I am a Canadian Australian artist from New South Wales. I live in a small north coast village  with my rockstar husband and two sons. I paint at least five days a week unless I’m child wrangling or sneaking drinks from the band’s rider backstage. Painting keeps me sane, but not serious.

My work has a cast of children whose stance and attitude is full of the bravado, nonchalance and swagger of youth. It is very nostalgic and has a bit of a sense of humour. I see kids as these amazing creatures that are perfectly imperfect. Everyone seems to be in a rush to guide kids into adulthood and responsibility, but I’m happy if they want to hang out with a giant squirrel while wearing a Viking helmet and cowboy boots. I think childhood’s an amazing time and quite funny!

I have shown in Australia, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan. I have worked as a portrait artist in Paris, Amsterdam, Mexico and Byron Bay.

I work in a variety of mediums including acrylic, water colour, pastel and pencil. I create original pieces for gallery shows and private sales and commissioned pieces.


SALES THROUGH ARTIST Completed works including shadow box framing. For sizes or further information, please contact carmel (at) Lay buy is available. A non refundable deposit of 25% will hold the painting. The full amount including postage must be paid within three months. The artwork will be shipped on completed payment. COMMISSIONS Commission work prices including portraits, murals and specific sizes available on request. To begin a commission please contact Carmel at carmel (at) Prices are decided by size, composition, and detail. Please think about the size you would like, colours you prefer and your subject. If the painting is of specific people images will be needed. They can be taken by Carmel if distance allows or else they will have to be provided by the client. Commissions require a 25% deposit before commencement of the artwork. Commissions can also be based on previously sold work but no two works are ever identical so please keep that in mind. Postage and Handling not included.
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