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Waves original is pastel on paper. Made in 200The prints are Limited Edition of 1000, signed and numbered by the artist. Printed on 100% Cotton rag paper.

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Samantha Thompson BiographyA busy and prolific year has seen interest in Samantha Thompsons work reach new heights. Her easily adored Pastels ever present in this her 2007 collection. but after vast experimantation has developed other areas of her work to include large scale acrylic, Ink, glass and prints prints.Her bright intuitive work uses bold lines, strong colour and evocitave images, celebrating both male and female sensuality. 2007 also saw Samantha move her studio base, a casual: comfortable place to both meet customers to discuss commission ideas, view new work,prints, back catalogue work and current work in progress.Accolades come think and fast this year with solo shows at Collective Gallery Melbourne and Territotory colours in Darwin, reperesation at Forbes Art Gallery in N.S.W, Bella Art Gallery- Queensland and Art Melbourne.Perhaps the biggest highlight would have to be the international interest in her work, with originals and commissioned work going to Florida, New York, London, Scottland and Canada, she will also be showing at the Guanzing International Art Fair, China. With having also been selected as a feature artist by the "Chairs for Charity" Event, 2007 has proven Samantha Thompson impossable to ignore.Samantha was born in Sydney, Australia in 1978. The youngest of five children she spent her formative years travelling with her wanderlust parents before settling in Melbourne. At a very young age she gained immeasurable experience in her parents' design and retail shop, travelling frequently for special design shows in Asia and New York.After meeting her husband in London, Samantha settled in Napier, New Zealand. It was in Napier, the art deco city of the world, that Samantha was influenced by the special style of that era and soon began exhibiting pastels and acrylics on canvas. After two years in New Zealand Samantha and her family moved back to Melbourne where she lives today.After building up a strong collector base in Melbourne, Samantha opened her studio in 2007. The Studio serves as a base for clients to see Samanthas new work and to discuss commission ideas. Galleries across Australia have also included Samanthas work in there collection, Including Forbes Art Gallery in NSW and Territory Colours in DarwinExhibition HistoryStudioOn Top of Collective Gallery120 Carlisle Street, St Kilda East, 3183Hours 10am to 5pm Tuesday to Saturday 12 to 4 SundaySolo ShowsArt Deco Show June 2000 - Napier - New ZealandA Star is Born November 2002 Brunswick Gallery - MelbournePostcards from Hawaii - May 2006 - St. Kilda - MelbournePastel and Pearls November 2006 Fringe Festival Melbourne Colour me June 2007 Territories Colours Gallery - N.T.Open Studio September 2007 Collective MelbourneNew Work March 2008 The Convent - DaylesfordGroup ShowsFirst Light Art Show January 2000 Napier New ZealandReal Art Art Contest London U.K Excellence AwardPostcard Show January 2001-2006 St Kilda - MelbourneShe Who Inspires February 2006 Dandenong - MelbourneGifted December 2006 Kingston Arts Center - MelbourneOut in the South January 2007 Kingston Art Center MelbourneMelbourne Art Show April 2007 Exhibition Center Melbourne Galleries/Cafes Showing WorkMilk Toast 2001 2006 Balaclava - MelbourneMilk Bar 2001 Hampton - MelbourneArt in Motion 2003 South Yarra MelbourneZimmer Lounge 2004 St Kilda - MelbourneLeroy 2005 -2007 St Kilda - MelbournePort Melbourne Art 2005 - Port Melbourne - MelbourneSydney Galleries 2005 Circular Quay - SydneyInternational Art- 2006 Prahran - MelbourneAlly Bar 2006 -2007 Melbourne City Tusk Gallery 2006 South Yarra MelbourneBlue Door Gallery 2006 South Melbourne - MelbourneForbes Art Gallery 2006 -2007 - Forbes New South WalesThe Ally Bar- 2006 2007 Melbourne City - MelbourneTerritories Colours 2007 - Darwin City - ACTSamantha Thompson Gallery - 2006 2007 St Kilda - MelbourneCollective 2006 2007 St Kilda - MelbourneBella Art Gallery 2007 - Springfield - QueenslandStephanie Browne 2007 St Kilda - MelbourneWork available on the