Kristine Ballard is an Australian Contemporary artist and well loved art educator. She ran an Art School for over a decade, has been the Arts presenter of EdTV Australia and conducts many art functions and art mentoring programs including one-to-one art tuition. She conducts her Colourplay Art Retreats in Australia and Fiji.
Ballard’s own art process is driven by colour. Selective colour palettes and disintegrated shapes define her unique style she calls ‘Fragmatism’. Specialising in still life and landscape paintings her creations are always inspired by nature.
Based in Sydney, Australia she has chased colour around the world. Exhibiting both nationally and internationally and been selected as finalist for many art shows. She has also completed art residencies in New York, Venice and Australia.
Be it in her own work or helping others find their own creative voice, she believes that colour has the power to enrich and uplift our lives and that exercising your creativity is sure to keep your life ‘bright beyond beige.’
You can see more of her work and find out more about her art education at www.kristineballard.com