Tan and Turquoise

Tan and Turquoise

$250.00Price

By Marian Alexopoulos

  • Category

    Abstract

  • Medium

    Encaustic

  • Size

    H: 23cm x W: 23cm

  • Framed

    No

  • Collection/Delivery Information

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​Free collection in Daylesford from 1-3pm on 7th November, 13th November and 4th December or by arrangement. Address details will be advised on purchase. If you are unable to collect your painting on these dates/times, please call Tim with Daylesford Rotary on 0412 446 437 to discuss alternative arrangements.

  • About the Artist

    Marian Alexopoulos

    Originally from Suffolk, England, my early love of art led me to enter Art School in Cambridge and then on to obtain a Bachelor of Education from Leicester University. I taught in London before moving to Australia in the seventies, and was employed as an art teacher and Art Advisor with the Victorian Education Department.

    During a period of Family Leave, I did some free-lance illustration work, pursued ceramics briefly, and published a book of poems with a Literature Grant.

    Frequent travel opportunities in Australia and overseas kindled the artist within and inspired me to focus on a creative life for myself.

    For fifteen years I have been working in my Macedon studio, exhibiting and selling my work locally. I am a founding member of the Macedon Ranges Arts Collective and have been a participant in the Daylesford and Macedon Ranges Open Studios program since its inception.

    My main artistic interest lies in the field of mixed media, and I love to creat abstract works rich in colour and texture. I use acrylic and collage materials, inks and other drawing media. The road to abstraction is a natural progression for my expressionist leanings. I love the plunge into the unknown and the instinctive search for resolution that is inherent in abstract work.

    I have also been exploring both hot and cold wax techniques: developing the exciting process of encaustic (applying and fusing layers of molton beeswax to a surface) and alternatively, combining delicious cold wax medium with oil paint, a layering process rich in texture.

    Contact Details: Phone: 54 261449   Mobile: 0418 884 281

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