About

Lurlene Murray was born & grew up in Kalgoorlie with a variety of pets. Influenced by her fathers sketching, respect for animals & their characteristics.
From this the passion for understanding animals & birds began.
Due to a lapse in art over a period of time the return to painting has undertaken a new venture, with acrylic works. At present acrylic or watercolour are the main mediums being used.
Over time work has been exhibited & sold in many & a variety of group exhibitions.
The artist would like to portray the character of the animal or bird, with respect to their spirituality & hold the viewers attention for a moment to ponder this.

Education

A Certificate of Art Studies
Advanced Certificate of Art & Design
Rockingham & Fremantle T.A.F.E
Main subjects oil painting & watercolour painting

Exhibitions

Rock. Beach Cup 2017
Art. Exh & Wine Tasting Como. 2017. Most Popular vote.
R.R.A Exh. Rock. Centre. 2017
Ellenbrook Art Awards. 2017
Kalgoorlie Art Awards. 2017
Cockburn Art Awards. 2017. Merit Awards
Pinjarra & Alcoa 2017
Leonora. 2017
Wagin. 2017
Beverley. 2017
Melville Art Awards. 2017
Cossack Art Awards. 2017
Mandjar art Awards. 2017
Gosnells. 2017
Wanneroo Art Awards. 2017
Cockburn Art Awards. 2016. 1st Prize Aspects of Cockburn. 2 merit awards
Wanneroo Art Awards. 2016
Melville Art Awards. 2016
Pinjarra & Alcoa. 2016
Makuri Exhibition Zig Zag Gallery Kalamunda. 2016

Influences

Many influences throughout the years
My fathers large bold confident sketching & encouragement to draw & paint.
I also was lucky enough to have two professional artists who taught part time at T.A.F.E
My influence now are the birds or animals.
The character of each determines how the painting will be portrayed.

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90cm (W) x 61cm (H)
acrylic paint & ink on canvas. Textured with use of pallet knife.
$575
77cm (W) x 62cm (H)
Acrylic paint on canvas with high gloss varnish
$625
41cm (W) x 51cm (H)
Acrylic paint on canvas gloss varnish
$450
61cm (W) x 61cm (H)
Acrylic paint on canvas gloss varnish
$625
102cm (W) x 77cm (H)
Acrylic paint on canvas gloss varnish
$925
102cm (W) x 77cm (H)
Acrylic on canvas smooth surface gloss varnish
$925
61cm (W) x 61cm (H)
Acrylic smooth surface gloss varnish
$625
77cm (W) x 77cm (H)
Acrylic work with texture
$1,100
61cm (W) x 61cm (H)
Acrylic on canvas smooth surface high gloss varnish
$625
61cm (W) x 46cm (H)
Acrylic on canvas smooth surface high gloss varnish
$575
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