About Me

Jasmine O’Shea is a painter working mainly in Watercolours, who is inspired by the region of the Northern Rivers and its impressive landscape and unusual flora and fauna.

Jasmine was born in 1981 in a small town in the South West of Ireland. She has been painting since she was a little child, when she received her first Watercolour set from her encouraging parents.

She studied at Limerick College of Art and Design, Limerick, Ireland. Exhibited in Ireland, most notably in the large vibrant public exhibit on the rails of St Stephans Green park in Dublin.

She moved to Cornwall, UK for 10 years where she also studied a Cert in Horticulture. She has a keen interest in the natural environment especially plants. Jasmine returned to Art college and gained an Honours Bachelor in Performance Sportswear Design at University College Falmouth, Cornwall, UK. Designing wetsuits and bikinis for her graduation collection. Jasmine has exhibited and sold her work throughout Cornwall and with the Candid arts gallery in London.

She has been living in Australia since 2014. While living on the Gold Coast she was a member of the Royal Queensland Art Society and exhibited with them regularly.

Currently, Jasmine juggles having a young child and working part time as a gardener with her art practice. She is a member of the Lismore Art Club and has taken part in their Annual Shows with a positive public response selling works and winning Best Still Life Prize and People’s Choice Award. Jasmine has exhibited with Art There Collective at the Bangalow markets. She also had a permanent shall at The Channon market and exhibits at the Nimbin Artists Gallery.

In the Studio

My studio is based at my home at the channon near nimbin and nightcap national park. It is in the middle of the rainforest surrounded by inspiration and quiet.