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About

I am a largely self taught artist, working in acrylic. I like to paint fast and allow the painting to declare itself as I go. I mostly use a limited palette but am experimenting with color, style and composition.
Through art I am trying to understand the human experience: how we relate to each other, to our environment, to our selves.

Education

MBBS Monash University
MPH UNSW

Exhibitions

Linden Gallery Postcard show
Belle Arti Prize
Cambridge Studio Gallery "Who's looking at you" Portrait Prize
A4 Art Australia
Beaumaris Art Group Members Exhibition
MESAC Marine Easel Exhibition
Artz Blitz
Meanderings in visual language, Group exhibtition, No Vancancy Gallery
Landscapes Reflected , Brunswick Street Gallery Fitzroy
At Home, Birds Gallery, Kew

Influences

In my day to day work I am privileged to see people at some of their most vulnerable moments:

facing disease and death,
welcoming a new born child,
grappling with dementia,
crippled by anxiety,
overwhelmed with the kindness of carers
tormented by the voices of psychosis.

The nuances and variations in human reactions to self, to other and to our environment fascinates me and inspires my art. I hope to demystify, to reduce stigma and to better understand and empathise with this life, this shared humanity.

My art works are available for sale here on Bluethumb and also on my own website sharonmonagleart.com

51cm (W) x 41cm (H)
Acrylic on canvas
$180
101cm (W) x 76cm (H)
Acrylic on canvas
$675
60cm (W) x 50cm (H)
Acrylic on canvas
$390
69cm (W) x 60cm (H)
Acrylic on canvas
$180
50.8cm (W) x 76.2cm (H)
Acrylic on canvas
$340
60cm (W) x 60cm (H)
Acrylic on canvas
$490
60cm (W) x 90cm (H)
Acrylic on canvas
$575
45.7cm (W) x 45.7cm (H)
Acrylic on canvas
$170
60cm (W) x 60cm (H)
Acrylic on canvas
$340
50cm (W) x 60cm (H)
Acrylic on canvas
$440