Christine says that painting watercolours brings her peace and enjoyment. When gardens are in full bloom you can find her painting tulips and roses.
Avis was born into a family of artists. Both her great grandfather and her grandfather were highly regarded Tasmanian landscape painters. Avis’s father, Sydney Higgs, was a well-known Wellington watercolourist who exhibited at the Academy between 1921 and 1971.
Caroline graduated in 1978 from the Wellington Polytechnic School of Design with an honours diploma in Visual Communications Design.
She enjoys painting landscapes, flowers and animals.