Kathleen Bentley

01/03/2018 1:12:19 pm

This month, we are featuring the work of local artist Kathleen Bentley.

In her own words:

"I have been seriously painting for just over 4 years.  I have undertaken art classes with June Wilson, pastel artist of Latrobe, and Evelyn Antonysen, watercolour artist of Forth. I attended TAFE Devonport in 2014 to complete a Certificate IV in Visual Arts.    I love Tasmania: its beautiful landscapes and seascapes, and its quaint old buildings.  I try to capture the light as it plays across the land and the sea, and to bring a wistfulness to the buildings I paint.  I also enjoy the challenge of painting scenes of my overseas travels.   My painting of animals on velour with pastel pencils is perhaps my greatest joy.  I try to paint their personality in their faces, particularly through their eyes.  I have enjoyed, and shall continue to enjoy, taking commissions to paint cherished pets.   I hope my works of art bring you pleasure."

 

Kathleen will be in the Gallery for a "Meet and Greet" on Saturday 3rd March 2018, 10am to 4pm.

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