Gabrielle Courtenay creates intricate, elaborate paintings and sculptures that embrace the metaphorical and the abstract. Courtenay has exhibited in 20 Solo Shows, Selected Group Exhibitions, Art Competitions throughout Australia and overseas. Her work is included in Public Collections e.g. Artbank

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    1986 Graduate Diploma in Professional Art Studies Sydney College of Advanced Education, City Art Institute
    1977 Graduate of Education in Art Sydney Teachers College
    1974 Bachelor of Science in Architecture University Of New South Wales


    Solo Exhibitions:

    2015 Phosphoresce William Street Studio, Paddington Sydney
    2013 Navigating Dark Waters Anita Traverso Gallery, Melbourne
    2012 Wunderkammer Series Block Projects, Melbourne
    2012 Journey to ‘no man’s land’ The Project Wall James Dorahy Project Space, Sydney
    2011 Colliding Worlds Anita Traverso Gallery, Melbourne
    2011 Colliding Worlds Depot 11 Gallery, Danks St. Waterloo
    2009 Chasing Tumbleweed Anita Traverso Gallery, Melbourne
    2008 EDGE Charles Hewitt Gallery, Sydney
    2007 EDGE Anita Traverso Gallery, Melbourne
    2006 Penumbra Mary Place Gallery. Paddington Sydney
    2006 White Lines Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
    2005 White Lines Mary Place Gallery. Paddington Sydney
    2005 White Lines SPAN Galleries, Melbourne
    2003 New Painting SPAN Galleries, Melbourne
    2002 Allure Bark Modern Art, Hong Kong
    Allure The Depot Gallery, Waterloo Sydney
    2000 Shift Mary Place Gallery. Paddington Sydney
    1998 Foil Mary Place Gallery. Paddington Sydney
    1994 D’Stilled ROM Gallery, Darlinghurst, Sydney
    1985 Courtenay Hogarth Gallery Sydney

    Selected Group Exhibitions:

    2016 John Leslie Art Prize 2016 Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale, VIC
    Bruny Island Art Prize Alonnah Hall, Allonnah, Bruny Island TAS
    Sunshine Coast Art Prize Prize 2016 Caloundra Regional Gallery, QLD
    39th Alice Art Prize 2016 Araluen Arts Centre, NT

    2015 Fishers Ghost Award 2015 Campbelltown Arts Centre
    43rdMuswellbrook Art Prize Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre

    2014 Platform 2014 Metro Arts Gallery Brisbane
    Without a Shadow of a Dao AT_Salon 2, Anita Traverso Gallery
    Tidal.14 City of Devonport Art Award Devonport Regional Gallery, TAS
    Finalist 2014 City of Albany Art Prize Albany, WA
    Paddington Art Prize National Council of Jewish Women’s Hall, NSW

    2013 Fishers Ghost Art Award 2013 Campbelltown Arts Centre
    Semi- Finalist Doug Moran Portrait Prize 2013 Online

    2012 61st Blake Prize SH Erwin Gallery, Sydney
    Portia Geach Memorial Art Prize 2012 SH Erwin Gallery, Sydney
    Mosman Art Prize 12 Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
    R & M McGivern Art Prize 2012 Maroondah Art Gallery , VIC

    2011 Finalist, Charlatan Ink Art Prize 2011 Carlton Arms Hotel, New York
    BSG Small Artworks Award 2011 BSG Gallery, Melbourne

    2010 Tidal: City of Devonport Award Devonport Regional Gallery, TAS
    10000 Lethbridge Art Award 2010 Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
    Redlands Art Award 2010 Redland Art Gallery, QLD
    New to the Walls New Norcia Museum and Art Gallery, WA
    2010 City of Albany Art Prize Albany, WA

    2009 2009 Stan & Maureen Duke Gold Coast Art Prize Gold Coast City Art Gallery,QLD
    2009 The Manning Art Prize Manning Regional Art Gallery
    Mount Eyre Vineyards Art Prize 2009 Rex Livingston Art Dealer, Surry Hills
    Prometheus Visual Arts Award All Saints Anglican School, Merimac, QLD

    2008 57th Blake Prize National Art School, Sydney
    Sunshine Coast Art Prize ‘08 Caloundra Regional Art Gallery
    Mosman Art Prize 08 Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman
    35th Alice Art Prize 2008 Araluen Centre, Alice Springs,
    Drawcard 2008 National Art School, Sydney

    2007 Crossroads Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Melbourne
    Into Abstract Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Windsor
    Journey 3, Courtenay + Nicholas + WayAnita Traverso Gallery, Melbourne

    2006 Conrad Jupiter’s Art Prize Gold Coast, Queensland
    Mosman Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery

    2005 City of Whyalla Art Prize Whyalla, South Australia
    Art on the Rocks 2005 Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority

    2004 Willoughby Art Prize Willoughby Civic Center, Sydney
    Waverley Art Prize Bondi Beach Primary School, Sydney
    Cromwell’s Touring Art Prize Sydney, Melbourne, London, Washington

    1986 Blake Art Prize Exhibition Centre, Sydney

    1985 Graven Images Western Australian Art Gallery
    Sculpture ‘85 Melbourne

    49cm (W) x 53cm (H)
    Mixed Media