Welcome to my News page…..

Upcoming  Workshop in April
Stay tuned in Feb because I will be announcing the dates of my 2 day portrait workshop , just email me if you would like early notification and I will put your name on the list.

I was thrilled that two of my pieces have made it into the finals of the Art Renewal Centre Salon,  from 3750 entries from 69 countries, Laktisma, Graphite on Canson paper, and Reading Heidi, Oil on Linen,

My painting Lighthorse, Walers and Kangaroo feathers  won a Highly commended prize in the Sorrento Rotary Art Show in early January, a great way to begin the year.

I’m so pleased that my Painting “Back Study of Brianna,”  has Won the People’s Choice prize
Manning Art Prize, Naked and Nude
at the
Manning Art Gallery

My Painting Fleeting Lilly has won a second People’s Choice prize in the Jackson’s Mussini Oil painting competition in London, thanks you Jackson’s, Mussini oil paint  and thank you to everyone who voted for my painting

Im so thrilled that my Drawing “Kinima” has been selected for publication in “Strokes of Genius” Book 10 , Inspiring Subjects,Published  in the USA by Northlight books. I am over the moon to have my work alongside such a high standard of drawing.

Kinima Charcoal on Roma paper 52cm x 38cm

July 2017
My Portrait of the Amazing Opera Diva, Deborah Cheetham has been selected as a finalist in the Ravenswood Australian Womens Art Prize,whaich is rather a thrill as it is the inaugural exhibition.

Ravenswood School for Girls, 20 Henry St, Gordon.
Exhibition open: Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 August: 12.00pm-4.00pm, Monday 7 August to Friday 11 August: 8.00am-4.00pm and Saturday 12 August 9.00am-1.00pm (close of Exhibition)

See the finalists page here at http://www.ravenswoodartprize.com.au/artprize/ticket

Medium:Oil on linen
Size:h 150cm x w 100cm

Kinima Charcoal on Roma paper 52cm x 38cm

My Drawing “Kinima” Charcoal on Roma paper,
has been selected as a finalist in the Jacaranda Aquisitive Drawing Prize ,
and will be on tour for two years through NSW and QLD

Touring Dates are as Follows

  • Caboolture Regional Art Gallery 2nd Feb -18th March 2017
  • University of the Sunshine Coast Gallery 30th March – 6th May 2017
  • Bundaburg Regional Gallery 11th May-2nd July
  • Gympie Regional Gallery 15th August-2nd October 2017
  • Redland Art Gallery 13th October-26th November
  • Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery 12th Jan-24th Feb 2018
  • Warwick Art Gallery 17th March-29th April 2018
  • New England Art Museum 4th May-22nd July 2018