Some of my work is available for purchase at the following:
LILA LOU'S 55 S. Glenwood St, Wort's Cabin, Jackson WYOMIING US (now closed)
QPOPUP GALLERY 148 Nancy Bird Walton Drive KEW NSW 2439 (now closed)
GREENHOUSE CAFE 72 Clarkson Street, NABIAC NSW 2312. Open 7 days 02 6554 1944
MISTIE'S SADDLERY 30 Hannam Vale Road, Moorland NSW 2443. Open 6 days. PH 0478 776 376
THE EDGE GALLERY & ART SUPPLIES - River Arcade, Victoria Street TAREE NSW 2430. PH 0448 432 654 Open Mon - Sat.
UPCOMING EVENTS : 2020
LANSDOWNE HALL ART EXHIBITION - Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd May 2020 at LANSDOWNE COMMUNITY HALL, 27 Cundle Rd LANSDOWNE NSW 2430 10 am - 4 pm. Refreshments available. Local musician Heath Watts is entertaining during the weekend. Section for EQUINE ARTISTS, Landscape & Open Subject in any mediums. This will be our second Art Show at the Community Hall, open to Junior, Youth and Adult artists. Entries close 15th April 2020. Visit Lansdowne Community Hall FaceBook page. CANCELLED DUE TO CO-VID19.
For further information and entry forms please email me at email@example.com or Rhonda Hardes firstname.lastname@example.org
Wallamba Show - Sat 14th March 2020 at NABIAC SHOWGROUND NSW
UPCOMING EVENTS : 2019
Camden Haven Show Art Exhibition - Sat 19th & Sun 20th October at Kendall Showground, NSW
Taree Show Art Exhibition - Fri 11th to Sun 13th October 2019 at Taree Showgrounds NSW 2430
TAREE OPEN ART EXHIBITION - Sat 13th - Sun 21st July 2019 at Taree High School Hall Macquarie St, TAREE NSW 2430.
LANSDOWNE HALL ART EXHIBITION - Sat 4th - Sun 5th May 2019 at LANSDOWNE COMMUNITY
HALL, 27 Cundle Rd, LANSDOWNE NSW 2430 10 am- 4 pm. Refreshments available. Local musician Heath Watts is entertaining during the weekend.
'SPIRIT HORSES" (Solo Exhibition ) Monday 29th April - Friday 24th May 2019 at HALLIDAY'S POINT LIBRARY 1/85 High Street, HALLIDAY'S POINT NSW 2430
Trade Stall at LANSDOWNE COMMUNITY HALL - Saturday 30th March 2019 - 8 am- 12 pm at 27 Cundle Road, LANSDOWNE NSW 2430.
Opened 23rd November 2013. Visitors welcome by appointment. Originals, cards, Rock'N'Ponies & handpainted items available for sale at all times.
UPCOMING EVENTS : 2016
Stall at Canter For Cancer - Afternoon Tea on Sunday 30th October 2016 2pm - 5pm at King's Creek Retreat, King's Creek Road, Krambach NSW. Tickets $10. ea Available at Bellewood Saddlery. Contact Simone Preston 0408 910 665
Stall at Burrell Creek Flower Show - Saturday 15th October at Burrell Creek Hall 9 am - 3 pm
Wallamba Show - Saturday 28th February 2016, Nabiac Showground, Nabiac NSW.
UPCOMING EVENTS : 2014 - 2015
Trade Stall - Accent on Iris Flower & Photography Show - Saturday 17th October 2015 - 9am - 3pm. Burrell Creek Hall, The Buckets Way, Burrell Creek NSW
Taree Show Art Exhibition - Taree Showgrounds, Muldoon Street, Taree NSW 2430 Friday 9th October - Sunday 11th October 2015.
Trade Stall at Manning Valley Performance Horse Club Equine Art Exhibition - Saturday 1st - Sunday 2nd August 2015. Taree Showground, Muldoon Street, Taree NSW 2430.
Great Lakes Art Exhibition - Saturday 28th March - Sunday 12th April 2015. 34 Lake St, Forster NSW 2428.
Wallamba Show - Saturday 7th March 2015, Nabiac Showground, Nabiac NSW.
Stall at Taree Night Bazaar - Saturday 29th November 2014, Victoria Street, Taree NSW 2430 at 6.00 - 9.00 pm.
Stall at Manning Valley Horse Health & Management Expo - Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th November 2014 at Wingham Showground, Gloucester Rd, Wingham NSW 2429
Stall at Manning Valley Performance Horse Club Spring Show - Sunday 26th October 2014 at Taree Showground, Muldoon Street, Taree NSW 2430.
Stall at Burrell Creek Flower Show - Saturday 11th October 2014 at Burrell Creek Hall 9am - 3pm.
Stall at Tuncurry Artist Bazaar - Saturday 27th Sept 2014 at Tuncurry Memorial Hall, Point Rd Tuncurry NSW 2428. 9am - 3pm.
Stall at Tuncurry Artist Bazaar - Saturday 5th July 2014 at Tuncurry Memorial Hall, Point Rd Tuncurry NSW 2428 9am - 3pm.
Stall at Manning Valley Performance Horse Club & Coloured Horse Show - Sunday 23rd February 2014 at Taree Showground, Muldoon Street, TAREE NSW 2430. Originals, cards & small items pictured below will be available for sale.
Gypsy Cob & Friesian horse fridge magnets painted in oils.- all have now SOLD. Others available in the Etsy shop http://www.etsy.com/shop/PaintedDreamsStudios
* ART IN THE VALE - Hannam Vale Hall, NSW. Opening night Good Friday 18th April 2014 at 6 pm. Exhibition closes Sunday 18th April at 4 pm.
* "YEAR OF THE HORSE" SOLO EXHIBITION - Opening Friday 31st January - 28th Februrary 2014 for the Chinese New Year at Cafe Mediterrano, 232 Victoria Street, Taree NSW 230. Ph 02 6552 4939. Open 7 days.
* SOLO EXHIBITION - "SPIRIT OF EQUUS" at Flying Changes - Maitland Vale, NSW. www.flyingchange.com.au
* SCONE HORSE WEEK - May 2013. I will be exhibiting some equine works at this year's Horse Week festival at the SCONE ART SOCIETY EXHIBITION. Opening night Friday 10th May 2013 at 6.00 pm - 63 Kingdon St, Scone NSW. Exhibition closes Sunday 19th May at 2.00 pm.
* ART IN THE VALE - Hannam Vale Hall, NSW. Opening night Good Friday 29th March 2013 at 6.00 pm. Exhibition closes Easter Sunday 31st March at 4.00 pm. All artists are invited to enter up to 3 works each. Further enquiries to Julieanne Richardson - email@example.com
Entries close Friday 22nd March 2013.
We are organising the annual "ART IN THE VALE" exhibition at Hannam Vale community hall over the Easter holidays this year & have been featured in the latest issue of "Focus" magazine. www.focusmag.com.au
How exciting to be 1 of the 8 finalists in the USA TRAIL OF PAINTED PONIES first Australian art competition! Voting is online at www.trailofpaintedponies.com/poll.php until November 5th 2012. "An Auzzie Christmas" Pony
Congratulations & well done to all the finalists! Below are the prizes I chose as the NSW finalist.
"MANNING RIVER TIMES" - Friday 2nd November 2012 www.manningrivertimes.com.au
UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS - 2012 where you can see my work.
* SOLO EXHIBITION - "SPIRIT OF EQUUS" at Flying Changes - Maitland Vale, NSW in June 2013. www.flyingchange.com.au
* CAFE MEDITERRANO CHRISTMAS GROUP EXHIBITION - December 2012 at Cafe Mediterrano, 232 Victoria Street Taree NSW 2430. Opening night Friday 7th December 2012 at 6pm. Exhibition runs until February 2013,
* DUNGOG ART EXHIBITION - 96 Dowling Street, Dungog NSW 2420. Opening night Friday 6th September 2012 at 6.30pm. Exhibition open daily from Saturday 7th September 10am - Sunday 16th September 2012 3pm.
* TAREE OPEN ART EXHIBITION - Taree High School Hall, Macquarie Street, Taree NSW 2430. Opening night Friday 6th July 6.30pm. Exhibition open daily from Saturday 8th July 10am - 4pm. Closes Sunday 15th July 2012 2pm.
* TOCAL AGRICULTURAL FIELD DAYS - Tocal Agricultural College, Tocal Rd, Tocal NSW. Opening Friday 4th May - Sunday 6th May 2012 closes at 4.00pm. Art exhibition on display at The Chapel venue.
"Manning River Times" 24th December 2010
"Great Lakes Extra" 30th December 2010
* GROUP EXHIBITION - "THE FIFTH ELEMENT" with Phil Elsing, Kadek Wijaya & Michael Murphy at Your Home Choices Unit 1,6 Enterprise Court, Forster NSW 2428 from Monday 20th December 2010 - 31st January 2011. Artists celebration day 5.30pm Saturday 22nd January 2011 All welcome. email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.yourhomechoices.com
Fellow artist Tessa Chudy at the Cafe Mediterrano opening night (K.Bayer - photos)
Artist - Lina Basile (photos - Karl Bayer)
"SUNLIGHT & SHADOW, LANSDOWNE RIVER" wins Highly Commended in Pastel section. Judge - Jude McBean.
"VIEW TOWARDS SYDNEY" wins Commended in Works on Paper. Judge - Robyn Collier (Photo by Ross Sutherland)
* GROUP EXHIBITION - "BLUE SKIES, DRAGONFLIES & ROSES" with Marilyn Cranfield & Kath Mears to be held at the Morland Gallery, Isabella Street, Wingham NSW 2429 from 1st - 16th October 2010. Opening at 3.00pm Saturday 2nd October 2010. Please drop in for a look at our exhibition during this time.
* Display stall - Burrell Creek Flower Show on Saturday 16th October 2010 at the Burrell Creek Hall, Bucketts Way - 9am start. Artworks, photography, cards, prints & calendars available for sale.
Great Lakes Open Art Exhibition - opening night April 2009 (Photo - M.Casey)
Highly regarded Australian artist Graham Cox attended the opening night & opened the show for us. (Photo - C. Tanner)
(Photo - A. Cleaver)
Photos by Scott Calvin 06/10/10
Photos by Ashley Cleaver 08/10/10
My design "Melbourne Cup Racer" for the 150th anniversary of the Melbourne Cup in November 2010 has been featured in the USA "TRAIL OF PAINTED PONIES, INC" e-magazine. See www.trailofpaintedponies.com
I had the wonderful opportunity of meeting gorgeous Baroque Friesian stallion "The Wizzard" & his owner Shirley just recently at the local showground & took some lovely photos of him & another Friesian gelding. There will be some paintings of these beautiful horses to come.
Four local artists were featured at the recent Upper Lansdowne Theatre Players Birthday Celebration in February at the Upper Lansdowne Hall. Newspaper & television media covered the event, which was well attended.
"Starburst Pony" - one of my acrylics in the Painted Ponies Series has been chosen by Retreat Hill Winery, Navasota, Texas USA as the design on their wine label for the release of their new wine called "Blazin' Blush" - a Texas White Zinfandel. The original painting now also hangs in the tasting room at Retreat Hill Winery & Vineyard. www.retreathill.com (Label designed by Hyde Park Label Company - Dallas, Texas USA)
"SUNLIGHT & SHADOW, LANSDOWNE RIVER" wins 1st in Local Subject Open Art Section & Champion Painting.
Other recent awards include:
*1ST Pastel Section : CAMDEN HAVEN SHOW, KENDALL NSW 2010
*1ST People's Choice : CAMDEN HAVEN SHOW, KENDALL NSW 2010
*1ST Pastel Section : COMBOYNE SHOW, COMBOYNE NSW 2010
*CHAMPION PAINTING : COMBOYNE SHOW, COMBOYNE NSW 2010
* MOST SUCCESSFUL EXHIBITOR ART : COMBOYNE SHOW, COMBOYNE NSW 2010
*1ST Works On Paper : WALLAMBA SHOW, NABIAC NSW 2010
*1ST People's Choice : WALLAMBA SHOW, NABIAC NSW 2010
*1ST Pastel Section: WINGHAM SHOW, WINGHAM NSW 2010
(Entered at SYDNEY ROYAL EASTER SHOW ART SECTION 2010)
"SUNLIGHT & SHADOW, LANSDOWNE RIVER"
JUDGE - Jan Vincent
"SUNLIGHT & SHADOW, LANSDOWNE RIVER"
JUDGE'S COMMENTS - "Good use of medium. Draws the viewer in. Invites them up the path - great shadows. Well done." ( Marea Kozaczynski McCaig)
"THE GREEN ARCHWAY - WARRENS LANE, LANSDOWNE"
JUDGE'S COMMENTS - "Subtle use of colour and medium by artist - good perspective which draws the viewer into the painting." (Margaret Sivyer OAM)
Previous awards - * HIGHLY COMMENDED Landscape Photo : Nabiac Show 2008 1ST - Lanscape Photo : Burrell Creek Flower Show 2011 3RD - Landscape Photo : Lal Lal Photographic Exhibition 2011
Article in "MANNING RIVER TIMES" newspaper June 1999.