Portrait Artist Vicki Sullivan

Education

T.O.P. Art, Frankston Technical College 1979 – 1980
Visual Art, Gippsland Monash Campus 1981 &1984
2003 Began private tuition with Brian Armstrong and Fiona Bilbrough
2019 Graduated,  Angel Academy of Art Florence Italy

Acknowledgements

In 2019 Vicki’s painting “The Journey Begins” won an Art Renewal Center Purchase Award and is now in the Art Renewal Center collection, U.S.A.

2019 Vicki has been invited to exhibit her work in the Artelibre exhibition at the European Museum of Modern Art {MEAM} in Barcelona ,Spain in 2019

In 2018 Vicki’s work “Laktisma,” won an Art Renewal Center Publication Award
and was featured in the Collection Magazine one of China’s most prestigious Art magazines.

2016 Vicki’s Drawing was been selected for publication in  Strokes of Genius Book 10, by Northlight books in the USA

In  2014 Vicki Sullivan was awarded the Title “Associate Living Master” by the Art Renewal Center the largest International Foundation for the promotion  and education of Realist Art

Vicki’s work has won awards in Australia, the USA, China and the UK,

Vicki has been invited to be on the Jury of judges for  Art Competitions in Australia,The USSR and France and Denmark

Vicki is a member of Portrait Artist’s Australia, The Melbourne Society of Women Sculptors and Painters, the Art Renewal Center and The Portrait Society of America

  • EXHIBITIONS

Awards and Finalist in

2019   29th Abend Gallery Miniature exhibition, Denver Colorado, USA
2019   Winner of Art Renewal Center Purchase Award
2019   Finalist Kennedy prize for Beauty , Adelaide South Australia
2019   Invited to exhibit in Galleria Artelibre 20×20 Edificio Bantierra in Zaragoza  & European Museum of Modern Art , Barcelona Spain
2019  Finalist in “I Observe”, REHS Contempory Gallery New York, NY USA
2019   Finalist in Pintado Hoy, European Museum of Modern Art {MEAM} Barcelona Click for more information
2018  Women Painting Women, Men painting Men, RJD Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York ,USA
2018 Finalist Jacaranda Aquisitive Drawing Prize Grafton Regional Gallery, N.S.W.
2018 Finalist in the Kennedy Prize, Adeliade ,SA,
2018 Finalist in the Aussie Rules-Passion and Pain Exhibition, Caulfield, Vic
2018 Women Painting Women, Burrinja cultural Center
2018 Winner of Art Renewal Center Publication Award
2018 Finalist in the Percival Portrait Prize,Townsville,  QLD,
2017 Winner of the second People’s Choice prize in the Jacksons Mussini Oil painting competition in London,UK
2017 Winner of the People’s Choice prize in The Manning Art Prize, Naked and Nude exhibition N.S.W.
2017 Highly Commended  in the Lethbridge Small Scale Art Award, Brisbane QLD
2017 Finalist in The National Equine Art Prize, Mansfield Victoria
2016 Finalist Alice Bale Painting prize and also a finalist Alice Bale Drawing prize
2016 Finalist Art Renewal Center 2015/2016 International Salon
2016 Finalist Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Prize Grafton Regional Gallery
2016 Portraits Sullivan and Bilbrough ,Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
2016 Finalist Rick Amor Drawing prize,Art Gallery of Ballarat
2016 Women Painting Women Exhibition, Burrinja cultural Center Upwey,Vic
2016 First Prize, A Singular Creation, Feeling Blue 5 International Competition
2015 Winner ,Constance Wu Prize, Melbourne society of women Painters and Sculptors
2015 Finalist Black Swan Portrait Prize, Perth WA
2015 Finalist Gallipoli Art Prize
2015 Finalist  Art Renewal Center 2014/2015 International Salon
2014 Awarded Title of Associate Living Master by the Art Renewal Center
2014 Angel  Academy OF Art exhibition, Florence, Italy
2014 Finalist Portrait Artists Australia Exhibition Australian Embassy Washington USA
2014 First prize for Best Portrait Red Hill Show, Red Hill Victoria
2014 Finalist Alice Bale Travelling Scholarship
2014 Finalist Alice Bale painting award
2014 Finalist Alice Bale Drawing Award
2014 Finalist Hidden Faces of the Archibald Salon De’s Refuse ,Melbourne, Victoria
2013 Semi finalist Doug Moran National Portrait Prize
2013 Finalist “Mortimer Prize “Exhibition
2013 Finalist Inglis Equine Art Prize ,Randwick NSW
2013  Highly Commended Award Camberwell Art show
2013 Finalist Portrait Artists Australia “Multicultural Australia” Parliament House NSW
2013 Finalist Black Swan Portrait Prize
2013 Finalist Hidden Faces” Victorian Salon De’s refuses of the Archibald
2013 Finalist  Art Renewal Center 2011/2012 International Salon
2012 Finalist Alice Bale Painting Prize Caulfield, Vic
2012 Finalist Alice Bale Travelling Scholarship Caulfield Vic
2012 Finalist Portia Geach Memorial Exhibition 2012”
2012 Finalist “Mortimer Prize” Exhibition
2012 Second prize “Little Archies”Exhibition Oak hill Gallery Mornington
2012 Second Prize “Oak hill Gallery Annual Members Exhibition” Mornington
2012 Finalist “Hidden Faces” Salon De’s Refuses of the Archibald Exhibition Melbourne
2012 Finalist “Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award “ Bega Regional Gallery
2011 Finalist Len fox Painting Prize, Castlemaine Regional Gallery
2011 “Mario’s Choice Prize “ Morning Sun Vineyard Art Exhibition
2011 First Prize Best in Show “Alla Prima” Morning Sun Vineyard Art Exhibition
AWARDS
2019  Winner of Art Renewal Center Purchase Award
2018  Winner of Art Renewal Center Collections Magazine Publication Award
2018  Highly Commended Melbourne Society of Women Sculptors and painters Members competition
2017  Winner of the Second People’s Choice prize in the Jackson’s Mussini Oil painting Competition in London,UK
2017 Winner of the People’s Choice prize in the Naked and Nude Exhibition in the Manning Art Gallery,NSW
2017 Highly Commended, Sorrento Rotary Art Show,
2016 Third prize people’s choice in Jackson’s “Drawn In “Competition London
2016 Honorable Mention MSWPS Member Exhibition Changing Perspectives
2016 First Prize, A Singular Creation, Feeling Blue 5 International Competition
2016 Winner Equine Prize, Flinders Art Show
2015 Winner , Constance Wu Prize Melbourne Society of Women Sculptors and Painters
2013 People’s Choice Prize,Hidden faces of the Archibald Hilton South Wharf Melbourne
2013 Highly Commended Camberwell Art Show
2013 Second Prize Oak Hill Gallery Illustration and Drawing competition
2012 Second Prize “Little Archies Exhibition” Oak Hill Gallery Mornington Vic
2012 Second Prize Oak hill Gallery Annual Members Exhibition
2011 First Prize Best in Show “Alla Prima” Morning Sun Vineyard Art Exhibition
2011 First Prize “Mario’s Choice Prize “ Morning Sun Vineyard Art Exhibition

Windflower_oil on linen_H 50cm x W 40cm

Corporate and Private Collections

2019 Collection of the Art Renewal Center USA
2019  Collection of Pymble Ladies Collegem Pymble, NSW
2019 Collection of Swinburne University, Hawthorne, Victoria
2018 Deborah Cheetham Collection
2017 Kevin Cosgrave Collection,Former Australian Trade Commission
Consul General, Auckland, New Zealand, and retired Businessman
2017 Kerry Armstrong Collection
2016 Jane Alexander Collection Director of Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
2016 Liane Keegan Collection
2015 Andrew and Cynzia Burnes Collection CEO of AOT Group
2015 Luisa Mancini and Giovanni Morra Collection, Venice Italy
2014 John Waters collection
2013 Steve Bastoni collection
2011 Robbie Brozin founder of “Nando’s” Global
2011 Fletchers Real Estate Sorrento
2010 Multivision Real Estate
2008 The Sphere Advertising Agency, Richmond Victoria
2007 Tim Buckingham, Partner in International Law Firm D.L.A. Piper, UK
2006 Michael Morehead, Lawyers And Associates, Portsea, Vic
2003 John Ihan {Crazy John}

PUBLICATIONS

2019 20 x 20 Galeria Artelibre  Exhibition, Fundation Bantierra Museo                  2019  Kennedy Prize Exhibition Catalogue, Royal South Australian Society of Arts, SA                                                                                                                            2019 Pintado Hoy, International Women’s Day, MEAM Museum Barcelona
2019  Just Cats, Goss 183, Artsy online Exclusive
2019 33 Contemporary , Provocative Patterns, curated by Loreena Kloosterboer
2019 Inside out , Outside In,  RJD Gallery, Bridgehampron ,New York, USA
2019 33 Contemporary , The Art of the Nude
2019 Poets Artists Painting the figure ll
2019 I Observe, Rehs Contemporary Gallery, Poets Artists
2019 Adorn Me Curated by Carol Hodes, Poets Artists online exclusive,USA
2018 Figurative Realism, curated by Dirk Diminsky, 100th edition Poets Artists USA
2018 Arte Y Libertad Xll, Spain
2018 Strokes of Genius Book 10, Northlight Books, USA
2018 Collections Magazine ,China
2018  The Percivals,Galleries Townsville City Councils, QLD,
2018 Anything But painting the figure,curated by Lorena Kloosterboer, Poets Artists, USA
2018 Poets Artists ,The New Nude Curated by David Lehman and Walt Morton
2018 Studio LaPrimative Art Zine
2018 Peninsula Essence Magazine May issue
2016 Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery “What’s on”
2016 Creative Artist Magazine
2016 Artelibre (Spain)
2016 Art Almanac, May edition
2016 ARC Salon
2016 Profile magazine Issue 72
2015 Artelibre  (Spain)
2014 Portia, The Annual journal of Victorian Women Lawyers
2018 ARC Salon
2014 ARC Salon
2013 ARC Salon
2012 ARC Salon

WEBSITE PUBLICATIONS

2019 World Virtual Museum Download Article

2019 Collectors Focus Poets Artists, Apple News Download Article

2019  Ambassador of the Week, Realism Today website Download Article

2019 The Art of the Nude, 33 Contemporary Artsy exclusive Download Article

2019  Poets Artists 100 Contemporary figurative Artists on Instagram Download article

2019 Fine Art Connoisseur ,“I Observe” Download article

2019 Beautiful Bizarre Magazine,March 6 2019 “I Observe” interview by Marie Larkin Download article 

2019 Skill Based Art Video interview with Emilio Longo January 19, 2019 Watch interview

2018 Artguide Australia website

2018 What’s Hamptoning, Blog Westhampton New York USA, “Realistic Art Magic interview by Laura Connelly Download article

RADIO & PODCAST INTERVIEWS
2016 3RPP Arts about, Sally Baillieu
2018 3MDR The Good Life  Anne Creber
2018 Drawn to Win podcast with host Don Victor Listen here

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