"My Art beings me Joy!”
Painting intuitively, has given me the freedom to express myself more fully and my journey into abstraction fuels this. I love using layers of colour, especially orange, and strong marks to bring depth and interest. I am continually exploring new ways for my art making, which means my art does not stand still.
My practice includes mainly acrylics, but also use soft pastels, oil pastels, water colour, acrylic ink, collage. Some of the tools I use, besides brushes and palette knifes, can include rollers, and even an orbital sander!
My art journey over the years have included Design, Pottery, Fibre Art and Life Drawing which I intend to explore more fully.
In 2021 I was delighted to be given a commission to make an artwork which included certain colours.
I was born in the Netherlands and migrated with my family when I was 9 in 1957 to Adelaide and now live in scenic Victor Harbor south of Adelaide. I am delighted to be an artist with the Victor Harbor Regional Gallery, a vibrant, and friendly cooperative of local artists.