2019 EXHIBITION

Thurs Aug 15th – Sun Aug 18th, 2019

Serenity by Cathy Yarwood-mahy

ARTIST NOTES: This is one of my series of atmospheric, detailed landscapes that reflect a range of emotions: this one is "Serenity".

Features

DIMENSIONS (Height - 91.00 cm X Width - 91.00 cm )
MEDIUM ON BASE Oil on Canvas
GENRE Landscape
REGISTERED NRN # 000-36628-0221-01
COPYRIGHT © Cathy Yarwood-mahy
PRIZES AND AWARDS No Awards
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Artist: Cathy Yarwood-mahy



ARTIST BIO

ARTIST STATEMENT

Cathy is a Melbourne based artist and her work ranges from realism to more intuitive and ethereal abstract and semi-abstract pieces. Cathy has been a finalist in several significant national art competitions: the 2016 Contemporary Art Awards and the 2017 and 2018 Kennedy Prize. In 2018, she also won the Best 2D artwork in the Swanpool Creative Recycled Art Prize. In 2019 Cathy became a finalist in the Wyndham Art Prize and the Ravenswood Women's Art Prize. She also won first prize in the Australian Guild of Realist Artists' President's Challenge. Cathy became a finalist in the Noel Counihan Art Award 2020 and in 2021 she was a finalist in the Art Lovers Australia Prize, the Wyndham Art Prize and the Lethbridge Landscape Award.

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EDUCATION

 1980-1981         Bachelor of Education (Art major) Monash University

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 2020                  Contemplation, Off the Kerb Gallery, Collingwood.

 2019                  Finding the Light, Royal Women's Hospital, North Melbourne.

 2017                  Perspectives, Gallery Voltaire, North Melbourne.

 2016                  Diversity, Gallery Voltaire, North Melbourne.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020                   Passage of Time, AGRA Gallery, Camberwell, Vic.

                          Truth to be Known, In.cube8r Gallery, Prahran, Vic.

 2019                  Ravenswood Women’s Art prize, Sydney, N.S.W.

                          Wyndham Prize Exhibition, Werribee Art Gallery, Vic.

                          A Walk in the Park, Manningham City Square, Doncaster, Vic.

                          St. Kevin’s Art Show, Toorak, Vic.

                          Modern Life, President’s Challenge, AGRA, Camberwell, Vic.

2018                  Small Works Art Prize, Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy, Victoria

                          Maldon and District Portrait Prize, Maldon, Victoria

                          Moonee Valley Rotary Art Show, Essendon, Victoria

                          Camberwell Rotary Art Show, Hawthorn, Victoria

                         Swanpool Creative Recycled Art Prize, Swanpool, Victoria

 2017                 Kennedy Prize exhibition, Adelaide, South Australia (finalist)

                          St. John's Southgate Art Prize, Melbourne, Victoria (finalist)             

                          Moonee Valley Art Show, Essendon, Victoria

                          Camberwell Rotary Art Show, Hawthorn, Victoria.

                         Bayside Rotary Art Show, Sandringham, Victoria

                         Albert Park College Art Show, Albert Park, Victoria 

 2016                Contemporary Art Awards, Online Exhibition, Brisbane (finalist).

                         Moonee Valley Art Show, Essendon, Victoria

                         Camberwell Rotary Art Show, Hawthorn, Victoria.

                         Bayside Rotary Art Show, Sandringham, Victoria

                         Albert Park College Art Show, Albert Park, Victoria  

                        Gallery 69 Smith St, Fitzroy, Victoria           

 AWARDS

2020          Finalist in Noel Counihan Art Award

2019          Winner : Australian Guild of Realist Artists' President's Challenge.

                  Finalist in Ravenswood Women's Art Prize

                  Finalist in Wyndham Art Prize

2018           Finalist in Kennedy Art Prize

                  Winner Best 2D artwork, Swanpool Creative Recycled Art Prize

2017           Finalist in Kennedy Art Prize, Finalist in the St. John's Southbank Art Prize

2016           Finalist in Contemporary Art Awards

                  Her paintings, Combustion and Blue Dream, received Amazing Art Awards in the online World of Art competition.                            

 2015          Her painting Radiant Dusk was chosen for publication in the Art Ascent, Art and Literature Journal Competition

 PRESS

  2016, September, Art Edit magazine, Pièces de Résistance

 2015, September, Art Ascent, Art and Literature Journal, Violet issue

 2014, March 6, Herald Sun Leader newspaper, “Social Media    meet- up inspires artists’ Kew Exhibition”



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