I am an artist/teacher working in all mediums

I appreciate all styles of art
In the cooler months I run an art retreat in central Qld australia
Sapphire art Retreat

Magicians of Still Life
June 2014 Invitational Exhibition

Still Life Paintings group
sponsored by Solo Exhibition

See my interview and demonstration film on tv






see artist interview

Co-Host for Northern Rivers Artists
Co-Host for Contemporary Pastel Painters

Co-Host for miniature art

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  • Joined: February 2009


sapphire art retreat 2/7 to 9/7

I have been busy this year working on my new project, an art escape in the gemfields of western qld australia. Im creating a camp where visitors can create art all weekunder the guidance of myself and invited guest tutors. Relax, unwind, create. Its a facinating area, quite eccentric in its history and you always have the chance to trip over a sapphire or two. The weather is warm in the day and …
Posted 5 months – 3 comments

Sapphire art retreat

I’m happy to announce that our art camp in the entral gemfeilds of QLD is a reality. / After much hard work and planning over the past three years myself and patricia who owns the mining claim have set up a truly unique retreat. Our first retreat is in June the 12th to the 19th. / Accommodation will be in renovated art retro caravans uniquely themed, each have been fitted out in their own …
Posted 7 months – Leave a comment

I'm delighted to have my still life's included alongside these talented artists

See my work in the ‘Magicians of Still Life’ exhibition, / sponsored by Solo Exhibition, / curated by Beatrice Cloake
Posted over 1 year – 4 comments

Still life workshop studio

I’d like to extend an invitation to visit my workshop studio here on solo exhibition’s 2014 / Workshops. / I’m currently participating in solo exhibitions workshop studios I’ve decided to do the still life workshop and have set up my own image in my studio to interpret / Maria Paterson workshop studio / I’m using water mix able oils on canvas / WIP 4
Posted over 1 year – 6 comments