Pauline Bailey is a Melbourne born visual artist and author based in Gippsland, Victoria. She has been a practising artist for fifteen years and has published three books about the Australian music scene (Blues Portrait Volumes 1, 2 and 3).
Pauline paints a variety of subjects including urban landscapes and street scenes, still life and portraits. She is best known for her renditions of music venues and iconic buildings around Melbourne.
All products including prints and books are printed and manufactured in Australia. Original artworks are all designed and painted by Pauline.
Original painting - Bar Open, Fitzroy. 30 x 23cm, mixed media on wood panel.
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"Blues Portrait is an incredible book which documents the Australian Blues Music scene and its amazing musicians." - Peter D. Harper
"If you collect music biographies (or just want a good read) you need this book. It fills a big void in any collection because there are so few books about blues musicians - especially Australian ones. Even if you’re not a blues fan (God forbid!), the book is full of great down-to-earth chats with the likes of Kevin Borich, Bob Spencer, Phil Para and Kerri Simpson, to name but a few."
"I learnt so much and filled in a lot of gaps that I didn’t even know were gaps in this wonderful music scene we have here. So grateful to have this book."
"Certainly can recommend this book to any music enthusiast, no matter what their preferred genre is - the blues is where it all began for the music of today." - Lee