ABOUT FIONA

Fiona is an Australian Artist and Tutor,

My journey with art began in 2012, attending local art classes in Richmond NSW with Tracey Lee and Deidre Morrison using acrylic, mixed media, pastels, resin and water-colour. Then the travel bug hit in 2013 attending my first Plein Air Painting Workshop overseas to experience new techniques. The South of France Plein Air Painting Workshop with Australia Artist Judy Brownlie  2013, Fiji and Norfolk Island Plein Air Painting Workshop with Australian Artist/Teacher Elena Parashko 2014, Mittagong Art & Craft Weekend Workshops with Australian Artist/Teacher Elena Parashko 2015, Mudgee NSW Two day Watercolour Workshop with Australian Artist Georgia Mansur  2015, Glouster Main, America Three day Hot Wax & Mixed Media Workshop with American Artist Kat Mascella 2016, TADAS – Toukley & Districts Art Society Luscious Textures Workshop with Donna Gilbertson Australian Artist/Teacher 2022.

My journey began to tutor adults & children, art & craft classes/workshops, creative art & wellness workshops in 2016. I have studied an art diploma course, art therapy for healing and happiness, crystal healing practitioner and reiki practitioner. I have written the book Crystal Healing & Painting for the Soul. I have written an online course Women’s Self-Development for Wellness.

Children’s Art & Craft Classes/Workshops ~ Tiny Tots 3 years to 5 years tutoring at my home studio 2018, Boys & Girls 5 years to 15 years, HCAW: Hawkesbury Community Arts Workshop 2016, MTAS: Macquarie Towns Arts Society 2017 to 2020, Boys & Girls 7 years – 12 years, North Richmond Public School 2018.

Women’s Creative Art & Craft Classes and Wellness Workshops ~ HCAW: Hawkesbury Community Arts Workshop 2016, MTAS: Macquarie Towns Art Society 2017 to 2020, MTAS: Macquarie Towns Art Society 2018 to 2020, Central Coast ARAFMI 2020, The Hypno Hub Toronto NSW 2022.

Adult Art Classes ~ TADAS: Toukley & Districts Art Society 2022, TLAS: Tuggerah Lakes Art Society 2022.

Certificates/Diplomas ~ Art Appreciation 2017, British Art 2017, Art Therapy for Healing & Happiness 2018, Crystal Healing Practitioner 2018, Reiki First Degree 2021, Second Degree  2022.

Memberships ~ IAOTH: International Association of Therapists – former member,  MTAS: Macquarie Towns Art Society, former Committee member – Assistant Secretary, current member 2024, HCAW: Hawkesbury Community Arts Workshop, former member & committee member, Toukley & Districts Art Society,  former member & non-committee – Adult Art Class Co- Ordinator. Volunteering from 2012 – 2023. WWCC: Working with Children Check.

Charities ~ Donating painting for Charity Auction Fundraiser Night supporting Beyond Blue, Donating painting for Christina’s 2nd Annual Pink Ribbon High Tea Fundraiser

School Fundraising  ~ Donating painting to Castlereagh Public School supporting the P & C Fundraising Committee