Debbie Mackenzie Artist – Up Close & Personal

A deep connection to nature and the landscape of her Mornington Peninsula home infuses Debbie Mackenzie’s tranquil landscape paintings. Dreamy cloudscapes and lush green rolling hills are interspersed with pine trees and distant farmhouses. Childhood exposure to the arts built on Debbie’s innate love of visual expression, a career in Graphic Design further encouraged her […]

Wendy Arnold Artist – Up Close & Personal

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Wendy Arnold has had a long career in the arts, from studying Fine Arts to working as part of the highly successful fashion label Studibaker Hawk, art & fashion have informed her life. This rich history is evident in the use of textiles, gold leaf and intricately painted patterns in her beautifully presented paintings. The […]

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 […]

Ingrid Windram Artist – Up Close & Personal

Ingrid Windram has forged a strong artistic career starting with her first solo exhibition in South Australia in 1982. 10 years later she moved to the Kimberley region and it is here that she embraced the incredible landscape that has remained her strongest inspiration to this day. Ingrid Windram has travelled extensively throughout the Kimberley on […]

Judy Prosser Artist – Up Close and Personal

Judy Prosser developed a deep love of the desert after heading to the Kimberley in the late 70’s, and has lived on a remote station out of Broome for nearly 40 years. She enjoys the solitude and peace found when sitting quietly at a desert waterhole, watching the passing parade of animals and birds that […]

Ralph Stanton Artist – Up Close and Personal

With a background in architecture/town planning Ralph Stanton found his way into visual arts later in life. Taking inspiration from the West Australian light and landscape and from Abstract Expressionism  – particularly the ideas of New York School painter Mark Rothko  – he creates striking paintings rich in colour and texture. As an artist he […]

Who Is David Bromley?

In this Q&A video interview David Bromley gives us an incredibly personal insight into his personal and artistic journey so far. Listen to David Bromley talk openly about a wide range of topics in this 29 minute video, time well spent in getting to know the man behind his art. Born in 1960 in Sheffield, […]

Buying Artwork – advice from Jo Paris..

A recent article published in ART EDIT MAGAZINE, Summer 2017 outlines a few key pointers for those delving into purchasing art for the first time. Jo Paris answered a series of questions to collate this article and gives some really helpful tips from her personal experience of purchasing art. She also draws from over 25 years […]

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 […]