January 17-26 2020

Mornington Peninsula Community Theatre

Gala Night January 16

To The Lighthouse by Joy Lea

ARTIST NOTES: None

Features

DIMENSIONS (Height - 76.00 cm X Width - 102.00 cm )
MEDIUM ON BASE Oil on Canvas
GENRE Contemporary
REGISTERED NRN # 000-37829-0139-01
COPYRIGHT © Joy Lea
PRIZES AND AWARDS No Awards
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Artist: Joy Lea



ARTIST BIO

Education

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Studied Art at Brighton Technical College, Fine Art Painting at The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and Costume Design for the Theatre at Perth Technical College.

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Tutored by John Davis, George Baldessin, Fred Cress, Andrew Sibley, Geoff Stocks, Sandra Leveson, Peter Clarke, Patrick Moss, Cedric Flower and Rick Rowton.

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Work Experience

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Worked as Primary Art Teacher at Sacred Heart School Sandringham, Victoria.

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Worked as Secondary Art Teacher at Bonbeach High School, Victoria.

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Display Artist for the Festival of Perth.

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Art Teacher at Brighton Art Society, Beaumaris Art Group and Cheltenham Art Group and Mentone – Mordialloc Art Group.  Also taught private students at Red Hill, Victoria.

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Awards

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1964 Winner of scholarship to study and work with Florence Broadhurst.

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Best Painting Brighton Art Society Show

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Best Painting Beaumaris Art Group; Judged by Helen Maudsley

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Isobelle de Soyres Figure Drawing Award

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Hodges Award

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Winner of St Michael’s Uniting Church Melbourne Most Expressive Face Invitation Award.

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2011 Finalist Walker Gallery, “She Who Loves” Exhibition

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2012 Best Contemporary Painting, Brighton Art Society

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2013 First Prize “As Scene at Beaumaris”

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2013 Paintings selected to be included in International Contemporary Masters Vol. VIII a jury selected International Art Book (published in June 2014)

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2014 Best Contemporary Painting, Brighton Art Society

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2016 Best Contemporary Painting Mentone Mordialloc Art Group

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Numerous awards for acrylic, watercolour, gouache pastel and pencil.

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Exhibitions

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Six solo exhibitions and many invitational and mixed exhibitions.

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Personal View

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Using my imagination and conveying the underlying emotions are the most important considerations when painting or drawing.

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I find painting compulsive, delicious, calming and exciting!   It is also an ongoing source of intellectual and sensual pleasure.

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