Marnie Wark (born 1975)
acrylic and oil pastel on canvas
150 x 150cm
Provenance: Scott Livesey Gallery, Melbourne
0419 540 162
Marnie Wark’s paintings are bold psychological snapshots…painted completely intuitively. Great importance is placed on the tension between line and shape, form and content, simplicity and vibrancy, resulting in a never-ending exploration of the spirit of space.
South Australian abstract painter Marnie Wark was born in Melbourne and raised in country South Australia. She competed a Bachelor of Graphic Design at the University of South Australia in 1995 and studied painting at the National Art School, East Sydney.
Marnie has had 17 solo exhibitions within Australia from 1998. She has been selected finalist in numerous art prizes including the 2004 Fleurieu Peninsula Biennale's Vistas Art Prize, South Australia and the Metro 5 Art Award 2005, Melbourne.