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Chris Hobel - Fine Artist

About Chris Hobel

Learn more about Chris Hobel from Sunshine Coast, Qld - Australia.

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Sunrise Beach Queensland Australia Contemporary Painter and Tutor in Acrylic, Oil, Mixed Media, Collage and Drawing Both a figurative and abstract painter, Chrisís art is constantly evolving reflecting the beauty found in nature with emphasis on the process of striving to express its essence through colour and texture. From combing the beach to recycling household packaging, she collects items which may provide experimental mark making tools for playful exploration into the world of light, colour and design. Unexpected results may trigger the imagery that inspires and motivates her from the changing local environment and past memories of her travels. Her current art practice focuses on exploring the application of highly textured oils, acrylics or mixed media with both conventional and found tools. They are complex works consisting of many paint layers creating a rich vibrant and colourful set of textures. The magic and joy for her is in their execution and the enjoyment they give to others Chris enjoys learning and sharing her knowledge with her weekly tutored class Chris Hobel additional websites Blog http://chrishobel.blogspot.com blog classes http://chrishobelartclasses.blogspot.com/ romantic country and rose paintings http://romanticcountryandrosepaintings.blogspot.com.au/ Please 'Like' my facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ChrisHobelArtNoosa Formal Qualifications BA Dip Ed (4 years) UNSW Dip in Visual Communication (Graphic Design (3 years) Queensland College of Art Teaching Career Full Time High School NSW, ACT Social Sciences, Geography, Commerce Art Teacher Qld TAFE Folk Art Private Studios Art Related Free Lance Graphic Designer: Illustrator: Published Writer of many Instructional Painting Articles for Art Magazines: Judge Folk Art Ekka: Winner of numerous painting prizes: Sponsored by Chroma Paints, Teacher Artist Partnering Programme Exhibitions and Sales Numerous, work held in collections world wide

Chris Hobel joined Fine Art America on September 17th, 2010.