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Who we are

Our story began in 2020 when Teresa painted her first live wedding portrait. With a long history as a professional artist, nothing compared to the joy of the performance when capturing the connection between a couple on their wedding day as it unfolded in real time. Guests were intrigued by the process and wowed with the speed and accuracy of the faces! The thrill of having the painting process on display and the reactions of the couple to the finished work was like nothing else. 

From then on she has teamed up with Australia's best portrait artists to offer the highest quality entertainment and investment of finished artwork that is treasured by couples all across the country. We strive to provide the best possible experience from streamline bookings, design consultations and most importantly, Artists who create breathtaking artwork to enjoy forever.

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Teresa Small

Artist/ Admin/ Interstate 

When you reach out the first person you will speak to is Teresa. She works hard to give you the best experience, service and care when booking in or finding out more information about our wonderful service. Always ready for a chat and to help you feel excited and ready for the big day! Teresa has a soft, airbrushed style with a strength for landscapes and intricate facial details. She enjoys outdoor, rustic weddings with beautiful scenery and details. Capturing the tender moments shared between the couple as they say their I-dos with gentle brush marks and soft colours.

 

Teresa is an established Australian Artist and teacher. Growing up in the Hills Shire of Sydney, her journey in art began at age 12, when she began painting. At age 16, she sold her first artwork at the Cumberland Art Show, and has been exhibiting and taking commissions ever since. Creating art is something she has always loved, and sharing beautiful moments with others is something by which she feel deeply impassioned. Making art is a freeing, meditative and satisfying process, from choosing the subject matter to signing the finished work.

Teresa is the resident Artist for Chroma Inc an Australian based global company, represented by Gallery 11:11 in North Epping and affiliated with the Castle Hill Art Society, Blacktown Arts Centre and runs two business “Teresa Small Art” and "Live Wedding Paintings". Sharing her love of art with others is a real passion and for the last 8 years she has been teaching workshops all over Sydney with National Art School (Chroma representative), Little Lane Workshops, The Art Studio Maroubra, Pin Gallery, Gallery 11:11, Thrills Events, Blacktown Arts Center, Castle Hill Art Society, Reddam House, Marist Sister College Woolwich, Ravenswood  and The Sydney Art School.

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Bernadette Salvador

Artist / NSW

With over 50 weddings painted, Bernadette wows couples with her incredible details and photorealistic likeness. She is the master of the "Finished-on-day" standard package and loves to have your guests watch each step of the painting. Bernadette has a delicate and classical style with a strength for highly detailed faces. She enjoys all moments and settings and capturing the connection and love between the couple. If you are after a real treat for detail, request a close up moment! 

 

Bernadette is a Sydney based artist, specialising in acrylic, oil, and watercolour painting. With a background in Art Therapy Bernadette is enraptured with the emotional, interpersonal and expressive nature of painting. Her career was kickstarted after winning Young Artist of the year in 2009 and from then on she has gained a reputation for her accuracy in portraiture work and emotive surrealist paintings. 

Mother to three beautiful children, Bernadette has a calm and nurturing nature. When painting weddings she enjoys capturing the loving connection felt between the couple. 

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Alice Xu

Artist / SYD

The perfect Artist for a true lover of Art! Alice has a vivid, loose and stylised painting style, well-expressed in landscapes and fabric details. She enjoys capturing the fond smiles of happy couples as they say their vows, and painting colourful outdoor structures and scenery in a harmonic way using gestural yet controlled brush marks. She has a expressive, textured and bright style suited to those wanting a lush representation of their day.

 

 Currently completing her Masters of Fine Art at the prestigious NAS, she is quickly climbing ladders in the Global Art world with multiple awards and scholarships.

Alice Xu is an emerging artist working in the drawing and painting medium. She often focuses on themes of life and figurative works. Xu likes to treat her paintings and drawings almost like a photo diary, keeping scenes of the everyday and documenting the mundane, instances of people captured like a moment in time and scenes she finds interesting. Alice hopes to bring attention to these simple, unfluctuating life moments through her artworks, with a big focus on the social life and the interaction where everyone is concentrated and immersed in daily routine.

Alice has been in notable shows such as KAAF Art Prize (KCC Exhibition) Mosman Youth Art Prize (Mosman Art Gallery) (Audi Mosman Centre), Noel Chettle Memorial Art Prize (Newcastle TAFE) and Young Archies at the Art Gallery of NSW. As well as winning multiple grants and awards.

Alice Xu graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Art from the National Art School in 2021, and a Diploma of Visual Art from St George TAFE of Fine Arts in 2019. 

Alice is currently studying her Masters of Fine Art at the prestigious National Art School in Sydney.

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