By Simone Melville
535 mm x 435 mm
Simone Melville is a Melbourne based artist who draws inspiration from her Grandfather who was an Australian landscape painter. Simone works from her studio at home in the Outer East of Melbourne and enjoys gathering inspiration from nature, especially water and ocean scenes. She has a Certificate in Fashion Design and has studied Abstract Expressionism at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Simone’s work has been exhibited at several Melbourne Galleries and her paintings are held in both businesses and private collections throughout Australia and the USA. The paintings selected for this exhibition are all inspired by nature and water and presented in an abstract style.
‘Ocean Current’ is inspired by the ocean and is an abstract water scene. It is painted with expressive brushstrokes to covey the movement and fleeting nature of waves and water.