Margie Sheppard

Margie Sheppard lives at Kangarilla, in the Adelaide Hills in South Australia, where she works in her studio as a printmaker and painter.  Her practice now spans 30 years. In that time, she has spent a long period working exclusively as a printmaker, making large densely coloured etchings for which she has become well known. In recent years she has returned to oil painting and she is currently dividing her time between painting and printmaking. Both these practices hold different but equally strong attractions for her.

Margie Sheppard’s new paintings and etchings show a transition to the simplest forms, leaving behind the figuration of her previous work. Simplicity and strength dominate.

Margie’s new work has the same sensibility as her previous figurative images. The stillness and dream-like quality remain.

 

 

 

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Margie Sheppard – Artist Feature

Image above: Margie Sheppard  Monument 2  2017  etching  edition 25  90 x 79 cm ‘Abstraction allows me to glimpse a …

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Art in the Vines at Hanging Rock Winery

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Marina Strocchi ‘New York New Work’ at Araluen Arts Centre

Image above: Marina Strocchi  Manhattan III  2019  gouache and acrylic on paper   New York New Work is the outcome of Marina Strocchi’s time …

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