Trish Sinclair - Artist

About the Artist


Being nurtured in a household of enthusiastic artists and photographers - family holidays at the most amazing white sand beaches and National Parks - these have been my creative influences.

I began my creative career by studying Interior Design at ATI and later Floristry. While I loved working in Auckland city’s commercial buzz, my true desire was to paint. Four years ago I began studying Art and Creativity at The Learning Connection, Wellington and have since launched my full time art practice in Painting and Photography.

My photographs are about exploring and seeking out extraordinary locations along the coastline - of capturing the monochromatic effects of twilight.

a casually pose of me leaning on a giant kauri tree trunk where I am wearing a white tee shirt and the picture is balanced with accented black in my watch, backpack and glasses
a retro picture of Trish sitting on the back of a boat with Rangitoto Island in the distance wearing denims and a turquoise tee shirt

Painting Style

My challenge is to find the essence of a scene - looking to simplify and refine the design. My style has been constantly changing and growing which is as it should be - life is always changing - and for the better of course.

Awards, Education and Exhibitions

  • The Learning Connexion, Wellington, 2014 - Diploma of Art and Creativity (2 year full time course)
  • Local fund raising exhibitions – North Rodney Arts, mARTakana, Great Summer Arts, Artfusions, Orakei School Art Exhibitions.
  • The Rose House Award – 2015
  • Art@24 Gallery - Warkworth New Zealand. My artworks and photographs by M J Peterson are able to be view by appointment - refer to my contact page.
bright white sand runs through the middle of this photo with equal sized bands of a cerulean sea in the foreground and deep forest green covered hills in the background


You’re welcome to contact me from here. Any questions you may have - I am only too happy to reply to you or if you wish to leave a comment that would be great too.

Would love you to visit one of my network links - icons top right. My Pinterest pins include art and photography inspiration and I have uploaded graphics, art and photos in LinkedIn, Google+ and on my Facebook page.

My artworks and photographs by M J Peterson are able to be viewed at Art@24 Gallery, Warkworth, New Zealand by appointment. I will be participated in Auckland exhibitions over the year and will soon be online at Saachi

an ethereal looking shot taken through glass of a black and white cat sitting on a fence post looking for mice