Adie Bergen

Adie Bergen (nee Malin) is an artist based in Gembrook, the Dandenong Ranges.  She studied Art, majoring in painting, at University of Ballarat from 1994 to 1998, then went on to study under the direction of David Moore at Montsalvat in Eltham for a year. Aide then continued her studies at Sherbrooke Art Society under tonal artist Jeffrey Murphy from 2007 to 2019.  Currently Adie is under tutelage with tonal and colourist painter Peter Smales.

Primarily working in oils and watercolours, Adie focuses on tonal aspect.  Although she sees her work as traditional Adie is continually working on developing her style and ideas and enjoys experimenting with colour.

She is greatly influenced by Jeffrey Murphy, who paved her path to tonalism, as well as the works of Max Meldrum, Margaret Olley,
Barbara Beasley-Southgate, and Frida Kahlo.

Exhibitions and Showings:

  • Kallista Tea Rooms:

    • Featured Exhibition (2020, 2014, 2012, 2011 & 2010)

  • Sherbrooke Art Society Gallery:

    • Rolls Royce Painting Exhibition, (2018)

    • Spring Exhibition (2014, 2013 & 2010)

    • Students' Exhibition (2013)

  • FlotART Festival, Flotwedel, Germany, (2014)

  • "Behind the Veil" Art Exhibition, Heritage Hill Museum, Dandenong (2013)

  • Kallista Market, March 2013