Still life with Tibetan meditation bowl
Still life with meditation bowl, tingsha cymbals and candle Original 2022 acrylic abstract painting on canvas 51cm/30.7cm/1.7cm Hanging settings and frame not included Christchurch based artist Cosette Calder
Cosette is originally from Australia, growing up in small rural townships across Victoria. Early life was spent exploring the outdoors. In 1994 at age 18 she made the move to Timaru New Zealand. Enrolling at Aoraki Polytechnic she studied first year Foundation Visual Arts. Then followed on completing a second year of Fine Arts painting in 95.
Currently residing in Christchurch with her teenage son. Spending her time playing Tennis, reading books, playing the guitar and walking the Port hills. Cosette is also a 7 year cancer survivor.
Artistic influencers include Gustav Klimt, Edouard Manet and Jackson Pollock amongst many others. Cosette enjoys freedom of expression and colour with her mixed media painting.