PAINTER PRINTMAKER TEACHER PUBLISHER
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, 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.
Christine has been travelling on the New England Tablelands preparing for her next major exhibition in Armidale in February2019. It was a busy, exciting week away. This video shows her typical day.
Click on an image for more information about Christine’s practice
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 – “The Hundredth Shearing Shed” (proposed title) NERAM Armidale Feb2019
Group Exhibitions – Australian Watercolour Institute: Gosford Regional Gallery until Easter 2018. Annual Exhibition, Sydney June-July2018
Gallery Representation – Red Hill Gallery Brisbane, PG Printmaker Gallery Melbourne, The Moree Gallery,Moree, Art Aspects Gallery Lismore, Maclean.
Regular Exhibitor – Toowoomba Grammar, Downlands, Goondiwindi Aspects Art Show, Blackall Heartland, others