Welcome I'm Chrissy, an Australian Intuitive Artist and Teacher specialising in artworks, card decks and classes that nourish the inner spirit and creative wellbeing of women and kids.
Over the last 20+ years of my career as an Artist and Early Childhood Educator, I've worked alongside children, women, schools and aligned organisations; sharing my love for colour and creativity as a tool for inspiration and wellbeing. Behind the scenes, I’m always growing and developing within my personal sense of wellbeing, which I weave into my artworks, classes and intuitive offerings.
My artworks have been described as colourful, spiritual and inspiring for kids and women alike. I weave together drawing, painting, collage and my love for nature, with mindful self-love processes that are grounded in intuitive connection + personal growth.
The artworks + offerings you find here are the colourful fruits of my journey.
Learning to connect with our Intuition takes commitment and courage. As a big-hearted Mama and Artist, I know it can feel challenging to nourish ourselves, amongst the demands of others. Yet the truth is, slowing down to tune in and act on our inner voice benefits both us AND our loved ones - ALWAYS. Our authentic expressions are so needed in the world today and our intuition is the guiding force to create a beautiful life. Our kids, partners and relationships all benefit when we the full spectrum of who we are as colourful, fumbling, passionate human beings.
Let’s start creating the life we want to live, one brush stroke,
one intention, one moment at a time.
INTUITIVE WISDOM CARDS - Boxed edition released
INTUITIVE ART SHOW - The Drowned Rat HERE
INTUITIVE WISDOM CARDS - New boxed edition HERE
LIVE ART + AUCTION @ The White & Gold Gala HERE
INTUITIVE ART EXHIBITION @ The Drowned Rat HERE
SUCCULENT MURAL @ Peninsula Fair Shopping Centre Community Hub
BUSH TUCKER MURAL @ Clontarf Beach State School
INTUITIVE WISDOM CARDS - Third Edition released
RESIDENT INTUITIVE ARTIST - Clontarf Beach State School
INTUITIVE ART STUDIO Opened!
CHILDREN'S INTUITIVE ART TEACHER @ Clontarf Beach State School
RESIDENT ARTIST @ Viroga Yoga Studio
SOLO SHOW @ Blume Gallery + Cafe, April HERE
ARTIST FEATURE INTERVIEW @ Artist Meets Mother HERE
SOLO SHOW 'CREATING WITH FEELING' @ Greens and Beans, March - April 2017 HERE
ARTIST FEATURE @ Expressive Art Inspirations HERE
21 SECRETS 'COLOR COLOR COLOR' E-COURSE - Available HERE
MAMA NURTURE ORACLE CARDS - Edition One Launched May 2016. Available HERE
INTUITIVE ART SHOW @ Viroga Yoga Studio & Day Spa, May 2016 HERE
INTUITIVE ART ORACLE CARDS - Edition Two Launched, January 2016. Available HERE
ARTWORKS PUBLISHED - Intuitive Painting Workshop Book by Alena Hennessey, available HERE
ARTIST FEATURE @ Colour Me Positive HERE
ORACLE CARDS VIDEO REVIEW @ Wild Moon Woman HERE
ORACLE CARDS UNBOXING VIDEO @ Ethony HERE
INTUITIVE ART ORACLE CARDS - Edition One Launched November 2015
ONGOING EXHIBITION @ Viroga Yoga Studio & Day Spa. Oct - Present.
SOLO EXHIBITION @ Generations Cafe. June 1st - June 30th.
SOLO EXHIBITION @ Mama Queensland. Ongoing.
E-BOOK - Expressive Colour Workbook HERE
SOLO EXHIBITION @ Freestyle Tout. June 1st - 30th.
RADIO INTERVIEW @ ABC Radio HERE
MAGAZINE FEATURE @ *Bespoke*. 6 page spread. Winter Edition, 2014.
EXPRESSIVE PAINTING RETREAT @ Maleny
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE @ Bracken Ridge High School
CONTRIBUTOR @ Create & Thrive
EXHIBITION @ Bird Gallery 'Everyone's Exhibition' group show, Brisbane CBD
E-COURSE LAUNCH - Expressive Painting
ONLINE AWARDED Executive Director's Highlight 2013 Australian RAWARDS
LIVE ART EXHIBITION @ RAWARDS Australia group show @ Arena, Fortitude Valley
EXHIBITION @ RAW 'Generation' group show @ Arena, Fortitude Valley
LIVE ART @ Arena, Fortitude Valley
LIVE ART @ King George Square, Brisbane CBD
INTERVIEW @ Hot Women to Watch feature HERE
ONLINE FEATURE @ Finding Firelight HERE
VIDEO INTERVIEW @ RAW Natural Born Artists Video feature HERE
INTERVIEW @ BrisStyle Meet The Maker feature HERE
COMMUNITY ARTIST @ Brisbane City Council
COMMUNITY ARTIST @ Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm
COMMUNITY ARTIST Freelance Community Art Mentor
ARTIST @ Renaissance Kids Educational Consultant and Art Workshop developer
POP-UP EXHIBITION @ BrisStyle Indie Markets, Hamilton, QLD
POP-UP EXHIBITION @ Nook, West End QLD
EXHIBITION ‘New Beginnings’ solo @ Urban Grind, Paddington, QLD
+ Became a Mummy!
TV FEATURE @ Wurrawhy Artist Feature
PUBLIC ART MURAL @ Southside Sustainability Centre
EXHIBITION ‘Peacocks and Pinstripes’ solo @ Frank & Myrth, Brighton QLD
EXHIBITION @ Moxa West End QLD
EXHIBITION Pop-up @ Nook, West End Brisbane
INTERNATIONAL Community Artist @ Cultural Canvas Thailand
COMMUNITY ART Eco-Workshop Facilitator @ Northey Street Farm
ARTIST @ Renaissance Kids, Brisbane
COMMUNITY ARTIST Mini residency @ Hillbrook Anglican School
COMMUNITY ARTIST @ Environmental Art Collective
EXHIBITION @ ‘First Edition’ group show, Toowoomba QLD
EXHIBITION @ ‘SH!FT’ group show, West End QLD
COMMUNITY ARTIST QR Art Projects Coordinator & Community Artist @ QR (Queensland Rail)
COMMUNITY ARTIST for NAIDOC week @ Nundah Community Centre
VISUAL ARTS SUPPORT WORKER @ Cascade Place, Redcliffe
COMMUNITY ARTIST @ Sunnybank State High School ‘Multicultures Project’
COMMUNITY ARTIST @ Picabeen Community Centre
COMMUNITY ARTIST @ Brisbane City Council
EXHIBITION @ ‘Stop Espresso’, Windsor QLD
RETAIL @ Riot! Art & Craft
EXHIBITION @ ‘The Verve Cafe’ solo, Brisbane QLD
MURAL ARTIST @ Upper Mount Gravatt Kindergarten
EXHIBITION @ ‘Urban Grind’, solo Paddington, QLD
EXHIBITION @ ‘Freestyle Tout’ solo, Brisbane, QLD
EXHIBITION @ ‘Moray St Café’ solo, New Farm QLD
EXHIBITION @ ‘GPO’, Brisbane QLD
EXHIBITION @ ‘BMA’ solo exhibition, QLD
COMMUNITY ARTIST @ Redcliffe Arts & Life Festival (RALF)
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT @ Faultline Youth Magazine, Redcliffe Area Youth Space (RAYS).
EXHIBITION @ ‘Seeds’, solo, Recliffe Cultural Centre
EXHIBITION @ ‘RAYS’ group show, Redcliffe Area Youth Space
1998 - 2018
Early Childhood Educator, Educational Leader, Early Childhood Facilitator of Professional Learning
Cert IV Training and Assessment (Pinnacle) 2017
Graduate Certificate Creative Art Therapy (MIECAT, Melbourne) 2010
Certificate in Community Project Facilitation (CANSA, Adelaide) 2009
Graduate Certificate Community Cultural Development 2008
Certificate Visual Arts (RMIT/BOX HILL TAFE, Melbourne) 2002/2003
Certificate IV Workplace Assessment and Training (CBAC, Brisbane) 2004
Diploma Early Childhood & Education (NorthPoint TAFE, Brisbane) 1998