"After nearly 20 years of representing rural creatures my paintings have inadvertently taken on the role as enthusiastic campaigners for this way of life, and send a message of joy and celebration. If my artworks are bright, bold and dynamic, then that reflects my sentiments toward rural living and people."
Amelia is a full time artist and actress (Amelia Dunbar) amidst juggling the demands of motherhood. She has work hanging in local and international collections and is a recipient of the Selwyn District Council Arts and Culture Award. In 2017 she received the Craigs Aspiring Arts Prize.