Artist Community

Paula Schetters has a wide experience in art, including painting, illustration, calligraphy, lettering, jewellery-making, and photography; always with a strength in design in her unique style, exploring a love of colour and form in the natural environment. Paula attended the SA School of Art and completed...

Richard Butcher is a self-taught watercolour artist from Stirling, in the Adelaide Hills. He paints landscapes, seascapes and woodland scenes featuring a central light source. He appreciates and uses the contrast of lights and darks to generate drama in his watercolour pieces. Richard uses a large,...

Bill McSwain is a well-known, established artist and potter. He lives and works in the Adelaide Hills and his artwork is featured in a mural he painted for the Blackwood Returned Services League. He works in charcoal and pastels and paints in watercolour and acrylics,...

Alexander Hall works from his Adelaide Hills studio. Following on from the completion of a Bachelor of Architecture, his grounding in design and drawing has led to his focus on a career in visual arts and writing. Alex works in pencil, charcoal, ink and watercolour to...

Irene von Budewitz creates organic raku and pit-fired pottery with subtle resist and incised surface decoration inspired by nature and the human form. Her natural, sometimes broken forms are embellished with white crackle or lustre glazes offset by the charcoal effects of the lower temperature raku...

Pia Aitken is a textile artist with a passion for retro. She has been sewing since she was eight and has taken it up again recently with new fervour. “I was so happy to see ‘vintage’ come back in vogue,” she said. Subsequently, many of her...

Stephen Johnson is a multi-media artist, with works in cut glass, mosaics, collage impasto paint, plaster, timber and metal. He is currently creating a body of work which aims to help viewers share the elemental nature of humanity. His works aim to capture influential moments in...

Pat Williams has dabbled in art since 2003 but, since retirement in 2015, has had more time to explore different mediums. She works primarily in scratchboard; pastels; and charcoal and paints sunsets; landscapes; animals; and, more recently, portraits. Pat currently has a range of scratchboard works...

Adrian Tilbrook lives and works in the Adelaide Hills. Growing up with the strong influence of an artist mother, his interest in art grew from an early age. He honed his skills through undertaking a few years of plein air work, particularly in the hills,...

Mary Woolaway became a Scratcherboard Etching artist and silver jeweller after completing a Bachelor of Visual Art and Design in 2010. Mary’s Scraperboard Etchings are inspired by nature, a place in which she likes to be constantly immersed. Her work as an artist is an ongoing...

Michelle Sturzebecher has always had a flair and passion for art. In recent years, she has enjoyed experimenting with texture and colour. Michelle’s love of scrapbooking provided a natural progression for combining the medium with her love of textural qualities and bold, blending colour. Using acrylic...

Wendie Shephard is an Adelaide Hills-based ceramic and mosaic artist and has worked in this field since completing a B.A. in Visual Arts, where she majored in Ceramics, in 1991. Her works celebrate a collaboration between fun and function with her use of bright colour; abstract...

Fiona Trueman is a textile artist. She has travelled extensively around the Australian continent and has been continually inspired by the richness of colour, texture and its dramatic forms. Using a variety of techniques, namely silk screen printing, stencilling, painting, dyeing and stitching, Fiona designs original...

Karen Parsons is a jewellery designer and artist with a focus on reclaimed pieces and quirky art, as attested by her business name, Jewel and the Gipsy. Her necklaces feature copper, with its unique colour variations, and silver details. They are pendants on silver chains, with...

Marguerite Hann-Syme is a published children’s book author and is now an Adelaide Hills mandala artist and mandala therapist. She designs and produces personalised mandalas and those specific to particular emotional states; pressures; and triggers. Made of aluminium composite material the intricate and colourful mandalas are...

After many years in Australia and abroad, exhibiting and learning her craft, Zoe Warburton is now based in SA and works in a range of mediums and techniques including glass, steel and ceramics. Her creativity is spread across a diverse range of products from jewellery...

Helen Kuster was originally trained as a Cartographic Draftsperson and later worked in technical graphics. In 1991, after studying in Switzerland, she opened her first studio to teach and paint Decorative Art. She lives and works in the Adelaide Hills and has conducted workshops around...

Lynette Kring is a self-taught Fleurieu Peninsula artist who has continued her parents love of all things creative. Common themes are the natural world with a love of dragonflies, fish and plant life. Lynette experiments with different textures and mediums and loves to work on canvas,...

Greg Johns has been working as a full-time sculptor for 40 years, completing major commissions in Australia and internationally, as well as exhibiting annually in solo and major group shows in Australia, New York, Asia, the Middle East and Europe. His most recent solo exhibition...

Sue Buckley is an Adelaide silversmith and sailor. She has always enjoyed needlecrafts thanks to her mother and grandmother, who taught her to sew and knit. Her fashion conscious aunt instilled in her a love for fashion and clothing. Having tried her hand at pottery and...

‘The Backyard of Onkaparinga’ is a personal photographic journey for Robert James, whose own backyard just so happens to be the natural beauty of the Onkaparinga River National Park. It is the title of his first exhibition at Kuoni Creative Gallery. As he captures his own...

Louise Kotz is an Adelaide hills-based photographic artist with a passion for both analogue and digital art photography. Louise explores the perception of light by capturing the spectrum from unseen infrared light through to the visible chromatic spectrum, thus inviting the viewer to contemplate the unfamiliar...

Rebecca Hartman-Kearns is an experienced glass maker. Her love of colour, form and technique culminate in a variety of products, from glass blown forms inspired by the natural world to vivid kiln fired pieces of jewellery, tactile sculptural pieces and utilitarian wares. As an artist, teacher...

As a creative person with a background in engineering and graphic design, I enjoy finding ways of making works that are enjoyable and personal, yet remain practical and affordable. I also seek to combine the natural and environmental aesthetics of my European upbringing with my new...

As a child, Jade Keil was inspired by her grandmother, who loved to sew and had the most amazing button collection. She originally started making button necklaces for family and used a few special buttons which held significance to her. Jade is always intrigued about where...

At Wendy's Wearable Art, Wendy creates artistic miniatures as wearable jewellery pieces. Her jewellery features earrings, pendants, brooches, cuffs, bangles and specially designed chains using a variety of different metals such as sterling silver, copper, titanium and niobium. Wendy has been silver smithing for seven years and has...

Louise Warren has always been an incredibly visual person and has spent many an hour imagining, designing and fashioning objects of art, using whatever materials she could get my hands on. After teaching Art and Design in schools for many years, Louise now indulges her passion...

Kay Whitmarsh has a diploma in commercial art and is a qualified bookbinder. She work with many different mediums including printmaking, glass, mosaics and fabrics. Being passionate about the environment provides the inspiration for almost all of her pieces and allows experimentation with different mediums...