Silvia Busetto

Originally from northern Italy, I moved to artistic and culturally active Margaret River in 2013 to pursue my passion for creating art.

Aside from painting, I’ve always loved landscape and street photography, but I’ve evolved over the last few years to capture artistic performances wherever I can; theatre, musicians, dancers, as they inspire my own creative process.

I study the performers' movements, their poses and positions, their colourful costumes and the details of their instruments. What I learn from taking photos, I then depict in watercolour or oil, trying to convey atmosphere, emotion and passion.

Music and dance are wonderful to experience, but once the performance is over, the memory slowly disappears from our minds.

It’s my aim to create little pieces of joy that can permanently adorn the walls of our homes, keeping those positive feelings and memories alive.

6 Hovea Lane, Margaret River

Directions: From the entrance to Brookfield Estate take the first left, crossing over the bridge, then left again.  Follow Caladenia Rise to the top of the hill, then right into Hovea Lane.  First house on left.

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Please note that many of the studios are private venues and not open to the public outside of the Open Studio's event dates. If you wish to visit a studio at an alternative time please contact the artist directly.