Five female artists from around Wagga are presenting an exhibition this weekend with a focus on the female form.
'Faces and Fancies' was an idea Ruth Bailey brought to life, debuting last year and returning bigger and better than ever this weekend at her Coolamon home.
"We come from a feminist standpoint in making our artwork and presenting the lives of women and how they need to be structured so it is therapeutic for all of us," she said.
"We all work with the emotional lives of women in one way or another so we have that in common which shows in the bodies and textures of our work."
Sheree Ridley is one artist exhibiting alongside Ruth, focusing on the female figure.
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"It's expressive and I use a lot of vivid colours and patterns," she said.
"It's really based around expressing and honoring the divine feminine and experiences of women."
Sheree has only been painting for two years, shooting to success.
"I came across a really beautiful, really colourful artwork of women and I just thought 'I want to paint like that'," she said.
"It has been about me telling my story through artwork, it's been healing and restorative.".
Raeleen Pfeiffer has been in the business longer, creating art since she was 14.
"I've exhibited in Sydney, Melbourne and the local area so I have a bit of experience there, but it's great to come together with these talented ladies here at home," she said.
"I also work on the female form but I use my own imagery, often self portraits and expressing life challenges and how women are perceived in art."
Andreia Velander and Jeanette Ninnis make up the five women exhibiting at Faces and Fancies, focusing on the body as art.