Tricia-newTricia Smout is an artist and registered teacher,
who lives and works in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Tricia creates artworks (books, hangings, wearable art and sculptures) utilising many different techniques in a wide range of media. Many of these designs incorporate lettering and symbols.

Tricia teaches calligraphy, artist bookmaking and paper crafts to adults and children privately and also in TAFE Institutes, schools and other venues.

Tricia offers a personalised service to create unique, reasonably-priced hand-lettering for all occasions.

Tricia makes cards, books, boxes, paper jewellery and other paper-craft items which she sells in galleries and craft shops throughout Australia.

Tricia has many years experience as a lettering artist and exhibitor. Click to view her biography or discover upcoming exhibitions featuring some of Tricia's work.



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Would you like to ...

  • learn calligraphy
  • make artist books
  • create stunning cards and boxes

I've just finished teaching a series of classes, but if you'd like go on my email list to find out future dates and times, please send me an email.

Click here for more details about the individual classes.


I thoroughly enjoyed my year as the 2012 Artist-in-Residence at Brisbane Botanic Gardens at Mt Coot-tha Gardens, and I'm still enjoyoing the follow-on! 

The "Flowers of Friendship" hanging is going to be displayed at the Craft Fair at the Brisbane Convention Centre, 8 - 12 October 2014.

I'll be talking about the project at 1pm each day, so please come along, say hello and see the hangings ... and please tell your friends!

I'm also making booklets with images of all the flower squares and describing the project. Let me know if you'd like to purchase one.



A collaboration of print, paper, glass, fire and metal … 12 artists in 12 different mediums and/or styles.

When: 17 – 19 October, 2014 (Friday and Saturday 9.30-5, Sunday 9.30-3)

Where: Richard Randall Gallery, Botanic Gardens Mt Coo-tha, Brisbane

More information: contact Anna-Margot 0404945177


Contemporary basketry forms by The Basketcases of Qld Spinners Weavers & Fibre Artists

When: 24 – 26 October, 2014 (10 – 4 daily, drinks with the artists 2pm Saturday 25 October)

Where: Richard Randall Gallery, Botanic Gardens Mt Coo-tha, Brisbane

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