Kirsten Jackson
Kirsten Jackson

Kirsten Jackson is a Melbourne based artist who has worked as a professional artist for the past 15 years, concentrating predominantly on abstraction.

“My main motivation is to portray the inherent beauty and harmony that exists in the inter-relationships of colour, composition and form.”

From bright blues and turquoises to sunset pinks and oranges, the paintings in Love in the Moment, Kirsten’s latest series, are fresh, beachy and simply bring joy into any space. After a tragic childhood where her father passed away at age 3, and her mother at age 14, Kirsten turned to painting to express her emotions and to find happiness. Through the meditative act of painting, Kirsten found she could become fully engrossed in intuitive expression, the bright colours and the tactility of paint, losing track of time before ending up with harmonious and balanced compositions.

“I start from an open place within, just as I start with a blank canvas. I avoid a self-conscious intention. Abstraction for me, is a way to communicate the ineffable. Colours carry emotion, capture and reflect light. The way the colours exist together, side by side and in varying layers of transparency and opacity is my vehicle, my means towards a perception of visual delight, ease and harmony. The sheer act of application is the nexus of my creative motivation. It is the love of the paint and the colour that propels the brush.” – Kirsten Jackson

Kirsten’s career has followed an impressive upward trajectory, collecting a notable array of Australian art awards and highly commended prizes. Her international standing and profile were consolidated in 2014 with sell out shows in London, Singapore and Hamburg. She has featured in many publications, including Home Beautiful Magazine, the Sun Herald and Modern Home Magazine.


Selected Exhibitions

2018 Exhibition Love in the Moment at Art2Muse Gallery

2016 Exhibition at Art2Muse Gallery with Michael Bond

2015 London Affordable Art Show SELL OUT SHOW
2015 Hamburg Affordable Art show
2015 Singapore Art Show
2015 Stockholm Art show
2015 Asia Contemporary Art Show Hong Kong
2015 Canterbury Art Show “FEATURE ARTIST”
2015 Without Pier Gallery Group Show
2014 London affordable art fair Battersea SELL OUT SHOW
2014 Amsterdam Art show
2014 Stockholm Art show
2014 Deringa art “Best mixed painting”
2014 Canterbury art show
2014 Singapore affordable art show
2014 Brussels Art show Brussels
2014 Milan Art Show Milan
2014 Hong Kong Art Show
2014 St Kevins Art show “Highly commended”
2014 Parade College Art Show ” Best oil painting”
2013 Red Hill Art Show
2013 Canterbury Art show
2013 Deringa Art Show
2013 Melbourne Art show
2013 St Kevins Art Show
2013 Cam Art
2013 Group Art show Without Pier Gallery
2013 Hong Kong Art Show
2012 Cyclone Gallery South Melbourne
2012 St Kevins Art show “HIGHLY COMMENDED”
2012 Deringa Art show “BEST MODERN” and “AWARD OF EXCELLENCE IN ART”
2012 Camberwell Art Show “HIGHLY COMMENDED”
2012 Without Pier Gallery group show2012 Red Hill Art Show
2012 Canterbury Art show
2011 Art2Muse Gallery double Bay Sydney
2011 Without pier Gallery Group show
2011 Canterbury Art show
2011 Hart Art show : “Best Contemporary Artwork”
2011 Camberwell Art show : “Highly Commended Award”
2010 Tusk Gallery group show
2010 Strathcona Art show
2010 St Kevins Art Show
2010 Solo Exibition Art2Muse Doulble Bay Sydney
2010 Canterbury Art show
2009 Strathcona Art Show
2009 Pink Lady Art Show Brighton
2009 Canterbury Art Show
2009 Melbourne Art
2008 Strathcona Art Show: “Best Contemporary award”
2008 Nexus Modern Art Gallery
2008 Canterbury Art Show
2008 Melbourne Art
2007 Melbourne Art
2007 Louey and Lane Group show2007 Ripponlea Art Show
2007 Canterbury Art Show
2007 Brighton Art Show
2007 Strathcona Art Show
2006 Black Rock Art Show
2005, 2006 Bayside Art Show
2006 Light House Foundation Art Show
2004, 2005, 2006 Canterbury Art Show
2005, 2006 Melbourne Art Fair


Rase at Watergos Hotel

Kirsten Jackson is available to commission paintings in a range of sizes

Once you have selected the colours and style you prefer, Kirsten will make a small sample and send it to the gallery so you can approve the colour and finish. The painting can be either in oil on canvas or oil on canvas with a high gloss resin surface to enhance the colours. As the painting will be sent from Melbourne there will be a small courier fee depending on the size of the painting you select and I can send you the courier quote before you proceed. Once you have accepted the sample and the courier quote there will be a 50% deposit for Kirsten to begin the painting.  She can have it ready in four to six weeks when we will send high resolution images true to colour to make sure you are happy with the finished painting before having it framed and delivered. The price includes framing which is either in a natural timber or white inset frame.

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