Seabastion Toast

Yellow Hoodie

Morning Sun

The Keeper

The Bacchanal: A Picnic At The End Of The World

Boy In Baseball Cap

Girl In Grey Jumper

Girl In Doorway

Secret Garden

The Dragonfly And The Wrapping Paper

The Dragonfly And The Dasies

Paper Daisies Broken Plate

Moth And Yellow Tape

Asleep On A Sunbeam

The Decorative Gaze


Potted Orchid

Spring Blooms

The Rock

Pink Rose

Flamingo City

The Gesture

Study For The Keeper

Girl With Blue Hair

Girl With Umbrella

The Blue Chair

The Pink Plate

Big Fun

Heavenly Creatures

The Night Kitchen

Three Chairs

Pink Pane

Candy Mountain

Paddle Pool

The Book Nook

The Breakfast Window

The Waterslide

Sunset At The Creek

Tiny Fish

Hibiscus On Blue

Little Bird On High Seas

Flowers In Blue Bowl

Self Portrait With Yellow Tape

Orchid With Wrapping Paper

Dandelions In Broken Cup

Still Life In Red



The Burn

Rose With Yellow Tape




Lillies Against Tile

Jane’s Garden

View From The Tweed

Tapestry Of Roses

After The Rain

Night Lily

The Rose Bush


Big Sky

Briefly Gorgeous

Back Paddock

Secret Garden


Rain Sparrow


Born 1978, Melbourne, Australia.
Lives and works: Gold Coast, Australia


1997-2000 BA Visual Arts (major-painting) Southern Cross University, NSW
1999 University Exchange (6mnths) Pratt Art Institute, New York
2000 Cross Institutional Study College Of Fine Arts, Sydney

Selected Exhibitions

2023 How The Light Gets In, Anthea Polson Art, QLD (January)
2022 Fractured Aviary Antler Gallery, Portland, USA
2020 Anthea Polson Art Christmas Exhibition, QLD
2019 Fast Mountains, Slow Birds, Anthea Polson Art, QLD
2018 Ways Of Mapping Sunshine, Anthea Polson Art, QLD
2017 Small Gifts Christmas Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art QLD
2016 Anthea Polson Art Comes To Melbourne, Menzies Auction Rooms, VIC
2015 Border Track Solo Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art, QLD
2015 Plush And Plastic Solo Exhibition, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, QLD
2014 Miniatures – A Christmas Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art, QLD
2014 Curvy – Book Launch, Semi Permanent, Carriage Works, Sydney NSW
2014 Women Of Substance group exhibition, Red Hill Gallery
2014 Solo Exhibition, Dbar Gallery, Duranbah QLD
2013 The Colour Red Christmas Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art Qld
2013 Badgers and Birds, Art Piece Gallery Mary Ryans Byron Bay NSW
2013 Heavy Petting Zoo, Robina Gallery, Gold Coast, QLD
2012 Sidewayz Global Gallery, Paddington, Sydney
2012 Art Expo Brisbane, Exhibition Buildings Brisbane, QLD
2012 Art Melbourne Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, VIC
2012 Solo Exhibition Of Hoof and Claw D’bar Gallery, Coolangatta, QLD
2012 Solo Exhibition, Southern Cross University Library, Coolangatta, QLD
2011 Visiting Childhood Art Piece Gallery, Mullumbimby, NSW
2011 Group Show, Sheoak Shack Gallery, Fingal Head, NSW
2011 The Other Side Robina Gallery, Gold Coast, QLD
2011 Salon De Refuse, Lismore Portrait Prize, Serpentine Gallery, NSW
2011 Group Show, Jackman Gallery, Melbourne, VIC
2011 Women’s Day Project, Karen19 Gallery, Gold Coast, QLD
2010 Solo Art Show, Showcase, Coolangatta, QLD
2003 Toast and Curhams Day Out, TAP Gallery, Sydney, NSW
1999 Tom Squared, Pratt Institute, New York, USA
1998 Pinking Solo Exhibition, Stone Cutters Art Gallery, NSW

Awards and acquisitions

2023 Finalist, Portia Geach Memorial Award, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2023 Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, NSW
2023 Finalist, National Still Life Award, Coffs Harbour Regional Art Gallery, NSW
2023 Finalist, Naked and Nude, Manning Valley Art Prize, NSW
2023 Winner – People’s Choice Award, Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Qld
2022 Finalist, Evelyn Chapman Award, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2022 Finalist, Portia Geach Memorial Award, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2022 Finalist, Brisbane Portrait Prize, Powerhouse, Brisbane
2022 Finalist, Rick Amor Self Portrait Prize, Melbourne
2021 Winner, d’Arcy Doyle Landscape Prize, Qld
2021 Finalist, Lester Portrait Prize, WA
2021 Finalist, Naked and Nude, Manning Valley Art Prize, NSW
2020 Finalist, Hurford Portrait Prize, Lismore Regional Gallery, NSW
2020 Finalist, Heyson Prize for Landscape, Handorf, SA
2019 Invited Finalist – Tattersall’s Club Landscape Prize, Brisbane, Qld
2019 Winner, Hangers Award, Glover Prize, Evandale Tas
2019 Highly Commended, Glover Prize, Evandale TAS
2018 Finalist, Morris Art Prize, Gold Coast QLD
2017 Finalist, Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, NSW
2017 Winner, 2nd Prize in Portraiture, d’Arcy Doyle Art Prize, Mudgeeraba, QLD
2017 Finalist, Neumann Portrait Prize, Dust Temple, QLD
2015 Finalist, Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, NSW
2015 Highly Commended (Still Life), D’Arcy Doyle Art Prize, Mudgeeraba, QLD
2014 Finalist, Gold Coast Art Prize, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, QLD
2014 Finalist, Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, NSW
2014 Finalist, Inaugural Queensland Figurative Art Prize, RQAS Brisbane, QLD
2014 Winner, D’Arcy Doyle $10,000 Landscape Prize, Mudgeeraba QLD
2014 Finalist, Cliftons Art Prize, Brisbane QLD
2014 Finalist, Border Art Prize Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah NSW
2013 Peoples Choice Award, Queensland Regional Art Awards, Flying Arts
2013 Finalist, Sunshine Coast Art Awards, Sunshine Coast Regional Gallery, QLD
2012 Winner Marymount Art Show, Painting Prize, Gold Coast, QLD
2013 Semi finalist Doug Moran Portrait Prize Sydney, NSW
2013 Finalist, Lismore Portrait Prize Lismore, NSW
2011 Caldera Art Prize, Murwillumbah, NSW
2011 Highly Commended Ocean Shores Art Expo Ocean Shores, NSW
2011 Winner $10,000 Gainsborough Greens Art Award, Gold Coast, QLD
2011 Finalist Worthies Portrait Prize Sydney, NSW
2011 Finalist, Mambo Art Prize, London, UK
2003 Buzz Grant, Australia Council, Sydney, NSW
1998 Winner, Acquisitive Prize Southern Cross University, NSW


Lismore Regional Art Gallery
Southern Cross University
Mirvac Group
Private Collections


How The Light Gets In

January 28, 2023 - February 18, 2023

Fast Mountains, Slow Birds

September 21, 2019 - October 5, 2019

Ways Of Mapping Sunshine

May 26, 2018 - June 9, 2018

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