Mount Gambier SA
Predominantly my inspiration for my work comes from my love of exploring colour, my obsession with the beauty of nature and my life long fixation with the French Impressionists.
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Amber Gittins is an abstract artist from Mount Gambier, best known for her bold, colourful, nature inspired paintings. Amber grew up in outback South Australia before heading to the city to study a degree in Visual Communications. She then headed overseas to live in London for 7 years, working as a Graphic Designer and spending all her spare time travelling. Eventually heading home to Australia. Recently in 2019 she has left her Design job to become a full time artist.
Her work is held in private collections in Australia, UK, USA, New Zealand, Malaysia and Hong Kong.
Amber has donated works to charities including The Starlight Children’s Foundation, Art for Bales and Epilepsy Australia.
Influences: Nature, Aboriginal Art, French Impressionists, Vincent Van Gogh, colour.
“I am influenced greatly by our gorgeous Australian landscape. Having traveled extensively over the years, I now have a greater appreciation for the natural beauty that is on my doorstep. I paint from the heart, with passion and an upmost respect for this beautiful land.”
“Colour is everything for me, the meaning of colour and how it can make people feel is something I find fascinating. I want the use of colour to evoke emotions and for the viewer to feel a personal connection with the artwork.”
“Being an artist is where I find my peace and happiness and I ultimately hope that the viewers can also find a sense of personal beauty through my art that conveys to their own inner happiness”.
Amber’s work has been exhibited and won awards in Art Competitions.
Finalist in the Art Lovers Australia Award for 2018, 2019.