Name : Lesley Shelley
Address : 156 White Patch Esplanade
Email : email@example.com
1998 Master Class, Robert Hannaford, Adelaide Central School of Arts
1992 B.A. Fine Art, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove
1990 Instructional Skills Course, TAFE, Cairns
1987 Continuing Education Course in Art Therapies, B.C.A.E, Kelvin Grove
1986-1987 Studied B.A. Fine Art, Queensland College of Art, Seven Hills.
1986 Associate Diploma Visual Arts, Brisbane College of Advanced Education, Kelvin Grove
2017 'Portraits' Redcliffe Regional Gallery Foyer.
2016 "Figures and Florals' Bribie Island Art Centre
2011 'Artist of the Month' Bribie Island Art Centre
2007 'Showcase portraits ' Twin Waters Gallery, Twin Waters, Sunshine Coast
2005 'Featured Artist' White Patch Gallery, Bribie Island
1995 'Desire' The Last Artpost, Gordonvale, Nth Qld.
1994 "New Paintings' Cairns Civic Centre
1993 'Landscapes and Figures' Cairns Civic Centre
2017 'TLC' 3 artists, Trevor, Lesley, Cheryl, Matthew Flinders Gallery Bribie Island.
2016 "Face to Face' Foyer, Redcliffe Regional Art Gallery
2015 'Exhibition of Excellence' Redcliffe Regional Gallery
2014 'Visions Littoral" The Hub Caboolture Regional Gallery
2014 "Australians at Work' Victorian Artist Gallery, East Melbourne
2013 &2014 'Redcliffe Art Society Annual Exhibition, Redcliffe Regional Art Gallery, Redcliffe.
2012 'Celebrating Innovators', Parliament house Canberra
2012 'Exhibition of Excellence, Redcliffe Regional Gallery.
2011 'All the World's A Stage' Victorian Artists Society, East Melbourne
2011 'The Butterfly effect', Pine Rivers Regional Gallery, Strathpine
2011 'The Face of Australia', Parliament House, Sydney
2011 'I am, You are, We're all Australian,' Redcliffe Cultural Centre.
2011 'Still Life Real Life', Pine Rivers Regional Gallery, Strathpine
2010 'Seven Stars', Gallery 419 ,Edward street, Brisbane
2009 'Animal', School of Arts Gallery, Newcastle
2004 group exhibition, Tighes Hill Gallery, Newcastle
2002 15 Artists, (By Invitation), Redcliffe City Art Gallery
1998 Tangent, Lindsay Street Gallery, Newcastle
1997 Primavera, Lindsay Street Gallery, Newcastle
1997 The Upstairs Gallery, Cairns
1996 Presence, Cairns Regional Gallery
1993 Graduate Exhibition, School of Arts, Brisbane
1992 Lost in Spaces, Queensland University of Technology, Carseldine
1991 Seeing Green, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville
PRIZES / AWARDS
2017 Finalist 'Cliftons Art Award ' QLD. Edward Street, Brisbane
2017 Finalist 'Brisbane Art Prize' Judith Wright ART Centre Fortitude Valley
2017 Finalist 'Rotary Art Spectacular' Brisbane CBD
2017 Highly commended (Drawing) Aspects Art Show Goondiwindi
2016 Second prize 'Queensland $10,000 Figurative Art Award', RQAS Gallery, Petrie Terrace, Brisbane.
2016 Finalist 'Cliftons Art Prize (Qld.) Edward Street, Brisbane.
2016 Finalist Clayton Utz Art Award, Eagle Street, Brisbane.
2016 Finalist 'Rotary Art Spectacular' Brisbane CBD
2016 Highly Commended (Open) Aspects Art Show, Goondiwindi
2016 Highly commended (Human form) Aspects art show, Goondiwindi
2016 Second prize 'Exhibition of Excellence' (human form), Redcliffe Regional Gallery
2015 Finalist Cliftons Art Prize (Qld.) Edward Street Brisbane.
2015 'Peoples Choice Award', Firestation Gallery, Redcliffe Art Society Inaugueral Exhibition, Oxley Ave, Redcliffe.
2015 Finalist Rotary Art Spectacular, Eagle Street Pier, Brisbane.
2014 Finalist 'Queensland Figurative 2014' RQAS Petrie Terrace Gallery, Brisbane.
2014 Finalist Redland Art Award, Redland Regional Art Gallery, Cleveland.
2014 First Prize (figure) 'Exhibition of Excellence, Redcliffe Regional Gallery
2014 Highly commended (still life) 'Exhibition of Excellence' Redcliffe Regional Gallery
2014 First Prize (human form) Matthew Flinders Art Awards, Bribie Island Art Centre
2014 First Prize (portrait) Maryborough Art Awards, Kent Street, Maryborough
2014 Finalist Moreton Bay Art Awards, Pine Rivers Regional Gallery, Strathpine
2013 Finalist Moreton Bay art awards, Pine Rivers Regional Gallery, Sthrathpine
2013 Finalist Cliftons Art Awards , Brisbane City.
2012 Finalist Gainsborough Greens Art Awards, Pimpama, Gold Coast
2012 Finalist Lethbridge 10000 small scale art awards, Lethbridge Gallery, Paddington, Qld.
2012 Finalist Xstrata Percival Portrait Award, Perc. Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville.
2012 Finalist Moreton Bay Art Awards, Pine Rivers Regional Gallery, Strathpine.
2012 Finalist Stanthorpe Art prize, Stanthorpe regional Gallery
2011 Highly commended, D'Arcy Doyle Art Awards, Gold Coast
2011 Finalist ANL Maritime art Awards, Docklands, Melbourne
2011 Finalist Moreton Bay Regional Art Awards, Pine Rivers
2011 First Prize (Portrait), Brisbane Artists Academe
2010 Finalist ANL Maritime Art Prize, Melbourne
2010 Finalist Xstrata Percival Portrait Award, Townsville
2009 Finalist Rio Tinto Art Awards, Gladstone.
2006 Finalist, Comalco Hanson Award, Bundaberg
2003 First Prize, Noosa News Outdoor art contest
2003 Finalist Canberra Art Prize, Canberra
2003 First Prize, Laidley art contest, (still life )
2002 By Invitation, 15 Artists, Redcliffe City Art Gallery Annual Art Prize
1998 Finalist (portrait), Alice Bale Art Awards, Melbourne
1998 First Prize (Seascape), Bundaberg Arts Festival
1998 Second Prize (Drawing), RNA Show, Brisbane
1998 First Prize (Portrait), Capricorn Coast Art Festival, Yeppoon
1997 First Prize (Open), Cairns Art Society
1997 Third Prize (Seascape), RNA Show, Brisbane
1997 Finalist , Mosman City Art Prize, Sydney
1996 First Prize (Portrait), Mackay Art Society
1996 Third Prize (Overall), Ernest Henry Memorial Art Contest, Cloncurry
1996 First Prize (Drawing), Cairns Art Society
1996 First Prize, Cairns City Council Art Award
1995 Finalist Portia Geach Memorial Award, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney
1991 First Prize (Overall), Atherton District Art Society
1988 Purchase Award, Redcliffe City Council, Redcliffe.
1987 First Prize, Redlands Art Award, Cleveland
1987 Finalist ACTA Maritime Art Awards National Touring Exhibition
1981 Encouragement Award, Royal Queensland Art Society, Brisbane
2015 Portrait of Jacquie & Ross from Jacquie Perkins (Bribie Island Mobile Vet)
2012 Portrait of Jack and Megan Sparr, through Portrait Artists Australia Website.
1996 Portrait, Brad Bevan, Cairns Post
1996 Portrait, Julie Majer, Cairns Post
1995 Portrait, Mrs Dinah Kamsler, Pacific Hotel, Cairns
Books: 'The Artists' Book' (page 150& 151) Published by Portrait Artists Australia
ISBN 978-0-646-57130-0 Editor : Janis Lander
Catalogues : Hirst, George, Seeing Green Exhibition Catalogue
Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville
ISBN 0949461 121 August – September 1991 (page2)
Publications : Art /Edit Issue 08 Oct/Dec 2015 Editors Pick 'Best of Figurative' Page 94
Australian Artist ISSN 0813 8095, June 1998 Portfolio (page 8)
Arts Nexus ISSN 1326 0030 Exhibition Review, Feb-March 1997
(page 19) Issue 25
Arts Nexus ISSN 1326 0030 Exhibition Preview, Oct-Nov 1996
(page 9) Issue 24
Gallery News ISSN 1325 7560 Nov-Dec 1996 (page 2)
2013 Queensland Times March 19 'Pisasale the only Pollie entered in the Archibald.' Page 5.
2013 Sydney Morning Herald March 16 -National Times- Editorial 'Artists spurn politics in search of main game'.
2013 The Queensland Times, Thursday Feb 28 'Pisasale's a model Mayor' Page 1 and 5
2011 Northern Times (ABW) Friday March 18, 'Political subject', Page 17
2010 Bribie Island Mainland News, Feb 26th "gentleman of the Bush', Page 1 & 8
2000 Courier Mail, March 1st (page 40), ‘Arts’
2000 Weekend Australian, Feb 26-27 (page 10), ‘The Nation’
2000 Northern Times, Feb 25 (page 1), ‘Cheryl a Prize Option’
1998 The Redland Times, Feb 27 (page 2, Lifestyle) ‘Brushes With Fame'
1995 Newcastle Herald, October 4, ‘Arts’
Cairns Post, Dec 7 (page 49) Exhibition Review
Cairns Post, Nov 22 (page 26) Exhibition Review
Cairns Post, Feb 19 (page 21) ‘Sportstar Honour’
1995 Northern Beachcomber, Sept 1st (page 3) ‘Portrait of an Artist’
1994 Cairns Post, Oct 18 (page 20), ‘Artists of North Queensland’
Cairns Post, Aug 5 (page 20), ‘Arts’
Ipswich Regional Gallery
Tewantin Regional Shire Council
Queensland Theatre Company
Jardine Shipping, Cairns
Moreton Bay Regional Art Collection.
Cairns City Council
Cairns Post Hall of Fame
Central Queensland Mining Supplies, Mackay
Redcliffe City Council
Various Private Collections
2013 Portrait Workshop, Ningi Art Shed, Ningi
2011 Drawing workshops, Pine Rivers Regional Gallery,Strathpine
2000-2001 Art Teacher, Pine Rivers Adult Education (casual)
1999 Art Teacher, Bribie Island Community Art Centre
1994-1996 Art Teacher, Cairns College of TAFE, Adult & Continuing Education
1990-1991 Art Teacher, Cairns College of TAFE, Options
1998 Individual Professional Development Grant – Arts Queensland
1996 Pat Corrigan Artist Grant, Sydney
VOLUNTEER & PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
1996 Visual Art Delegate, Regional Arts Development Fund, Cairns
Arts Writer (Reviews), Arts Nexus, Cairns
Judge- Visual Arts, Cairns Show Association
Vice President, Visual Arts Association, Cairns
Workshop Co-ordinator, Cairns Art Society
Judge, Arts on the Edge, Reef Festival Art Competition, Cairns
Judge, Kuranda Markets Art Competition
1995 Judge - Visual Art & Craft, Mossman District Show Association
Executive Committee Member, Art Gallery Association, Cairns
1992 Exhibition Co-ordinator, ‘Lost in Spaces’, QUT, Carseldine Gallery
1991 Workshop Co-ordinator, Cairns Art Society
1989-1990 Grants Co-ordinator, Cairns Art Society
Bribie Island Art Society
Flying Arts Inc.
Royal Queensland Art Society
Redcliffe Art Society
Portrait Artists Australia.
Australian Guild of Realist Artists