Contemporary landscape painter Belynda Henry is one of the country's most successful artists - she's exhibited in 20 solo shows and has been a finalist in the prestigious Wynne prize twice. 

See one of her abstract landscapes and the reason for her popularity is clear: she confidently weilds blocks of colour to captivating effect, making her works a joy to behold. 

Henry takes inspiration from her surroundings - she lives with her family on 40 acres of bushland in the Dooralong Valley, New South Wales. Her latest collection, entitled Higher, is currently on show at Koskela in Sydney's Rosebery until April 26; visit for more details.