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Born in Melbourne.
Studied Art at PLC and later at the Victorian Artists Society from 1982 for several years under renowned tutors such as David Taylor, Joseph Zbukvic, Herman Pekel and Alvaro Castagnet, with a traditional approach to watercolour.
In 2000, commenced an innovative painting course with Ron Reynolds, studying more about design in acrylic, oil and mixed media.
Influenced by Cezanne, Diebenkorn, Klee, Matisse, Monet, Morandi, Nicholson, Peploe and De Stael.
Christine's subject matter is generally boats and harbours, buildings and street scenes, with the occasional flower painting. Christine has won numerous awards.
She has travelled extensively in Europe, parts of Asia and more recently in Morocco.
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Represented in private and corporate collections both in Australia and overseas.
Christine would describe herself as a figurative colourist. Her paintings require strong structure based on compositional drawing she does. She experiments with new ideas, leaning towards the contemporary. Mostly she aims to capture the local colour, whilst at other times, the colour is arbitrary.