Artworks are first available for purchase by sponsors and dignitaries before being available in person at the Exhibition in Brisbane. Unsold artworks can also be purchased online following the event.
"Drawing inspiration from the world just beyond my neighbourhood, I captured the enchanting essence of a vibrant pink iris in this artwork. The rich and vivid colors of the flower immediately captivated me, evoking a sense of awe and wonder. I aimed to convey the inherent beauty and grace of the pink iris.
This artwork serves as a testament to the mesmerising allure of nature and invites viewers to immerse themselves in its breathtaking colours and delicate intricacies."
Colleen Stevenson is a Brisbane-based artist who embraces her identity as a Forgotten Australian. As a photographer, she channels her creative energy towards capturing the serenity and beauty of nature. Her art serves as a therapeutic outlet, allowing her to navigate and heal from past traumatic experiences.
Colleen's paintings are born from her original photographs, offering a unique perspective on the world around her. Affiliated with Access Arts, Lotus Place, Art from the Margins and Urban Art Projects, Colleen finds support and inspiration among fellow artists.
For Colleen, art is an intrinsic part of her existence, shaping her life and providing solace and purpose.