Angela Abbott paints a wide variety of subjects in oils on site: outdoors or in the studio. She studied drawing at the NGV School with Ian Armstrong and painting under Shirley Bourne OAM, at the Victorian Artists Society.
Belinda Rogers is a contemporary abstract artist currently painting in the pool side studio at Montsalvat. Her works on canvas leave a small imprint of form as a doorway for her audience to open and step inside the work.
Carole Moschetti is a painter and musician. In her studio, using primarily oils and gouache, she paints still life, the figure and landscape. Since 2007 she has studied tonal painting with David Moore.
Having been involved in music for the last 40 years, (23 years as a guitar builder), Master Luthier Chris Wynne draws on a wealth of knowledge not only as a player, but having recorded over 6 albums.
Born in 1956, son of Matcham Skipper, Damien has lived at Montsalvat since he was very young. An artist and musician, he was offered a place at the Gallery School in Melbourne. Damien gained a Diploma of Fine Art from Preston Institute of Technology in 1981.
Born in Queenstown, Tasmania in 1947, David was apprenticed at a young age to work and study Horology (watch and clockmaking). Soon after David had established himself as one of Australia's finest watchmakers, the digital age forced redundancy on the industry and David was forced to reconsider his life aims.
David Moore began his art studies at Ealing Art School, London in 1966, before studying drawing at the National Gallery School, Melbourne in 1967. He went on to receive a Diploma of Art and Design from Swinburne Institute of Technology, Melbourne in 1970 and also qualify as a teacher.
A tonal oil painter and teacher and resident artist at Montsalvat since 1992. Don has been practicing and teaching the principles of tonal realist painting for many years. Don learned his craft from Shirley Bourne O.A.M and Alan Martin.
An award winning Designer, Gold and Silversmith whose work is timeless and unique. Born in London, Jeanette trained for 9 years as a Gold and Silversmith in England, Germany and Australia. She is an award-winning jeweller whose work can be found in public and private collections worldwide.
Jo's love of textiles can be traced back to the finely woven pale-pink wool security blanket with satin edging whose tactile qualities she loved when she was a baby, (the remnant of which she still has in a trunk).
Kate Belvedere is currently attending the VCA (Victorian College of the Arts). She mainly works with clay and ceramics, but also dabbles in various other mediums.
Mariella McKinley is an award-winning Australian glass artist who specialises in hand blown and cold worked glass.
Ruth has a Masters Degree in Fine Art and her unique glass sculptural forms are held by major galleries in both Australia and Hong Kong.
Son of Montsalvat founder, Justus Jörgensen, Sebastian is a former student of such guitar luminaries as Len Williams, Sadie Bishop, Jose Luis Gonzalez (Australia), Ida Presti, Alexander Lagoya (France), Ahrio Diaz (Italy), and John Williams (London).
Sigmund, the youngest son of Justus Jörgensen, was born and raised within the artistic family of Montsalvat, educated locally and then attended Melbourne University.
Simon is an established, highly regarded goldsmith who specialises in the creation of unique items of jewellery and other precious objects. Many of his most valuable and unusual pieces have been commissioned by connoisseurs and are held in notable private collections.
Sue is passionate about fabric. Working from her sewing studio in the glasshouse at Montsalvat, she fuses colour, texture, drape and form to inspire creation in the making ofclothing, cushions and soft furnishings.
Susan Reddrop is a sculptor and glass artist, trained in Sculpture at the Victorian College of the Arts and in Glass at Monash University.
Tim Clarkson is a ceramic based sculptural artist currently working from his studio at Montsalvat.
In 2008 he completed his Bachelor of Fine Arts with First Class Honors and is at present undergoing his Doctor of Fine Art at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.