From behind the looking glass

As and Installation and Mixed Media Artist – with many years experience and studios in recent years in Victoria and Queensland – Australia,
Wyn loves to explore the essence of her world – the colours, shapes and light that evolve around her.

Wyn’s large format works vary from drawn work to oil and acrylic glazing – pastel and mixed media work on paper, canvas and many hard surface substrates to built Installations – both public and private.

Wyn is an experienced project manager – with professional experience in developing systems for the management of software/multimedia development environments associated with the production of interactive simulation training platforms for defence and aerospace.

Most recently working with St Vincent’s Private Hospital Brisbane – Art Program to create unique works for their OUTSIDE IN Exhibition 2014 to 16 to be ongoing in 2017 – aims at bringing contact for the Hospital with the outside world.

Subject and genre vary from visual art to literature and video production – creating a many layered world. Studio@Vantage – Wyn’s workshop on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland has been home to her spray booth – water colour tables and large format easel, providing her with the capability to work on many subjects and interact with other artists depending on the project at hand.

The new Fish Lane Studios Limited – Workshop/Gallery

T1 – 125 Melbourne St (cnr Fish Lane and Cordelia Street)
South Brisbane – Queensland Australia – 4101
also provides Wyn with a South Brisbane base to work on her ‘Installation Work’ and the related ‘Research‘ planned for 2017.

Professional Bio

 

Exhibitions, Workshops and Public Space Showing for 2017

2016 – 2017 – Startup, Designer and Curator – New Brisbane Exhibition Footprint in Fish Lane – South Brisbane and On-line Gallery/Art Hub – Shop – Fish Lane Studios – http://www.fishlanestudios.com

2015 ongoing in 2016 & 17 – Exhibiting Artist – St Vincent Hospital Arts – Program – 2D art work and immersive video/sound installation

And Retrospective:

  • 2014 – Large series of Commission Work for a private installation – ‘Mooloolaba Water Ways’
  • 2014 – Exhibiting Artist – St Vincent Hospital Arts – Program – September – 2014 to January 2015. Incld. Workshops
  • 2014 – Invitation to hang in the Tattersall’s Queensland Exhibition – 2014 in conjunction with the Landscape Art Prize – 1 to 19 Sept.
  • 2014 – Studio Visits – Germany and Paris `France – July 2014
  • 2014 – Group Exhibition and fund raising Auction – for Little Finn – $10,000 raised in the afternoon Auction – 1st February 2014
  • 2013 – Finalist Life Art World Wide – Inaugural Art Prize – 10 day Exhibition – supported by Sunshine Coast TAFE – Mountain Creek Campus – November `13
  • 2013 – 2 pieces of Work accepted for – the 2013 Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize and Sports Art Exhibition – September 2 – Friday September 6 – then Waterfront Place – 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane – for exhibition from the 7th to 20th September 2013
  • 2013 – Studio work April_June completing ‘The Games We Play’ for MDARTX2013
  • 2013 – Artist in Residence – March 2013 Palmer Coolum Resort
  • 2012 – Artist Marks Exhibition 23rd Nov to 6th Dec 2012 – Three White Rooms – Paddington Qld
  • 2012 – Christmas Group Exhibition – Eudlo Rosebed St Gallery – 23rd November to 16th Dec 2012
  • 2012 – Studio interactive working sessions – New York – USA – July 2012
  • 2012 – Group Exhibition ‘Culture to Culture’  – Rosebed Street Gallery – Eudlo – May 23rd  to June 17th  – 2012
  • 2012 – Group Exhibition@Studio 4 Gallery – Town of Seaside – Qld
  • 2011 – Finalist Mirvac – Gainsborough Green Art Exhibition and Comp. – Gold Coast Qld
  • 2011 – Group Exhibition @ Sanctuary Cove Art Fair 2011
  • 2010 – Group Exhibition @ Sanctuary Cove Art Fair 2010
  • 2010 – Group Exhibition @ Hyatt Regency Art Market 2010
  • 2010 – Mini Solo Exhibition – Ardleigh Cleveland Gallery@The Hyatt Regency Coolum – Qld
  • 2009 – Solo Exhibition @ Wishart Art Gallery – Port Fairy – Victoria
  • 2008 – 1996 – Studio work in Melbourne – Victoria – Australia with various exhibition pieces held by the Olinda and Wishart Art Galleries – group showings in Melbourne and Port Fairy, including demonstration workshops and inclusion of work in the collection at that time – Kenloch in the Dandenong’s.
  • 1990 – Group Exhibition – including exhibition of figurative and flora silk works – Sanctuary Cove Art Exhibition (Art Promotions Qld)
  • 1989 – 1991 Commercial studio space in the newly renovated, then – Heritage Hotel (now The Stamford) – near the Botanical Gardens – Brisbane Qld – housing a permanent exhibition of Wyn’s work and 8 exhibitions of visiting artists
  • 1982 – Group Exhibition – Gladstone Theatre Foyer – (hung beside Rolf Harris)
  • 1981 – Group Exhibition – the Potters Gallery – Gladstone – Qld
  • 1976 – Establishment of an Art Collective – Collinsville Nth Qld
  • 1973 – Awarded Certificate of Merit for Level 1 Art in NSW – Australia
  • 1968 – 73 studied art under the guidance of Artist and Teacher – Peter Dolan – Katoomba – NSW

Works are held in a number of private collections both in Australia and internationally:

  1. Australia – incld. work held by the Royal Australian Navy HMAS Watson – Sydney
  2. Virgin Islands
  3. South Africa, and
  4. Chile

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