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Rare Air - Evi Ferrier

Rare Air - Evi Ferrier

“I’m sick and tired of the things you never get tired of…so that’s why I decorate my house the way I do”

Every community has characters. Evi Ferrier is one of Perth’s. Her home, in the swanky suburb of Mosman, is mosaicked from top to bottom - a riot of eye-catching colour in a sea of boring good taste.

Her free spirit and sense of fun pervades everything she does and she’s a strong supporter of the arts as well as being an artist herself.

Although she’d shown aptitude for art at school, it wasn’t until she was married with children that she attended the Claremont School of Art and fell in love with mosaicking.

In a sense, it was borne of Evi’s loathing of waste, that her children's craft activities as well as broken crockery and mirrors were not destined for the rubbish bin, but for adorning her home. For Evi, the mosaicking is her “gardening” and even now she’d been in that house for 30 years , there’s an ongoing project.

Recently her bowerbird tendencies prompted a “s