WENDI LEIGH ARTIST CV 2021    www.wendileighartist.com

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

2019 TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment National Training Masters Kiama

2008 Bachelor of Fine Arts with Distinction Wollongong University

2005 Advanced Diploma of Fine Arts Forster TAFE

2003 Diploma of Fine Arts Kempsey TAFE

2001 Certificate IV in Graphic Design Port Macquarie TAFE

1989 Business and Catering Certificate Meadowbank TAFE

1970 Diploma of Colour and Design - Fashion- Shilitto College Sydney

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

1989 Baulkham Hills Art Show first watercolour entry/exhibition 

1995 Inverell Regional gallery 2 man show with Rupert Richardson 

1996 "4 Directions" exhibition Country Design Gallery Wauchope 4 artists Ali McCudden, Doug Moseley and Ian Robinson with me

2000 "Artist on Site" solo Exhibition Seagulls Design Gallery Port Macquarie

2002 "Insight" solo exhibition printworks and watercolours Seagulls Design Gallery

2003 "Insight" Hughendon Hotel Wollahra solo exhibition 

2003 B.D.A.S.Bowral Alvaro Prize- exhibitor (Oils)

2003 B.D.A.S Bowral Tyree-Tycan Prize -exhibitor (Gouache)

2003 "Go with the Flow" Blue Poles gallery Byabarra exhibition of 12 women sculptors

2003 "Outside the Square" Sheraton Hotel Port Macquarie 13 exhibiting artists

2004 "From under the Bed" 5 artists exhibition Old Courthouse Port Macquarie

2005 "Godfest" exhibition Commonwealth Bank Taree sponsored by Stacks the Law firm

2005 "Vergence" shared 4 artists exhibition John Paynter Gallery Newcastle 

2005 "Aperitif" new start exhibition for artists Sydney Town Art Gallery Everleigh

2005 "Women's Sculpture" Blue Poles Gallery Byabarra

2005 "Avant Card" Studio theatre Sydney Opera House foyer sculpture exhibition - paper sculpture

2005 " Av an Art" Graduates Exhibition Forster TAFE

2005 Taree Tourist Information Centre Exhibition for graduating students

         2005 "Art in the Foyer" solo mini exhibition ABC Mid North Coast offices

2006 Project Gallery Wollongong Members Works (Oils)

2007 "The Rabbit Hole" UOW Graduates exhibition

2007/2008 Meroogal Prize Travelling exhibitor (Textile work)

2008 "Fragments of the Carnival" solo exhibition Old Court House Wollongong

2009 "I.D. Landscape" The Shoalhaven Arts Centre Solo Exhibition textiles and Watercolours

2019 "Postcodes from the Edge" Exhibitor/winner Wollongong Regional Art Gallery

2020 Flying Pig Gallery BERRY - a selection of works for sale

2020 Whitewall Art Projects Gallery Berrima “…to the Coast” 5 artist exhibition

2020 Fern Street Gallery Gerringong - Solo exhibition "Urban Detour"

2021 Art Bar Kiama "Layers" duo exhibition with Wendy Dobson 

 

AWARDS

2021 2nd place in Pie Time Award Whitewall Art Projects Berrima

2021 Finalist "Blue Square" Arthead charity exhibited at BDAS Bowral

2021 Finalist small works Award Brunswick gallery VIC

2020 Finalist “Blue Theme Charity award” Moss Vale

2020 Finalist “Blue Theme award” Blackstone gallery Newcastle

2019 Second Prize 'Postcodes from the Edge' Wollongong Regional Art Gallery 

2004 Second Prize Taree "Timber Heritage Photographic Competition

2004 Winner Hastings Council CBD Street Banner Competition

2003 Highly Commended Hastings Aqua Sculpture Awards Port Macquarie

2002 Most Outstanding student Award for Graphic Design Certificate IV

2001 Winner "City of the Arts" Logo Hastings Council Port Macquarie Acquisitive

2001 Winner "City of the Arts" Logo Peoples Choice Hastings Council Port Macquarie

2001 Winner “Forget-me-knot” Watercolour Alzheimer's Drug Painting for Pfizer Drug Company. Sydney Acquisitive

2000 Winner "Art on a Grand Canvas" Greg Norman's launch exhibition new Golf Club Acquisitive

1995 Winner and Second prize Watercolour Comboyne A & H Association Exhibition

1995 Highly commended sepia Ink Taree Show Exhibition

1995 Commended Acrylic work Taree show exhibition

1994 Second Prize watercolour Comboyne A & H Association Exhibition

1993 Winner Watercolour Prize Wauchope Show Society

 

ART EXPERIENCES

2018 "Ovation" Raw International Artists Runway for Designers Exhibition Albert Hall Yarralumla Canberra https://rawartists.org/canberra/ovation

2016 "Signature" Raw International Artists Runway for Designers Exhibition Wollongong UOW

2010 The Works Exhibition TIGS School annual art exhibition - Assistant Art Curator https://issuu.com/illawarragrammarschool/docs/issue_4_term_iii_2010

2010 Nowra King Street Gallery exhibition of felted and shibori textile wraps in joint exhibition

2010 Illustrated children's book 'Billy-Can Bob' by David Berry

2011-2019 Designer/manufacturer/art print fabrics of Womens Wear clothing Wollongong

2008 Meroogal Prize Finalist- manipulated textile work

2005 January holiday childrens' art workshops over 2 weeks Port Macquarie Art Supplies and Framing

2004 January holiday childrens' art workshops over 2 weeks Port Macquarie Art Supplies and Framing

2003/2005 "Confluence" Hastings Council Steering Committee Member for this Sculpture on the River exhibition and participant with 2 sculptures, 1 of which won Highly Commended

1996-2004 – Director of Country Design Gallery and Seagulls Design Gallery including monthly art workshops  programs