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, 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.

 

 

LATEST NEWS

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.

QUICK LINK to the recently released suite of Magpie drypoint engravings. Image: Magpie XXIII 2017, drypoint, 6x6cm
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QUICK LINK to latest news about next FULL MOON ART RETREAT May2018
QUICK LINK to the blog post that announced Christine as a writer in the blogger-sphere, even though she'd been posting blogs since 2012
QUICK LINK to the blog post that announced Christine as a writer in the blogger-sphere, even though she’d been posting blogs since 2012

 

MORE INFORMATION

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'There was a crooked shed' (detail) Christine Porter
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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

SOCIAL MEDIA 

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