by Sara Phemister
Stephanie Corkhill Hyles is a vibrant Australian artist, living and working in country NSW. She graduated from COFA in 1997, with a bachelor of Art Education, and has been practicing as a professional artist ever since. Steph has exhibited extensively throughout NSW, Queensland and the ACT, both in Group Exhibitions as well as having 20 very successful solo shows.
She has also self published and illustrated two books, “25 Ways to awaken your birth power”™ and “25 Ways to joy and inner peace for mothers”™. As well as recently collaborating on a coffee table book “Over 2 U”™ with fellow artist Rick Dodd.
The defining qualities of Steph’s work are joy, exuberance, love, light and humour. Her work is extremely authentic. Her greatest wish is for her work to create an emotional response in the viewer of happiness and well-being. Steph’s art is her gift to us. Her works often incorporate uplifting and inspiring quotes, which teamed with her vibrant palette and content, truly lift the heart.
Steph works very much as she lives. She has a daily art practice, in a big and beautiful life, living and working on the family sheep and wool property with her husband and four children. Steph is passionate about her work, and very much sees it as a vehicle to help others. Whether it is through donating works of art to charity, choosing projects that enable and empower people, such as the books she has published, or simply bringing someone happiness through a glimpse into the bright and beautiful world of her artwork.
See Steph’s work on Instagram and Facebook. Visit her by appointment in her beautiful studio it will be a life affirming experience you won’t forget.
Sara Phemister X.