Recognised as Australia’s foremost contemporary female Artist for her thick impasto palette
Showing a selection of panel works vibrant and unusual featuring fruits and figures, involving a process of oxidisation and patina in which she uses several applications of paints, acids and iron filings to achieve an aged antique metallic look.
Influences in her work have come from her professional career as a Biochemist and Zoologist, her travels around the world with her husband Jeff Ogg (who is a Veterinary Surgeon), and her mother - prominent artist Gwen Pratt (FRAS).
Jan says her passion for the landscape's and painting landscapes, makes her feel ‘enlivened and connected’ to the ‘energy and spirit’ of the places that she paints. - becoming more than what can be physically ‘seen’.
A feast for the eye and a decorator’s delight, ranging from: beautiful beach scenes, waterscapes reflecting the coastal ambiance, Mediterranean village life, large contemporary paintings and sensuous figurative pieces.
Sue's latest work of textured gum leaves are brilliantly unique - with each individual leaf having it's own detail.
John’s unique interpretation of the Australian landscape, people and environment around him is enhanced by his use of light, vibrant colour with a strong sense of design - whether it be the rocky escarpment of Arnhem Land or the shores of Sydney Harbour.
Freda works in fine detail using strong colour to create pieces which glow with life
and light. This results in highly successful warm paintings that demonstrate her ability to capture and recreate the images realistically.