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Tony Sheffield

As chief photographer at Highlife for the past 18 years, Tony Sheffield’s images are integral, from the cover photography to the houses, gardens and people on every page. When he’s not on a shoot for the magazine, Tony can be found capturing the natural beauty of the area, which he turns into fine art prints in film and digital mediums.Read more

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Penelope McManus

Penelope McManus is a landscape artist who spends much of her time painting en plein air, and walking on her High Range property. Known in the Highlands as a visual arts school teacher, Penny joined forces with Penny and Phoebe to show her work to a larger audience.Read more

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Vanessa Stockard

Two times Archibald finalist Vanessa Stockard is in demand with upcoming exhibitions and a residency in France. The Bowral artist tells MELISSA PENN how diverse subject matter feeds her art, from flowers and her toddler to the imagined life of a vagrant called Derek Milkwood.

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Danie Mellor

Danie Mellor is one of Australia’s most acclaimed contemporary artists – the Australian National Gallery has 24 of his works and recently acquired his monumental Landstory. Born in Mackay, Danie has lived in Bowral since 2012. He tells ALEX SPEED how landscape, history and his indigenous heritage infuse his work.

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Tania Rolland

Ceramicist Tania Rollond is represented by a Melbourne gallery and teaches in Sydney, but says her country upbringing is the biggest influence on her slow, detailed approach to work. In the lead-up to two Highlands exhibitions, the Mittagong artist tells ALEX SPEED about growing up on an isolated sheep farm and the attraction of disobedient clay.

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