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About Us

Celebrating 27 Years!

Maree Sproats is a qualified Art Teacher with a Bachelor of Education Degree (Art) graduating from Alexander Mackie CAE majoring in education, child and adolescent development and psychology, art history and visual studies, painting, drawing and textile art, with sculpture, photography, print making , ceramics and media  as minor subjects.


Having taught at high school for many years, Maree took her passion for art and teaching to develop her own studio at Dural in 1995. Maree now holds a number of classes at Dural Art Studio and Supplies incorporating Kreative Kids Art Classes. Maree has continued with strength in drawing and  painting, realistic, abstract and expressive style. Maree uses pastels, paint, pen, pencil ,ink with an impressionist influence and draws with a natural realism rendering with graphite and colour Experimenting with all forms of media to develop and pass on to her students. Subjects are inspired by her visual surroundings in the Dural area, the Australian landscape  and North Coast  seascapes, flora and fauna and colours of sunsets and reflections of light. Recent travels also influence Maree's subject matter and themes for term classes.

School holiday workshops are held every holidays, along with term classes for school children on Tuesdays and Thursdays with particular attention to high school through to HSC Drawing and other mediums on Wednesday afternoons. 

Art parties are also available on Saturdays.

Adult classes are conducted on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings, developing individual needs in painting and drawing mediums. Specialist workshops are also available.

The business is a major Art Supplies shop in the Hills and surrounding District, with an extensive range of Quality Art Supplies and product knowledge for students and artists.

The Studio is conveniently located with parking at the door at Unit 7 286-288 Newline Road Dural (behind McDonalds at the Roundabout at Dural) Maree can be contacted by Phone 9651 3546 or emailing us at


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