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About

Jude Willis is an award winning West Australian artist who has a studio in Fremantle. Having worked in the field of medical research, she is very interested in the process of documentation and close examination. While her main focus is the environment and its macroscopic and microscopic ecologies, she is also interested in exploration of light, texture and pattern . Overarching themes include, memory, beauty and transience.

In her more detailed drawings and reflections she is investigating habitat and the preciousness of the natural world.
Weaving collage and poetry into images, she links our human world with the world of creatures in the wild. 
In exploring these themes, she is particularly drawn to ornithology and lepidopterology.

She has work in several collections including; the Holmes a Court Collection, Woodside Petroleum and Central College of Art, Perth.

Education

2013 - Advanced Diploma of Visual Art and Craft - Central Institute of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
2006 - Postgraduate Diploma Health Sciences - Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia
2005 - Graduate Certificate Public Health - Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia
1994 - Bachelor Applied Science - Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia

Exhibitions

2017 - Bayswater Art Awards, Bayswater
2017 - Come see the flowers (with May Ali and Marian Giles), Perth Artspace, Northbridge
2017 - Cossack Art Awards, Cossack
2017 - Presbyterian Ladies College Art Show, Peppermint Grove (Highly Commended)
2016 - Bayswater Art Awards, Bayswater
2016 - Deloite Spring Rose Art Exhibition, Perth
2016 - Army Art Exhibition, Leewin Barracks, Fremantle
2016 - Got Mail, East Bristol Contemporary, Bristol, U.K.
2015 - Nocturnal, Art Laab, Nedlands
2015 - Joint Account, Old Bank Studios, Fremantle
2015 - Deloitte Spring Rose Art Exhibition, Perth
2015 - For My Country, Leeuwin Barracks, Fremantle
2015 - Cossack Art Awards, Cossack (Winner Flora and Fauna category)
2015 - PLC OCA Art Exhibition, Peppermint Grove
2015 - Down the Road, Victoria Park
2014 - Eleven Months, Art Laab, Nedlands
2014 - Singularity, Kurb Gallery, Perth

Influences

William Morris, Arts and Craft Movement, Joan Eardley, Kurt Jackson, Gustav Klimt, Pierre Bonnard

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