"I have been painting for as long as I can remember, exploring my style and experimenting with a vast range of mediums to hone my skill while constantly drawing inspiration from my surroundings on the beautiful south coast. My style reflects my passion for nature and organic forms with a focus on the intricate details of our local rock pools and the terrain of lush rolling hills which surround my home in Bery. I work with acrylic and oil on canvas to capture the beauty I see around me through use of colour and texture, creating a story of detailed patterns and shape to reflect my local landscape. I hope to evoke a sense of curiosity through my paintings, drawing the viewer in to explore the journey on the canvas."View collection
Alison Willoughby is an artist based in Melbourne. Her work focuses on colour, shape and unexpected combinations. Working between art & design, Alison’s cheerful and bold aesthetic is realised through collage, painting and illustration.View collection
Amanda Ogilby is an emerging artist who works primarily in oils. She grew up influenced by the pastel and charcoal drawings of her artistic father. Amanda now paints fulltime in her home studio overlooking the bush, in Margaret River, Western Australia.
A representational painter, Amanda delights in the texture of oil paint and her ability to manipulate layers of colour in her art. She relishes this mediums qualities, slowly building up tone and form of the objects in her compositions. Through close observation, Amanda focuses on light, reflection and shadow and how they intermingle with objects and botanical influences.
Amanda's art is in response to her immediate surroundings and home. She seeks and finds inspiration from personal treasures, objects old and new each with stories and reminders of precious memories, the final composition often depicted with floral elements which strive to depict a sense of serenity and peace.
These cards are individually hand screenprinted in Me and Amber’s Sydney studio. Each design is either hand cut into a piece of stencil film using a scalpel, or photographically exposed onto a screen. The screen is placed on top of a piece of card. Water based ink is applied to the top of the screen and then passed through the screen using a squeegee. This process is repeated for each and every card!
N.B. The black cards have a grey insert for easy message writing!View collection
A small range of work incorporates glazing, though the clay body is still the main focus and the glaze acts as an augmentation.
Gippsland artist Helen Masin resumed a life-long passion for painting after a relocation from Northern Victoria to Sale, Victoria in 2005. The move prompted a return to art study at East Gippsland TAFE, majoring in painting and life drawing. Helen’s previous studies included Visual Arts majoring in Photography. Over the past several years Helen has exhibited in solo and group shows around the Gippsland region and Melbourne; she describes her painting style as ‘eclectic’ ranging from abstract aerial landscapes, streetscapes to still life. Helen’s recent paintings have been inspired by her travels to Europe, in particular Italy.View collection
Jacki Fewtrell Gobert
Jacki has been a full-time artist since 2009. Prior to this, she worked as an art teacher for almost 30 years. She has held solo exhibitions since 1982 and has ben a finalist in numerous art prizes such as the Mosman Art Prize, Hornsby Art Prize, Northern Beaches Art Prize ( formerly Warringah Art Prize), Outback Art Prize, Tumut Art Prize, Sydney Morning Herald Art Prize, Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize, North Sydney Art Prize, Kirribilli Art Prize and the Hunters Hill Art Prize. She has also won various art prizes since 1982 and her recent Body of Work is based on her local environment at Brooklyn on the Hawkesbury River as well as travels to Tasmania, South Australia and time spent in Paris. Jacki’s work is literal but she loves to exaggerate line and use of colour. She often depicts the ‘mundane’ and tries to make the viewer see what is often taken for granted. Jacki won First Prize for the SALA 2018 in South Australia for Hollick Estate Winery in Coonawarra with a drawing entitled ‘Cab Sav & corkscrew’. She has also contributed works for the Hornsby RSL WW1 and WW2 commemoration exhibitions in 2017 & 2018.View collection
"Having been interested in art from childhood, I was always drawing and painting. Art became a passion and I studied Art as a major for a year at Burwood State College until a career in aviation began, ending with me living overseas for more than a decade. About 8 years ago I did a painting course and was hooked. I am mainly self taught and draw and paint in both acrylics and oils - I have had two exhibitions, one with two other artists at the Eltham Library Gallery, and a solo exhibition at Montsalvat, Eltham in 2019. My passion is blue sky, clean lines, shadows and delicate detail. I love the every day things to bring to life, whether it be flowers, fruit, vegetables or a building with telephone lines. I use negative space to pull my subject into the fore, leaving it floating, as it were - for the eye to behold."View collection