Artists Wayne Clements & Debra Lohrere
About Artist Wayne Clements
Wayne is well known as the Host of Logie-nominated National TV show ‘Art Studio’ – which aired on local 31
Channels throughout Australia. It is still showing in Victoria, SA & WA and is now the longest running Art Show in Australian TV history. Each episode of ‘Art Studio’ features Wayne creating one of his unique artworks and sharing his technique with the viewers.
Wayne Clements is a leading Australian based artist who hand paints Original Oil and Acrylic Paintings. Specializing in realistic impressionist artwork he creates art pieces capturing the Australian landscape and seascape in sizes from small to 6m long murals.
He has been a full time professional artist for over 38 years, taking his art tours all over Australia and producing and selling over 50,000 paintings to individuals, collectors, corporations, hotels, restaurants and clubs worldwide during his career so far.
Wayne Clements is a self-taught, innovative artist who has been painting since 1983, after leaving behind a career in the electrical trade. Wayne’s flamboyant style & signature effects are a result of his humorous approach and tremendous enthusiasm for his artwork.
More than just an artist, Wayne also commits himself to his philanthropy work. Over the years, Wayne has raised over 1.5 million for charitable organizations including regional hospitals, rural fire brigades, SES, Cancer Council, Guide Dogs, Heart Foundation and, in particular, RACQ Careflight Rescue. All of this has been made possible by pursuing his dream career.
Wayne is a sought after artist who has travelled extensively around Australia, captivating audiences as he painted LIVE in Shopping Centres with his travelling art shows for over 35 years. Some loyal admirers of Wayne’s work, and program Art Studio, travelled for hours just to watch him create a single piece artwork and shake his hand.
Wild Horse Gallery & Gifts was opened in 2022 with his business partner and fellow artist Debra Lohrere
About Artist Debra Lohrere
Debra Lohrere is a Multi-award winning Australian artist who has been painting for over 45 years, selling her first oil painting at the age of 16.
Debra's paintings hang in collections around Australia and in the USA. She previously owned and operated Colour Harmony Art School and Gallery on Tamborine Mountain
Debra has exhibited at the Agora Gallery in New York and received critical acclaim in the New York magazine “ARTisSpectrum”, as well as being featured in numerous newspaper articles
Debra's works vary in subject matter, genre and colour, working in both oils and acrylics she creates a range of dynamic impressionist, modern pointillist, expressionist and abstract paintings, all alluringly unique. Her object as an artist is to communicate her perspective of the world around her, delving into the very essence of her subject matter. She embraces vibrant and stunning colours in her artwork, focusing on harmony, balance and contrast. Her colourful portraits aim to delve into and express the inner personality of her subject matter.
Wild Horse Gallery & Gifts was opened in 2022 with her business partner and fellow artist Wayne Clements.
Behind the scenes shooting TV Shows "Art Studio" and "Class Art"
"Art Studio" is now the longest running television Art show in Australian TV history.
The "Class Art" series was televised internationally to over 189 countries.