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Bluethumb - Feature story Annette Spinks

Bluethumb - Feature story Annette Spinks

Added on 28 October 2020 by Annette Spinks

A BLUETHUMB SUCCESS STORY: ANNETTE SPINKS   Nestled between the calm turquoise waters of Anderson’s Inlet and the rugged coastline of Bunurong Marine National Park lies the studio of Annette Spinks. So it’s no surprise the painter has become well-reputed in the capture of the ocean’s ebb and flow – so much so, you’re just as likely to spot her work across international waters. From being one of the first ar... READ MORE


Wave Series 2020 Launch

Wave Series 2020 Launch

Added on 13 September 2020 by Annette Spinks

Lock down and busy times in the studio.  I always have so much pleasure painting my waves.  Inspired by my love of the ocean I'm continually enthralled with it's beauty and ever changing moods.   The Wave Series has been a tremendous success and was sold out.  I have just completed the first of a selection of paintings I have been working on over the past few months. Beautiful blues, layered and textur... READ MORE


Light Across The Waters

Light Across The Waters

Added on 17 July 2020 by Annette Spinks

New works have just been completed from the new ongoing series 'Light Across The Waters'.  Ocean inspired pieces exploring light as it touches and dances across the water.  The first two are now available through https://bluethumb.com.au/annettespinks please follow me there. Stay safe.... READ MORE


Light Across The Waters

Light Across The Waters

Added on 18 May 2020 by Annette Spinks

I'm so happy to be painting again.  Some time ago I created paintings exploring light as it dances across the ocean.  I had wanted to explore this theme further and now have finally begun creating some new pieces to form part on an ongoing series.   If you would like to receive updates on my latest paintings and follow my artistic journey please join me on https://bluethumb.com.au/annettespinks or... READ MORE


Painting again

Painting again

Added on 29 April 2020 by Annette Spinks

I've just finished setting up my new studio space and have started my first paintings.  With so much going on in the World right now, I am always inspired to paint, but even more so.  Can't wait to see what I come up with.  Follow me on all my social media platforms to see the latest works.  All of my paintings are now available online through Australia https://bluethumb.com.au/annettespinks UK https... READ MORE


Gallery Closure

Gallery Closure

Added on 22 April 2020 by Annette Spinks

Unfortunately I have had to shut my Gallery in the main street of Inverloch.  I have moved my studio back home and will enjoy painting from there.  All of my artworks will be available through the following online galleries; Worldwide shipping is available. Australia https://bluethumb.com.au/annettespinks UK https://www.artfinder.com/annettespinks#/ USA https://www.saatchiart.com/annettespinks P... READ MORE


Open this long weekend

Open this long weekend

Added on 06 March 2020 by Annette Spinks

So pleased to be able to open the Gallery and Studio over the long weekend.  I have been working on some wonderful new pieces that I look forward to sharing with you.  Pop in and say hi.  I will be there Saturday and Sunday 10 -2, everyone is welcome.... READ MORE


Studio And Gallery Open Saturdays

Studio And Gallery Open Saturdays

Added on 24 February 2020 by Annette Spinks

It's been a hugely successful Summer in the new studio and gallery space with many paintings finding their forever homes.  The Gallery will be open on Saturdays from 11-1pm.  If you can't make it during this time, please do not hesitate in getting in touch to arrange a time that suits you and remember we offer a free viewing of the artworks in your home.   ... READ MORE


Summer Exhibition

Summer Exhibition

Added on 05 January 2020 by Annette Spinks

The studio and gallery will be open most days throughout January.  Featuring a selection of new ocean inspired paintings and abstracts works from Peninsula and the Discovery series alongside gorgeous pottery of Robert Barron and wooden sculptures by John Carlson both local artists. Everyone is welcome to pop in and say hi, see myself working in the new studio and wander through the gallery, a wonderful space to create and... READ MORE


New Studio And Gallery Space

New Studio And Gallery Space

Added on 25 July 2019 by Annette Spinks

It is with pleasure that I announce the opening of my new studio and gallery in the main street of Inverloch.  A major project with the help, curation and design from Sarah of @varlenstudios. Stage 1 is now complete and the gallery area is open exhibiting the first new artworks from 'Peninsula' an ongoing series inspired by the gorgeous Tasman Peninsula where I have spent a lot of time at through out my life and have a wo... READ MORE


Denfair Peninsula Series Launch

Denfair Peninsula Series Launch

Added on 09 July 2019 by Annette Spinks

Such a wonderful response to the launch of 'Peninsula' at Denfair June 20 - 22nd.  So many enquiries and people to get back to, I look forward to contacting you all soon.  The piece 'Waterfall Bay' is now available.  Beautifully framed in American white oak and hand painted in a champagne metallic.  This new series of works is inspired by the raw energy and rugged beauty of the Tasman Peninsula – it’s t... READ MORE


Peninsula Series Launch Denfair

Peninsula Series Launch Denfair

Added on 18 June 2019 by Annette Spinks

Peninsula | Tumultuous Beauty is a new series of large-scale abstracts launching at Denfair, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Thursday 20th to Saturday 22nd June 2019. This new series of works is inspired by the raw energy and rugged beauty of the Tasman Peninsula – it’s tumultuous beauty, fierce storms, calm tides – of changing moods, energy and colours.  Everyone has their own special place and to ... READ MORE


Exhibition Opening Success

Exhibition Opening Success

Added on 06 June 2019 by Annette Spinks

The opening of 'Discovery' was held at Mingara Gallery on Saturday June 1st with an absolutely wonderful turn out of friends and collectors.  Noelle and Rod had done a wonderful job of hanging all of the 15 plus paintings, it looked fabulous and they were wonderful hosts.  Champagne and conversation flowed and Rod gave a lovely talk about some of the pieces.  The exhibition runs until 6th July.   ... READ MORE


Solo Exhibition Mingara Gallery Phillip Island

Solo Exhibition Mingara Gallery Phillip Island

Added on 14 May 2019 by Annette Spinks

I'm very excited to invite you to the opening of my first major solo exhibition.  Opening 1 June from 2-4pm at Mingara Gallery, 242 Thompson Avenue, Cowes, Phillip Island.   Discovery | A Personal Journey includes 15 large-scale artworks created over the past 18 months, which are inspired by my own personal experiences. These are explorative abstracts of memory and retrospection, which I have wanted to paint for... READ MORE


Solo Exhibition Mingara Gallery Phillip Island

Solo Exhibition Mingara Gallery Phillip Island

Added on 16 April 2019 by Annette Spinks

It is with great pleasure that we announce Annette Spinks first major solo exhibition, to be held at Mingara Gallery Phillip Island.  For over 12 months Annette have been creating a new body of abstract works and we are very excited to be able to present them to you at her exhibition which opens Saturday June 1st  from 2-4pm, the exhibition runs until July 6th.  A catalogue of available works will be available p... READ MORE


Solo Exhibition Mingara Gallery Phillip Island

Solo Exhibition Mingara Gallery Phillip Island

Added on 04 April 2019 by Annette Spinks

It is with great pleasure that I announce my first major solo exhibition is being held at Mingara Gallery Phillip Island.  For over 12 months I have been creating a body of abstract works and I'm so excited to be able to present them to you at my exhibition opening Saturday May 18th from 2-4pm.   A catalogue of available works will be available prior to opening so please send us an email to receive one and feel ... READ MORE


Thank you to everyone

Thank you to everyone

Added on 20 March 2019 by Annette Spinks

A big thank you to everyone who came and visited at The Other Art Fair in Sydney.  They had thousands of visitors and fantastic artists.  I met some wonderful people and have arrived home totally exhausted but enjoyed the experience.  A big thanks to all my support crew who made it possible and the organisers for a wonderful event. ... READ MORE


One Week To Go

One Week To Go

Added on 07 March 2019 by Annette Spinks

I'm very excited to be invited to participate in The Other Art Fair in Sydney again this year.  There are over 100 amazing artists exhibiting there and the atmosphere is amazing.  All of my paintings are on the way with King And Wilson and I meet them in Sydney, then have them hung.  This is a wonderful Art Fair so if you are available please come and visit and say hi.  Sydney here I come.... READ MORE


Free Tickets The Other Art Fair Sydney 2019

Free Tickets The Other Art Fair Sydney 2019

Added on 01 March 2019 by Annette Spinks

I am so pleased to be invited to be apart of The Other Art Fair in Sydney again this year March 14th - 17th.  I will be showing my latest abstract works alongside over 100 amazing artists, so well worth a visit.  Free tickets are available when you enter the code TOAF2019 at http://sydney.theotherartfair.com/tickets If you would like free tickets to the opening night Thursday 14th March please get in touch. ... READ MORE


The Other Art Fair Sydney

The Other Art Fair Sydney

Added on 21 February 2019 by Annette Spinks

I am so pleased to have been invited to participate in The Other Art Fair in Sydney again this year.  I have been busy in the studio creating some new abstract pieces.  I have decided to have these framed in a beautiful hardwood, in floating style and am quite excited to present them in Sydney.   The fair runs from 14th to the 17th March.  If you would like some free tickets please get in touch. &... READ MORE


Open Studio - Australia Day Long Weekend

Open Studio - Australia Day Long Weekend

Added on 21 January 2019 by Annette Spinks

The studio will be open this Australia Day long weekend this Saturday and Sunday from 12pm - 4pm or other times by appointment.  Exhibiting an eclectic mix of old and new abstracts and my latest ocean inspired pieces.   Everyone is welcome.  'Tumultuous Seas' Acrylics On Canvas On Board 100cm x 80cm Original Artwork ... READ MORE


Celebrating 5 years!

Celebrating 5 years!

Added on 28 November 2018 by Annette Spinks

To celebrate 5 years in my art studio and gallery I will be presenting a special eclectic mix of old and new works.  The exhibition will run from 27th December until 27th January.   Featuring never before seen original abstract works from 2002, along side new ocean inspired and abstract works. Opening times will vary so please check before you visit and if you are interested in a particular painting please call ... READ MORE


Open Studio Melbourne Cup Weekend

Open Studio Melbourne Cup Weekend

Added on 29 October 2018 by Annette Spinks

The studio will be open again this Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th November from 11am - 4pm.  I have some wonderful new abstract pieces and my most recent ocean inspired paintings on show, everyone is welcome.  If you are interested in a particular painting please call before you visit to make sure it is in the studio and not at another gallery.  ... READ MORE


Home Viewings Available

Home Viewings Available

Added on 09 October 2018 by Annette Spinks

The studio will now be open by appointment (I'm never far away and happy to open for you), while I work on producing a series of works for my upcoming exhibition next year.  I regularly travel up to Melbourne  to visit clients and would be happy to bring any paintings you are interested in to your home for viewing.  Please feel free to get in contact to arrange a suitable time or for any enquiries.  ... READ MORE


Amazing Time In The Studio

Amazing Time In The Studio

Added on 24 August 2018 by Annette Spinks

I have had a wonderful time this Winter in the studio and I'm really looking forward to showing you all my latest creations. This piece has taken months to create, working up many layers.  Inspired by the moonlight as it dances across the beautiful inlet waters of Inverloch.  The moon is mesmerising, I love the light it creates and I'm often out roaming the coast at night for inspiration.  The studio will be ope... READ MORE


Major Works And Commissions

Major Works And Commissions

Added on 25 April 2018 by Annette Spinks

A big thank you to everyone who has visited the studio over the past few months and continue to support my journey.  It is now time for me to concentrate on some major works and commissions so the studio will be open by appointment only for a while.  If you are interested in a particular painting I frequently travel to Melbourne to visits clients and I would be happy to bring my art to you for a home viewing, just co... READ MORE


Open Art Studio And Gallery

Open Art Studio And Gallery

Added on 29 March 2018 by Annette Spinks

The Gallery will be open this Easter from Good Friday 30th March - Monday 2nd April, Thursday 5th to Monday 9th,  and Thursday 12th - Sunday 15th April from 10am - 4pm each day.  I will be showing my very latest abstract works and 'Wave' series paintings.  Southern Bazaar have joined me again for a huge warehouse clearance sale, so plenty to come and see.  If you would like to speak with me personally, plea... READ MORE


The Other Art Fair Sydney

The Other Art Fair Sydney

Added on 28 March 2018 by Annette Spinks

I have just returned from exhibiting at The Other Art Fair in Sydney.  There were over 100 amazing artists and it was a pleasure to meet them.  I would like to thank the organisers for such a wonderful and successful event.  A special thank you to my new collectors and all of the local and overseas visitors.   Looking forward now to getting back in the studio.... READ MORE


The Other Art Fair Sydney

The Other Art Fair Sydney

Added on 03 March 2018 by Annette Spinks

I am pleased to announce that I have been invited to exhibit some of my latest works at the upcoming Other Art Fair in Sydney from Thursday 22nd to Sunday 25th March.  I will be showing some of  'Wave' series and abstract paintings.  There will be over 80 amazing artists there so well worth a visit. Please use my code to redeem free tickets and feel free to share and let everyone know.  Hope to see you ther... READ MORE


Into The Blue - Limited Edition Prints

Into The Blue - Limited Edition Prints

Added on 27 January 2018 by Annette Spinks

'For over 15 years I have holidayed, explored, snorkelled and swam off Green Island in the Great Barrier Reef.  I find the colour of the water there stunning and the island pristine and beautiful.  But what I love the most is when you put your head into the water and discover another magical world below.  The coral is equally enchanting as the curious sea life.  In these paintings I captured the life and en... READ MORE


Pop Up Exhibition

Pop Up Exhibition

Added on 27 December 2017 by Annette Spinks

Southern Bizarre and I have teamed up to create a pop up exhibition of furniture and art.  The art studio/gallery will be open every Thursday - Sunday from 10am - 4pm.  60 Dixon Street, Inverloch.  Everyone is welcome.... READ MORE


Open Studio December 27th through January 2018

Open Studio December 27th through January 2018

Added on 13 December 2017 by Annette Spinks

The art studio and gallery will be open over the Summer holidays.  I have been busy working on some large scale abstracts and ocean inspired paintings and look forward to showing you my latest works.  Gallery opening days and times will vary, so please contact me if you are planning a visit.  Please stay in touch by joining me through my social media, all the links are below.  I look forward to seeing you.&... READ MORE


See art in your room

See art in your room

Added on 05 December 2017 by Annette Spinks

In my never ending journey to keep up with technology, I have come across this great app that let's me superimpose my art into your rooms.  You simply take a photo of your wall (keeping it straight) and I can show you how my art will look in your space.  I've been having a lot of fun with this, so I look forward to receiving you pics.  Just a reminder that the studio will be open again in January as I'm working ... READ MORE


Open By Appointment

Open By Appointment

Added on 18 November 2017 by Annette Spinks

I am busy in the studio working on some major commissions and some bright new abstract works.  I am happy to open by appointment or if you are interested in a particular piece I regularly come to Melbourne and you can preview the art in your space.  I am planning on opening the studio again through most of January and will be featuring an eclectic  mix of my new abstract works and latest 'Wave' series paintings.... READ MORE


Open Art Studio And Gallery

Open Art Studio And Gallery

Added on 30 October 2017 by Annette Spinks

I'm really enjoying the warmer weather and the inspiration from many visits to the beach.  I have been busy creating some 'Waves' and will be exhibiting them over the Melbourne Cup long weekend.  Everyone is welcome, the studio is located at 60 Dixon Street, Inverloch.   Wave Series Spring 2017... READ MORE


Open Art Studio And Gallery

Open Art Studio And Gallery

Added on 12 September 2017 by Annette Spinks

After a very busy and inspirational Winter, I'm pleased to announce that the studio will be opening again Friday 5th and Saturday 6th October from 11am - 4pm.  Exhibiting my latest large scale abstract works inspired by the rough stormy seas over Winter and Moonlight on the Ocean.  If you are interested in a particular painting please call before your visit to make sure it is in the studio and not at another Gallery.... READ MORE


Open Art Studio And Gallery

Open Art Studio And Gallery

Added on 23 August 2017 by Annette Spinks

Annette has had a great time creating some fantastic new work over Winter and will be showcases these paintings when her studio is open during the second week of the September School holidays.  Everyone is welcome to visit the studio and see her latest creations. For opening times check facebook or call 0418555222.  ... READ MORE


Storm

Storm

Added on 27 June 2017 by Annette Spinks

I love living by the ocean particular in the dead of Winter.  The mood and colours of the sea are amazing and I've been inspired to paint some moody stormy pieces.   I have just finished this painting titled 'Rough Seas' Winter 2017 it is 90cm x 90cm, the textures and the blues are amazing.  If you would like to receive further information on this painting or any other, please send me an email through the contac... READ MORE


Open Studio June Long Weekend

Open Studio June Long Weekend

Added on 31 May 2017 by Annette Spinks

The studio hasn't been open to visitors for quite some time as I have been totally absorbed in 'creating', and honestly it has been far too messy to have anyone through.  I have decided to open over the long weekend in June on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th.  I will be there myself and will be showing my most recent abstract works.  If you are interested in a particular painting please call before you visit to ma... READ MORE


The Other Art Fair Melbourne 2017

The Other Art Fair Melbourne 2017

Added on 10 May 2017 by Annette Spinks

From the 4th to 7th of May I had the pleasure of being part of the inaugural The Other Art Fair Melbourne.  The venue chosen for the fair was The Facility in Kensington which was ideal, opening night was a huge success and over the course of the next few days I met some wonderful artists and many collectors.  A big thank you to all of the great volunteers, the art fair director Zoe and staff for an amazing event. &nb... READ MORE


Selected To Exhibit At The Other Art Fair Melbourne

Selected To Exhibit At The Other Art Fair Melbourne

Added on 04 April 2017 by Annette Spinks

Annette has been selected to exhibit in the inaugural The Other Art Fair in Melbourne.  Chosen from over 500 applicants Annette is one of 100 artists and is thrilled with the opportunity to present her latest collection of paintings.  The exhibition is being held at The Facility in Kensington from May 4th - 7th, 2017.   Tickets and information are available online at theotherartfair.com   ... READ MORE


Named one of the 'Artists To Watch'

Named one of the 'Artists To Watch'

Added on 20 October 2016 by Annette Spinks

Thrilled to see I was chosen as one of the 'Artists To Watch' in the current issue of Art Edit Magazine.  Thank you so much. "There is a fluidity in Annette's work that is captivating.  The artist uses bold, vibrant colour combined with soft organic shapes to produce her abstract works." ... READ MORE


Art Studio And Gallery Open Saturdays

Art Studio And Gallery Open Saturdays

Added on 28 September 2016 by Annette Spinks

I shall be travelling overseas from Friday the 30th September and returning the 14th October.  While I'm busy surfing, snorkelling and soaking up the inspiration I have decided to have a break from my phone and email enquiries, so  please forgive me if I don't get back to you until my after my return on the 14th October.  The studio will still be open every Saturday from 11am - 3pm and everyone is welcome.  ... READ MORE


Open Studio Over September School Holidays

Open Studio Over September School Holidays

Added on 17 September 2016 by Annette Spinks

Annette's Studio will be open over the September school holidays Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th, Sunday 25th and Saturday 1st October.  Showing her latest works from the new series 'When The Moon Speaks To Me' as well as other new abstracts and her latest 'Wave' paintings, everyone is welcome.  If are interested in a particular painting please call before you visit to make sure it is in the Gallery and not at another loc... READ MORE


Open Art Studio And Gallery

Open Art Studio And Gallery

Added on 03 September 2016 by Annette Spinks

We are pleased to announce that Annette's Art Studio And Gallery will now be open every Saturday.  Annette will be showing her latest works from the new series 'When The Moon Speaks To Me' as well as other new abstracts and her latest 'Wave' paintings.  If you are interested in a particular painting please call before you visit to make sure it is in the Gallery and not at another location, and if you are unavailable ... READ MORE


New Series Exhibition

New Series Exhibition

Added on 22 August 2016 by Annette Spinks

It's nice and quiet in Inverloch over Winter and I have had a fabulous time in the studio.  I have been working on a brand new series, some great new colours and amazing abstracts.  I was going to try some new mediums, but wanted to do just 'one more resin piece'.  Well I was so pleased with the result, and had such a wonderful time creating it, that it led to a this new series, yes still using resin.  Part... READ MORE


Free Home Viewing

Free Home Viewing

Added on 12 July 2016 by Annette Spinks

Many of Annette's clients buy her art directly from this website, but if you happen to live in or around Melbourne and you are interested in seeing some paintings in your home,  Annette or one of her representatives would be happy to bring them to you.  The photos on the website are the best representation photographically of the paintings that we have, but when you see the paintings up close you feel a real apprecia... READ MORE


New Art and Exhibitions - Subscribe

New Art and Exhibitions - Subscribe

Added on 21 June 2016 by Annette Spinks

If you would like to receive information on where Annette's work is being exhibited, notification of new art and to receive news on what she's up to, please subscribe to our Newsletter.  You can also follow and join her on instagram, facebook and pinterest.... READ MORE


Open Art Studio And Gallery

Open Art Studio And Gallery

Added on 08 June 2016 by Annette Spinks

The studio will be open this Saturday 11th from 10am - 3pm and Sunday 12th June from 11am - 3pm.  Come and see the latest 'Wave' series art Annette is currently working on as well as her other most recent creations from the 'Deeper' series, everyone is welcome!  If you are interested in a particular painting, please call before you visit to make sure it is in the Gallery and not at another location.  The Art Stu... READ MORE


Open Art Studio And Gallery

Open Art Studio And Gallery

Added on 24 May 2016 by Annette Spinks

Annette's Art Studio And Gallery will be open this coming Sunday the 29th May from 10am - 3pm.  Situated in the beautiful seaside town of Inverloch, a picturesque and easy two hours drive from Melbourne.  The studio is a converted shed where Annette creates her beautiful art.  Come and see some of her latest pieces.  Everyone is welcome.... READ MORE


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