Motivation Australia is thrilled to have the support of local and international artists for a very special Silent Art Auction at the Capri Movie Night. 100% of proceeds from the Art Auction will be used to support our programs overseas.
The Auction will open at the Goodwood Capri Theatre before our Movie Night on the 4th of June. For those of you who cannot attend, email bids are welcome up to 5:00pm 3rd of June.
Show your support for Motivation Australia and at the same time gain a beautiful piece of artwork by a fabulous artist!
Jennifer Hockey: Windy Day at the Beach, Pastel
Jennifer came to Australia in 1966 from England; having attended Art College in Plymouth. Her mediums are pastel and watercolour. Jennifer is actively engaged in the South Australian arts community as a teacher, Elected Fellow of the Royal South Australian Society of Arts, long standing member of the Adelaide Art Society, and a Founding and Life member of the Pastel Artists of South Australia. She has won many First Prizes in major South Australian exhibitions and her work is hung in several public buildings, galleries and private collections in Australia and overseas. Her preferred subjects are life drawing, portraiture, beach scenes, Cornish fishing villages, and landscapes.
Size: 500×520 mm including frame. Minimum bid: $150.
Allan was born in Singapore and his artistic talent was apparent at an early age. Alan is a well-established South Australian artist, who proclaims to be captivated by the streetscapes and landscapes of Adelaide and Australia. Allan is an award winning artist, a generous and inspirational teacher, and his paintings are in collections around the world.
Size: 440×460 mm including frame. Minimum bid: $300.
Annette Inwood is a resident of the Aldinga Arts Eco Village; where she has the freedom to explore her artistic talents to the full. Annette loves painting all genres including portraits, landscape, seascapes, wildlife, the outback and still life. She has studied pastels with Jennifer Hockey and is a member of the Pastel Arts Society of South Australia and the Royal Adelaide Society of Arts South Australia.
Annette Inwood: Views over McLaren Vale, print on recycled paper from Original Art, finished with watercolour
Size: 330×430 mm including frame. Minimum bid: $50.
Annette Inwood: Views over McLaren Vale 2, print on recycled paper from Original Art, finished with watercolour
Size: 330×430 mm including frame. Minimum bid: $50.
Annette Inwood: Black Pool Creek, Broken Hill
Size: 660×570 mm including frame. Minimum bid: $200.
Louise Johnston: Lemons, Watercolour
Louise’s work has been well recognised in a series of local awards including McLaren Vale Visitors Centre 2013 People’s Choice; National Adult Learners Week Art Competitions 1st Prize 2008 and 2009; and 2nd Prize at the 2009 Royal Adelaide Show.
Size: 315×260 mm including frame. Minimum bid: $60.
Anne Bates: Hallett Cove, Watercolour
Anne began painting in 1967; working in watercolours and oil. Anne is a talented and prolific artist. She owned her own Gallery, the ‘Butcher’s Hook’ for 15 years; has had 12 solo exhibitions and has won numerous awards, including 1st prize at Murray Bridge Rotary Exhibition, Walkerville Rotary Exhibition for Watercolour, and Horsham Rotary Exhibition for a pair of oils. Her work is displayed art in collections and galleries around the world and interstate.
Anne enjoys painting the outback and during her travels has taken thousands of photographs to work from in her home studio.
Size: 280×230 including frame. Minimum bid: $75.
Roe Gartlemann is a well-known Southern Fleurieu artist, who works from a studio in the hills behind Willunga. Her artworks are expressive and colourful, using a variety of media; and she has shared her skills with others working as an Artist in Residence, painting demonstrator, workshop tutor and exhibition judge. Roe has won numerous awards including the Wimmera Prize, firsts at Pt Macquarie and Murray Bridge, 2nd for the Kernewek Lowender; and three times winner of the Walter Wotzke Award.
Roe Gartelmann: The Kata Tjuta from the West, Watercolour
Minimum bid: $175.
Roe Gartelmann: Mataranka Springs, Watercolour
Size: 700×560 mm including frame. Minimum bid: $200.
Richard Rogers is a renowned visual artist and tutor with particular expertise in painting with acrylics and teaching the same. Richard leads workshops throughout Australia and regularly runs coaching clinics in his studio giving personalised tuition to people wishing to learn to paint and artists who want to take their painting skills to the next level.
Richard Rogers: Through Jungle Dark, Limited Edition Print on Canvass
Size: 440×545 mm. Minimum bid: $75.
Richard Rogers: Emu wonders why he is always stuck with the kids. Giclee Print, Limited Edition
Size: 460 x 560 including frame. Minimum bid: $100.
Richard Rogers: Emu as a Redhead, Limited Edition Giclee Print
Size: 460×510 mm including frame. Minimum bid: $100.
Peggy Miller King: Two Chooks, Oil on Canvas
Peggy Miller King is an established artist, and paints purely for pleasure. Her brightly coloured canvasses are in many collections both here, interstate and overseas. Peggy’s style ranges from abstract to Australian Impressionism.
Size: 230×230 including frame. Minimum bid: $90.
Creating in preferred mediums of oils, coloured pencils or gouache Lindsay MacLeod has enjoyed painting and drawing over the past fifty years as a hobby. Exhibiting with art clubs and societies this hobby has been quite successful, with paintings now in private collections on three continents! Capturing any subject that appeals and is of interest – excepting portraits – Lindsay’s style can be described as realistic with impressionistic undertones. Other mediums used are pen and ink, water colour and acrylics illustrating her flexibility and skills. Lindsay presently lives in Scotland U.K., in a village forty miles north of Edinburgh and is working on a commission of racing motorcycles in oils. A constant statement of hers is – you are never bored with a pencil or brush in your hand!
Lindsay MacLeod: Spring Fisticuffs
Minimum bid: $80.
Lindsay MacLeod: Preening Swan
Lindsay MacLeod: Red Boots
Minimum bid: $80.
Lindsay MacLeod: Clematis
Minimum bid: $80.
Denise Maddigan: Beyond Cowdry
Denise started painting again in 2013 after a long break following studies for a Diploma of Teaching (Art) in South Australia. During the intervening years her interest in painting was mainly as an intense observer. She works mainly in acrylic but occasionally in oil and pastel, and experiments with media and techniques. Recently drawings, collage and mixed media have been inspirational beginnings for increasingly abstracted expressions of the natural and built environment. The beautiful south coast and hills of the Fleurieu Peninsula are favourite subjects.
Denise was awarded a prize in the 2016 Goolwa Art and Photographic Exhibition, and a commendation in the 2015 Solar Art Prize.
Minimum bid: $100
John Freeman: Study, Willunga Hills
John trained as an artist and a teacher, completing a number of degrees including Fine Arts, Visual Arts and Education. He taught in a number of Australian educational institutions for over a decade before venturing into the commercial environment. The main influence on John’s art has been his exposure to children’s art. “I seek to express in its pure and naïve form, the humanness of our condition within our placed environment, in particular, those deeply personal aspects of my own life, profoundly impacted by the love of my family and my engagement with the Divine.” More recently John has ventured into the area of “abstraction”.
Size: 600 x 450 mm. Minimum bid: $250.
Brooke Walker: Personalised portrait of your pet
Brooke Walker is an emerging South Australian Artist. Growing up on 10 acres in McLaren Vale she has always had a fondness for all creatures. Her highly detailed charcoal drawings uniquely capture the essence of the animal. Brooke’s work has been displayed in many local exhibitions including the RSASA Characters of the Fleurieu art prize.
Size: 200 x 300 mm. Minimum bid: $150
Melissa Puust: Silver and blue tourmaline necklace
Melissa Puust is a multi-talented graphic designer, illustrator and jeweller. Originally completing a degree in Jewellery Design at UniSA, Melissa has had a full career making jewellery and lecturing in design, drawing and jewellery illustration both at UniSA and ACArts Tafe. Melissa now owns a small gallery and Jewellery studio to display hers and others work, at ‘Temple’ in Willunga.
Melissa’s work is varied, often responding to a particular theme or aesthetic. Most importantly she enjoys seeing customers respond positively to something she has created, and adorning themselves with something that makes them feel good. She also enjoys making pieces on commission, and uses the sketching and design process to create something unique for each individual.