Artist Bio: Carolyn J Connell

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Artist Bio - Carolyn J Connell

Carolyn J Connell Artist


Having a love of colour and design from an early age, I have enjoyed dabling in various forms of art over the years.

In 2000 I started a wedding stationery buiness, with many designs handpainted. This was sold and I persued my art journey further

Tution by the following, during my painting journey

Ms Jenny AyliffE  -  Kangaroo Island South Australia

Lyn Robins  - Tranmere South Australia

John Lacey - Mt Compass, South Australia

Neil Sheppard - The late Neil Sheppard Kangaroo Island, South Australia

Dreama Tolley online course 

Jacqueline Coates online course (current)

Tuition in the following mediums Oil, Watercolour  and Acrylics


First and Second prize Kangaroo Island Rural ShowSeascape and Still life


Nominated for the Regional Country Arts award 2013

Solo Art exhibition - Encounter Bay  -  Whalers Inn   2013

My style, mediums and subjects change, depending on my passion at the time

eg  Seascapes, Country, Still life and currently small to medium works of art in oils - floral blooms

As from 2018 I will be selling online, plus Gallery 247, Blue Thumb etc.,   

follow me on facebook  carolynjconnellart    web  studio clearances   see website

My Influences

My influences include

NATURE     -     seascape moods, stormy or first light

SUNLIT       -    gums, flowers, landscap

ROSES         -  The beauty of the rose can bring me to tears!

COUNTRY STYLE   -  subjects, houses, interiors, gardens, etc

ABOVE ALL  -  Colo

Artists, Monet, Hans Heysen, Margaret Olley   Jacquelin Coates   Dreama Tolley Perry

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