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Julie has been involved with art across the Kinglake Ranges for the past. 12 years as a participant, facilitator and tutor. She is a mixed media artist, tutoring clay, mosaics and mixed media locally.

Julie has volunteered for many community groups including :

Kinglake Art Show,
Kinglake Rang
es Neighbourhood House, Dindi Open Studios,
Kinglake Ranges

Kinglake Ranges Rotary.

Judge, Junior Section


Maree is a practiSing artist.

Some of her past roles were:

  • Head of Art Faculty at
    both Our Lady of Mercy College and Genazzano College.

  • Reviewer of Studio Arts Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority.

  • Selector and Presenter
    Top Arts Exhibition
    National Gallery of

  • Council Member Art Educator Victoria.

  • Executive Officer Australian Institute of Art Education.


Exhibition Coordinator


Jo has a Bachelor of Fine Art (ceramics) from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and has lived in the Kinglake region for 30 years.

She is a mixed media artist who uses recycled corrugated cardboard and shellac to create mountainous landscapes which are indicative of the Kinglake area.

"My work is inspired by nature. Each piece is a reflection of my past, present and what I've leant as an artists."


Auxilliary Advisor,
Judge, Junior Section


Michelle has been involved with the arts in the Kinglake Ranges for over 16 years and has encompassed roles including .

  • Artistic Director.

  • Master Painter.

  • Curator for art shows 

  • judge for art shows.

  • Teacher

  • Coordinator .

  • Editor for the Kinglake Ranges Monthly.

Michelle is currently involved with several organisations  including the Kinglake Art Show, City of Whittlesea Open Studios and The Whittlesea Agriculture Society. 

As an artist Michelle has extensive experience working with oil, gouache. acrylic, pastel, pen and ink charcoal and airbrush.

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Show Support and
Marketing Assistant

Julie has been involved with art across the Kinglake Ranges for the past. 5 years 

She is a practising artist working in water colour, acrylic, etching and lino cut printmaking. 

Julie volunteers for many community groups including :

Kinglake Art Show
Kinglake Ranges Arts, Dindi Open Studios,
Inner Wheel Kinglake Ranges

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Education Consultant and
Arts Educator, Visual Arts

Paula Lindley has a Masters of Education in the Studies of Asia, from Flinders University, South Australia. She also has a Diploma of Art and Craft (Secondary) Teaching from Melbourne University (formerly Melbourne State College) and a Diploma of Art and Design from Prahran College of Advanced Education. Paula was an Educator in Education School Programs at the National Gallery of Victoria. As a Placed Teacher for Catholic Education Melbourne, until 2016, including Senior Educator from 2005-2007, she designed and developed Education programs and resources for students and teachers. For nearly a decade Paula developed and delivered Education Programs for the popular VCE Top Arts exhibition and participated on the selection panel. She was the Treasurer of Art Education Victoria (AEV), and Secretary of ENVI, the Museum Education special interest group for Victoria, as part of the Australian Museums and Galleries Association, now AMaGA. Paula was an Education consultant to Tarrawarra Museum of Art employed to explore educational opportunities in the Yarra Valley region (2016-2017), and for ClimARTe 2018 a collaboration with the Ian Potter Museum, where she developed an Education resource for the exhibition Exit. Paula co-contributed as author to Artisan, a resource for students and teachers for Studio Arts, first published by Cambridge University Press in 2010 and a second edition in 2016. Paula was a lecturer in Visual Arts Education, Curriculum, Assessment and Pedagogy for BA/BT and Masters of Education students at the Australian Catholic University in 2016-1219. More recently Paula designed developed and delivered the inaugural Museum Education course for RMIT University Masters of Arts Management in the School of Art, Design and Social Context. She has also been a sessional Education guide at the Old Treasury Building. In 2018 Paula joined Le Studio Artspace, and has participated in a number of exhibitions and group shows including EGAG WRAP East Gippsland Art Gallery, After Provence, G3 Artspace, Parkdale, 9 x5 exhibition Walker St Gallery and Art Centre, Dandenong, 100 Paintings for Peace Space to Be, St Kilda, Mornington Art Show, Art Red Hill, Land.Sea. Sky. In.cub8r Gallery, Prahran and Southern Buoy Studios, inaugural landscape exhibition, Mornington. Early this year in 2023 Paula held her first solo exhibition, Marking Time at G3 Artspace, Parkdale supported by Kingston Council. She continues to enjoy exploring her art practice in her studio in Mordialloc. You can follow Paula on instagram at


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Vice President,
Board of Management,

Duldig Studio Museum
and Sculpture Garden.


  • Art educator with 30+ years’ experience in the research, development, delivery and evaluation of learning programs, education resources and audience engagement.


  • Vice President of the Board of Management at the Duldig Studio museum and sculpture garden since 2016 and current Chair Exhibitions and Collection Committee


  • Former Head of Education and Public Programs at the National Gallery of Victoria; Visual Arts Educator at La Trobe University; Education Advisor for Dialogue in the Dark, Melbourne;  Education State Arts Assessor for the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority.


  • Guest educator in museums in Singapore, Taiwan, USA and Japan.


Show Support & Catering 


friend of
Kinglake Ranges Rotary

Kinglake has been my home for the past two years.

I have a passion for quilting and helping in the community.




Kinglake Ranges Rotarian

Nina is a charter member of Kinglake Ranges Rotary and has held numerous positions since the club commenced.

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Founder and Charter President 
Kinglake Ranges Rotary

North East Community Initiatives


Founding Committee Member

Kinglake Ranges Visual and Performing Arts Alliance

Founding Member
Ellimatta Youth Centre

President 2013/2016
Murrindindi Inc

Board Director,
(Founding Board Member)

Goulburn River Valley Tourism Board

President - 2007-2012 & 2014-2018 Kinglake Ranges Business Network

Board Member

Adult Community and Further Education Council - HUME

President - 2015/2016
nglake Ranges Blue Light Disco

Founding Member
Kinglake Music Festival

(Previously Bluegrass Festival}


local artists


Volunteer members of Kinglake Ranges Rotary will be assisting throughout the event with support, set up and pull down of displays.


Volunteer Artists from the Kinglake Ranges and beyond will assist with many aspects of the exhibition including providing demonstrations throughout the weekend. If you would like to be more active in the art scene, please contact me.


Volunteer members of the Kinglake Inner Wheel will be serving food at the opening event.

The Kinglake Inner Wheel are also sponsoring the Junior Entries by providing the prize money for each best in school artwork.

Link to their social media


Volunteer members of the Kinglake Country Womens Association will be providing snacks to accompany refreshments at the exhibition on Saturday and Sunday.

Link to their social media


Volunteer members of the KRA will be assisting with the set up, pull down and liaison throughout the exhibition as well as the lending of display equipment.



The House has supported the Kinglake Art Show in numerous ways including administrative support, office space, printing & copying, etc.

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