Harnessing the element of space with intent & reverence. Book Now or call Branch & Blossom on (07)548 23022 This workshop embraces the art of conscious creation and the element of negative space, (the ‘invisible energy’ that gives life to form). Working with slow intent and gentle reverence to natural elements, you will mindfully create […]
Works in progress for a new collection of work called “Wallum Country”, inspired by the coastal heathlands of South East Queensland. My studio is in the old mining town of Gympie, nestled close to bushland, and only a 45 minute drive to the coast where my family and I escape to the beach most weekends, […]
Excited to receive a call from Art Lovers Australia that my painting had been chosen by the beautiful couple Andy & Deb from The Block. The painting they chose is titled “Breathe Me” after the beautiful song by Sia.
Amica’s latest collection ‘Given’, serves as a gentle tribute to the gifts freely given us by Mother Earth. Amica intentionally collected the rich, red ochre from her local area, to create the base pigment for each painting – thus, giving each piece that gorgeous dusty, pink hue which so embodies our Australian landscape. These pieces are currently on exhibition […]
Abstract artist Amica Whincop uses painting as a pathway to healing, connecting and nurturing the soul. To her, painting is a spiritual practice that enables her to “see past chaos, to make my world simple and kind and beautiful”. Drawing her inspiration from a loving relationship with nature, she produces fine art “rich in depth and […]
This piece was commissioned by a lovely local school teacher who has been following along my work and fallen in love with a painting called “Adrift”. The problem was she couldn’t quite decide if the size and colours would look right in her space. We created some rough digitial mock ups of some pieces, including […]
I’ve been thinking about the idea of ambivalence. I’ve always thought of the word in a negative way, as in not caring about something… but its really quite a cool word – which comes from combining two words “ambi” meaning two and “value” meaning to have worth. If this is the case – this led […]
Hanging on the wall in the entry of the cottage owned by artist Amica Whincop and her husband, Clayton, is the original deed to their property. It’s signed by a gentleman called Henry Devine and dated 1890. Horse-drawn wagons would have lugged the lumber from a local mill to build the worker’s cottage, amid the […]