Jackie Gillies discovered her psychic ability as a child. “When I was little I used to talk to people but I thought it was my imagination. As I got older I realised that wasn’t the case — I was actually speaking to spirits.”
Growing up in Townsville, I had the chance to play music with some great musicians, such as Gemma Bauman, Andrew Elliott and Will Evans to name a few, and I had lots of support from my family.
Photography has allowed me to work as a cruise ship photographer sailing out of New York City on the Hudson River, at online retailer Princess Polly, and live in London assisting on some of the industry’s biggest photo shoots.
Townsville Creative Technologies College (TCTC) graduate, Joel Sutton has a driving ambition both in the studio and on the road.
I grew up in Townsville when it was a lot smaller than it is now. It was a terrific place to grow up in the 70s and 80s says Brad Manuel.
I love it when you come into Townsville and see Steve Price’s billboard saying ‘Welcome Home’. One day I will replace his mug with my big deadly infectious smile and maybe say ‘Welcome to Country’.
I was fortunate that my time at JCU was also the time that the Australian Festival of Chamber Music was established and I can proudly say I was involved with the first AFCM more than 25 years ago.
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