I specialise in the historic Max Meldrum Method (Australian Impressionism) and conduct painting workshops for individuals and larger groups at the Thirsty Palette cellar door on Wilderness road in Lovedale.
I am a painter, but in the last few years have fallen in love with printmaking, particularly lino and wood cut techniques
Founded in 2008 by Fee Madigan, Art Mania Studio (AMS) is now a forerunner in the region. Firstly, the core value behind AMS is not just running art classes, it’s creating a community hub. That is to say, establishing support networks, and helping people’s wellbeing, including Fee’s & all the staff that work here! OurContinue reading “Art Mania Studio”
I’m a 17 year old self taught Artist who lives in the lower Hunter Valley. Art has always been a large part of my life even since I was little, I was twelve when I really tried to create photorealistic artworks and I fell in love with coloured pencils. I love drawing animals mostly birdlifeContinue reading “Painted Harp Studio – Mollie Lennon”
Jo Shand is a Newcastle artist with ties to Sydney’s inner west. Her practice explores our immediate environment of landscape, everyday events, car culture and animals and their visual occurrences that we can often overlook. She invites us to take a moment to observe what we rarely see in our eternal hurry to achieve. JoContinue reading “Jo Shand”
‘Handprinted’ as the name suggests is a range of screenprinted tunics by textile artist Sandra Shaw. “I work from a small studio in Newcastle creating a variety of handprinted fabrics that find their way around the world. My involvement with textiles and printing has evolved over many years of making, and participating in many craftContinue reading “Sandra Shaw”
I am a bush artist who seriously took to painting after retiring to the Hunter region. I have completed a number of art courses including the Fine Art Certificate but have only realised my passion after moving to the bush. I love colour and have difficulty with a muted palette. The brighter the better and that always includesContinue reading “Paynes Crossing Art – Patricia Cooke”
Judith is a contemporary artist from the Darkinjung people of the Central Coast, NSW. Art has always been a part of Judith’s life. She uses a variety of mediums and has studied painting and print making at Newcastle University and Tafe. Judith gains inspiration from her own family background and life experiences and has receivedContinue reading “Judith Franklin – Indigenous Artist and Print Maker”
Giselle Penn is based in Newcastle and is a Fibre Textile Artist who also enjoys producing functional pieces that adorn the body and home. Her handmade felt ranges from large throws and scarves for all seasons through to cushions, satchel bags and small vessels. Giselle also makes Lampwork Glass Beads and incorporates them with semi-preciousContinue reading “Giselle Penn”
Journeying into art, I’ve tried many different mediums and techniques including printmaking and ceramics and these experiences all influence my mark-making. I work from my bushland studio in central Pokolbin and use oil paints to create my paintings.