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Poppy's Pet Portraits
I have a puppy! This has prompted me to take up the business of doing little pet portraits.
Annual Central West Camp
Each year some of the family make the pilgramage to the central west to get off the grid and camp. Its a wonderful slow week and I inevitably find myself some painting time.
Corner Store Gallery
A lovely gallery in regional Australia in the town of Orange NSW has a small selection of my work.
Six artists from across eastern Australia reconnect as they emerge from the isolation of the last few years. They present new paintings harvested from time spent contemplating shared experiences. The work is seeded in the fertile ground of memory and rich inner life.
Cloudbough Artist Residency
So grateful to have been given the opportunity to spend two weeks in Kandos at the Cloudbough Artist Residency.
John Villiers Outback Art Prize
Thrilled to be selected as a finalist in the John Villiers Outback Art Prize. I love the desert and wish I could have road tripped to see the exhibition at the Outback Regional Gallery in Winton. You can vote for the peoples choice here:
Q and A with Visual Artist Patrice Wills
Gallery One 62 curator Azlin Ali interviewed me over the phone for the local paper. I enjoyed our chat where she asked about my background, interests and inspirations.
Winner Fairfield Art Prize
My little painting 'River Dog' won the traditional category in the annual Fairfield Art Prize
Balmain Watch House
The Balmain Watch House is a beautiful venue in which to show in and I am grateful to be invited to hang again with a group of local artists, all women with children whom have formed a dynamic creative group.
Blackstone Works on Paper Prize
Blackstone Gallery in Newcastle host the annual works on paper prize and I was thrilled to be selected again this year. It warranted a day trip in rainy weather up north, visiting family and the many art venues of Lake Macquarie and the region en route.
Fishers Ghost Art Award 2021
The annual Fishers Ghost Art Award at Campbeltown Arts Centre always presents a great collection of diverse work. So thrilled to be included again this year with my painting 'Fossicking'. Thankful the pandemic restrictions eased in time for the exhibition to go ahead.
Snapshot provides a glimpse into the current practice of artists from the studio workshop at Blacktown Arts
Mini release of small works
Paintings in the stock room.
Art Of Kindness
Caring artists & makers sharing original work to change lives. All profits go to charity
New Ground Exhibition
This show features new work from Daniela Cristallo, Karen Northey, Alexandra Plim, Fleur Stevenson and Patrice Wills.
The Best Kept Secret
Showcase of the Sutherland Shire
AGNSW - Inaugural Archibald Wynne and Sulmann entries
Inaugural Archibald Entry
Incognito is a new Art Show raising funds to help support Australian artists.
Campbelltown Arts Centre
Campbelltown Arts Centre are hosting five exhibitions of local artists.
Drummoyne Art Prize 2021
Good news day to hear that I received a highly commended in the portraiture section and also in the contemporary section in the Drummoyne Art Society Open Art Prize
Historic Balmain Watchhouse
A group of inner west mums combine forces and stage exhibitions together and I jumped on the opportunity to be involved.
Women in Colour
Women in Colour' is opening to celebrate international women's day 2021.
I look forward to the Herland exhibition every year. This year the theme of HERLAND 3 is The Body Resilient.
My painting 'The Space Between Your Thoughts' oil on linen is part of a group exhibition at The Space Gallery in Alexandria.
Art Girl Rising
This is a directory and database for women in the art world to increase visibility and opportunities.
First exhibition of 2021
First exhibition of 2021 is a group show at ARO gallery.
New Year and New workshop program
New Year and New workshop program at the Leo Kelly Blacktown Art Centre.
Five day horse trek and camp in Kosciuszko National Park
It was exhilarating to encounter the Brumbies. Definitely inspiration for new artwork !! Stay tuned.....
Open Studio at the Leo Kelly Blacktown Art Centre
Nominated for the IMAGinE awards which is a yearly award offered by Museums and Galleries NSW
Blacktown City has acquired my portrait of Uncle Wes Marne
Uncle Wes is a frequent guest in our studio at Blacktown Art Centre
Painting expedition to Sofala
With colleagues Daniela Cristallo and Fleur Stevenson staying with Amanda Penrose-Hart.
Get Wet pop up exhibition
Artwork by five artists that capture the romance and spirit of the coast
My painting hanging in the Fishers Ghost Art Award
I popped out to Campbelltown Arts Centre
Mina Mina selected for the John Copes Portrait Prize
Quick escape to stay at Umbi Gumbi
It offers an artist residency program.
Fern St Gallery
Very successful exhibition
The Little Things Art Prize 2020
So thrilled to be included in this event again this year.
I donated to the Save The Box campaign
Deconstructed painted box artwork
Opening of the Pro Hart Outback Art Prize
Piccolos Cafe on Darling St in Rozelle
Providing some wall space to show some of my work
Blacktown Art Centre
Very proud of my involvement with the community of artists
The Corner Store Gallery in Orange
Hosted a group exhibition called HOME as a way to celebrate their 6th anniversary
Headed out to Murrurundi
Painting weekend with some artist pals
Finally the Art Centre in Blacktown has opened again
Monir Harcourt came and sat for us
Blacktown Arts Centre
I have been working at making space for local creatives to access a studio environment and form creative alliances.
'Herland 2 - Our Land' is an annual exhibtiion curated by Freya Black
Presented by The Womens Library in Newtown
Exhibition 'No Mans Land' Gallery Lane Cove
Hosted a round table discussion to coincide with International Women's Day
Opening night for 'No Mans Land' exhibition
Waverley Woollahra Landscape 9x5 Prize
I am grateful to be included again this year with a little desert scape.
Over Summer you will find me at Blacktown Art Centre
Every Wednesday and Saturday facilitating an open studio space
Group show 'It's A Wrap'
Great opening night was had.
Fishers Ghost Art Award 2019
A fun night was had at the opening
Back to Sofala under the wing of Amanda Penrose-Hart
In the great company of some fab women artist friends.
I am supporting the drought relief campaign 'Art For Bales'
An initiative of a few friends of mine Andrea Hamann and Kate Pittas.
Finalist of the 'Little Things Art Prize'
At the beautiful little Saint Cloche Gallery in Paddington Sydney.
Central Desert in the remote community of Yuendumu
I spent a few weeks working at the Warlukurlangu Art Centre.
Paddington exhibition of the Lethbridge Small Scale Art Award
I was thrilled to be included
Studio of Amanda Penrose-Hart in Sofala
I was fortunate to spend a few days with some friends
Art Gallery On Darling in Balmain
Over the last year I have been part of an online group hosted by Felicity O'Connor to support emerging women artists.
ME Artspace fundraiser
I made a contribution to raise money for the Fred Hollows Foundation
Opening of postFRESH
A wonderful night was had at the opening of postFRESH. Thankyou to all who came and supported the artists and collectors who bought work....
Interviewed by Nicole Beck on 2SER radio
Zorica Purlija and I were interviewed by Nicole Beck on 2SER radio about our upcoming group exhibition and postFRESH concept.
Finalist in the annual Waverley Woollhara 9x5 Landscape Prize
This work 'Land of the Long White Cloud' inspired from a recent trip to NZ
All We Can't See' exhibition in Melbourne
Thrilled to have my painted image shown as a projected video work alongside other artists contributing visual responses to the deeply disturbing individual leaked Nauru Files