Katie Gordon Artist – Up Close & Personal

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Katie Gordon’s hyper realistic still life drawings are spectacular in their vibrancy and delivery. Using Prismalcolor wax pencils and black pigment ink Katie captures the intricacy of rose petals, the lustre of leaves and the play of light on the subject. Her work is meticulously produced requiring much time and dedication to create. With a […]

Christine Lawrence Artist – Up Close & Personal

Established realist artist Christine Lawrence is drawn to the magical illusions that can be created on the surface of the picture plain. She captures the essence of her subjects, using them as a vehicle to study light, colour, form, space and reality. Christine’s artistic career started in South Australia, where she studied then taught visual […]

Liv Vardy Artist – Up Close & Personal

Inspired by nature and the stunning beaches of South West WA artist Liv Vardy paints impressionistic acrylic works that are full of movement and joy. Her superb eye for colour and skilful blending produces paintings that are suggestive of the natural world but which allow space for the viewer to create their own meaning. When […]

Ann Steer Artist – Up Close & Personal

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 […]

Jane Pestell-Litten Artist – Up Close & Personal

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 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

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 […]

Di Taylor Artist – Up Close and Personal

Perth Artist Di Taylor is so passionate about the artwork she creates, you can feel it when viewing her paintings without even meeting her. And behind her passion to create art, is her love of life, colour, the beach, people, and travel which then turns into a burning desire to get it all onto canvas. “I […]

Kyle Hughes-Odgers – Artist – Up Close and Personal

In demand Kyle Hughes-Odgers is a Perth Visual Artist, Illustrator, Public Art/Street Mural Artist. He has been commissioned to do many Western Australian Street Art projects, has published 2 children’s books, and had numerous successful local, national and international solo and group exhibitions. When did you first feel the desire to be artistic and realise […]

Bec Juniper opening night and Duncan Ord speech

Saturday night 27th December brought a joyous crowd into JahRoc Galleries for the opening night of “PERSONAL CULT OF THE LAND” by BEC JUNIPER. The crowd enjoyed the speeches, the opening speech by DUNCAN ORD, Director General Department of Culture and the Arts, who spoke about his family connection with Bec Juniper and her father […]