About

BA of Fine Arts COFA
BA of Dramatic Art in Design NIDA
Diploma of Educaiton UWS

Penelope is based in rural NSW and is represented by and sold work through the following Sydney Galleries:
The Milk Factory Gallery Bowral, NSW
KAB Gallery Terrigal, NSW
Gallery 503 Balmain, Sydney

Penelope'sart is held in private collections throughout Australia and New Zealand, her next exhibition in Sydney will be at gallery 50 3 in Balmain in February 2018. She is also a member of the Hawkesbury Art and Artisan's Trail and as such she open her studio every year as part of the trail in August for the public to visit, view and or purchase art directly from her art studio. For further details visit www.haat.com.au/Bellbird Studios

Art Prize Finalist Selections/Awards
Waverley 9 x 5 Landscape Prize, Finalist 2017
Parramatta Open Art Awards: People’s Choice Award 2017
Hunters Hill Art Prize: Finalist 2017, 2016, 2014
Royal Easter Show: Highly Commended 2017
Sydney Art Awards, CAS: Highly Commended 2017
Hawkesbury Art Fair: 1st Prize Contemporary. 2017
Mt Wilson Festival Art Prize: Highly Commended 2016
Hawkesbury Art Fair: 1st Prize 2016
Hornsby Art Prize: Finalist for 2015
Blacktown Art Prize: Finalist 2013
Solo and Duo Shows
‘Shifting Perspectives’ Gallery 503, Balmain Sydney, Opens Feb 17th 2018
‘Contours’ with Darren Oates, The Milk Factory Gallery, 7th to 31st Oct
‘Mergence’, Gaffa Gallery Sydney 2015
‘Expressions in Ink’ solo Exhibition: Sassafras Creek Gallery, Kurrajong 2014/15
Group Shows
‘Open Studio’: Hawkesbury Art and Artisan’s Trail August 27/28th
Hawkesbury Art Fair: Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Selected Artist 2017
‘Xmas in July: Group Exhibition, Gallery 504, Balmain 2017
‘Freefall’: A group Exhibition, The Ferry Artists Gallery, July 22nd
‘Hunters Hill Art Show’, 2017
‘Elements’: Group Show, Ferry Artists Gallery 2017
‘Royal Easter Show Art Exhibition’, 2017
‘Sydney Art Awards’, Combined Art Societies Awards, Darling Harbour, 2017
‘Celebrations’: Group Show, Ferry Artists Gallery 2016
‘Hawkesbury Art Fair’: Selected artist for Ferry Artists, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery 2016
‘Finishing Touches’: Group Show, Hunter St Gallery, Parramatta, 2016
Hunters Hill Pop Up Artist of the Year: 2015
Parramatta Open Art Awards: Parramatta Town Hall, 2016
Mt Wilson Spring Festival Art Exhibition: Mt Wilson 2016
‘Naked’, Group Show: Ferry Artists Gallery, July 2016
‘Barns’: Group show, Stan Steven’s Gallery, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery 2016
‘Hunters Hill Pop Up Artist 2016’, Ironwood Cafe, Woolwich
‘Florabundance’ Ferry Artists Group Show: Ferry Artist’s Gallery 2016
Open Studio Weekend, Hawkesbury Art and Artisan’s Trail: Bellbird Studios, 2016
‘Artist’s Choice’ Exhibition, Group Show: Ferry Artists Gallery, Wiseman’s Ferry 2015
Hawkesbury Art Fair, Selected Artist: Hawkesbury Regional Gallery 2015
National Trust Exhibition: ‘History Keeper’s Group Show: Sassafras Creek Gallery
Hawkesbury Art and Artisans Trail: 2014/15 Open Studio Weekend, Grosevale
‘Acquisitive 2014’: Stan Steven’s Gallery Space, Windsor 2014
Kings Art show: Parramatta 2011 to 2017

Education

BA of Fine Arts COFA
BA of Dramatic Art in Design NIDA
Diploma of Education UWS

Exhibitions

Solo and Duo Shows
‘Shifting Perspectives’ Gallery 503, Balmain Sydney, Feb 2018
‘Contours’ with Darren Oates, The Milk Factory Gallery, 7th to 31st Oct
‘Mergence’, Gaffa Gallery Sydney 2015
‘Expressions in Ink’ solo Exhibition: Sassafras Creek Gallery, Kurrajong 2014/15

Group Shows
‘Open Studio’: Hawkesbury Art and Artisan’s Trail August 27/28th
Hawkesbury Art Fair: Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Selected Artist 2017
‘Xmas in July: Group Exhibition, Gallery 504, Balmain 2017
‘Freefall’: A group Exhibition, The Ferry Artists Gallery, July 22nd
‘Hunters Hill Art Show’, 2017
‘Elements’: Group Show, Ferry Artists Gallery 2017
‘Royal Easter Show Art Exhibition’, 2017
‘Sydney Art Awards’, Combined Art Societies Awards, Darling Harbour, 2017
‘Celebrations’: Group Show, Ferry Artists Gallery 2016
‘Hawkesbury Art Fair’: Selected artist for Ferry Artists, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery 2016
‘Finishing Touches’: Group Show, Hunter St Gallery, Parramatta, 2016
Hunters Hill Pop Up Artist of the Year: 2015
Parramatta Open Art Awards: Parramatta Town Hall, 2016
Mt Wilson Spring Festival Art Exhibition: Mt Wilson 2016
‘Naked’, Group Show: Ferry Artists Gallery, July 2016
‘Barns’: Group show, Stan Steven’s Gallery, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery 2016
‘Hunters Hill Pop Up Artist 2016’, Ironwood Cafe, Woolwich
‘Florabundance’ Ferry Artists Group Show: Ferry Artist’s Gallery 2016
Open Studio Weekend, Hawkesbury Art and Artisan’s Trail: Bellbird Studios, 2016
‘Artist’s Choice’ Exhibition, Group Show: Ferry Artists Gallery, Wiseman’s Ferry 2015
Hawkesbury Art Fair, Selected Artist: Hawkesbury Regional Gallery 2015
National Trust Exhibition: ‘History Keeper’s Group Show: Sassafras Creek Gallery
Hawkesbury Art and Artisans Trail: 2014/15 Open Studio Weekend, Grosevale
‘Acquisitive 2014’: Stan Steven’s Gallery Space, Windsor 2014
Kings Art show: Parramatta 2011 to 2017

Art Prize Finalist Selections/Awards
Waverley 9 x 5 Landscape Prize, Finalist 2017
Parramatta Open Art Awards: People’s Choice Award 2017
Hunters Hill Art Prize: Finalist 2017, 2016, 2014
Royal Easter Show: Highly Commended 2017
Sydney Art Awards, CAS: Highly Commended 2017
Hawkesbury Art Fair: 1st Prize Contemporary. 2017
Mt Wilson Festival Art Prize: Highly Commended 2016
Hawkesbury Art Fair: 1st Prize 2016
Hornsby Art Prize: Finalist for 2015
Blacktown Art Prize: Finalist 2013

Press

Hawkesbury gazette 2014
Hawkesbury Independent 2014

Influences

Romantic art, Japanese printmakers

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100cm (W) x 60cm (H)
Coloured inks and aerosol spray on specailly cut 2cm thick 1.8cm MDF oval with wall mount brackets on the back for easy hanging. All my paintings are sealed with an oil based lacquere to retain the integrity of colour and detail. The sides of the oval are finsihed in pure white.
$1,100
76cm (W) x 76cm (H)
Coloured inks and acrylic on square format canvas with oil based low sheen lacquer for long term protection. Does not need framing as 4 cm deep edge to canvas is painted in black.
$650
122cm (W) x 92cm (H)
Coloured inks, acrylic paint and charcoal on a large thin edged canvas with painted edges and sealed with an oil based lacquer.
$1,800
30cm (W) x 40cm (H)
Coloured inks, aerosol spray and acrylic with etching tool on MDF cut disc
$340
117cm (W) x 40cm (H)
Mixed media on MDF oval, cut to size, 1.8cm thick with fitted timber wall brackets, D rings and chain for hanging easily in your home
$1,100
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