The 36th Taree Open Art Exhibition is being held from 7 – 15 July at the Taree High School Hall. In 2011, nearly 400 entries from states across Eastern Australia entered into the exhibition, with an impressive 46 paintings being sold.
Blackhead local artist, Jeanette Smith, has long held a passion for the visual arts, previously consulting as an Interior Designer and more recently completing a Diploma in Fine Arts in 2009.
Local grandmother and mother of three, Lisa Geddes isn’t letting a rare disease stop her from developing her passion for art. With limited wrist movement, Lisa has developed her own technique of painting – with amazing results.
We recently caught up with local artist Rod Spicer to talk art, oils and this magnificent local landscape he loves to paint.
Focus speaks with artist Graeme Macey about his art, inspirations and the experience of getting to draw on the walls of the Manning Regional Gallery, Taree.