Happy in my Habitat

Mellissa Read-Devine

Rainforest Habitat (2022)

“Habitat” means natural home or environment. It can also mean a person’s usual or preferred surroundings.

My paintings generally portray birds and animals in their natural environment. I love to wander through the wild places in Australia and am delighted to catch a glimpse of any animals that might reside there.

As I also like to spend my time at home, (my preferred habitat); the local creatures I see there tend to be of a more domestic nature.

My love of painting the landscape and its inhabitants is apparent in these bright and joyful works. Both wild and domestic, I want the viewer to see all these creatures, happy in their spaces, and perhaps think of what they might be up to in their day to day lives.

Website: www.readdevine.com
Instagram: @readdevine

For more information and sales, please contact the Art Program via email art@schf.org.au or call 1800 244 537.

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