Born 1955, Yarrawonga, Australia

Lives and works in Australia and France

 

Studies

Bachelor of Arts (Honors Fine Arts), University of Sydney

Diploma of Fine Art (Painting and Drawing), Julian Ashton Art School, Sydney

Graduate Diploma, Professional Art ,College of Fine Arts, UNSW, Sydney

 

Juried Exhibitions

2015     ANL Maritime Art Awards, winner Emerging Artist Award, Mission to Seafarers, Melbourne

              Doug Moran Portrait Prize, semi-finalist

2013     NSW Parliamentary Plein Air Painting Prize, finalist, NSW Parliament House, Sydney (also 2012, 2011, 2009, 2008)

2012     Kedumba Drawing Award,(by invitation) Kedumba Gallery,Wentworth Falls  (also 2010,1996)

             selected by judge David Fairbairn for the Kedumba Contemporary Australian Drawing Collection

              Adelaide Perry Drawing Award, finalist, PLC, Sydney (also 2011)

2011     Dobell Drawing Competition, Art Gallery of N.S.W., Sydney, finalist

             (also 2009, 2006, 2001, 1999, 1995, 1994)

2008     Mortimer Art Prize, Sydney, highly commended

2000     SCEGGS Redlands Westpac Art Prize, (by invitation), SCEGGS Redlands, Sydney, finalist (also 1998)

1998     Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Town Hall, Mosman, finalist (also 1996, 1993, 1991, 1990)

1997     Salon des Refusés, S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney

1996     Portia Geach Memorial Portrait Award, S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney, finalist

             (also 1993, 1991, 1990, 1989)

1993     Muswellbrook Art Prize, finalist, Muswellbrook, NSW

             Alice Bale Art Award, finalist, McClelland Gallery,Caulfield, Vic.(also 1992)

1989     ACTA Australian Maritime Art Award, finalist, Blaxland Gallery, Sydney

 

Solo and Duo exhibitions

2014     Recent Works, Galerie Jenson, Tours, France

2012     Inspiration Française, vision Australienne, Château de Gizeux, France

2011     Inspiration Française, vision Australienne, Château de Gizeux, France

2010     Traces de Vie, Galerie Jenson, Tours, France

             Inspiration Française, vision Australienne, Château de Gizeux, France

2009    Inspiration Francaise, vision Australienne, Chateau de Gizeux, France

2008     Inspiration Française, vision Australienne, Château de Gizeux, France

2007   Clair et Obscur, Galerie Jenson, Tours, France

              Inspiration Française, vision Australienne, Château de Gizeux, France

2006     Inspiration Française, vision Australienne, Château de Gizeux, France

2005     Recent Works, Biblioteque Anglophone d’Angers, Angers, France.

2001     Recent Works, North Sydney Fine Art, Sydney

2000      Recent Works, North Sydney Fine Art, Sydney

1999      People and Places, North Sydney Fine Art, Sydney

1998     Recent Paintings and Drawings, North Sydney Fine Art Gallery, Sydney

1992      In a Masterly Style, Old Brewery Gallery, Wagga Wagga

 

 Selected Group Exhibitions

2017     Australian Watercolour Institute Annual Exhibition, (also 2015,2012,2010,2009,2008,2007, 2006, 2005, 2001, 2000, 1999,                    1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992)

2014     The Beautiful Dust, Artsite, Sydney.

2012     Taiwan-Australia International Watercolour Exh., Taiwan

2011     Nude, six artists working from life, Artsite Gallery, Sydney

             High Country, Waragil Gallery, Blackheath

2010   Wattle,Rose & Thistle,Finest Watercolourists of Australia, England and Scotland,

            Wollongong City Gallery, Wollongong, and, Wagner Gallery, Sydney    

            Private Journey Public, Artsite Gallery, Sydney

             Works on Paper, Artsite Gallery, Sydney

2002    Survey of Australian Women Artists 1920-2000, Vanessa Woods Gallery, Sydney

              Annual Pastel Exhibition, Delmar Gallery, Sydney (also 2001,1997, 1996, 1995)

2001     Figure Studies, North Sydney Fine Art Gallery, Sydney

             Annual Watercolour Exhibition, Delmar Gallery, Sydney (also 2000,1999,1998, 1997, 1996)

             Modern Masters, North Sydney Fine Art Gallery, Sydney

             Julian Ashton Art School Exhibition, Alumni and Friends, Coachhouse Gallery, & Alliance Française Gallery, Sydney (also 1998,                 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992)

2000    Modern Masters, North Sydney Fine Art Gallery, Sydney

             Fragments from the Forest to the Sea, North Sydney Fine Art Gallery, Sydney

1999     The Definitive Horse Show, North Sydney Fine Art Gallery, Sydney

1998     Recent Works by Vicki Parish, Anna La Fontaine, Judy Lane, Superba Gallery, Mosman

1997     Artists at Pine Bluff, Delmar Gallery, Sydney

             Pyrmont Peninsula Revisited, Woolloomooloo Gallery, Sydney

1996     Australian Watercolours, Shirley Wagner Gallery, Hong Kong

             Recent Works by Vicki Parish, Anna La Fontaine, Jan Ashby, Judy Lane, Pentimento Gallery, Bathurst

1995     Annual Pastel Exhibition, Delmar Gallery, Trinity Grammar School, Sydney

1994     Group Show, Artarmon Galleries, Sydney

1993     28th Bathurst Art Purchase, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst

1992-3The Travelling Breadboard Show, Melbourne, Ararat, Daylesford, Tamworth, West Wyalong, Canberra, Sydney

1988     Recent Works, Wilena Gallery, Glebe

1987     Recent Works, Old Brewery Gallery, Wagga Wagga

1986     Contemporary Women Painters, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst

 

Residencies

Chateau de Gizeux  artist in residende  juin-aout 2006 - 2009

Lived and painted at La Briche, France 2003-2005

 

Collections

Kedumba Contemporary Australian Drawing Collection,   IBM, Commonwealth Bank, Forays Art Consultants, Private Collections in Australia, Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Vienna, New York. France.

 

Memberships

Australian Watercolour Institute (elected 1995)

 

Publications

Parish, Vicki, Appreciation of Colour Through its Use, Centre for Continuing Education, University of Sydney, 1987

Australian Watercolour Institute, 75th Anniversary 1923-1998, Dr Brian Kennedy et al, Beagle Press, 1998

Australian Watercolour Institute, Hendrik Kolenberg et al, Philip Matthews Press, 2006