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Janey Richards

Janey Richards PAINTER Janey’s love of colour and abstraction brings out the dramatic beauty of a natural form with subtle ink washes and blending, bringing in some muted contrast. Her spontaneous use of acrylic paints and inks, with her go with the flow process brings a vibrant energy. She constantly challenges herself in her art…

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Lee Birch

Lee Birch PAINTER Art found Lee Birch when she was in need of inspiration. Since then Lee has hosted a solo exhibition in Cooroy and exhibited at Pomona Gallery, Tall Trees Exhibition and at local businesses. She offers small group workshops to encourage others to play with colour and to unleash their creativity. Lee has…

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I Crowther-Slijp MIXED MEDIA | PAINTER | SCULPTOR Irene has exhibited, lived and taught art in Melbourne, Hobart, Sydney and Singapore. Her current work endeavors to capture the fragility, chaos and changing nature of what surrounds us. The pieces (acrylic on wood) are assembled to form a 3 dimensional snapshots of her vision. Address: 144…

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Ursula Braunshirn

Ursula Braunshirn PAINTER Discover how Ursula’s beautiful Pointillist paintings can enrich your life and why they create an inspiring atmosphere and healing space in your home. You’ll love that this is not just decorative art. Ursula’s light filled paintings are created so you can tap more easily into your innate resourcefulness, health, wellbeing and joy…

Virginia Spencer-Bower

Virginia Spencer-Bower PAINTER Virginia’s paintings are about creating bold and unique emotional works with botanical and abstracted elements. Loving colour using acrylics gives huge scope for amazing creations. Virginia has been painting for many years with her work continually evolving leaving people wondering – what next will she produce. Virginia carries the artistic gene that…

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Trevor Hood

Trevor Hood PAINTER An experienced artist, graphic designer and teacher, Trevor’s artwork captures the emotional content of a sometimes chaotic and changing world. With a love of landscape, colour and abstraction, he creates images that rely on place and memory to produce paintings that are bold, energetic and dramatic. They are landscapes, but also abstract.…

Juanita Van Den Bergh

Juanita Van Den Bergh PAINTER Juanita has made her mark by being a pioneer in the science of mixing paints and other agents to create a fluid palette in acrylics that literally fuses and layers colour in the most unpredictable of ways on her canvas . Her appreciation for the chemistry of colour and composition…

Sancha McGilchrist

Sancha McGilchrist MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER | PRINTMAKER Sancha’s creative skills range from vibrant acrylics on canvas, mixed media,ink and botanical press. Her preference leans towards contemporary landscape and still-life. Sancha has had numerous exhibitions and was resident artist at Eumundi Rd Gallery and her work has gone to all areas throughout Australia and…

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Karen Rogers

Karen Rogers MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER Karen’s art is a ‚wind in the hair‚ ride through colour, shape, texture and powerful abstract themes. Inspired by her love of sailing and nature, she weaves her stories of land and sea into bold, uplifting images using mark-making, acrylics and collage. Never shy of colour, her paintings…

Debra Hutton

Debra Hutton PAINTER Australian stylist turned visual Artist Debra Hutton is now exciting the home interior decor world with her intrinsic expressionist abstract works. Inspired by the kaleidoscopic tints and tones and fascination of natural palette combinations brings the viewer into her love of Italy. Debra’s involvement with the Arts and Artist’s of her recent…

Stacey Petersen

Stacey Petersen MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER Stacey’s passion for nature, the ocean and painting stems from her childhood. Her experimental, spontaneous approach seeks to nudge simple watercolour paint beyond its traditional confines. Drawing inspiration from the amazing diversity of colour, form and texture found in nature, she loves how the unpredictability of this exciting…

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Rosie Woods

Rosie Woods PAINTER Rosie’s work priorities ethereal fluid forms with a focus on uplifting colour and hyper-realistic texture. Her large scale murals and studio work balance on the edge of abstraction and realism as she explores the meting point of our physical experience and inner reverberations. Sharing a studio with: Kate Florence Address: The Shelter,…

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Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor PAINTER Mike’s seascape and beachscape paintings capture the inviting and uplifting allure of the sea, with which he has had a life long connection. He has painted acrylic on canvas for 30 years and over the past few years his work focuses on the many Noosa Heads moods and perspectives. Vincent van Gogh…

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Martin Taylor

Martin Taylor PAINTER Martin has lived and worked in Europe, The Middle East and Africa. His artwork is inspired by this life overseas, his travels and love of nature. Walking the Camino a few years ago reignited Martin’s love of painting as he sketched and painted what he experienced along the ancient pilgrim way. He…

Kate Florence

Kate Florence PAINTER Kate moved here 4 years ago from the UK, she trained at Winchester school of art and NABA academy of arts in Milan where she studied Fine art, specialising in textiles, installation and sculpture. Kates practice has now progressed into painting, she is most at home working on large scale canvas with…

John Cook

John Cook PAINTER John has been painting for two years, however his work has received popular acclaim. He paints Noosa landscapes. John tries to source as much variety in the region as possible. From marine to riverine to rural scenes, capturing the verdant character of our paradise. He concentrates on a wide panorama style as…

Deborah Samuels

Deborah Samuels PAINTER Deborah is a Noosa based media and style artist. Art is her passion and her narrative. Since her early college days we can fast forward – Art school, her own successful design and retail studio in Auckland New Zealand, solo and joint exhibitions, feature article in YH&G and now part of Noosa…

Colin Passmore

Colin Passmore PAINTER Painting and exhibiting for over 40 years, Colin paints with passion and flair about Australia , the land and its issues and the flora and fauna. Eclectic in style, there is a certain feel running through Colin’s works that marks it as his own, with his exciting colour combinations and distinctive brush…

Rossella Van Vugt

Rossella Van Vugt PAINTER Rossella was born in Trieste, Italy. From an early age she had an aptitude for drawing. Art in its many forms and mediums, has always been part of her life. Living in Noosa her creativity expanded to incorporate watercolour to depict botanical specimens. Using acrylics she enjoys depicting intricate architectural landscapes…

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Jennie Smith

Jennie Smith PAINTER Jennie is a local artist who uses layering and a negative painting method to achieve her vibrant, abstract floral paintings. Her love of nature is at the heart of all her work which which evokes feelings of joy and happiness. Her mixed media works show a quirky twist. Jennie’s interest in art…

Charlotte Wensley

Charlotte Wensley PAINTER Charlotte’s abstract work draws on personally significant memories of people, places, events and formative emotional experiences as she explores contemporary perspectives of historical moments in time and memorable lived experiences. She invites the viewer to further the narrative and meaning in a piece by lending their own experience to its interpretation. Working…

Vivian Ashworth

Vivian Ashworth PAINTER Vivian is a abstract painter who loves to create colourful creations that will brighten and bring joy to any home or workspace. Vivian is inspired by her environment, living in Noosa and from travelling the world. After 30 years of working in hair and makeup ,painting allows Vivian the freedom of expression…

Kay Wright

Kay Wright CERAMICIST | PAINTER In her art practice Kay lets her intuition guide her to capture the connectedness, strength and fragility of our natural world. With a passion for alternative firing methods, Kay uses local organic materials to create unique Saggar and Raku fired ceramics, which are truly a reflection ‘of place’. Constantly experimenting…

Jeanette Smith

Jeanette Smith (Jen Jay Art) PAINTER Jen Jay’s lusciously textured, semi abstract art draws you to its tactile surface. Her vibrant acrylics are moved across the canvas using her trusted palette knife. Jen’s stunning ocean scenes and subtropical landscapes remind us of a favourite Noosa holiday or our envied Noosa lifestyle. The view is often…

Wendy Peters

Wendy Peters MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Wendy is a self-taught artist. Drawn to nature and in particular flowers and their transient nature and incredible detail, fascination is found in how light plays with colour, revealing a myriad of colours in what is perceived as a single colour bloom. Her fascination of shadow and light recently inspired…

Terri Trivett

Terri Trivett MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER Terri’s art reflects her appreciation of horses, the ocean, and the natural environment. Living in the Noosa hinterland enables her connection with these passions. She specialises in equine commissions of Olympic discipline horses, from portraiture to life size. Terri attracted widespread attention in exhibitions of her classically styled,…

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Kym Henkee-Poole

Kym Henkee-Poole PAINTER Kym works primarily in acrylics, creating contemporary pieces that draw on the elements and shapes found in the natural environment. She is drawn to the bold colours of the Australian outback, the open skies and water, and this is reflected in much of her work. She enjoys painting in her studio surrounded…

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Madeleine Cook

Madeleine Cook PAINTER Madi Cook mainly works with oil paints on canvas. She was inspired by the Artists from the Heidelberg School of Art; having grown up in the area as a child. She is self-taught and enjoys painting subjects of strength and beauty; such as Horses, Cattle, Australian Animals and other furry friends. Her…

Pam Taylor

Pam Taylor ILLUSTRATOR | PAINTER | PRINTMAKER Pam is inspired to paint the world around her; past travel, immediate surroundings, still life, landscape/urban landscape using acrylic mediums. Painting allows her to reconstruct a saved image, remembering colour and the sensual elements of the experience then, what is exposed on canvas is a visual record of…

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Robyn Moon

Robyn Moon PAINTER Robyn’s inspiration and direction in art came from seeing the famous Old Masters in European galleries; she was simply blown away with intrigue – how did they do that? They had such a profound impact and touched her soul. Robyn’s dream to learn and use these traditional techniques in a more contemporary…

Wendy McGrath aka Lakeland

Wendy McGrath aka Lakeland PAINTER | PRINTMAKER McGrath graduated in Fine Arts (Honors) majoring in printmaking, a Master of Philosophy in Creative Practice (Research) with embedded memory in landscape as the research subject. An environmental artist, Wendy is known for site-specific ephemeral installations and is a recent selected finalist in the SCAP- LALC for her…

Glen Ladegaard

Glen Ladegaard CERAMICIST | PAINTER | PHOTOGRAPHER Most things require skill, unless you have passion. Glen has a craving for creativity, be it her 3 decades of honed expertise of the female form or her love of the unpredictable spirit of clay. She has managed to merge her skill of the female form with her…

Dallas Lesley

Dallas Lesley PAINTER | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Dallas’ paintings are inspired by the ocean, plant life and birds of the coastal areas of eastern Australia. She explores the ocean shoreline and the shapes of rocks, leaves and trees and finds details and patterns within each exquisite piece with which she creates her vibrant coastal expressionist…

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Beatrice Prost

Beatrice Prost MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER Beatrice creates unique surfaces which are topographies of her imagination. She explores our planet seen from high above or down below. Beatrice is a multi media artist who enjoys the process of creation and pushes her techniques to extremes. Her canvasses combine transparent hues with mineral metallic pigments.…

Trish Sheppard

Trish Sheppard MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER | PHOTOGRAPHER Trish’s passion for travel, colour and the sea clearly influences her works. As an artist and photographer she enjoys capturing spontaneous images, locally, nationally and internationally and uses an expansive array of subject matter. Her current focus is in observation of the colours and natures of…

Helen Peel

Helen Peel PAINTER Helen uses oils for rich portraits and life scenes to reveal powerful techniques with an eye for detail. Rub Off technique celebrates the expression of life, to create pieces of art that sit comfortably in a traditional and contemporary space, this technique mainly for portraiture. Her attention to detail is evident, in…

Carley Bourne

Carley Bourne PAINTER  Carley Bourne is a successful and established artist, working from her home studio space in Noosaville. Taking inspiration from the natural beauty of her surroundings, her works are mostly botanical or floral based. Carley creates unique large contemporary abstract impressions on canvas. With a free, fanciful and intuitive way which allows her…

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Margie Gibson

Margie Gibson CERAMICIST | PAINTER | SCULPTOR Margaret’s instinctive style reflects nature’s variety, abundance, and changing form. She creates both highly refined and stylised works. In her painting and sculpture she aims to express the same flowing energy she sees in natural objects and scapes. Margaret has worked wood, stone, and bronze in the past…

Naida Ginnane

Naida Ginnane PAINTER | PHOTOGRAPHER Naida completed a Bachelor of Education (Visual Arts) in 1985 and a Masters of Education in 2004 and has worked in the Visual Arts for more than 30 years, specialising in techniques including 35mm SLR and digital photography, film making, painting and drawing. Her students have won state Art/Design awards…

Mitchell English

Mitch English PAINTER Mitchell English is a painter based in Noosa with over three decades of experience‚ showing in Australia and overseas. His work is held in both public and private collections worldwide. He studies have included Fine Art at the College of Fine Arts (Sydney) and a Masters in Design at the University of…

Jude Tulloch

Jude Tulloch MIXED MEDIA | PAINTER | PHOTOGRAPHER Jude Tulloch pushes the boundaries of her art, responding to places, events, people, and emotions in a deeply personal way. Much of her work is abstract. She works intuitively, and produces imaginative, evocative pieces using various materials and techniques, chosen specifically for the project at hand. Jude…

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Jewel Polkinghorne

Jule Polkinghorne PAINTER Some things sensed, felt, remembered, lost and found. The artist’s process is like this. Always forming until it settles at some arrived at truth. Two dimensional works as landscape, still-life, plants, sky and people portraits, in oil, acrylic or gouache. Jule was trained in Fine Art at Caulfield College, Melbourne and has…

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Michele Knightley

Michele Knightley PAINTER | PRINTMAKER Michele is an artist from Boreen Point producing Environment based, original artworks with a Coastal Australian theme. She grew up in Noosa and feels a strong connection with nature. Michele works in the traditional mediums of painting, drawing, printmaking and photography. She has also developed her own technique of combining…

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Erica Evans

Erica Evans PAINTER Erica enjoys creating a variety of works in acrylics and oils. She favours birds in the foreground of our Australian landscape as her subject and they occupy the main body of her work. She draws inspiration from observing and photographing birds and that she has met on her travels and around the…

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Ann White

Ann White PAINTER The Noosa hinterland’ mountains, wildlife, natural environment and townships provide abundant inspiration for Ann’s works, however when the chance to travel is presented, art materials are top of her packing list. A practicing artist for 15 years, Ann has studied under a number of notable teachers including Amanda Penrose-Hart, Dr Robert Preston,…

Lisa Jones

Lisa Jones PAINTER Lisa is an acrylic artist and loves colourful creative portraiture. She studied creative portraiture at the Brisbane Institute of Art. This is her 5th Open Studios. This time around Lisa is adding garden totems to her repertoire, these are carved out of bamboo and make a lovely garden feature, and of course…

Trevor Purvis

Trevor Purvis PAINTER Trevor is an award winning artist. His energetic, contemporary outback paintings are now collected all around Australia including by many commercial art galleries in the capital citys. His popular, Energise your painting, workshops attract art-hungry students to his Maluti Studio and his now famous outback painting experiences. Address: “Maluti” 27 Musa Vale…

Marg Watt

Marg Watt MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER Marg retired as a primary school teacher in 2015 and relocated from the Snowy Mountains area of NSW to the Sunshine Coast of Queensland. She has always been passionate about creativity and her love of colour and detail was an integral part of her teaching practice. She is…

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Linda A Evans

Linda A Evans PAINTER Linda was born in Indonesia and started painting with water colours 14 years ago at home using a book she borrowed from a friend. She developed her skills by joining some workshops locally and when she travels abroad. Her artworks inspired by the visual arts experienced on her travels. She paints…

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Jan Murphy

Jan Murphy PAINTER | PHOTOGRAPHER | PRINTMAKER After a successful photographic career, selling internationally, Jan began painting in 2015. Mainly self-taught and attending workshops, Jan’s paintings have brightness of colour and light to show movement, energy, emotion and feelings, created with mixed media, acrylic, oil & cold wax, collage and found objects. Her hand-made stencils,…

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Fiona Groom

Fiona Groom PAINTER Professionally Fiona’s activities have included exhibitions in State and National Arts Festivals as well as Group Shows, publications and a TV episode of Put Some Colour in Your Life which resulted in examples of her work being sent to the moon in 2023 as part of an Art Library. Ms. Groom volunteers…

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Dale Leach

Dale Leach ILLUSTRATOR | PAINTER Dale gained a Dip of Art and Design at Prahran CAE after travelling across Europe, and Canada. She then taught art in High Schools, Technical Schools and Colleges in Vic, WA, NT and Qld. On returning to Qld, Dale undertook an art marketing course and had her first solo show,…

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Bronwyn Barton

Bronwyn Barton PAINTER Bronwyn is an emerging artist from the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Her artworks are a response to the positive and the negative shapes, the textures, lines, shadows and reflections she sees all around her. Her artworks are characterised by the layering of pigment and the expressive mark making which results in artworks that…

Saren Dobkins

Saren Dobkins PAINTER Saren Dobkins has been painting professionally since 1982, while pursuing many interests from photography, literature and personal development. Her distinctive work is painterly, accomplished in her use of colour and underlying geometry; symbolic and intuitive. Integrating the abstraction of African sculpture, the tonal, surface expressionism of modernist art, Saren sensitively explores the…

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Dave Gilbert

Dave Gilbert CERAMICIST | PAINTER | SCULPTOR After moving to Noosa in the 90’s, Dave joined the Wallace House Watercolour, Creative Artists and Tinbeerwah Art Groups. He paints with watercolour and acrylics, incorporating skills from his pastry-cooking days, using piping-bags and pallet-knives to add texture and structure to his underwater scenes. Dave later joined the…

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Susan Neuvonen

Susan Neuvonen PAINTER Water, weather, landscape and life is what Susan’s work is about. Australian born of Finnish parents, Susan grew up in the Australian bush and a small coastal town on the mid-north coast of NSW. These influences are evident in Susan’s work, as is her life as parent of a son with cerebral…

Michele Rudder

Michele Rudder PAINTER Michele’s education in Art, started at” l’Ecole Des Beaux Arts” in France. Moving to Australia, went to “Stanley Street School of Art” in Adelaide.” Ikebana School of Art” and “The Gold Coast School of Art” in Queensland. Michele has attended several Workshops by Michael Taylor, Gerard Manion, Rene Bolton, Jeff Makin, Peter Griffin,…

Dinah Wakefield

Dinah Wakefield PAINTER Dinah’s paintings are abstract representations of the light, energy and movement in nature: the invisible currents that underlie the natural world and surface in the landscape we experience. She paints on a large scale creating a unique combination of colour, form and movement. Dinah’s paintings are enjoyed all over the world, including…

Darren White

Darren White PAINTER Darren is a contemporary painter, capturing the Australian landscape through his easy-going lens of nostalgia and emotion. His paintings are collected by those seeking the chilled out vibes of a road-trip holiday. Working purely from memory, rather than from photos or real life, Darren allows the extraneous details of the landscape to…

Susan Schmidt

Susan Schmidt PAINTER Susan’s works are contemporary and figurative with subtle abstract elements and surprises. Acrylic and oil layered and rubbed back evoking nostalgia. Inviting appreciation for the taken for granted, reflecting concern for the environment and sustainable living. Exhibiting in solo and selected shows since 1998 and since 2012 internationally, including the Chelsea International…

Rosie Lloyd-Giblett

Rosie Lloyd-Giblett PAINTER | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Her abstract paintings and drawings express a subtropical natural environment. She works primarily en plein air, using often calligraphic marks, depth of shadow and varied surfaces to evoke the felt energy within subtle seasonal variations of her local landscape. Her ambition is to entice viewers of her works…

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Jenny Hines

Jenny Hines PAINTER | PHOTOGRAPHER | PRINTMAKER | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Jenny is an abstract artist who enjoys experimenting with paint, often applying it straight from the tube, building up layers, and then scraping back with a palette knife. The landscape is a constant theme in her paintings, which evolve naturally and find their own…

Jan Carlson

Jan Carlson PAINTER Jan’s watercolours are easily recognisable for their intense colour and fluid techniques. Her works have been recognized in numerous competitions and exhibitions. Participating in the Hamilton Island artist in residence program for several years many of her works have been purchased by visitors from Australia and overseas. Address: 5/5 Russell St, Noosaville…

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Helen Lawson

Helen Lawson MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER Helen’s artworks have been exhibited in competitive exhibitions in most states since 1997 with many awards both in traditional and contemporary genres. Local awards include those given by Gympie and Noosa Regional Galleries, Maleny Art Awards, Kenilworth Festival of Arts and Butter Factory Arts Centre. Mixed media allows…

Giuliana de Witts

Giuliana de Witts PAINTER | PRINTMAKER | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Giuliana’s works are eclectic, colourful, figurative and abstract, playing with a mix of mediums. She responds to the connection between self, medium and subject matter, bringing a tangible authenticity of expression, sometimes resulting in a bold and vibrant statement other times a subtle strength of…

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Clare Riddington Jones

Clare Riddington Jones PAINTER | PHOTOGRAPHER Clare is an experienced artist who has been painting for over 25 years. Clare’s love of nature is apparent in both her art and photography. She has a natural sense of colour and her art is always harmonious, colourful and full of movement and texture. She paints a wide…