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. Armidale 8 February – 17 March 2019
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.
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
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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 – 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