Marlene was born in rural Victoria and enjoyed a love of drawing since early childhood, dabbling in varied media. In 1982 Marlene relocated to Central Queensland. Since then Marlene has lived interstate and overseas, but now resides in Rockhampton and is a Central Queenslander at heart.
Marlene’s rural background and her love for our country is reflected in her work. Of recent years Marlene has returned to these roots and now specialises in wildlife, animal portraits and landscapes.Marlene has formal training with a Diploma in Complete Commercial Art & Graphic Design. She has also participated in many and varied Art Workshops to expand her knowledge and skills. Her most favoured medium is pastel as they bridge a gap between drawing and painting.In recent years Marlene has won various awards and exhibited solely, in combined and group exhibitions.
Currently Marlene produces drawings & paintings for commissions, exhibitions and competitions along with teaching drawing & pastels and working part time at Mi Art Gallery in Rockhampton. All of Marlene’s work is created from the best Artist Quality supplies and framed to an Archival standard.Marlene’s work may be viewed on her website; at the Pilbeam Theatre, Rockhampton; or by contacting Marlene direct.
MEMBERSHIPS The Pastel Society of Australia The Royal Queensland Art Society-Rockhampton BranchThe Queensland Wildlife Artists Society Inc.The Wildlife Artists Society of Australasia Inc.
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