Belinda Volkmer

Belinda Volkmer

“Growing up on a farm in Gembrook, Victoria gave me opportunity to explore the colours, textures and intricate beauty of the lush rural environment around me.  I was especially fond of the luminous green beetles and wore them as brooches until they flew away! My...
Helena Coltman

Helena Coltman

Helena Coltman started painting as therapy, while she supported her late-husband, John, through his illness and then for comfort when he passed away.  Both Helena and John shared many hours on the deck of their Gippsland home watching the frequent bird-life that...
Lauren Perkins

Lauren Perkins

“The female characters in my paintings reside in minimal colour-saturated backgrounds, pondering their lives, loves, moods.  They are reflective with a look of innocence.  Facial expressions are serene.  The simplified figures are whimsical – seemingly existing...
Margaret Koopmans

Margaret Koopmans

Margaret Kooomans paintings are inspired by the natural world, particularly plants and birds. Her latest works explore larger-than-life florals and native birds, inviting the viewer to appreciate the subject matter in a more intimate experience.  Margaret delights in...
Meg Hayley

Meg Hayley

Working predominantly in mixed media, Meg Hayley’s recent works have taken a new direction greatly influenced by the colours of her coastal home in South Gippsland, Victoria.  Her naive style now charged with the energy of the landscape, Meg paints from an...
Nick Perrin

Nick Perrin

Initially influenced by the Impressionsits and Post-Impressionsits, Nick Perrin has developed a distinctive high-colour, high-contrast depiction of the natural world with a minimalistic slant.  “I like to find subject matter with high impact value and look to enhance...
Vicki Philipson

Vicki Philipson

Vicki Philipson inherited a great love of plants from both her botanist parents and has always enjoyed a keen interest in the visual arts. After a 30 year career playing Associate Principal Oboe with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra she now devotes her time to Botanic...