workshops using meditation and music to inspire people to create art. She has also studied Fine Arts at Newcastle TAFE and has a Bachelor in Psychology. Naomi has been a part of group art exhibitions at Newcastle Regional Gallery, Gilbert Street Gallery and Tafe Gallery, Lovett's Gallery and Ron Hartree's studio. She has performed poetry at Peoples Performance Project 2 & 3, Dan O'Connell pub, Roarhouse at Esplanade Hotel with a harpist and at South Melbourne pub with a belly dancer and drummer. She has published her work with the Woman's Art Register bulletin, the Woman's Room net zine, Moment's zine, Woman's Word anthology and Newcastle Poetry at the Pub Anthology 2007 and 2008. Written a play and performed No Think with Art House Five, 1997. Part of the poetry committee organising the Multicultural Literature Night and co-editor 'Poesis' book, 1998.https: //www.redbubble.com/people/naomimdownie/shop