Jewel Mathieson is a young, self-taught Artist from Nelson, New Zealand, who has been drawing and painting professionally for more than ten years.
Starting her career as a pet portrait artist and exclusively working in coloured pencils, Jewel quickly gained International recognition for her intricate drawings and vibrant colour palette.
Jewel has recently moved to painting with acrylics and is currently focusing her time on capturing the unique and picturesque coastlines of New Zealand and Australia, using the vivid colours and attention to detail for which she is known.
Jewel finds her inspiration, peace and serenity in nature and is passionate about creating a deep emotional connection and understanding of her subjects. This allows her to breathe life into her artworks which encourages an emotional response from her viewers.
Jewel's coloured pencil drawings and acrylic paintings have been purchased by private collectors in New Zealand, Australia, USA, Canada, the UK and Europe.
Jewel's work has been exhibited throughout New Zealand and has been published in numerous books and magazines Internationally, as well as self-publishing two books of her own. To see more of her published work, please view her Shop page.