© 2018 by Peta Mawby 

Heartstone Hill Studio - Castlemaine - Australia

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 about 

Peta's creative calling started in primary school, where she spent much more time on front covers than the content of her projects. She has been obsessed with the visual world for as long as she can remember.


Studying Art & Design initially, she switched to an Undergraduate Degree in Industrial Design that led her down a more 'sensible' career path. Whilst still creating art in the pockets of her time between a corporate career and mothering two boys, there was a deep unfulfilled desire bubbling.  

 

Beyond the corporate world, there have been dabbles in a home screen printing service, a graphic design and branding business, and a personalised stationery offering, but there were still creative compromises to be made as each business was still client driven.

Reaching the big '4.0.' was a turning point. Art making became her primary focus.  "If not now, when?" was her plea!

 

Working out of her stone studio in the renown artist town of Castlemaine, Australia, Peta predominantly works within the printmaking medium, though her intuition sometimes leads her into others including; painting, drawing, photography, and sculpture. 

Her subject matter centres around observations of the natural world, the change of seasons, cycles of life, and her own inner 'birdie girl' world.