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Fine Art of the Central Coast
This is my encore career. I loved teaching both in Canada and here in Australia but decided a few years back to take a leap of faith and make art my full time career. It's working out just fine thank goodness.
Brief Selection of Some Awards and Competitions:
2014 - Recipient of grant from LandCare NSW to run the annual art fundraiser for MacMaster's Beach SLSC
Invited to take a group plein air painting to Norfolk Island in January. Tour sold out and we had a blast.
Highlight of this year was selection by Gosford Regional Gallery to exhibit "Rewritten" alongside the traveling
Archibald Prize exhibition. See gallery page for photos. With an estimated 30,000 visitors, it was an excellent
opportunity to kick it up to the next level. Most work sold out.
Selected Gosford Regional Art Prize.
2012 - Selection to the highly prestigious Mortimore Prize for Realism
Solo exhibition "Sun, Sand and Caravan", Patonga Bakehouse Gallery. Invited for second solo in main gallery.
"Mac's Masters Art Show" Organised highly successful SLSC fundraiser with H G Nelson opening
"Three Points of View" Group exhibition at Bouddi Gallery, Killcare
2010 - Winner Etttalong Paradiso "Most Inspirational Artist"
Runner up People's Choice Margaret Smith Award
2009 - Winner Skoda Sand Sculpture
Commended Singleton Art Prize
Margaret Smith Award - Highly Commended and Commended
2008 - Winner Eckerlsey's National Creative Challenge
Finalist Winsor U& Newton's Watercolour "Opera Rose" competition
Highly commended and commended Gosford City Council's Grandma Moses
2007 - Winner Open section Umina Rotary Portrait Prize
Finalist Jasco Paint Your Mother Competition
Winner People's Choice Margaret Smith Award
2005 - Highly Commended "Fabulous Fakes" Soul of the Rose
2004 - Winner "Fabulous Fakes" Girl at the Bar at the Folies Bergere
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