Claudio Raschella

Claudio has been taking pictures for more that 25 years. His love for photographing people extends to portraiture, travel and documentary work. Since 2015, he has been the official photographer for Adelaide Cabaret Festival. In 2016 he began photographing fine art portraits of festival artists.

Claudio will be exhibiting his portraits of Adelaide Cabaret Festival artists in the Quartet Bar and Festival Theatre Foyer. The prints will be for sale at the BASS counter.

Mariana Mezic

In the last two years, Mariana Mezic has burst onto the Adelaide art scene with her vibrant and whimsical art. She creates vivid large scale paintings of women that are a spirited and beautiful explosion of colour straight from her heart and soul.

Mariana says she draws the type of women she is inspired by. "Brave, strong, fearless women. Tough-eyed women not to be messed with. Drawing women like that inspires me to keep on being brave in my work".

Working with graphite pencil and languid watercolours, Mariana's distinctive work features bold, hyper-realistic faces surrounded by colourful and energetic scenes with objects that hold small clues, hinting at her subjects' personalities.

Mariana’s exhibition From the depths and the shallows and an eagles talon will be shown in Gallery 1 and 2 in the Festival Theatre foyer during Adelaide Cabaret Festival. Original work and limited edition prints will be for sale at the BASS counter