Thel has lived most of her life in Whittlesea and loved painting and drawing from an early age. She started painting in oils and studied tonal painting under the late Alan Martin. She later began painting in pastel and loves working in both mediums.
Thel has served 3 times as president of the Australian Guild of Realist Artists and is a life member, a member of the Victorian Pastel Society and immediate past president of Plenty Valley Arts.
She regularly conducts painting classes and holds workshops in Victoria and NSW, as well as being frequently invited as an Art Judge and undertaken numerous commissions.
Thel Cardwell: 0447 833 005