Libby de Souza is currently studying a Bachelor of Visual Communication (Graphic Design). She has had a passion for drawing, painting and all things creative from a young age. She was selected for a two week intensive scholarship to the National Art School, Darlinghurst, during Year 11 and was nominated for Art Express, 2008.
Born and raised in Newcastle, Megan started her fascination with fine art at the age of eight, after winning a local art competition and receiving a scholarship for a series of tutorials and workshops with renowned Australian illustrator, Kim Gamble.
Shirley Cameron-Roberts spent her early years on a wheat and sheep property on the Murray River in Victoria - a factor which has greatly influenced her landscape paintings. Although a graduate in Commerce at Melbourne University with an early career in accounting and management she is largely self taught as an artist.
Brian Roberts studied painting and graphic design at the Melbourne College of Graphic Arts He then worked firstly in London and then the USA in television, film making and painting.
MRAG has a partnership with the Maitland Central Library in the Look Who's Talking program where writers speak, launch and discuss their books. As well children's events are held in workshops and lessons in the branch libraries.