SANCTUARY, oil on canvas, 120cm x 120cm
winner of the OPEN AWARD at Mary Valley Art Festival, 2018
I am a contemporary mixed media artist and art teacher, living in S E Queensland, Australia.
I use drawing materials with mixed media, to create abstract paintings that aim to evoke aspects of the natural world imbued with a sense of depth and mystery … that there’s more there than a surface consolation.
My approach is organic and physical, ideally allowing each piece to evolve unpredictably, using a balance of intuition and intention.
In our busy world, I am convinced that we need to reconnect with the ‘great rhythms and flows of nature’ (John Wolsely) and find the still, quiet place within.
I am represented by: TUSK GALLERY, Melbourne. You can read TUSK's blog 'inside their studio' about the background behind my work.
NISSARANA GALLERIES, Noosa Heads, Queensland
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LINK to VIDEO #2 by Karen McAuliffe, May 2017
LINK to VIDEO #1 by Molly Hanrahan, June 2015