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Category Archives: Art Blog
photo of a jazz band playing at the opening of the Naive exhibition in Copenhagen, Denmark

220 BODY PAINT and The Festival of Arts

FESTIVAL OF ARTS & BODY PAINTING Today I thought I would share with you some of the pictures taken at Danish art exhibition in Copenhagen, Denmark.  The naive paintings show is at the Galerie Knud Grothe and on until the 4th May. This acrylic on board painting below is called Viva La Nudie Rudie which […]

Cabernet Sauvignon, Australian wine label,artist marie jonsson harrison

219 ART on WINE Labels

ARTISTIC  WINE LABELS One of the more pleasurable occurrences for me as an artist has been when my work has been used for either a cover of a magazine or a wine label.  There is just something so special when you see your work in print and of course it has the added benefit of […]

invitation to Gallerie Knud Grothe, featuring painting by artist marie jonsson harrison

218 European Easter Art Exhibition

EUROPE ART EXHIBITION This Saturday the 12th April is certainly a celebration for me, not only is it my gorgeous daughter Hillivi’s birthday it also is the opening of another art exhibitions with my art in Europe. GALLERIE KNUD GROTHE It is with the very prestigious gallery in Copenhagen, Denmark called Gallerie Knud Grothe and […]

detail of a colorful painting of a golf tournament

217 THE ART of Golf

GOLF PAINTING The Art of Golf is a strange title really for someone like me to write about as I must confess that at golf I am hopeless, lol but I do have a lot of fun anyway.  Perhaps even more fun than actually playing the game was painting golfers in this naive artwork in acrylic […]

contemporary naive painting of the rolling stones logo and cats

216 The ART of The Rolling Stones

NAIVE ART EXHIBITION This week was going to be the one where we finally got to see the Rolling Stones live! Ever since I remember I have loved the Stones, the bad boys of “sex, drugs and rocking roll”.  Well that is before they finally grew up a couple of years ago and decided to […]



ART AND TELEVISION So those of you who read my art blogs regularly know that I met Richard Branson last year when he was in Adelaide, South Australia for a couple of days.  It was all organized by a reporter Paul Makin from Chanel 7 for their Today Tonight program and if you wish to […]

photo of Triki En El Mundo the Cookie Monster in Venice

214 Triki En El Mundo, Cookie Monster for ART & CULTURE

ART AND CULTURE Funny thing about Facebook you find both old and new friends from around the world, some are only acquaintances whilst other come to mean much more than that over time. ACRYLIC PAINTINGS Here is one of my acrylic on board paintings from the Zoo series of naive art (most of those sold […]

wall based sculpture made from 100's of aluminium discs covering a fish shape made from hebel and wood with artist marie jonsson harrison


ART FESTIVALS For an artist Adelaide in South Australia is a wonderful place to live, it is a buzzing metropolis for the arts with various festivals and exhibitions and excitement.   We just manage to get over Christmas and then it starts again with the Adelaide Fringe which is the largest annual arts festival in the […]

country boy marries the city girl painted in a heart with city scapes and country setting surroundings

212 ART and Valentine’s Day

WEDDING PAINTINGS Growing up in Sweden Valentine’s Day was called “Alla hjartans day” which means “Everyone’s hearts Day” and even though the day was probably more geared towards lovers it was also a day to reflect on love in all it’s forms.  The special day became popular in the 1960s and heralded from the American […]

Tanya Powell forever young


FASHION PARADE PAINTINGS This painting is the backstage version of what happens in the changing rooms during a fashion parade, it is part of a diptych I did on the subject close to my heart. As many of you know I was an international model (former Australian Model of the Year), modelling as Marie Jonsson […]