Narelle Zeller is an Australian representational artist, best known for her detailed and sensitive depictions of figures and still-life subjects. With her practice dedicated to realism, Narelle works exclusively with oil paint and focuses on portraiture, the human form, and the beauty of the natural world.
At the core of Narelle’s artistic philosophy lies a commitment to capturing the essence of her subjects in a sincere and unfiltered manner. Her multi-layered artistic process is deliberate and unhurried, enabling her to immerse herself fully in every aspect of her subjects. Through her work, she extends an invitation to viewers to share in this intimate contemplation, encouraging them to closely examine every nuance and appreciate the subject as she does with every stroke of her brush.
Narelle achieved her art education by way of completing workshops and mentorship programs with world-renowned artists. She has achieved recognition as both an award-winning artist and a finalist in numerous prestigious national and international competitions, such as the International Arc Salon, Figurativas, ModPortrait, Darling Portrait Prize, International Biennial Portrait Competition, Lester Prize for Portraiture, and Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award. Her art resides in prominent collections and has been showcased in exhibitions spanning both national and international arenas.