Irene Sparks

Around the world

Artists: Irene Sparks
Medium: Watercolours, mixed media, Prints
Exhibited: February – March 2019

Irene was born in South Africa and moved to Australia in 2001. Irene has exhibited her work all over the world with solo exhibitions in Zimbabwe, Botswana, South Africa, the UK and Australia. This exhibition “Around the world” showcases her pleinair paintings from her travels around the world. (Plein air is a French expression that means “in the open air.” It is used by artists to describe the art of outdoor painting)


“I choose the outdoors because animals and nature is what I enjoy painting. Being outdoor allows me to put myself in the situation and feel the surroundings. My interest in the subject is deep-rooted and I’m constantly being challenged in my efforts to further my knowledge of it”.


Over time Irene has been schooled by many well known artist in watercolours, printmaking and mosaics. Irene has a great passion for teaching both children and adults. Our community is very lucky to have her pass down these skills to our future generation of artists.

All artwork is available for sale. Please contact the Artist. Irene Sparks 49722493