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Fire Angels (cropped), 2009
Changeling (cropped), 2009
Triptych Acrylic on Canvas 120cm x 360cm
Triptych Acrylic on Canvas 120cm x 360cm

Ursula Theinert is an environmental expressionism artist. Her triptychs are based on her home and farmlet. Ursula inscribes text into her paintings enhancing themes of spiritual bonds we have with nature, perception of ownership, fragility and destiny. Ursula and her husband Werner fought the fire around their home on Black Saturday and through her paintings Fire Angels and Changeling, reached an important process in coming to terms with the fire and realities of the aftermath.

Born in 1955. Ursula is an Environment Expressionist, as her work explores the relationship between human kind and the environment. She draws her inspiration from the Australian bush, plantations and quarries. Ursula feels that plantations of often alien species may give the impression of environmentally positive outcomes, however on closer scrutiny leads to deserts under the canopy for native flora and fauna.                                

Recent Exhibitions:

2009    Red Gallery, Fitzroy
2009    Abi Edwards Gallery, Tonimbuk
2009    Art Melbourne
2008    Salon des Refuses, Melbourne
2008    Frankston Arts Centre, Frankston
2008    ARC Yinnar, 24th Women’s Exhbtn
2007    Meeniyan Art Gallery
2007    Salon des Refuses, Melbourne
2007    Linden Gallery St. Kilda
2007    Steps Gallery - Richmond (CAS)
2007    Cardinia Cultural Centre Pakenham 

Recent Studies

2008    TAFE Diploma of Visual Arts
2007    TAFE Certificate IV in Ceramics
1992    Monash University Dipolma Teaching