COLOUR :: LINE :: PATTERN

Mary-Anne Stuart is a contemporary mixed media artist based in Melbourne.

Colour and pattern are constant elements in her art. In fact, she believes pattern is integral to life; the very fabric of life, whether human, botanical or animal. Her art works reflect this and her love of Australian flora and fauna.

Mary-Anne Stuart ‘Banksia in gouache’ 2016

Concern for the environment leads her to re-use everyday items in her mark making techniques – from kitchen tools to paper coffee cups, cardboard and sticks, envelopes, magazines and plastic waste material.

“The process of creating an artwork is very important to me and I want people who see my works to gain a bit of the joy I feel about the beauty of the natural world.

If there is one thing I’m trying to communicate, it’s that.

There is a constant overlapping of art, nature, science, music; I see patterns in all of these.  Nature seems random and chaotic but there is a plan; it just takes a while to find it.  I like to let the materials find their way, to replicate nature.

You can see current works – paintings & works on paper & works in progress here and  selected works are for sale on Bluethumb and in my Etsy store. You can learn more about her here.

2019 calendaR

COMING UP OCTOBER 2019

  • ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, POLICE POINT SHIRE PARK, PORTSEA

CAMBERWELL ART SHOW JUNE 29 – JULY 7

  • SWINBURNE UNIVERSITY, BURWOOD ROAD, HAWTHORN

NEW MARKET! DISTRICT DOCKLANDS JUNE 2019

  • SUNDAYS IN JUNE – 9th, 16th, 23rd

BIRDS OF KING ISLAND EXHIBITION, APRIL 2019

Eco Printed Card of original work Lady Wren Embroiders. Available in my Etsy store $4 each or 4 for $12

A fundraising exhibition for bird conservation. I contributed my original mixed media work, Lady Wren Embroiders.

EXHIBITION MARCH 2019

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