hayley j gillespie
in London in 1972, Hayley Gillespie relocated to Cairns
She has been a professional artist since 1989, in a variety
From theatre and set design, artwork for London Council
and Royal Park's, and designing and decorating children's
furniture for the exclusive retail stores of London.
In Australia she has worked in painted advertising, brochure
design, signs and murals.
Deciding to concentrate on canvas in 2003, she has drawn
inspiration from her own childhood in 1970`s, Australia`s
colours and lifestyle, and the iconography of both.
has a live model who comes home from school everyday, full
of material which is incorporated into her work.
Each painting is executed in her favourite acrylic, and
signed with an unobtrusive "HJ".