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



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. 

Christine 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, specialising 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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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.   


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


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
February-November 2019
Monthly single-day, stand alone workshops in a number of watercolour, printmaking and drawing in the artist’s studio in Lismore. Follow Christine’s EVENTBRITE profile to keep up to date. 2019 workshop program.
Full Moon Art Retreat
Weekend art workshop on a sheep station near Tenterfield. Three days of painting, drawing, printmaking. Stay in the shearers’ quarters, paint in the shearing shed, in the landscape, under the full moon, by candlelight. more details


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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


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