Helen Norton Artist – Up Close & Personal

Helen Norton Artist   Up Close & Personal Fine Art

Australian Artist Helen Norton has given us an insight into herself as an artist in this Up Close and Personal Q&A. She has opened her studio and her thoughts on what her artistic journey is all about. Helen Norton’s career began over 29 years ago, when she began putting colour on canvas as an avenue of […]

Michelle Gauntlett Jewellery/Sculpture Artist – Up Close & Personal

Michelle Gauntlett Jewellery/Sculpture Artist   Up Close & Personal Fine Art

Michelle Gauntlett thoroughly enjoys making sculptural forms and wearable art out of metal. She works with fine silver, copper and brass, hammering the metal into the desired shapes. Michelle’s large cuff bangles and wide rings are works of art with unique patinas and patterns, no two are ever the same. She believes in the connection that is […]

Ann Steer Artist – Up Close & Personal

Ann Steer Artist   Up Close & Personal Fine Art

West Australian painter Ann Steer challenges herself continually to capture the beautiful moments seen and experienced on our West Coast beaches and by creating a painting that captures an emotion and atmosphere that the viewer can suggest their own emotive response to.  Ann has spent the past year’s experimenting through bravery, mistakes and a determination to grow and […]

Shirley Fisher Artist – Up Close & Personal

Shirley Fisher Artist   Up Close & Personal Fine Art

Shirley Fisher has made an impact at Jahroc Galleries over the past seven years whilst exhibiting her landscape and seascape paintings in our gallery. Shirley’s use of a vibrant palette creates the spontaneity and freshness depicting the unique light and colours of Western Australia and has captivated many viewers in awe. Shirley Fisher has been a professional artist for […]

Jane Pestell-Litten Artist – Up Close & Personal

Jane Pestell Litten Artist   Up Close & Personal Fine Art

Perth born Jane Pestell-Litten is a trans-Tasman artist based in Arrowtown, New Zealand. Since commencing painting in 2007 Jane has been final listed in a number of awards from the Black Swan Portrait Prize through to the Limestone Prize in South Australia and most recently a semi finalist in the 2015 Doug Moran Portrait Prize. Her […]

Susan Angwin Artist – Up Close & Personal

Susan Angwin Artist   Up Close & Personal Fine Art

Susan Angwin is an established West Australian Artist who is in her heaven working out of a bush block art studio in the Porongerups, bathed by the tranquility around her which opens up her create energy. The ocean of this South Coast is also a subject greatly explored by Susan and expressed in her abstract style that […]

Peter Scott Artist – Up Close & Personal

Peter Scott Artist   Up Close & Personal Fine Art

Well known Margaret River Artist Peter Scott has been producing magnificent seascapes and landscapes since 1992, when he gave up his Graphic Design job and became a full time art practitioner and teacher. His impressionist influenced style draws a wide audience, and using the Margaret River Region as his subject matter, Peter Scott captures those fleeting moments […]

Alan Marshall Artist – Up Close and Personal

Alan Marshall Artist   Up Close and Personal Fine Art

My paintings are my way of expressing the unique and clear light of Australian very early mornings and late afternoons in contrast to the soft filtered light of Europe Residing in Perth since 1981, Alan Marshall has mastered the art of painting the Australian light, capturing beautiful atmospheric moments that are fleeting in real time, the changing intensity of […]

Narelle Pendlebury Artist – Up Close and Personal

Narelle Pendlebury Artist   Up Close and Personal Fine Art

Narelle Pendlebury is a Perth Artist with a solid history in the Fine Arts world and Art Education. She works mainly in the areas of painting, textiles and ceramics.  Her paintings include large abstract sea, cloud and waterscapes, as well as mixed-media work combining textiles, printmaking, stitching, maps, acrylic and oil mediums.  These works are often figurative, and […]

Vivienne Jagger Glass Artist- Up Close and Personal

Vivienne Jagger Glass Artist  Up Close and Personal Fine Art

Talented Perth glass artist Vivienne Jagger has a background in industrial design and some past experience with ceramics, and a lifelong love affair with glass objects. It started with a weekend course making dichroic jewellery and grew from there.  Vivienne Jagger is mostly self-taught although has been fortunate to have been able to attend various master classes […]