Blue Mountains Artist: Meredith Cooper
A number of our guests have commented in the artworks in Brigadoon, particularly the paintings by local artist Meredith Cooper.
Meredith Cooper (b. 1967) grew up in Kempsey on the mid north coast of NSW. The beach and wilderness of the upper Macleay river valley exerted a strong pull in her early life, sparking a sense of connection with, and veneration for, the Australian landscape. This proximity produced a desire to record these forms with pencil, conte and brush.
After studying at the National Art School and living in Sydney, Cooper moved to the Blue Mountains to establish her studio practice. Here she discovered a primeval, raw terrain, drenched by storm, licked by fire and inscribed by the eroding forces of the wind and rain. Since, she has made it her artistic mission to capture both this landscape’s ancient endurance and daily self-renewal…
If you want to see more of her work, please visit her website.