Poetry plays a major role in my art practice, embedding words, either the whole poem, or parts thereof, into my artwork. Sometimes hidden or obscured, perhaps a reflection of where I’ve been, where I would like to visit, where I would like to guide others. My artistic narrative.
He is known to be a prolific artist, who combines the teachings of the Dutch masters with the power of self-expression. Born in Perth and raised in Holland, he studied at the Royal Academy for Fine Art, the Hague. His work embodies the human dynamic through an intricate play of mark making and vibrant exploitation of color.
I paint landscape and city views usually where there are unusual reflections in water. I am currently painting Eastern Australian coastal scenes. The example here is my painting of rocks at North Burleigh Beach (oil on canvas 155 cm x 120 cm). I have travelled extensively in Europe for the purpose of painting European landscapes and city views. The medium always used is oil on canvas.
Michelle Marie Macnamara is a self-taught Visual Artist from Melbourne, Australia. You will currently find her working from her open studio in Byron Bay, on private commissions and pieces for a new collection.
The studio is open to the public Monday to Friday from 12pm. Appointments necessary for weekends. (02) 6685 5775
Paisley's paintings invoke a joyful and healing connection.
Abundance of gold elevates her paintings towards a higher vision. allowing the viewer to connect with their own feelings ............................... of peace, love, joy and oneness.
My paintings and works on paper echo the rhythms and vibrations of an inner landscape.
The central idea that intrigues me is that art or the aesthetic experience can reveal a truth that penetrates the surface. The reflections we have when we experience a work of art have a relationship to our notion of beauty.
I have recently moved to New Brighton from Bulli, south of Sydney. I have set up a studio to produce an series of paintings and installations for exhibition in New York, Berlin and Tokyo during second half of 2012. I have teaching art at TAFE and Exhibition & Prof Practice For Artists at Byron Community College starting May 9 for 6 weeks.
I am captivated by the wonderful light and colour we have in this part of the world.... I surf and enjoy our clean,clear ocean and am constantly challenged to capture that feeling of sunshine and warmth on canvas.