PORTER the tidy shed 2013
‘The Tidy Shed’ 2013 watercolour 83x64cm Sold

PAINTER   PRINTMAKER   TEACHER   PUBLISHER

Christine Porter with her 2016 painting "the shed on the hill" of the old shed at "Newstead" where Tom Roberts painted "The Golden Fleece".
Christine Porter, artist

Christine Porter lives in Lismore, New South Wales, Australia, working from her studio there, as well as in more remote areas of New South Wales and Queensland. 

She is a full time professional artist. Career highlights include a Bachelor of Visual Arts from Southern Cross University, the 2006 McGregor Fellowship for overseas travel, 150+ prizes, artwork in The National Gallery of Australia and more  read her full cv here .

Her artwork tells visual stories about rural Australia, specializing in a portrayal of the iconic Australian Shearing Shed. As a printmaker Christine continues her rural subjects, as well as more personal themes. She uses other mediums too, such as artist made boxes, when the inspiration strikes.

SUBSCRIBE

Sign up to Christine’s mailing list to receive emailed information about exhibitions, classes and other random news. This will not be a regular email-out, but will depend on what is happening with her practice at any given time. SUBSCRIBE HERE

LATEST NEWS

Solo Exhibition. Armidale 8 February – 17 March 2019

Exhibition Invitation from New England Regional Art Museum for Chrsitine's exhibition "The Hundredth Shearing Shed" Opening night Feb8, 6pm .Exhibition continues until March17.

Radio National

After accidentally meeting Radio National presenter Ed Ayers in a caravan park in Armidale, he invited her to be on his program, “The Arts Show”. A few months later they went to a shearing shed near Stanthorpe and recorded some stories. The resulting program was broadcast February 13th, 2019. Listen here.   

Date Claimers

Solo Exhibition 2020  Gympie Regional Gallery, Qld. 18 March -24th April
Solo Exhibition 2021  Stanthorpe Regional Gallery, Qld. 5 August -19 September

ART CLASSES WITH CHRISTINE

Studio Door Art workshops by Christine Porter at her home in LismoreNSW Australia. A variety of single day classes about watercolour, printmaking and art-business
The Studio Door Art Workshops- Februrary-November 2019 –  monthly single-day workshops in a number of watercolour, printmaking and art-business topics from her studio in Lismore. (None in December nor January). Follow Christine’s EVENTBRITE profile to keep up to date. 2019 workshop program.
Full-Moon-Art-Retreat-weekend-art-workshop-with-ChristinePorter-on-a-sheep-station-near-Tenterfield.-Learn-to-paintrelax-and-enjoy-this-beautiful-place
Full Moon Art Retreat-Weekend art workshop with Christine on a sheep station near Tenterfield. Learn to paint, relax and enjoy this beautiful place. More details 

MORE INFORMA

TIO  N

Click on an image for more information about Christine’s practice

QUICK LINK to the 2017 suite of Magpie drypoint engravings. Image: Magpie XXIII 2017, drypoint, 6x6cm
Alternative text
Shearing Shed paintings
paintings
artwork about sheep
etchings
cards + prints
artist-in-the-classroom-christine-porter
teaching
Winning %22The Bentley%22
about the artist
detail-cherish-the-handwritten-moments-2006-multi-plate-colour-etching-6-7x4-6cm-christine-porter-copy
writing – Blog
studio-at-night
book a studio visit
'There was a crooked shed' (detail) Christine Porter
shop
the-mailbox-1996-watercolour-on-paper
contact

WHERE TO SEE CHRISTINE’S ART

Studio Visit – Christine’s studio/gallery in Lismore, open by appointment. Contact us to book a visit.
Solo Exhibitions – Gympie Regional Gallery Qld. March 18 – April 24, 2020
Stanthorpe Regional Gallery Qld. August 5- September 19 2021
Group Exhibitions  Australian Watercolour Institute Annual Exhibition, Sydney  June-July 2019
Gallery Representation – Red Hill Gallery Brisbane, PG Printmaker Gallery Melbourne, The Moree Gallery,Moree, Art Aspects Gallery Lismore, Coldstream Gallery Ulmarra, The Lodge on Hawthorne Blackall.
Regular Exhibitor – Toowoomba Grammar, Downlands, Goondiwindi Aspects Art Show, Blackall Heartland, others

SOCIAL MEDIA 

Christine is on Twitter as ChrisPorterArt,  Facebook  as Christine Porter, Artist  Instagram as christineporterartist and YouTube as ChristinePorterArtist