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 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.
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Solo Exhibition February – March 2019
“The Hundredth Shearing Shed” New England Regional Art Museum February 8 – March 17, 2019. Opening night Friday Feb 8,2019 6pm. All welcome.
Artist Statement: A visual exploration fo the beauty and diversity of the iconic Australian shearing shed. It describes an historical narrative, portraying an industry vital still to the New England, as well as presenting new work from the artist . “Deearrgee”, Uralla, is the hundredth shed in Christine’s career-long fascination with this subject.
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DAY IN THE LIFE
Easter 2018 saw Christine painting on site at the famous shearing shed at “Deeargee” near Uralla which is featured in her solo exhibition “The Hundredth Shearing Shed”. This is a short video of her time there.
ART CLASSES WITH CHRISTINE
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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” NERAM Armidale. Opening Feb 8, 2019
Group Exhibitions Australian Watercolour Institute Annual Exhibition, Sydney June-July2019
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