Annette Smeeton

Annette Smeeton

Painting has always been a big part of my life.  I still remember the feeling of selling my first painting; I was in high school and was so excited that someone wanted to have my work on their wall.  I still feel like that, it is a very humbling and wonderful...
Darren Meader

Darren Meader

“It is possibly the most benign and energising of all human addictions – the desire to create.  I suggest in paint wherever I can and let my mind do what it does best – subconsciously render its own reality.” Tasmanian artist Darren Meader has...
Graeme Myrteza

Graeme Myrteza

“I am passionate about painting; I love the smell of the paints, turps, canvas and above all – the challenge and satisfaction of capturing the dramatic play of light on the gum trees, mountains, rivers and valleys of our magnificent country” – Graeme...
Julie Lundgren-Coulter

Julie Lundgren-Coulter

Influenced by the work of Impressionist artists, in particular the Heidelberg School artists, Julie Lundgren-Coulter is drawn to exploring Victoria’s beautiful coastal and rural countryside close to her South Gippsland home.  Julie’s earth pigment, oil and...
Laurel Foenander

Laurel Foenander

Laurel Foenander was born in 1960 and began seriously painting in 1995.  She is a passionate gardener and has a deep affection for the native birds which live and froli’c in the garden of her West Gippsland home in rural Victoria.  Exploring many mediums, Laurel...
Lynne Bickhoff

Lynne Bickhoff

Lynne Bickhoff feels an affinity with the words of Frida Kahlo: “I paint my own reality.  The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to, and I paint whatever passes through my head without any other consideration”.  Inspiration for Lynne rises from...
Michelle Fogarty

Michelle Fogarty

Michelle Fogarty has always been surrounded by art, her father is a professional artist and as a child she enjoyed drawing.  Showing great talent in her artistic pursuits, this passion has continued to flourish throughout her life. After completing a Bachelor of Fine...
Vivi Palegeorge

Vivi Palegeorge

Vivi Palegeorge was born in Melbourne; her love for drawing and painting began at an early age along with her fascination for science and nature.   Vivi enjoys painting a variety of subject matter; figurative, landscape and seascape works.  In particular, she seeks to...