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Artist Emma Wreyford’s birds and landscapes emanuate movement, vibrancy and wonder. Drawing inspiration from luminosity and the psychology of colour. Her textured paintings express her intrinsic relationship with the environment. Born in the late seventies Emma’s earlier work was defined by her childhood surroundings in the Isle of Wight, UK.
Now based in the Mid coast of NSW after moving on from some stints in Sydney, one of which completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Paddington. Emma’s artistic practice explores the expansive space, rhythm and intensity of colour found in Australia’s landscape, Emma has exhibited in Australia, New Zealand and the UK, also commissioned to paint abstracts for TV shows such as The Bachelor, The Apprentice, The Biggest Loser and Dating in the Dark.
Max Marvell is a Sydney born and raised artist who now resides in Smiths Lake on the NSW Mid North Coast.
Max draws inspiration from modern pop culture, 90’s nostalgia and everyday chaos. Recycled materials, mixed media along with acrylic and aerosol, Max creates artworks that spark thought, emotion and confusion. Paying homage to artist’s such as Andy Warhol, Ben Frost, Banksy and the not so popular graffiti movements. There is never a clear idea, just PAINT! And let the canvas do the talking...
Linda graduated from the national school of arts in South Africa 1990 and studied as a textile designer thereafter. Now she paints for the love of it and works as a cosmetic tattoo artist.
Linda's paintings are a combination of her textile design background and her love of all the fauna and flora of Forster in particular birds. Her style is decorative and mainly consists of oil painting but she also experiments with other mediums. "Even though I have tried loose abstract work I always land up adding detail and intricate patterns"
Rita trained at UNSW COFA as a painter. Her artworks are a combination of skills and techniques developed in the studio; a combination of happenstance, memory and nostalgia explored through a varied practice and materiality.
"'Garden' is about my fascination with growth and life in the natural environment since arriving in the Pacific Palms area. My work includes organic patterns and a few little inserted pictures that introduce subplots and other narratives within the picture surface, weaving an interconnectedness between life and the natural world. The natural world however dominates as the stronger force as it does in nature. The work captures nature's vibrancy and lushness, its patterns, forms, shapes and layers. Most of all I hope I have captured nature's force to overcome adversity and regenerate, depicting the natural cycle of regeneration and decay, death and replenishment."