Kelly’s on trend Figurative Still Life collection May 12, 2022

The lockdown presented the opportunity to focus on the development of a new technique and genre aimed to enhance today’s interiors, with on trend subject matter, composition and colours. The magic of still life paintings is that they can show us a new way of looking at the ordinary objects around us. My influence is from John Coburn who in turn was influenced by…

Martin Breeze, On Being Your Best Self April 28, 2022

“My art is all abstract. I am fascinated by it because it affords me the opportunity to avoid trying to imitate the world around me or to focus on replicating any fixed objects,” Martin said. “Life has so many boundaries, and restrictions and abstract art allows me to let go and see where [the flow] takes me I am in love with not knowing what will become of the blank canvas!”

Angela Hawkey opens about her inspirations April 13, 2022

First thing: morning coffee! Planning commissions, new painting ideas, emails, messages etc., and then putting paint to canvas. Looking up hours later realising I haven’t had lunch, then back to painting, photography, listing art for sale, writing cards, filling out certificates of authenticity, tidying up roughly, and then getting ready for…

Russellina Puruntatameri talks about her Tiwi heritage March 23, 2022

The Tiwi Islands, located in the Timor Sea 80km north of Darwin, are home to the Tiwi people and consist of two main islands, Melville Island, and Bathurst Island. The Tiwi people identify three separate seasons – Jamutakari (wet season), Kumunupunari (dry season) and Tiyari (hot season), these seasons are the key to…

Q&A with artist Kathleen Buzzacott March 23, 2022

My artistic journey began with time spent with my sister Julie. While my husband was at work I would visit her at her house in Alice Springs. It was 1993 and I was pregnant with my son Kyle. I was on leave from my job as a hairdresser. My sister had a lot of work as an artist. She also had commission work to paint bush bananas on panels for…