Cacophony of Life
Member of Guild House Australia
Redfern Artist Group
Design & Art Australia
Estelle is a famous multi-awarding winning Australian artist, who started painting at the age of 5 with her mother, who was also an artist. While attending Wollongong University, Estelle started painting abstract pieces, in the style of abstract expressionism, and so her During her varied career, she continued to paint and exhibit.
Estelle lived in Japan, for five years, and exhibited at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum as part of the UNESCO International Friendship Exhibition in 1991. She also started the Tokyo Eki (train station) Exhibition, displaying and selling work in Shinjuku, Ikebukuro and Tokyo ..
Since then she was also involved in group shows in Los Angeles, San Jose, and La Jolla. Back in Australia, she continued to exhibit in solo exhibitions in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and regional areas. Some of her work has also been exhibited in New York, San Francisco and London.
Usually, her work is larger canvases, and are often inspired by hypnagogic states (the state between being awake and asleep) and take non-conventional forms that are designed to challenge artistic symbolism and archetypes.
In 2010 she published her first art book, entitled: "Transience". The second book "Abstraction," is in production and planned for release in late 2022.
This work was inspired by a dream of the microcosmos and how life seems to find a way, an echoing of life’s quest to survive at any cost. Life seems above all else is coded to adapt and survive and with a changing planet, we will need life to be this resilient. It is an exploration of abstractionism.
This work is painted on 12 oz gallery canvas and has been sealed with varnish. The canvas is hand-stretched onto a frame is 135 cm in width by 40 cm in height by 4 cm in deep. Image shows a floating frame on the painting, This is for illustration only.
This work was created on the 28th day of September 2019.
A Certificate of Authenticity with hologram – verification is attached to the image.
To me, art is the most wonderful thing in the world, that we can express our emotions to others in ways that are beyond words. It is in a sense a higher form of communication.
Estelle loves to paint emotional pieces, that beckon the inner part of ourselves. She believes longing and desires that we hold are just under the surface can be released easily using abstraction. It is not what is seen in art but in ourselves, that is art's greatest gift.