Melitta Perry

Day Bed (Siesta Dream)

Red Dragonfly Dusk

Cabinetry

Tree Changers

Nesting

Fossicker’s Way

Summerland

Mirror View (Kinship)

Family Trees

Pink Sky Moon (Cranes)

Wattle Season

Long-view (Paradise Parrots)

Bush Theatre (Sirens)

Echo In The Halflight

Water Ballet (Brolgas)

The Bower

Wild Horses (High Country)

Concerto (Pollinating The Orchard)

World View

Cavalier

The Summer Room (Poinciana Shade)

The Reading Room

Sonata (Lyrebird Dawn)

Sugar-Land

Great Egret Song (Nuptial Plume)

Bush Matinee (The Royal Box)

Hearthplace (Pheasant Coucals)

Jacaranda Garden

Crown Land (Lyre-bird Song)

Country Pitch (Black Cockatoos)

Free Range (Eastern Bristle Birds)

Paddock Basher

Cloud Burst

Parson Finches (A Congregation)

Wallangarra Dream (the gauge change)

An Aside (Orange-Bellied Parrots)

Birdwatching (Regent Honeyeaters)

Parlour Games

Star Finch Tapestry

Black Cockatoos (Rain Feather)

Cockatoos (Bush Telegraph)

Eden Song (Paradise Parrots)

Star Finch Echo

Koreelah Sunday

Feather Fall

Breeze In The Long Grass (A Home-coming)

The Figs

The Lookout Track

Royal Poinciana

Sweet Summer Rain

Palm Sugar Storm

Bush Opera (crown land)

Magpie Season

Musical Chairs

Tall Tales (Memory Pool)

Water Moon, Tyagarah (Nine Egrets)

Parliament Hill (The Speaker’s Chaiir)

The Beekeeper’s Wife

Community Hall (a sighting)

Telling the Bees (secrets and white lies)

Queen of Bonalbo

Desert Flood ( A Honeymoon)

The River House

A Hint of Spring

Brood Frame #2

Brood Frame #1

A Chance Of Scattered Showers

Storm Front (Umbrella Tree)

Queen Street (Lineage)

The Woolshed (Bougainvillea)

Cane Fire (Embers)

Flame Tree

Lantern Parade

The Belfry

Last Days of Summer

Home Sweet

Grass Tree Shower

Heart Swarm

Summer Breeze (Dandelion Shower)

Summer Breeze (Gardenia’s)

Summer Breeze (Honey Blossom)

Love Shack

Home Yard #1

Storm Season

Swarm

Dust Storm (Cicada and Desert Rose)

Queen Bee (Mirror Mirror)

The Water Bearer

Figure Head (Queen Bee)

Throne (Queen Bee)

A Chance Of Scattered Showers II

MELITTA PERRY

Education

2013   BA Visual Arts (Painting) Southern Cross University
1995   Southern Cross University Lismore – Visual Arts – Painting
1990   Ambler & Haycraft Architectural Rendering – Trained as architectural illustrator

Other

2000   Guest Lecturer (in illustration) University of Wales Cardiff (UWIC)

Solo Shows

2025 New Works, Anthea Polson Art, QLD (upcoming May)
2023 Echoes, Anthea Polson Art, QLD
2022 Weaving The Borderlands, Anthea Polson Art, QLD
2018 The Quickening, Anthea Polson Art, Gold Coast, QLD
2011 Postcards From Offshore, Lorraine Pilgrim @ Retrospect Galleries, Gold Coast QLD
2008 Fable Lands, Art Galleries Schubert, Gold Coast QLD
2007 Back & Beyond, Catherine Asquith Gallery Melbourne
2006 Small Histories, Catherine Asquith Gallery Melbourne
2005 A Week in the Desert & Other Stories, Barebones Art Space Bangalow NSW

Selected Group Shows

2019   Artist’s Choice Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2018   Little Treasures, Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2017   Small Gifts, Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2016   Artist’s Choice, Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2015   Precious Things Come In Small Parcels Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2014   Miniatures – A Christmas Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2013   The Colour Red – Christmas Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2012   The Artist Revealed Christmas Self Portrait Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2011   Border Art Prize Gold Coast City Art Gallery
2010   Festivite Catherine Asquith Gallery Melbourne
2010   Directors Choice Catherine Asquith Gallery Melbourne
2008   Border Art Prize Gold Coast City Art Gallery
2007   Festivite Catherine Asquith Gallery Melbourne
2006   Directors Choice Catherine Asquith Gallery Melbourne
2005   Border Art Prize Gold Coast City Art Gallery
2005   Catherine Asquith Gallery Melbourne
2004   Catherine Asquith Gallery Melbourne
2003   P.A.N “My Place” Byron Bay Community Centre
2003   Border Art Prize Gold Coast City Gallery
2001   New Art Exhibition (feature Artist) Albany Gallery Cardiff Wales UK
2001   International Women’s Day Exhibition Cardiff Wales UK
2001   Welsh Artist of the Year Exhibition St David’s Hall Cardiff UK
2000   International Women’s Day Exhibition Cardiff Wales UK
1999   Cardiff Bay Art Festival Cardiff Wales UK
1997   Oriel Makers Summer Exhibition Cardiff Wales UK
1997   Spring Garden Exhibition Washington Gallery Cardiff Wales UK

Awards

2024   Finalist – Glover Prize, Tasmania
2021   Finalist – Ravenswood Women’s Art Prize (professional artist section), NSW
2020   Finalist – Calleen Art Prize, NSW
2019   Invited Finalist – Tattersall’s Club Landscape Prize, Brisbane
2018   Invited Finalist – Tattersall’s Club Landscape Prize, Brisbane
2015   Winner – Council Acquisitive Prize – Byron Arts Classic
2013   William Fletcher Foundation Tertiary Grant
2012   Wilson Art Award – finalist
2012   Coraki Art Prize – Winner (painting)
2012   Border Art Prize – finalist
2009   Country Energy Selected Finalists Lismore Regional Gallery and Chifley Towers Sydney
2008   Country Energy Selected Finalists Dubbo Regional Gallery and The Gunnery Sydney
2005   Metro 5 Art Prize – finalist
2005   Portia Geach Memorial Award – finalist

Selected Publications

2001   Western Mail Arts Review, Cardiff Wales UK
2006   MX City Beat Melbourne
2007   Australian Art Collector (issue 40, p.99)
2008   Gold Coast Bulletin Art Review by Marina St Martin
2010   Recent Work (West Coast Ireland & NSW Outback)
2011   Ocean Road Magazine review by Brian Usher
2022  Artist Profile Magazine; Melitta Perry Weaving The Borderlands Exhibition feature Melitta Perry – Artist Profile

New Works

May 31, 2025 - June 14, 2025

Echoes

September 23, 2023 - October 7, 2023

Weaving The Borderlands

April 30, 2022 - May 14, 2022

The Quickening

May 26, 2018 - June 9, 2018

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