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"Bridgit Thomas studied Fine Art at Monash University and lives on the Mornington Peninsula, working as a full time artist practicing in watercolours, ceramics and printmaking.
Her work is dominated by all things maritime, above and below the water."

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Education

EDUCATION:1982 BA Fine Art majoring in Printmaking at Caulfield Institute of Technology 1988 Coastal Navigation RMIT2004 Advanced Open Water Scuba Certificate

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITION:2016 Gallery Sorrento 2015 Portland Bay Press, Julia St. Creative Space, Portland 2015 Summer Exhibition, SALT Contemporary Art, Queensciiff2014 Summer Exhibition, SALT Contemporary Art, Queenscliff2013 Summer Exhibition, SALT Contemporary Art, Queenscliff2012 “Superstructures” Dome Gallery, Mission to Seafarers, Docklands2010 “Local Species” Gallery Sorrento2007 Gallery Sorrento2002 Gallery Sorrento2000 New Paintings, Gallery Sorrento1999 Christmas Exhibition, Gallery Sorrento1997 Fishing and Boating Show, Melbourne Exhibition Centre1996 Easter Exhibition, Gallery Sorrento1995 The Art House Gallery, Paddington, NSW1995 Gallery Sorrento GROUP EXHIBITIONS:2016 Portland Artist Residency Program; Portland Arts Centre2016 Summer Exhibition, Salt Contemporary Art, Queenscliff2015 Raku Ceramic Exhibition, Antipodes Gallery Sorrento2015White Tag, Ocean Fundraising Gala, Melbourne Aquarium 2014 A Brush with the Law – Exhibition Supporting the Tunnel Picket2014Studio P52 Barcelona Spain2013 Ceramic Art Exhibition of Studio 13, Driftwood Warehouse & Artspace, Rosebud2013 4 seas, Frankston Arts Centre2011 Seven Seas, SALT Contemporary Art, Queenscliff2010 Art for Sharks - Charity Auction Gipps St Gallery Melbourne2010 Shed 13 Ceramics, Antipodes Gallery Sorrento2005 Save the Bays Exhibition, Moorabbin2005 Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide1998 The Good Earth, Green Hill Galleries, Adelaide1995 Printmakers Show, Art House, Rushcutters Bay, NSW1994 Treasures from the Sea, Art House, Rushcutters Bay1992 Beach Art, First Settlement Gallery, Sorrento1990 Peninsula Vistas, White Hills Gallery, Red Hill VIC1986 Paper Planes, Tolarnos Galley, St Kilda VIC1984 Mini Prints, Print Council of Australia, Travelling Exhibition1982 Graduate Show, Hawthorn City Gallery

Press

RESIDENCIES & AWARDS:2016 Selected Bellarine Print Prize, Tussock Upstairs Gallery, Pt Lonsdale 2015 Shortlisted Svitzer Peoples Choice Award, Maritime Art Prize2015 Finalist Maritime Art Prize, Mission to Seafarers, Docklands 2015 Represented, Gippsland Print Award, Sale 2015 Selected for The Geelong College Art Show2015 Artist-in-Residence, Warrener Arts, Portsea Victoria 2015 Artist-in-Residence, Julia Street Creative Space, Portland Victoria 2015 Best Other Medium; Mornington Peninsula Art Show2014 Shortlisted PB Towage Peoples Choice Award, Maritime Art Prize2014 Finalist Maritime Art Prize, Mission to Seafarers, Docklands 2013 Shortlisted PB Towage Peoples Choice Award, Maritime Art Prize2013 Finalist, Maritime Art Prize, Mission to Seafarers, Docklands2013 “Animalia”, International Print Exchange2013 Finalist Queenscliff Art Awards, Salt Contemporary Gallery, Queenscliff2012 Shortlisted PB Towage Peoples Choice Award, Maritime Art Prize2012 Finalist Maritime Art Prize, Mission to Seafarers, Docklands2012 Winner, Continental Hotel Annual Art Prize, Sorrento2012 Linden Postcard Show, St. Kilda2011 ANL Maritime Art Prize, Mission to Seafarers, Docklands2011 CPM National Print Awards. Tweed River Art Gallery2011 Linden Postcard Show, St. Kilda2010 Selected for Maritime Art Prize, Docklands Melbourne2009 Artists-in-Residence Bundanon Trust NSW 2009 Selected for Maritime Art Prize, Docklands Melbourne2008 Selected for Maritime Art Prize, Docklands Melbourne2007 Selected for Maritime Art Prize, Mission to the Seafarers, Docklands2007 Selected for Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, Adelaide2006 Selected for Maritime Art Prize, Mission to the Seafarers, Docklands2005 Selected for Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, Adelaide2005 Selected for Maritime Art Prize, Mission to the Seafarers, Docklands2004 Selected for Maritime Art Prize, Mission to the Seafarers, Docklands2003 Passions of the Sea, Maritime Art Show, Mission to the Seafarers, Docklands1991 Selected for MPAC Contemporary Artists Drawing Show1987 Represented, Freemantle Print Prize WA1987 Represented, Drypoint Exhibition Travelling UK

117cm (W) x 47cm (H)
Watercolour Paint
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140cm (W) x 63cm (H)
Drawings
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120cm (W) x 85cm (H)
Watercolour Paint
$3,350
117cm (W) x 47cm (H)
Watercolour Paint
$1,350