Everyone has their own challenges and obstacles in life, and artists are no different!
Prema Harris was faced with barriers to her creativity, and has found ways to work through them and increase her powers to overcome the obstacles that were blocking her art practice.
Come and hear how Prema has achieved this.
“A part of my journey over the last 10 years was to look at what I believe. What I think about myself has greatly changed, and how I see myself, especially as an artist. I am more grounded, practical, inspired and real now than I have ever been. ”
The work of Louise Feneley first came to my attention when I saw images in a journal at the Newcastle Community Art Centre. It was love at first sight and I decided to learn more about the artist and her process.
Louise is an Alla Prima painter, working in oil, who paints still life, portraiture and landscapes.
Her work has been selected for major award exhibitions such as the Kennedy Prize, Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, the Portia Geach Memorial Award. Her painting “White Air” was bought for the Australian Parliament collection.
She teaches and works in South Australia. Not being able to get there myself, I decided to invite her to come to Finite Gallery – and she is coming!
Join me for this wonderful opportunity to see Louise Feneley give a painting demonstration at Finite Gallery. This is a precursor to her Masterclasses on the 5th & 6th November and 9th & 10th November.
Cost: $25 includes supper (participants in the Masterclasses gain free entry to this event)
Join us for a variation on the First Friday@ Finite theme with the first music and drawing evening.
Cellist Anne Berry will entertain us with her improvisation and classical cello pieces, as we pick up charcoal, pencils or pens and draw the musician and instrument.
If you are a beginner, this is a great chance to try out your drawing skills and pick up some tips and advice. If you are more experienced, this is an opportunity to add a new subject to your repertoire.
Tuition available, or just come and draw.
Cost is $15 /person includes supper. Drawing materials can be provided for an additional $5 or bring your own.
Helene is a graphic designer, illustrator and artist whose work encompasses many areas. She has illustrated the delightful ‘Adventures of Eddie McTeddie’ books, recently completed a public art mural and was artist in residence at the Casterton Kelpie Muster.
Helene has also raised funds for charity through the sale of her detailed pet portraits.
Join us for a glass of wine and a light supper as Helene recounts her recent trip to the Casterton Kelpie Muster, and talks about her work.