Born in Melbourne, 1959.
Lived in London, Paris, Florence, Valencia, Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney.
1976: Alexander Mackie College of Advanced Education, Arts Degree.
1977-81: Drawing, painting, photography and printmaking courses
1982: Drawing Classes at Lorenzo de Medici School, Florence.
1984-86: Istituto per l’Arte e il Restauro, Florence, Italy
Diploma in Restoration of Easel Paintings
1986: Attestato de Qualifica Professionale de la Regione Toscana. (Florence, Italy,)
2007-08: University of Valencia, Spain, Masters Degree.
Official Postgraduate Degree in Science and Conservation Cultural Property.
(specializing in Easel Painting)
1975-82: Illustrator for the Australian, Sydney Morning Herald, Quadrant and The Woman’s Day.
1977-2012: Fine Art Conservation.
2018 Little Treasures Anthea Polson Art, QLD
2017 Love And Other Treasures, (solo) Anthea Polson Art, QLD
2017 Memories Of Mermaids, Bondi Pavillion NSW
2016 Artist’s Choice, Anthea Polson Art, QLD
2015 Precious Things Come In Small Parcels, Anthea Polson Art QLD
2015 Dreams and Other Feline Pursuits, (solo) Anthea Polson Art, QLD
2014 Miniatures – A Christmas Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art, QLD
2014 The Pleasures Of Life, (solo) Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2013 The Colour Red Christmas Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2013 Legacy – Blackman Family Exhibition, Queen St Gallery, Sydney
2012 Solo Exhibition Greenhill Gallery, Adelaide
2012 The Artist Revealed Christmas Self Portrait Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2011 Entrevins Bodega and Gallery, Valencia, Spain.
2010 Cookshill Gallery Newcastle.
2005 Ayuntamiento, Torrente, Spain.
1998 Casa del Pueblo, Cataroja, Spain.
1993 Casa de Cultura, Alaguas, Spain.
1992 Anne Von Bertouch Gallery, Newcastle.
1986 Galleria Lorenzo de Medici, Florence, Italy.
1984 The Glass Factory, Sydney.
1983 Private Gallery, Melbourne.
1981 Sunnybank Gallery, Brisbane.
1973-2012: Participated in numerous group shows in Perth, Canberra, Tasmania, Adelaide, Sydney, Newcastle, Ballarat, Armidale, Brisbane, Melbourne, Florence, Bern, Valencia and Madrid.
Regional Tuscan Art Prize, 1985.
Christabel’s paintings hang in private collections throughout the Europe (France, England, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and Holland) and Australia
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