Meet This Years Artists & Makers

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Don Barrett

  Don Barrett 290 North Yannathan Road Modella, 3816 5629 4115 0438 415 060 donbarrett.com.au Video production by Darryl Whitaker of DJWTV & Gippsland Photo Tours   Most of my sculpture is contemporary abstract, comprising shape, form, colour and texture; but sometimes during the creative process, figurative shapes appear. I work intuitively, allowing the work itself… Read More

Laurel Foenander

Laurel Foenander 12 Bennett Street, Longwarry 3816 5629 9665 0438 399 664 laurelfoenanderart.com Video production by Darryl Whitaker of DJWTV & Gippsland Photo Tours Laurel is a contemporary realist oil painter known for her native bird studies but, in her studio, you’ll also discover abstracts, land and seascapes, or her latest Archibald entry. Many of… Read More

Helen Timbury

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  Helen Timbury 37 Albert Road,Drouin 3818  5625 1999 0408527943 helentimburydesign.com.au Video production by Darryl Whitaker of DJWTV & Gippsland Photo Tours Paper excites me. A little piece of paper that holds an image is something special. You can feel the texture of the paper in your hand — sometimes velvety,  or smooth and transparent —… Read More

Wendy Hitchins

  Wendy Hitchins 22 Silvertown Road, Drouin 3818 5625 5349, 0407 710 180 beadywendy.com.au Video production by Darryl Whitaker of DJWTV & Gippsland Photo Tours   Handmade glass beads and jewellery. See glass bead making demonstrations. Unique necklaces, earrings, bracelets and more. Each bead is made individually, by hand, by melting glass in a flame… Read More

Lisa Kurec

   Lisa Kurec    431 Main Neerim Road, Drouin West 3818    0400 686 634    More on Lisa…   Video production by Darryl Whitaker of DJWTV & Gippsland Photo Tours   Inspired by the environment and Ukrainian customs, Lisa works in the traditional processes of printmaking, specialising in etching.  … Read More

Val Connelly

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    Val Connelly 515 Old Sale Road, Drouin West 3818 0428 252 916 valconnellyartist.com   Video production by Darryl Whitaker of DJWTV & Gippsland Photo Tours Val has won several awards for her bold and vibrant pastels shaping her vision of nature. Inspiration may come from a breaking wave, a striking bloom or the… Read More

Gary Miles

  Gary Miles Bradley Hall Fine Art Gallery 12 Old Telegraph Road West, Drouin West 3818 5626 8355 0407 443 606 www.garymilesart.com.au   Video production by Darryl Whitaker of DJWTV & Gippsland Photo Tours     Gary has recently returned from painting Jugiong in Central NSW and is preparing work for exhibition. The paintings are… Read More

Sue Acheson

    Sue Acheson Tarago Pottery 143 Old Telegraph Road West, Rokeby 3818 0407 805 278 sueacheson.com.au   Video production by Darryl Whitaker of DJWTV & Gippsland Photo Tours   Sue’s airy studio surrounded by bush holds her ceramics, paintings and wood carving, with sheds outside for the dirtier work! The exploration of techniques created… Read More

Laurie Collins

  Laurie Collins 420 Main Jindivick Rd, Jindivick 3818 5628 5224 0457 099 094 lauriecollins.com.au   Video production by Darryl Whitaker of DJWTV & Gippsland Photo Tours   Wander around the sculpture garden and visit Laurie’s Red Tree Gallery. Find the shed near the piles of rusty metal! Look for the fence with the dragons,… Read More

Lauren Murphy

  Lauren Murphy       Level 1 97 Queen Street, Warragul 3820    0432 608 897    laurenmurphyphotography.com.au   Video production by Darryl Whitaker of DJWTV & Gippsland Photo Tours   Lauren Murphy is a freelance photographer specialising in compelling, authentic portraiture and documentary-style photography that captures the uniqueness of people – their personality and life journey.    … Read More

Anita George

  Anita George Pen On Parchment Calligraphy 26 Church Street, Warragul 3820 0437 562 215 penonparchment.com.au   Video production by Darryl Whitaker of DJWTV & Gippsland Photo Tours     With calligraphy as the starting point, you will find many different mediums in Anita’s studio. Small lettering designs, large abstract art on paper, canvas or… Read More

Russell Lilford

Russell Lilford 18 Montgomery Street, Warragul 3820 5622 0730 0432 043 856 https://www.wizardofdog.com   Video production by Darryl Whitaker of DJWTV & Gippsland Photo Tours   My work moves through personal mythological experiences. I use painting and printmaking to realise an ongoing discourse with humans, culture and environment to examine the situation of our existence.… Read More

Graeme Myrteza

    Graeme Myrteza 424 Trafalgar South Road, Thorpdale 3835 5634 6387 0414 346 456 graememyrteza-artist.com   Video production by Darryl Whitaker of DJWTV & Gippsland Photo Tours   Graeme, a farmer from Gippsland, paints only in oils and mainly paints around the Gippsland area capturing early morn and late evening light. Getting there: best… Read More