“My imagination is endless and the more creativity I use, the more I have infinite creativity.
I evoke my creative instinct and revel between the conscious and unconscious, unconstrained by society’s conventions. Nothing is impossible (Until I wake up!)”.
2018 to 2013:: Currently teaching art classes part time at ‘Your Side’ and painting in my studio to create sales.
2017: Created art and sold it through word of mouth.
2016: March: Featured in the 2016 “Inspiration: International Art Book” and taught art at ‘if You Like Art’ in Brookvale for one year part time.
2015 December: Combined art exhibition at Fine & Country Real Estate in Double Bay.
2015 August: Commissioned to paint for the owner of Drift Boutique. Art name ‘Kitchen Bench’.
2015 May: Solo Art exhibition at Girdlers Grind in Dee Why on the strand.
2015 February: Commissioned to paint for the owner of Babyology. Art work name ‘Daydreaming’.
2014 December: Commissioned to create art instillation for Subsonic music festival.
2014 September: Combined art exhibition at Tap Gallery.
2014 June: Art exhibited at Tap Gallery for spoken word evening.
2014 March: Commissioned to paint for owner of Fine & Country. Art work name ‘Flaming Flamingo’
2013 November: Commissioned to paint for Charlton Group ‘One Love’
2013 February: Commissioned by the Charlton Group to paint GINA RINEHART and present her painting to her at the Annual Mining Awards.
2012: June to October: I was living in Indonesia where I volunteered my time and materials and painted with the beautiful children at the YPAC Disabled Orphanage over a whopping 18 week period. The paintings the children & I completed were auctioned for $10,000. Over $20,000AUD for the YPAC Orphanage was raised in total. This experience was a profound turning point in my life.
2102-2016: Supply art for “Drift boutique” in Collaroy.
2011: Solo art exhibition at “Hot Yoga” in Brookvale
2008: Solo art exhibition at the “Marina” in Akuna Bay
2005 to 2016 Selling commissioned pieces throughout Sydney and internationally including Thailand, California, Los Angeles and Bali.
18 years ago: 2 year Graphic Design Course at Randwick TAFE, Sydney and have basically been a self taught artist, taking short courses along the way with other artists.
Heidi Lee Warta lives in the beautiful Northern Beaches of Sydney.
Beginning her artistic journey at a young age Heidi went on to complete a 2 year Graphic Design Course at Randwick TAFE, Sydney Australia in her late teens.
She also studied life drawing, technical drawing, colour, form and pottery for several years after.
For the next four years Heidi Lee continued working as an artist in a printing firm. Heidi then traveled for many years living a life rich with adventure, soul searching and experience. Heidi acquired skills from artist courses where she learned a wide variety of painting methods and mediums.
Heidi Lee’s work is passionate and vibrant. She endeavors to capture a life force and energy. The use of vivid colour and bold textures blended together gives her work a unique style, depth and a sense of heart felt emotion where she focuses on rich palettes and techniques.
“The instinctual essence of who i am is channelled, filtered and revealed through my art, my visual language”
In 2012 Heidi Lee was living in Indonesia where she volunteered her time and materials and painted with the beautiful children at the YPAC Disabled Orphanage over a whopping 18 week period. The paintings Heidi and the children completed were auctioned for $10,000. Over $20,000AUD for the YPAC Orphanage was raised in total. This experience was a profound turning point in Heidi’s life.
Having had several solo exhibitions and several pieces hung and sold successfully in a mix of eclectic exhibitions, boutiques & cafes throughout Sydney and internationally including Thailand, California, Los Angeles and Bali.
Heidi is a full time artist creating medium to high end commission pieces for clients all over Sydney and is currently working for Your Side teaching art to carer’s of children with schizophrenia and dual diagnosis. Heidi also holds adult and children’s art classes from her studio in Collaroy Plateau.
Heidi works many layers to give depth and texture infusing wonderment, confusion and element of magic leaving the viewer asking… “How did you do that?” Favorite methods used are mixed media including fabric, plastic, metal, cardboard, glue, impasto, acrylic, oil, pigment, sand, oil, house paints wax, shellac, fire and sweat.
Inspirations & Heidi Lee………
Nature, traveling, markets, culture, ceremonies, oceans, diving, fish, photos, happy snaps, books, drumming, dancing, randomness, sunsets, flowers, fruit, organic, leaves, fire, smiles, faces, boldness, history, rain drops on webs, fresh, dreams, cuddles, cooking, meditation, fitness, wild animals, spirituality, textures, hammers & art tools, mold, dirty things, artists, musicians, stories, dress ups, parties, connecting, candy, rustic furniture, originality, personality, tragedy, intelligence, vibration, feelings, fast cars, fashion, colour, satori, yoga, real estate, rainbows, energy, crystals, rocks & minerals, motorbikes, music, waves, ART, laughing, bodies, skies, unique souls, elation, moments with people…..clouds, sunsets, blessings & light!
Artist statement: Being an artist is my truth and spreading a positive message where i can is my purpose. I feel that its my responsibility to create art. I also teach the therapeutic value of creating art through my art classes. Thankfully I earn a living doing what I love to do. I hope you enjoy absorbing my art as much as i do creating it.