When it comes to watercolour ‘WOW’, artists Margaret Wright OAM and Judith McCreadie BA, know how to make it happen. Their exhibition held in March, 2009, at the Lane Cove Music and Cultural Centre, 266 Longueville Rd, was an exciting event.
The artists titled the showing ‘CHROMA’, meaning colour and its varying intensities. Though they have both painted in watercolour solely, each has had broad experience across the range of artistic media available. Some years ago they each chose to specialise in the brilliance of watercolour and its unique effects.
Margaret and Judith met while teaching at Northmead 35 years ago. The friendship and love of art flourished, resulting in their first joint exhibition held in 2005. Both exhibit in numerous art shows and at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.
Margaret is a frequent demonstrator/teacher for many art societies. She paints a wide variety of subjects including portraiture, landscapes, florals, still life and children’s illustrations. Her works are held in collections within Australia, USA, Germany and France.
Judith has begun painting exclusively on a Japanese watercolour paper called Yupo. This allows her to achieve remarkable effects and dramatic intensity of colour. She particularly enjoys painting waterfalls and their surrounds.
Opening night for the exhibition ‘CHROMA’, was an outstanding occasion with music provided by well-known composer/pianist, Stephen Robinson. Opening address was by John Parker of ‘Sydney Harmony’ fame, and delectable refreshments were served at an exhibition of unparalleled quality by two of Sydney’s outstanding artists.