Nadia Lazizi

You say you are a figurative artist. Can you explain how you understand this term in context to your work? For me, to be a figurative artist is to…


Helena McConochie

What has your painting taught you - have you developed new techniques? I don't believe my style has changed as such, I am amazed at how much more…


John Earles

You are the ‘Australian Man’, born and breed in Newcastle. Do you ever tire of your country? We can all tire a little of the environment which we see…


Denise Boineau

You have come from a fashion background, can you discuss ‘Vintour’, both the main frame and that ‘special’ viewer? Two things make fashion designers…


Loui Jover

You comment, ‘I paint, I draw, I do this every day.’ Can you elaborate on this comment? The comment you refer to in your first question can be taken…


Robert Knight

What lead you to a career in art? I remember from a very young age I loved to draw. My first painting set was given to me when I was about 10 years…


Anita West

Your current work is very different from your landscapes. Can you discuss your work ‘Banksia?’ This is the first painting in a new direction for me.…


Jenny Matthews

When or what made you decide to specialise in painting flowers? I have had an interest in wild flowers since childhood holidays in the Scottish…


William Linford

As a boy you grew up in rural Australia. You are still keeping this image alive today. Can you discuss ‘Mum Gets a Bat’ in this context? I come from…


Sasha Harding

Your aim is to capture the moment. Can you discuss this aspect of your work? I sometimes think of my paintings as snap shots a brief glimpse of a…


John Short

Sketchbooks are an intricate part of your artwork, can you expand on this? All through my college years and to date I have used sketchbooks for a…


Monica Adams

While you were training at University, were you clear that art would be you full-time career? Yes, I did believe that it would be my career while I…


Henrik Simonsen

You speak about how drawing leads you to form the line which then has a magic of its own, making up the shapes. Can you expand on that? Drawing is…


Ray Hassard

When we use the words "Plein Air" in art, we immediately think Impressionist. What they were painting was the scenes they were witnessing. Can you…


Graham Dean

Where did the initial idea for this exhibition come from? Jon Bennington contacted me to see if I was interested in putting on a solo show around an…