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Crimson Rosellas

Natalie Barlow

Exhibiting Artist

Natalie Barlow was born in Geelong. After finishing school, she studied Commercial art at the Melbourne College of Decoration and in 1987 attained a TAFE certificate in Promotional Display and Advertising.
Since then she has worked as a graphic artist in Melbourne, Coffs Harbour, Sydney and now the Sunshine Coast where she has lived for 5 years.
Since arriving on the Sunshine Coast Natalie has joined the Pomona Gallery Artists and Friends Group, the Friends of Noosa Regional Gallery and the Queensland Wildlife Art Society. She finds the groups to be very nurturing and supportive in her artistic development.
Her interest in art started while studying graphic design. She commenced art classes in 1986 at the local community centre and soon developed an interest in painting wildlife, particularly birds and landscapes.
Over the years Natalie has gained inspiration for her artwork by visiting wetland areas, around Australia including Kakadu and overseas trips to India and Africa. Natalie enjoys painting in oils and watercolour and has exhibited in group and solo exhibitions and also has her paintings at Pomona Gallery.
Last year Natalie had an article in the Artist Palette Magazine issue 143 which showed many of her paintings and a demonstration of a gum tree scene.

Website.

www.nataliesgraphics.com

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Carmine Bee Eaters

Peta Boyce

Exhibiting Artist

Peta is a self taught artist working mainly in gouache or mixed media. Peta has travelled extensively in Australia to source material for her paintings of Australian birds. After recent trips to Africa she has also been painting African birds and mammals. Peta is a keen conservationist and is a member of a number of conservation organizations. She is a Signature Member of Art for Conservation, a worldwide website, and in 2009 was accepted as an Exhibitor in Art for Conservation 2009, a juried exhibition held in the U.S.A.

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Rhino Sculpture

Gerard Burford

Life Member Artist

Gerard works in clay, concrete, wood, metals and polymers. He has been creating wildlife sculpture for over 30 years and his work captures the movement and expression in the animals he produces. Gerard had a degree in anthropology and became interested in the relationships between humans and animals over our evolutionary past during his research for it.

Working from home using a gas fired kiln, Gerard faces many challenges including the fact that his kiln has been severely damaged 3 times in the last 4 years from flooding in Ithaca creek behind his home.


Male Wren

Elizabeth Burnett

Emerging Artist

Elizabeth Burnett is an artist who grew up in Brisbane and now lives in the Redlands with her husband and family. Elizabeth has been painting for over 25 years, training under her mentor and professional artist, Trevor Platt.

For many years Elizabeth specialised in watercolours, painting landscapes, outback scenes and botanical illustrations. Elizabeth has also begun doing large scenes in oils taking inspiration from her own photographs taken while on holidays both in Australia and overseas. In recent years however, Elizabeth has enjoyed exploring new mediums and techniques training under master pastelist Gail Higgins.

Elizabeth has entered her artworks in several exhibitions in her local area and has also done several commissions. In 2012 Elizabeth was accepted as a member of "Queensland Wildlife Artist Society" with Emerging Artist status. She now enjoys using a wide range of mediums including oils, watercolour, pastels, graphite and coloured pencils to bring to life her beautiful wildlife artworks in amazing detail. For Elizabeth Art is a never ending journey of learning and discovery with a passion to improve her skills and create beautiful artwork for everyone to enjoy.

Queensland Wildlife Artist's Society Inc.

Australian Wildlife Exhibition

30th October - 5th November 2017
Auditorium, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Toowong

 

International Wildife Exhibiton

16th March 2018 - 28th April 2017

Logan Art Gallery, Queensland

 

PERMANENT WILDLIFE ART AT CLEVELAND

QWASI at The Old Schoolhouse Gallery

You can always find some wildlife artworks at The Old School House Gallery, Shore Street North, Cleveland (just past the Grand View Hotel). Along with other styles.

Entry is free and off street parking is available.

New works are hung each month to keep the display interesting and vibrant! There are cards, small matted prints, jewellery and sculptures also displayed.

Come visit us and don't forget to leave your comments in the book.

Gallery hours are Friday - Sunday 9.30am - 4.30pm.

 

MEETINGS

 Qld State Library, Southbank

All are welcome.

General meetings will be held on

Sunday 24th September 2017

2pm, meeting Room 3D

 


 

 

 

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