Paintings

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...

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Andrea Sinclair

Andrea Sinclair

Originally from Canada, Andrea relocated to Australia in 1992; she now resides in the beautiful Strzelecki ranges, West Gippsland, Victoria.  In 2018, Andrea won Best Gippsland Work in the John Leslie Art Prize at the Gippsland Art Gallery.   In 2014, Andrea was...

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Carole Foster

Carole Foster

“My determination to leave something for the viewer is ever present” – Carole Foster Carole Foster’s passion for art germinated in the open fields and paddocks around her home-town of Wangaratta, Victoria where she enjoyed exploring the great...

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Cherry Manders

Cherry Manders

Cherry Manders’ passion for colour and life is evident in her vibrant canvases featuring still life studies, landscapes and figurative works.  She enjoys plein-air painting in the rambling beauty of her riverside garden near Melbourne, Victoria and on her...

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Coral Smith

Coral Smith

Coral Smith is a watercolour artist who has lived in West Gippsland for most of her life.  She established an excellent reputation as a textile artist before commencing her journey in fine art.  Coral is currently exploring the personalities of various animals in her...

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Craig Penny

Craig Penny

“I like to think that to paint a successful painting is not so much to have tamed the beast, rather to have been taken along for the ride and still be there at the end of the experience. For me painting is like life … giving yourself enough skill, knowledge and...

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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...

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Elisabeth Williams

Elisabeth Williams

“My drawings show readily recognisable figures and events taken from my memories and life experiences.  However, I consider line, tone, shape, form and colour to be of equal importance to the subject matter of my work.” – Elisabeth Williams Elisabeth Williams...

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Emma Niehof

Emma Niehof

“The Australian landscape is my inspiration, contrasting strongly with the country I grew up in.   My paintings are the result of a combination of planning and spontaneity, always allowing for wonderful things to emerge in the process.  Layers of paint obscure and...

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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...

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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...

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Helen Masin

Helen Masin

“I work primarily in acrylics and have recently introduced pastel and charcoal to my paintings. I enjoy discovering how each medium works with the other adding to the narrative of my work.”   Gippsland artist Helen Masin resumed a life-long passion for painting...

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Janet Flinn

Janet Flinn

Janet Flinn’s passion for painting Australian wildlife grew from watching the birds attracted to local bush-land reserves and her own native garden in Melbourne, Victoria.  Her paintings capture the colour, drama and magic of the unique native animals of our vast...

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John Mutsaers

John Mutsaers

John Mutsaers was born in Eindhoven, Holland, in 1942.  Paint must run through his veins, with generations of artists on both sides of his family. John migrated to Melbourne in 1956. As a boy the works of Jan Steen, Jan Vermeer, Vincent van Gogh and Kees Bol roused...

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Joy Dusting

Joy Dusting

Games Children Played circa1948 HandCol. LinoPrint 75x64cm Look at Me 76x63cm HandCol. LinoPrint Country Dance 66x75cm SOLD Keeping all the balls in the Air 52x42cm Gouache on Paper Inattention 33x38cm Gouache on Paper View from the Window 52x42cm Gouache Floral...

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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...

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Julie Goldspink

Julie Goldspink

Julie Goldspink is well-known for her beautiful watercolours on paper, w/c canvas and Yupo paper; she also works with oil, acrylic, pastel and mixed-media.  A skilled draftsperson, she has always enjoyed drawing; it forms the bones of all her artwork.  Classed as a...

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Karin Ryan

Karin Ryan

“Ever since I could hold a pencil in my hand I have doodled, scribbled, drawn and sketched. It is an obsession that has never left me and I feel most comfortable in my skin when I create something beautiful, when I am in touch with my imagination and emotions....

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Kate Waanders

Kate Waanders

“I am in the middle of a very steep learning curve, enjoying the challenges & looking forward to lots more exciting possibilities” – Kate Waanders Since childhood, Kate Waanders has been interested in and learnt a variety of handcrafts, including challenging...

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Ken Taber

Ken Taber

Misty Gorge 74x63cm Acrylic Rock Pool 93.5x84cm Acrylic Two Birds 94×73.5cm Acrylic Bush Creek 73x63cm Oils Waters Edge 85x85cm Acrylic SOLD Blue Lagoon 73x63cm Oils SOLD Lagoon 86x76cm Oils SOLD Walk on the Beach 94x84cm Oils SOLD Hillside 90x80cm Oils SOLD...

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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...

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Leopold Wimmer

Leopold Wimmer

Day 40x50cm mixed media on canvas Birds in the bush 52x25cm mixed media on canvas Night 40x50cm mixed media on canvas Fantasy Landscape I 40x50cm mixed media on canvas Fantasy Landscape II 40x50cm mixed media on canvas Enquiries for Leopold Wimmer paintings We are...

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Lois Brown

Lois Brown

Lois Joy Brown  26.05.1953 – 20.05.2018  Tribute Lois Brown is a true artist who has spent the last thirty years studying, painting & teaching in the medium of watercolour.  It is often said that watercolour is the hardest medium to use, but it is Lois’s...

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Lyn Mellady

Lyn Mellady

Lyn Mellady is a highly regarded artist with a successful career spanning over 30 years as a professional painter; regularly participating in exhibitions, running classes and mentoring students on interstate and overseas workshops.  With art awards accumulating since...

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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...

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Marek Wilinski

Marek Wilinski

Born in Poland in 1949, Marek Wilinski trained as a surveyor to please his parents, but painting has always been his passion.  Migrating to Australia in 1981, Marek worked in many different fields before finally being able to pursue his dream of working as a...

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Marian Quigley

Marian Quigley

Using acrylics on canvas and a hard edge technique, Marian employs abstraction, vibrant colour and flowing line in her interpretations of the rhythms inherent in nature, the human form and blues music. She adopts a minimalist approach in her representations of...

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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...

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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...

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Sara Paxton

Sara Paxton

Sara Paxton’s bold treatment of subject matter using vivid colour and contemporary form give her paintings a vibrant and unique expressive style. Sara was born in the UK and was brought up in a creative and artistic family environment.  She was encouraged to nurture...

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Tina Sonka

Tina Sonka

Tina Sonka spent her childhood in South Gippsland, Victoria before moving to Bairnsdale, East Gippsland.  She studied at the Gippsland Institute of Advanced Education, completing a Bachelor of Visual Arts.  Tina then went on to further tertiary study, gaining a...

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Vida Pearson

Vida Pearson

Vida Pearson has been a professional artist/printmaker for over 25 years. Early in her career Vida’s favoured mediums were screen printing and etching, however in the last 15 years she has concentrated almost exclusively on lino-cuts. She has a distinctive style...

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Vivi Palegeorge

Vivi Palegeorge