This is a self-portrait – Oil on canvas by Avril Thomas, a South Australian – Adelaide artist specializing in portraiture. Her works are in corporate and private collections round Australia and Internationally. Her work has been hung in Major shows or Galleries round Australia eg National Portrait Gallery in Canberra.
The majority of her commissioned works have elements which speak about the person within the painting – The paintings become a collaborative and enjoyable voyage of discovery for both artist and sitter.
This painting is about being an artist, the art of creation and imagination. This painting was hung in a National exhibition in Victoria Australia. Women Painting Women an exciting movement in USA and Europe. This was the inaugural leg of this movement here in Australia 8 artists Australia wide were selected. More about that show here
If you wish to commission Avril Thomas for a portrait – painted or drawn – Contact her online now – Her website
Her Gallery is at Magpie Springs 1870 Brookman Rd, Hope Forest, South Australia
Artist Social media and Websites
Avril Thomas website
Avril Thomas Art Gallery at Magpie Springs
Magpie Springs Gallery and Cellar door on Facebook
Images inspired by Magpie Springs – photography by Avril Thomas – prints available online