Maryanne Holmes resides on the Gold Coast and has been painting watercolours since 1995. She attended classes at the Gold Coast Institute of TAFE, and continued tuition with local artists. 

Maryanne has also attended workshops at Bathurst and Toowoomba Universities with acclaimed Australian watercolourists ,  and now teaches watercolour classes locally.

Maryanne currently exhibits at  Ecliptic Gallery, High Street, Armadale, Melbourne; Argyle Gallery, The Rocks, Sydney;  Solo and joint exhibitions on the Gold Coast and in Melbourne were outstanding successes. Maryanne has won the prestigious Trinity Art Show Award on the Gold Coast. Other awards include the annual Watercolour Society of Queensland and finalist twice in Australian artist’s competition along with people’s choice award at Watercolour Society Brisbane

She has a feature on cover of Australian Medical Journal, Ostomy Volume 17 March 2008. Worlwide distribution.

Workshops have been conducted locally on the Gold Coast and Watercolour Society Brisbane as well as Broken Hill NSW. Overseas she has conducted workshops in France 2009 for Ecliptic Gallery and also three workshops in Noumea.

Maryanne is a member of the Society of Fine Artists, Gold Coast; Arts Society of Queensland; Watercolour Society of Queensland; Malvern Artists Society and Australian Guild of Realist Artists both of Melbourne.ow

Has featured on Colour in your Life, cable art show on Aurora, local and overseas.

See her live watercolour demonstration on YouTube, as seen on Colour In Your Life.