Biography

EDUCATION:   

 

2012

Painting Masterclass - Steven Assael - New York

Advanced Drawing Masterclass - Steven Assael - New York

2005 Drawing Masterclass – Godwin Bradbeer
2002

Bachelor of Visual Art with Honours

Adelaide Central School of Art, Norwood, SA

2001 Advanced Diploma of Visual Art

Adelaide Central School of Art, Norwood, SA

1970

Bachelor of Fine Art – Painting

SA School of Art, North Adelaide, SA

 

SOLO  EXHIBITIONS:

 

2017

2014

2010

Hill Smith Gallery, SA

Hill Smith Gallery, SA

Hill Smith Gallery, SA

2009 Harrison Galleries, Sydney
2008 Melbourne Art Fair (Hill-Smith Gallery)
2007

Hill Smith Gallery, SA

Mossgreen, Melbourne

2006 Harrison Galleries (formerly Brian Moore Gallery), Sydney    
2005

Brian Moore Gallery, Sydney

Hill-Smith Gallery, SA

2004 Hill-Smith Gallery, SA
1973 Sydenham Gallery, Norwood, SA
1971

Young Collectables, Melbourne

The Skillion, North Adelaide, SA

French Cultural Centre, SA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

 

2017

 

2016

 

 

 

2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 2014

 

 

 

2013

 

 

2013

2012

 

2011

Jinan, China, Cultural Exchange exhibition

'Trace', 4 Women Artists, Hill Smith Gallery

"Length & Breadth", New Acquisitions from Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra

Finalist, Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, NSW

Finalist, Heysen Prize for Landscape

"Still" 3 person show, Adelaide Central Gallery

Semi-finalist, Doug Moran National Portrait Prize

Finalist, Kennedy Prize

Finalist, Manning Art Prize, 'Naked & Nude'

Finalist, Eutick Memorial Still Life Award

'Lay of the Land', Hill Smith Gallery

'Provenance', Adelaide Central Gallery

SALA, still life, Hill Smith Gallery

Finalist RSASA Portrait Prize

Finalist, Eutick Memorial Still Life Award

Finalist, Kennedy Prize 

Melbourne Art Fair (Hill Smith Gallery)

Gematria, Adelaide Central Gallery

Finalist, Fleurieu Water & Environment Prize

Finalist, Portia Geach Portrait Award

Finalist, Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, and Touring Exhibition

'Roll Call', Hill Smith Represented Artists, SALA

Finalist, Whyalla Art Prize

Loreto Exhibition

Finalist, City of Albany Art Prize

Finalist, Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize

Finalist, Nora Heysen Centenary Prize

2009 Finalist, Sulman Prize
2008 ‘Face to Face’, National Trust SALA exhibition
2007

Finalist, Doug Moran National Portrait Prize

Shades of the Real, ACSA Gallery, Adelaide

Blake Prize Touring Exhibition

2006

Finalist, Conrad Jupiter’s Art Prize, Gold Coast Art Gallery, QLD

Finalist, Blake Prize for Religious Art

Art Sydney 06

2005

Finalist, ABN Amro Emerging Artist Award

Art Sydney 05

Blake Prize for Religious Art Touring Exhibition

2004

Finalist, Blake Prize for Religious Art

Finalist, 33rd Alice Prize

Drawing Today, Surveying recent work by South Australian artists, SALA Week, Adelaide Central Gallery

Expressing Spirituality through the Visual Arts, St Peters Cathedral

Loreto Exhibition, Adelaide

Sydney Affordable Art Fair

2003

Entwined, 3 Artists, Adelaide Central Gallery, SA

Helpmann Academy Maestros and Apprentices Auction

Sydney Affordable Art Fair

Helpmann Academy Graduate Exhibition, Adelaide

Loreto Exhibition, Adelaide

2002

Helpmann Academy Graduate Exhibition, Adelaide

8”x8”, ACSA Gallery

2001

Prescriptions for Pleasure, Promenade Gallery, SA

A3, Collaborative Drawing Project, Light Gallery, Adelaide

Fragmentation, ACSA Gallery

Notations, SALA week exhibition, Adelaide Central

1999

Barossa Fine Art Exhibition, Barossa Vintage Festival

1993 Himeji Sister City Exhibition, Himeji, Japan
1988

Selected for National Women’s Art Award

Silk, Gunyulgup Galleries, Yallingup, WA

1986

Prominent Women Artists of Western Australia, Bunbury City Regional Art Gallery, WA

1976 Rose Skinner Gallery, Perth, WA
1971

Art Gallery of SA., ‘Outlook 71’

3 Young Contemporaries, Contemporary Art Society, SA 

 

AWARDS and GRANTS:

 

2015

2014

2011

Arts SA Grant for Research & Development of New Work

People's Choice Award, EMSLA, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery

Arts SA Grant for Research & Development of New Work

2011 People’s Choice Award – Nora Heysen Centenary Prize
2007 Conrad Jupiter’s Art Prize – Peoples’ Choice Award
2004 Tammy Kingsley Award - 33rd Alice Prize exhibition
2003 Helpmann Academy Mentorship Grant
1986 Bussleton Art Gallery Prize
1970 Liddums Art Gallery Prize
1970 Royal South Australian Society of Art Prize for Composition
1967-70 Commonwealth Scholarship, SA School of Art
1968 Osborne Art Gallery Prize for Drawing

 

COLLECTIONS:

 

Australian Parliament Collection, Canberra 

Imago Mundi Collection, Italy 

Shurniak Art Gallery, Canada

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, SA

Bussleton Art Gallery, WA

Bridgetown Hospital, WA

Colin D. Rowe, Accountants, SA

Private collections - Australia, Japan, Malaysia, USA

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Elizabeth Fortescue, ‘Louise Feneley – A Mystical Luminosity, Daily Telegraph, 6 April 2005, p57

Southern Centre of Theosophy 1977.  Devas and Men, The Theosophical Publishing House, Madras, India, pp frontpiece, 216

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

Australian Art Collector, exhibition preview, Samela Harris, issue 28, April – June  2004, p207

The love of colour, edited by Di Teasdale, 1991, Silk Painting, Kangaroo Press, NSW. Also pp 6, 10, 11, 14, 15, 70

2002; Student representative, Adelaide Central School of Art Academic Board

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