Carole Foster

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Carole  Foster Beechworth Gorge 3
Beechworth Gorge 3
acrylic on canvas
90 x 150 cm
Carole  Foster Ormiston Gorge 2
Ormiston Gorge 2
acrylic on paper (unframed)
25 x 25 cm
Carole  Foster Near Noogie
Near Noogie
acrylic on paper (unframed)
25 x 25 cm
Carole  Foster Nourlangie Glow
Nourlangie Glow
acrylic on paper (unframed)
25 x 25 cm
Carole  Foster Red Desert
Red Desert
acrylic on paper (unframed)
25 x 25 cm
Carole  Foster Earth to Earth Series III
Earth to Earth Series III
acrylic on paper (unframed)
25 x 25 cm
Carole  Foster A River Somewhere
A River Somewhere
acrylic on paper (unframed)
25 x 25 cm
Carole  Foster Lakes Entrance 1
Lakes Entrance 1
Acrylic on canvas (framed)
101 x 101 cm
Carole  Foster Untitled
acrylic on canvas
150 x 200 cm
Carole  Foster Lake Disappointment
Lake Disappointment
acrylic on canvas
120 x 220 cm
Carole  Foster Entrance to Bell Gorge
Entrance to Bell Gorge
acrylic on canvas
80 x 120 cm
Carole  Foster Nourlangie_s Charm
Nourlangie's Charm
acrylic on canvas
100 x 180 cm
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Carole  Foster

Carole Foster

Carole Foster Description

Carole Foster was born in 1952 and raised in Wangaratta, Victoria. From an early age she showed a flair for drawing and painting and now has 30 years experience as an artist and travelled extensively, living in New Zealand, Norfolk Island, England, Finland, Holland and Germany, using these and other countries as a base to travel and to collect information for paintings. In recent times Carole has travelled extensively in the United States and in South America creating a new look for her works. In 2003 she returned to New York to participate in the Art Expo with Oz Arts.

A solid grounding in realist art has permitted Carole to explore and teach a more contemporary approach to her subject while still being able to experiment. Subsequently, she has developed a modern abstract impressionist style. Her “modern abstract approach” guarantees her the liberty to grapple with the heavy demands of creating “high energy vibrant pieces” and equally capturing the visually silent atmospheres in “works of a quiet nature”.

Many of the colour gradations Carole achieves are for maximum emotional and optical impact and it is the fact that they approach unusual colour application that adds a unique quality to the work.

Sometimes Carole’s work is gestural and impressionistic and often romantic in quality. She does not restrict herself to landscapes, but for the most she draws inspiration from the Australian outback. The arid zones, which Carole has experienced first hand during many 4-wheel drive excursions and through hiring small planes for fly-overs, evoke the most emotion in her work.

Carole now lives in Dromana, Victoria where her studio is. She currently teaches artists to their final goal and is a part-time curator/artistic director with a large gallery.

Over the last 32 years Carole has had over 29 Solo Exhibitions. She has worked with Qantas Exhibitions that were throughout the Qantas Club lounges around Australia and has featured in many galleries across Australia and in New York, Hong Kong, San Francisco and London.

In December 2006 she was commissioned to do five 2 metre tall paintings for a restaurant in San Francisco.

Carole Foster Resumé

Solo Exhibitions1996 - Oceanside Gallery Mornington
1997 - Brighton Horizon Gallery Brighton
1998 -Brighton Horizon Gallery Brighton
1999 - Brighton Horizon Gallery Brighton
1999 - William Noall Ltd. Melbourne
2000 - Brighton Horizon Gallery Brighton
2001 - Brighton Horizon Gallery Brighton
2001 - Made From Australia Gallery Canberra
2001 - Morningstar Estate Winery Mornington
2002 - Newcastle Gallery Perth
2002 - Brighton Horizon Gallery Brighton
2002 - Gullotti Galleries Perth
2002 - Morningstar Estate Winery Mornington>BR>2003 - Coolart Mansion show Victoria
2003 - Made From Australia Canberra
2003 - Gullotti Galleries Perth
2004 - Chroma Design San Francisco
2004 - Manyung Gallery Mt. Eliza
2004 - Manyung Gallery Mt. Eliza
2005 - Olive Art n Wine. San Francisco
2005 - Manyung Gallery Mt. Eliza
2005 - Gullotti Gallery Perth
2006 - Paintbox Fine art. Canberra
2006 - Manyung Gallery Mt. Eliza
2006 - Manyung Gallery Mt. Eliza
2006 - Post Office gallery Seymour
2006 - The Smoke House Gallery Ballarat
2006 - Paintbox Fine Art Canberra
2006 - Manyung Gallery Mt. Eliza

Group Exhibitions
1976-96 - Various Rotary and school shows
1997-2006 - First Settlement Gallery Sorrento
1997,98,99 - Wall street Exchange/Qantas Exhibitions
2000 - Manyung Gallery Mt Eliza
2000 - Wall Street Exchange/Qantas Exhibitions
2001 - Manyung Gallery Mt. Eliza
2002 - Manyung Gallery Mt. Eliza
2002 - Book Launch Manyung gallery Mt. Eliza
2002 - Wall Street Exchange/Qantas Exhibitions
2003 - New York Art Expo New York
2003 - Palms Springs Expo California
2003 - Bark Modern Gallery Hong Kong
2003 - Brushmen of the Bay Mt Eliza
2003 - Chroma Design San Francisco
2005 - Melbourne affordable Art show
2005 - Brisbane Art Show
2005 - Manyung Gallery Mt. Eliza
2005 - Sydney Affordable Art Show
2006 - Manyung Gallery Mt. Eliza
2006 - Post Office gallery Seymour
2006 - London Affordable Fair
2006 - Melbourne Affordable Art Show
2006 - Paintbox Fine Art Gallery Canberra

2000 - Commissions Para Olympics
2002 - Commission for Speech Hearing Centre Perth
2003 - The Smith Family, Canberra
2005 - St Francis Xavier Frankston
2005 - Tsunami
2006 - Soup Freaks San Francisco

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