Diamond Valley Arts Society Inc.

Gallery

The Diamond Valley Arts Society has a wonderful array of talented members…

PAINTERS:

Serge Daeffler…

Snow Gums Victoria 24 x 30" framed

I have painted since 1970, initially at the National Gallery of Victoria and then studying with professional artists over the years…

Anna Dalton…

Anna has been a member of DVAS since 2009. “I attribute me love of painting to being influenced by a wonderful childhood spent in the scenic beauty that is East Gippsland. Constantly observing and wanting to capture my surrounds, I was sketching from an early age. It is to Gippsland and its coastline that I still return time and again, both for reflection and inspiration, my camera always on hand”.

Ted Dalton…

ted-dalton-2From childhood I was interested in drawing. I used to copy from photographs, usually of film stars on the front pages of a magazines which my sister had. Initially it was just pencil sketches, then later I used watercolour

Anna Madyarova…

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“I was lucky that when I was growing up I had a lot of exposure to art. For over 30 years, my mother has worked as a fine art museum curator, collections manager and educator in a major museum in a Russian city called Izhevsk.”..

Kate McCredie…

McCreddie1Colour and light play an enormous part in every painting I do, whether it be a traditional or digital piece. There is a compulsion and need that drives me to paint; to leave my mark and share it with others. And I am rewarded with the deepest sense of accomplishment when I do. Whatever the subject, I hope to convey not just the likeness, but the personality and feeling into my art as well…

SCULPTURES:

Ellen Jenkins…

Ellen JenkinsI have been working with clay for about six years now. Hand building with clay is a wonderful 3D  experience and the possibilities are endless. I love using life models where I can just wait for inspiration as to whether I work on a bust or full body p