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Biography

Lucy’s paintings of abstracted landscapes and figures in the landscape. can be expressions of her daydreams or a reflection of something random – a moment observed or felt – from the landscape of everyday life..

Some of her artistic influences are Clarice Beckett, Cezanne, Vincent Van Gogh, Francisco Goya.

Lucy graduated from the Institute of Art and Restoration in Florence, Italy in 1995, the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts in 1999 and from the National Art School with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2003. She also did 2 years of intensive study with Sydney artist Charlie Sheard from 2004-2005.

Her paintings have been in many shows since graduating from the National Art School and her work has been selected for prize exhibitions most notably the Sulman Art Prize, AGNSW.

This is her first exhibition at ARO gallery, Sydney.

Education

2004 – 2005 Charlie Sheard Studio School, Sydney

1999 – 2002 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting), National Art School, Sydney

1995 – 1998 Bachelor of Arts (Fine Arts/English), University of Sydney

1992 – 1994 Diploma of Graphic Art, Institute of Art and Restoration, Florence, Italy

Selected Solo & Group Exhibitions

2018 Solo Show, ARO Gallery, Sydney

2014 Christmas Rose, published Childrens book, ilustrations, Walker Books

2014 Group Show, Frances Keevil Gallery, Sydney

2012 Finalist Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney

2012 Solo Show Night, Frances Keevil Gallery, Sydney

2010 Solo Show, Love and Light, Frances Keevil Gallery, Sydney

2008 Solo Show, Destiny, Frances Keevil Gallery, Sydney

2007 Solo Show, Reveries, Frances Keevil Gallery, Sydney

2007 Finalist Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney

2006 Frances Keevil Art Exhibition, Woollahra, Sydney

         Art Melbourne, Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, Melbourne

2005 Finalist Sulman Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney

Solo Show, Recent Works, Maree Mizon gallery, Woollahra, Sydney

          Emerging Artists @ Mary Place, Mary Place Gallery, Paddington, Sydney

          Frances Keevil Art Exhibition, Woollahra, Sydney

          Art Sydney, Fox Studios, Moore Park, Sydney

          Infusion, Cellblock National Art School, Darlinghurst, Sydney

          Interlude, MLC Gallery, Ultimo, Sydney

2004 Spectrum, Parliament House, Sydney

          Infusion, Cellblock, National Art School, Darlinghurst, Sydney

          Sydney Affordable Art Show, Fox Studios, Moore Park, Sydney

          ASX Reuters Exhibition, Cellblock, National Art School, Darlinghurst, Sydney

          Drawcards, Cellblock, National Art School, Sydney

Solo Show, Gallery 307, Northbridge, Sydney

2003 Finalist Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney

ASX Reuters Exhibition, Cellblock, National Art School, Darlinghurst, Sydney

 

Lucy is represented in private collections in Australia, England, Italy, Hong Kong and The United States of America.

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No translation can express the mystery of sensibility, a word, still unreliable, which is nevertheless the basis of painting or poetry, like a kind of alchemy

 

 

Marcel Duchamp
 

My Whole Life has been a Failure

 

Claude Monet
 

I dream of painting and then I paint my dream

 

Vincent Van Gogh
There is no light painting or dark painting, but simply relations of tones

 

Paul Cezanne