Mitzi Vardill is an accomplished artist whose work practice covers drawing, watercolour, mixed media, acrylics, print media, sculpture and ceramics. She has many years of experience in teaching art, conducting weekly classes and workshops for adults in various art schools and from her own studio. She has also provided private tuition to senior high school students.

She was born in Lyttleton in the South Island of New Zealand and moved to Australia in 1970. She now calls Australia home but can still feel her roots in the shaky Isle. The creative urge has always been strong and she had a solo show at Gallery 79, Balmain in 1981. Since then she has pursued her art practice around her domestic commitments and now able to practice it full time.

In 2004 she gained a Masters Degree in Contemporary Arts for Educators at the Sydney College of Arts at Sydney University. Her Masters specialised in teaching art to adult students. She also has a Diploma in Fine Arts and Advanced Standing in Printmaking and Certificate IV in Assessment & Training. She is a regular participant in group shows as well as individual exhibitions.