Glen Ladegaard CERAMICIST | ILLUSTRATOR | PAINTER | PHOTOGRAPHER Danish born Glen began her ceramic journey in 1996 by accident, as the best things often do. Whilst living in a Spanish village she uncovered her passion for clay. Glen has studied under ceramic masters in Denmark, Spain, Australia and Italy. Originally a painter of the…

Dallas Lesley PAINTER Dallas has twice been a finalist in the Sulman Prize Exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW and been selected in many art prize exhibitions. She has exhibited in Australia, Hong Kong, China, Fiji, and the USA, and her paintings have been valued and approved by the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program.…

Cath Knijnenburg PAINTER | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Cath Knijnenburg (pronounced Kay-nine-en-burg) is a full-time artist based in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. With a deep affection for the land around her, and the life that inhabits it, Cath’s works are predominantly flora and fauna based, influenced and abstracted by her previous design career. She paints large…

Warren Salter PAINTER | SCULPTOR Painting and drawing from a very young age warren sought solitude and comfort in art. The powerful beauty of nature has held him from the beginning. As a young man he was a signwriter and graphic artist for many years. Warren has been a full time artist for thirty years…

Dianne McInerney CERAMICIST | GLASS ARTIST | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER Dianne feels original art like nothing else has the ability to transfer our homes into somewhere that enriches our lives. Dianne’s current work highlights her love of living in the moment, always changing and moving forward. Dianne’s life has had aspect of being…

James Ainslie  PAINTER James has painted professionally for more than 40 years and during this time he has had more than 40 solo exhibitions & countless group exhibitions both in Australia & overseas (England, U.S.A.). In 1992 he was one of 6 artists selected to represent South Australia in an exhibition in London & in…

Beatrice Prost MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER | HAND CARVED ARTWORKS Beatrice creates unique surfaces which are topographies of her imagination. She explores the lands of our desire seen from high above or down below. All those poetic places have beauty, light and darkness. Beatrice is a multi media artist who enjoys the process of…

Patricia (Trish) Sheppard MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER | PHOTOGRAPHER | PRINTMAKER 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…

Helen Peel  PAINTER Helen does rich portraits and life scenes to reveal a powerful technique and an eye for detail, as a local Noosa Artist. Her passion is art and she has been very fortunate to be able to pursue her dreams after retiring from her Interior Design Business. The rub off technique creates pieces…

Jan Dunlop ILLUSTRATOR | PAINTER | SCULPTOR Jans long held interest in ethnic and environmental issues have guided the direction of her current art work. This work has now developed a free and fearless contemporary minimal approach. She has studied at the Brisbane Institute of Art. Queensland University of Technology and the New York Art…

Pete Goodlet PAINTER | GLASS ARTIST | METAL SCULPTOR | SCULPTOR Make sure Pete Goodlet’s Artyard Gallery on your must-see list. Pete is well known for his for his vibrant artworks that capture the joy of living on the coast. He is in demand for his commissioned paintings, that capture you and your loved ones…

Kate Cullen ILLUSTRATOR | PAINTER | SCULPTOR Kate Cullen is a Noosa based artist who works with acrylics. A principle theme in Kate’s works are nature, fantasy and spiritual awakening. She tries to express both of these elements through her art, and finds the medium of acrylic to be a perfect reflection of the colourful…

Carley Bourne ILLUSTRATOR | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER Carley Bourne is an emerging artist, working from her home studio space on the Sunshine Coast. Taking inspiration from the natural beauty of her surroundings. The tropical coastal area, florals and botanicals excite her imagination. Carley enjoys working mostly with acrylics, creating large scale artworks on…

Gabriella (Gabi) Dick MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER | PRINTMAKER Gabi is a multimedia, award-winning artist drawn to two diametrically opposed art forms. The first, botanical art where she captures the uniqueness of plants. The second, contemporary/abstract. In both forms, she challenges herself to create something intriguing and meaningful. Gabi’s work is inspired by her…

Desley Rolph PAINTER Des Rolph has been painting professionally for approximately 15 years, completing a MAVA, at QCA, Griffith University, in 2014. Her major project embraced the plein air tradition, completing 42 small contemporary works, documenting the landscape and recreational spaces of Mt Coot-tha, including a 360 degree view where visible, of Brisbane. For Rolph,…

Margie Gibson CERAMICIST | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER | SCULPTOR As much a sculptor as she is a painter Margie’s pieces are her reflections on the natural world. Working predominantly in acrylics and clay, she draws inspiration from monumental rock formations, boulders, shells, seeds and other representations of life. By tapping into the primordial…

Naida Ginnane PAINTER | PHOTOGRAPHER Naida completed a B.Ed (Visual Arts) in 1985 and a M.Ed 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 and became successful…

Paul Reynolds ILLUSTRATOR | PAINTER Paul Reynolds started painting at an early age, having his first solo exhibition while still at art school in the 70’s and has paintings in collections in Australia overseas and in the national library. His works are in a figurative expressionist style in oils and pastels on canvas and paper.…

Rod Moore  PAINTER Rod Moore is a contemporary landscape impressionist whose work is inspired by the Noosa Hinterland and coastal regions. His loose, bold and expressive style of interpreting the landscape has seen his work sell to collectors globally. Rod’s passion and love for the environment is captured through his art practise. In addition to…

Mitch English  PAINTER Mitchell English is an Australian artist based in Noosa. His studio is in the Thomas Surfboards precinct. A lifelong surfer, Mitch’s sensibility is undeniably Australian. His work is held in both public and private collections worldwide. And his art and his interiors have been featured in various international magazines and books. Visit…

Rosie Jennings PAINTER | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Rosie’s predominantly abstract works are a fusion of calm and pulsating energy, inspired by the land and sea near her home, and the collective madness of humanity. Rosie’s drawings aim to capture gesture and movement in people, and the invisible tensions between them. Rosie works in gouache, acrylics…

Julie Field CERAMICIST | PAINTER | SCULPTOR  Julie’s abstract landscapes and figurative equine art are extensions of her deep connection with horses and more broadly, her beloved country lifestyle. Julie’s focus is on attention to detail in her figurative works while she celebrates intuition and freedom in her abstract landscapes. Her ceramic sculptures are a…

Karen Fullwood CERAMICIST | PAINTER | SCULPTOR Karen has been fortunate enough to be able to exercise her artistic passions in various paths throughout her life. Earlier years were spent in the advertising industry, then interior design and now oil painting and ceramics. Her studio is nestled amongst the trees of Little Cove where the…

Lindsay Marshall ILLUSTRATOR | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER Dr Lindsay Marshall is a world-renowned fisheries biologist and natural history artist. She is a self-taught artist who is currently involved in the Tree of Life Project (sharksrays.org), a large collaborative, worldwide, scientific and artistic project. Lindsay’s role to paint every species of shark and ray…

Sonia Conti CERAMICIST | PAINTER Sonia’s unique artworks are inspired by her experiences from throughout the world. She constantly creates exciting new designs using different techniques. Sonia has a passion for hand built and wheel throw clay pieces and also painting with acrylic. Art and craft have always been a part of her life. Address:…

Lorna Goldring PAINTER Lorna’s work is inspired by the prominent themes in her life. Living away from her country of birth, the concepts of alienation, belonging and connection are the feelings she is exploring. Her work is intuitive and begins in play, growing as she responds to what emerges. She becomes more analytical towards the…

Jude Tulloch MIXED MEDIA | PAINTER | PHOTOGRAPHER Jude Tulloch is an artist who thrives on creative challenges. She is constantly exploring new forms of expression using paint, mixed media and photography. Jude has exhibited in the Noosa Shire, and has had her work selected for several Brisbane art exhibitions. Her Artist in Residence and…

Tony Wellington PAINTER Tony’s whimsical, finely detailed paintings have been exhibited and sold through a wide range of galleries in Vic, NSW, Qld and SA. He has won various prizes for his artwork, and his paintings hang in homes across the globe. Commissioned artwork includes book jackets and work for various corporate clients. Tony’s first…

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…

Gwen Cook  PAINTER Gwen grew up in Melbourne and worked in the art department of “Patons Knitting Wools” designing knitwear, embroidering garments and ticket writing, etc. In later years she took up art as a hobby and enjoyed working in pastels but was more drawn to acrylics for their brilliant colour. Her inspiration is often…

Jule Polkinghorne  PAINTER Jule has contributed to group exhibitions, community and educational projects over her career and in her art practice. She has sold works privately over 30 years. She finds inspiration from places, settings and experiences that strike a note within. Most recently this has been from her surroundings and the natural environment. As…

Libby Derham  PAINTER Libby Derham is a contemporary landscape watercolour artist, passionate at pushing the boundaries of modern watercolour. Originally from England, Libby is a fourth-generation watercolourist; she studied at the Surrey Institute of Art and Design and combined Art and Teaching at Monash University. Working both plein air and in the studio, she is…

Michele Knightley PAINTER | ILLUSTRATOR | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PRINTMAKER Michele is an artist from Noosa producing Environment based, original artworks with a Coastal Australian theme. Michele finds her inspiration from the natural world, and is in constant awe at the brilliant design evident in every aspect of nature. She works in the traditional…

Lisa Jones  PAINTER Lisa is an acrylic and oil painter who loves colour. She has a passion for creative portraiture. Lisa has been painting since 1995. She has studied at the Brisbane Institute of Art and has taken part in many group exhibitions. Her paintings are happy, bold and humorous. Sharing a studio with: Kerry…

Trevor Purvis PAINTER | ILLUSTRATOR Trevor is an award-winning artist. His energetic, contemporary Australian Outback paintings are now collected around the country. He paints quick studies en plein air and completes them back in the picturesque Cooroy Studio. His ‘Energise your Painting’ workshops attract students to his Maluti Studio and to his bush camping locations.…

Sarah Therese CERAMICIST | ILLUSTRATOR | PAINTER Sarah Therese has been making art for almost ten years, with a particular passion for drawing, painting and ceramics. Her work is distinctive for its focus on colour, details and texture. These features are apparent in her ceramics, paintings and mixed media work. While Sarah sometimes indulges her…

Kerry Norman PAINTER | SCULPTOR Kerry is a painter/sculpture that has truly discovered and shared the power art can deliver. Famous across Australia for her trademarks sculptures ‘Mortal Portals’, she has been able to bring a strong message and a sense of fun and quirkiness to the sculpturing world. Like many artist Kerry’s skills cross…

Pam Miller PAINTER | ILLUSTRATOR | PRINTMAKER | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST From a very early age Pam has always loved art. Winning a scholarship to the National Art School in Sydney she studied under Brett Whiteley. She is currently working on large scale abstract works and contemporary stylised landscapes. Her works have been exhibited internationally…

Marg Watt MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER Marg moved from the Snowy Mountains in 2015 after retiring as a primary school teacher with a passion for creativity. Her love of colour was an integral part of her teaching practice and over the years she has developed a love of the design qualities inherent in everything…

Linda A Evans  PAINTER Linda is a merging artist who has been painting for 12 years. Her ability to paint is in the family blood that emerged when she moved from Singapore to Australia. She loves playing tennis and golf beside her love to paint. She has joined Bluethumb in the past and many exhibitions…

Jill Harris  PAINTER Jill uses oils, and paints on linen and canvas. She paints most days. Long periods are spent mixing and exploring colour relationships to try to capture the atmosphere of a scene to evoke a sense of time. She also produces abstracts using oil and cold wax on board. Jill has developed her…

Fiona Groom  PAINTER Fiona Groom began painting in the early 2000’s after commencing a variety of art courses including Diploma of Visual Arts, and a Double Major Degree in Fine Arts. Professionally Fiona’s activities have included a TV episode on Put Some Colour in Your Life and she has held the position of Volunteer Gallery…

Dale Leach PAINTER | PRINTMAKER Dale Leach Painter, Printmaker Dale Leach paints what surrounds and interests her. She loves the colours, textures and patterns of the hinterland landscapes and loves animals. She uses photography and drawing to record what attracts her and then edits her drawings to distill and simplify her paintings. Her influences are…

Bronwyn Barton MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER Bronwyn began painting in 2008 and although she is largely self-taught she has taken classes and workshops with a number of Australian artists. She is inspired by the natural sub-tropical bush setting she calls home, the colours, the shapes, textures, lines, shadows and reflections. Her work is semi…

Amanda Brooks  PAINTER Amanda Brooks’ work on large canvases are vibrant and textured using a combination of acrylics, ink washes and oils creating layer upon layer reflecting her love of nature, music and the coast. From her whimsical birds and animals, abstract contemporary florals, ocean pools to her compositions of beautiful bowls, fruit and kitchen…

Saren Dobkins  PAINTER Saren has been painting and exhibiting professionally since 1983. Originally from Africa, her distinctive work is bold, colourful and lyrical. Contemporary and expressive, the figurative, narrative work invites the viewer to contemplate what we experience in our inner life that is usually hidden from others, yet is universal. She has travelled extensively,…

Pamela Mitchell  PAINTER Pamela has been exhibiting her art since 1995. Pam works mainly in acrylics and oils and draws charcoal and pastel. Several of Pamela’s art articles have been published in The Australian Artist Magazine and Artist’s Palette Magazine. She has tutored for well known art groups including 2 years at Kenilworth Arts, Caloundra…

Dave Gilbert CERAMICIST | ILLUSTRATOR | PAINTER | SCULPTOR After moving to Qld. in the early 90’s. Dave joined Wallace House Watercolour Artists Group. He then began painting in oils and acrylic. He incorporates skills from his pastry-cooking days, using piping bags and pallet knives to add texture and structure to his underwater scenes. Dave…

Peter Phillips GALLERY | PAINTER | SCULPTOR Peter Phillips, is one of the pre-eminent British Pop Artists of our time. Vibrant colour and filled with borrowed iconography drawn from daily life, his work ranges from oils on canvas to multi-media compositions and collages. Phillips studied at the Royal College of Art in London during the…

Sue Boyd PAINTER | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Sue graduated from the University of South Australia being awarded the Harry P Gill Medal for the highest grades in visual arts and design over the four-year course. After graduation she worked in advertising. Sue also illustrated children’s books by award-winning author, Colin Thiele and designed window displays…

Sharon Jack  PAINTER The desire for experimenting is what drives Sharon and what makes her pieces bring up harmony out of chaos.  Sharon uses a meticulous process in which over the course of many days, thinned acrylic washes are applied layer upon layer on prepared, unstretched raw canvas.  Her approach is to limit choice by initially dictating the guidelines, but…

Michele Rudder  PAINTER Born in France, Michele is influenced by the Europeen Style. Michele studied in France at” l’Ecole des Beaux Arts” in the South of France, “School of Art in Stanley street” in Adelaide, “The Ikebana School of Art” Painting and Photography, “the Gold Coast School of Art” Oil and different mediums,. Michele has…

Dinah Wakefield  PAINTER Dinah’s art is inspired by the light, the colours and the natural beauty of the Noosa region of Australia. ‘What I love most about Noosa is the interplay of light. From the oceans to the clouds, to the river estuaries and the hinterland, this canvas unfolds before me every day and finds…

Darren White  PAINTER Darren’s artworks often speak to emotions, expressing his fascination of places throughout the world, where the ocean disperses its energy onto a city edge. drawing upon these memories of ‘place’ and feelings of nostalgia, Darren creates works that hopefully bring a sense of calm to the observer. What interests Darren most about…

Ben Lucas  PAINTER Ben Lucas is an award-winning painter of emotionally evocative seascapes full of light, colour, movement and memories. Known for his free manipulation of the oil paint on the canvas Ben’s paintings carry a wonderful balance of dramatic energy and a sense of peace that invites the imagination to soar. Ben’s family has…

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

Rosie Lloyd-Giblett ILLUSTRATOR | PAINTER | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST The flow of water, Mother Earth, family connections and the necessity to create in response to life experience is what defines Rosie Lloyd-Giblett’s artistic identity. Her deep concerns for climate change and love of the natural landscape is evidenced within her colourful, expressive works. Responsive to…

Maureen (Mo) Riggs  PAINTER Mo’s art is unique in the way she captures the true essence of the oceans visually stunning and biologically complex aquatic habitats. Her deep understanding of the complex interplay of light beneath the waves and watery habitats she renders beautifully. Recently Mo began making her own pigments to minimise her use…

Julia Carter PAINTER | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Julia Carter’s paintings overflow with optimism, energy and a sense of celebration; such is her attitude to life. Her Degree with honours, in Sculpture and Literature and Diploma of Early Childhood Education allude to the tactile, emotive and playful approach to her work. Each piece is meticulously layered…

Jo Cook CERAMICIST | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER | SCULPTOR Jo Cook is an artist and sculptor based in Noosa Heads. Her life and art has been profoundly influenced by growing up with a severely intellectually disabled sister in a fragile family environment. She became a full time artist after a long career in…

Jenny Hines PAINTER | PHOTOGRAPHER | PRINTMAKER | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST The subject matter of Jenny’s bold and colourful abstract works in oil and acrylics is drawn from memory. Memories of past experiences have been imprinted in the subconscious leaving a hazy image. These memories are imagined and reimagined, some are very real and some…

Helen Lawson MIXED MEDIA ARTIST | PAINTER Artworks have been exhibited in competitive exhibitions in most states since 1997, and work has been published in Australian Artist with 5 finalist awards, and also in Artist’s Palette. Helen has won many awards, both in traditional and abstract genres, and in differing mediums. Since moving to Noosa,…

Giuliana de Witts PAINTER | PRINTMAKER | MIXED MEDIA ARTIST Giuliana 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 resolve. As a Bowen practitioner, Giuliana is able to intuitively read the human form…