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About Audrey

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Audrey studied art and art history under the guidance of Dr Joseph Paul Cassar. Later on she attended classes by the artist Charles Cassar who emphasised on the imaginative painting. Audrey also attended Anton Calleja’s live classes. She later continued attending Alfred Briffa’s live classes were she consolidated her design especially in the human figure and portrait and a good use of colour both in pastels and oils. Audrey also attended Philip Agius' tuition who taught her a lot in watercolour covering various subjects. Later she attended Winston Hassall’s lessons who gives importance to the excellent use of both watercolour and acrylics . She also frequented Angelo Agius’ studio making statues in clay.

Audrey Mercieca loves to experiment in different media and various subjects. She admits that her favourite are imaginative. It depends on her mood to pick up a media and start bringing to life on paper what’s in her mind. Audrey also finds great satisfaction in doing models in clay.  

In Audrey’s painting one can clearly see the good observation and understanding of the subject she is painting, yet her paintings are sensitive to her taught towards the subject painted. Looking at her paintings gives a sense of tranquility. 

When travelling Audrey spends a lot of time in art museums. Audrey admires artists such as Alphonse Mucha for the good design, Salvador Dali for his imagination, Mary Cassatt for the sensuality she depicts in her pastel paintings and Gustav Klimt for his decorative paintings. 

 Audrey is a member of the Malta Society of Arts & Pastel Society of Arts. Audrey took part in various collective and solo exhibitions.