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The New Zealand countryside is the inspiration for Libby's warm emotive paintings.
Born and raised in Auckland, Libby has always held a deep respect and love for rural NZ. Idyllic holidays at her grandparents bach by Lake Taupo formed her passion for the Central Plateau region, the subject of many of her paintings.
Libby is mainly self taught, with a background in Graphic Art, she has been painting since 2004.
Libby's paints in the acrylic medium because it's spontaneity and versatility suits her rustic, realistic style.
Her artworks evoke a sense of nostalgia for times gone by.
Lichen covered fence posts, abandoned old houses, farm buildings, rust, moss and stormy skies. They look closer at the smaller often overlooked details of these subjects, observing how nature over time repossesses them again and makes her own art.
Tauranga National Art Awards 2008...WINNER BEST ACRYLIC
Finalist..Signature Piece Award.. NZ Afforordable Art Show 2009