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I Never Promised You A Rose Garden

Description : A mixed media artwork with synthetic polymer paint, painted paper and fabric collage on stretched canvas. The sides are painted, 3.5cm wide, and the painting is ready to hang.

NRN # : 000-36650-0158-01

DIMENSIONS : (Height - 50.00 cm X Width - 50.00 cm )

Medium on Base : Mixed Media on Stretched Canvas

Genre : Abstract

Status : For Sale

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Copyright : © Marina Chamberlain


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Based in Melbourne,  Marina draws inspiration from nature during walks and drives in the countryside, from her garden, and from her background in horticulture.

She works intuitively and often her work has been grounded in a particular scene or still life set up, but more recently she has has been drawn to greater abstraction and a bolder use of colour.

Her technique involves layering synthetic polymer paint with a variety of other media including hand painted papers and fabric, leather and thread.  This method creates a rich tapestry of pattern, colour and texture which imparts a greater depth to her work.

In New Zealand Marina was for some years a specialist art teacher for school children, and was a member of the Howick Art Society in Auckland.  She has exhibited at art shows throughout New Zealand, including Artworks Auckland, and was selected for the Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award in New Zealand.

Currently Marina is a member of the Creativity Cluster group of artists exhibiting in and around Melbourne.



February-March:   Exhibition at the Renew Geelong Concept Space

October 2nd-30th:   'On the Edge', Library at the Dock, Melbourne

Art Shows:

2015     Camberwell Art Show

2019     Bayside Art Show,  Warranwood Art Show, Flemington Art Show,Albert Park        College Art Show, Portland Art Show, Linden Postcard Show, 'Small' at 45 Downstairs Gallery, '50 Squared' at Brunswick Street Gallery

Forthcoming exhibitions:

Feb 28-March 12 'Landscapes Real and Imagined' Louis Joel Gallery, Altona


2019  Best Still Life, Warranwood Art Show

Artshow: The Warranwood Art Show 2019
Title: Wildflowers
Award: Best Still Life 2019