Meet Jacqueline Coates, an artist specializing in floral art she calls Blooms, who is also an art teacher and mentor with a global audience.

Jacqueline founded her trademarked Blooms Painting Method, a system of painting anyone can apply to get great results, in 1998 and started teaching it in 2002 when total strangers asked her to teach them how she painted her large bold blooms paintings.

Over the years her Blooms Art School has grown to regularly include live BLOOMS PAINTING WORKSHOPS in the Barossa Valley, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, NZ , France and Los Angeles.

In 2016, Jacqueline founded French Art School in the beautiful region of the CREUSE in the Limousin, following in the footsteps of Claude Monet who painted there.

She now runs painting programs and tours in France from Paris, Giverny, The Loire, the Creuse and the Cote D’Azure during spring summer and autumn.

She has created several Blooms Online painting programs.

Jacqueline’s 52 week online program of e-classes at has reached students from New York to London, Japan to Vietnam enabling students to learn at their pace from home.

Her Make Money From Art Program teaching artists how to paint a distinctive and saleable body of work and how to sell it, is in it’s third year, and producing artists who are able to monetize their creativity.

Her Program has taken total newbie painters and turned them into 6 figure income artists.

Her Paint Blooms USA online pack with a live workshop in LA has launched many painting careers for students in the US and Canada since 2017.

Jacqueline has called Kapunda, on the edge of South Australia’s Barossa Valley, home for 18 years and has been a painter for 30 years.

She has two children, Hannibal Coates, currently studying portraiture in Adelaide, and Lily Coates, who is enjoying a gap year in Paris.

Jacqueline is well recognised as one of Australia’s foremost artists. She has been the recipient of Global Awards for excellence the last 3 years running.

A love of beauty and grandeur is reflected in her floral paintings specialising in roses and peonies, her oil paintings of still life’s and landscapes, and her love of gardens as subject matter for her paintings.

Please take some time to enjoy Jacqueline’s paintings, course information and inspiration – including recent works from her studio in France and her Salon Rouge studio in the Barossa.

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