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Tara Winona in February
are held at the Society, 101 Woronora Parade Oatley NSW 2223
on the 2nd
Saturday of each month, 2.00 to 4.30pm and include afternoon tea.
The fee is $8.00
for members and $10.00 for non members.
You don't need
to book for this activity.
February 9th - Tara Winona - Demonstrating Watercolour
An artist and a writer,
Tara Winona's art celebrates a love affair with
Tara seeks to capture the spirit of nature, give her a voice;
tell the story of being alive and
her own journey through life
Personal stories are woven into Tara's work,
expressions of life changing events.
Her paintings of wildlife
become self-portraits, a vehicle to tell a story. Animal
emerge from swirls of paint, emotions and memories flow - until the
creature and artist become blurred.
‘When I look into an animals’ eyes, all of my masks fall away. I am left
revealed. I express this
with my art: creating an invitation to feel, to be
vulnerable, to connect.’
Working with a minimal colour palette, Tara seeks
beauty in simplicity, leaving space for the
imagination. She paints
with watercolour and acrylic inks, the unpredictable nature of the
materials a dance of flow, co-creating with chance.
‘I love the surprises that watercolour and acrylic inks hold; that I can not
always control them.
I get out of the way and let
my paints have their own voice. Sometimes it feels like it is life
Tara trained as a graphic designer in Australia. She became a creative
for son et lumière spectaculars: working with projection, lasers,
lights, fireworks and special
effects. Painting with light.
The bright lights of the world called and in 2000
she moved to Italy in a creative director role
‘just for 18 months’ ... many
character building experiences later and a number of awards, she
around the world, made homes in Milan, Paris and London, learnt a couple
languages and how to say thank you in at least thirty.
represented by several galleries in the UK and Australia and has exhibited in
Netherlands and Sydney. In 2015 she won the Outstanding Artist Award at
the Tunbridge Wells
International Art Fair and Editor’s Choice for the Book 101
Artworks of the Animal Kingdom.
splits her time between her studio on Johnson’s Island and at the Headland
in Mosman Sydney.
more of Tara’s work click on the link to her website: https://www.tarawinona.com/
More Demonstrations for 2019 to be announced.