Artists

Caroline Ness

Artist Statement Our world is a fascinating place. Sitting and trying to capture some of the sights and beautyon paper (or canvas) is an absorbing and challenging endeavour—but I love it. I have been lucky enough to do this in pencil and acrylic (at school), in oil paint and pastels (in Melbourne), and in watercolours since moving to the Tweed/Gold Coast region. From my high school art teachers to Patrick Moss, John Lovett, Greg Allen, Charles Reid and Judith White,…

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Wendy Arnett

Redland Bay based artist, Wendy Arnett, has been improving her skills with glass fusing for the last 7 years.  Glass is not the easiest medium to work with, but Wendy is fascinated by colour, shape and design and loves the creative challenge glass presents.  After taking a glass fusing course on the Atherton Tablelands, she was hooked.  The reward is the stimulation, the problem solving and the wonderful feeling that comes with creating a thing of beauty. As much as…

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Cheryl Ford

Artist Statement – Cheryl Ford Cheryl Ford is a Brisbane based artist born in the Northern NSW country town of Mullumbimby.  Cheryl enjoys working across a variety of mediums which include coloured pencils, pastels, mixed media, acrylics and oils.  Cheryl’s lifelong love of painting and drawing began in her youth, when she used to draw over her school exercise books while in class lessons. Early retirement in 2017, finally presented Cheryl with the opportunity to develop her love of art…

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Tina Horton

Tina Horton is a Redlands coast artist who specialises in jewellery and gemstones. Tina describes her style as naturally organic and draws her inspiration from nature. Having always been a creative soul Tina has tried many forms of artistic expression, from painting to scrapbooking. In 2007 Tina decided to pursue her fascinating with rocks, games and crystals, joining her local lapidary society. It is here that she learnt how to cut and polish stones but also the basics of silversmithing. Since 2007 Tina has…

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Christine Earthrowl

Christine Earthrowl I began watercolour painting about 11 years ago while working in the bush with my geologist partner in the Northern Territory. I had only lived in towns beforehand and couldn’t believe the beauty of the native bush in particular the colourful and textured bark of the local eucalypts and other native plants. As a way of expressing my wonder and awe I started painting some of these barks and flowers in watercolour to allow others to see and…

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Jenny Fidler

I’ve always had a love for Art, which started in my early childhood years with chalk drawings on just about anything, concrete pathways, walls no flat surface was safe. It wasn’t until my senior years at high school when I discovered oil paints that I realised that painting was going to play such a big part in my life.  I started with landscapes and seascapes around the Gold Coast, however with no formal training I relied on the techniques of…

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Vicki Whalan

Artist Statement I am a Queensland based artist who draws on nature, the human form and sense of place as inspiration for my artworks. I enjoy working across a wide range of mediums including watercolour, pastel, oil and pencil. My love of flowers is evident in many of my artworks. I am fascinated by the shapes and patterns which are created when light falls on forms such as the delicate petals of flowers. By focusing on smaller parts of an…

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Margaret Rose Howick

I never tire of nature’s intricate tapestry, tone, colour, texture, light and shade in everything I see. I am also very tactile and enjoy the experience of touch, whether it is a little animal, a bird, fine mosses or massive forest trees, each is a unique experience. I do hope you are able to experience the multi sensory experience I try to achieve in my painting. I began painting in 1980 studying with various tutors over the years in colour…

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