Elizabeth Barden

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Elizabeth Barden

ARC Associate Living Master TM

Australian 21st Century Realist

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www.elizabethbarden.com
Email: info@elizabethbarden.com

Elizabeth Barden is a fine artist with an established studio practice. A highlight in her career has been having her portrait of Christine Anu accepted into the permanent collection of the Australian National Portrait Gallery, Canberra.

Education, Qualifications and Memberships
  • 1992 - current
    Foundation Member of Portrait Artists Australia
    Foundation Member of Cairns Regional Art Gallery
  • 1986 - current
    Queensland Teacher Registration
  • 1983 - 1985
    QUT Diploma of Teaching, Secondary Art, Painting and Drawing Major

Appointments
  • Education Queensland 2006-2011 Casual Supply Teacher
  • Woree State High School 1990,1991 Art Teacher
  • Cooktown Secondary School 1988,1989 Art H.O.D.
  • Southport State High School 1986,1987 Art Teacher
  • Conducted Private Adult Art Classes and Workshops 1994-2016

National Awards
  • Finalist Portia Geach Memorial Art Award 2016
  • Finalist, Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize, Bega 2005
  • Finalist, Portia Geach Memorial Art Award, Sydney 2004
  • Finalist, Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize, Bega 2004
  • Winner of 'People's Choice Award, Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize, 2004
  • Finalist, Portia Geach Memorial Art Award, Sydney 2003
  • Finalist, Portia Geach Memorial Art Award, Sydney 2002
  • Finalist, Portia Geach Memorial Art Award, Sydney 2001

Collections
  • 'Christine Anu- Waiting For Zipporah',(2002) held in permanent Collection of National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
  • Portrait of Rosella Namok (2003) held in collection of Cairns Regional Art Gallery
  • 'Angus Edmonds', 2005, University of Queensland, Emmanuel College
  • 'Ron Ireland' 2004 held in Cairns City Library
  • 'Sir Sydney Williams' 2000, held in the Cairns City Library

  • Solo Exhibitions
    • 'Seeing Secrets', Cairns Regional Gallery 2003
    • 'A Shore Thing', Cairns Regional Gallery 1999

    Group Exhibitions
    • The Blunt, Cairns 2012
    • Portrait Artist Australia Members Exhibitions to current
    • Cairns Regional Gallery 'From the Collection' 2008
    • Cairns Regional Gallery 'From The collection' 2007
    • 'Hidden Treasures' Cairns Regional Gallery 2006
    • 'Idols and Icons', Art House Hotel, Sydney 2006
    • Cairns Regional Gallery Postcard Show 2005
    • Shirley Hannan, Bega Valley Regional Art Gallery 2005
    • Portia Geach Memorial S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney 2004
    • 'Courtroom and Street', Art House Hotel, Sydney 2004
    • Cairns Regional Gallery Postcard Show 2004
    • Shirley Hannan, Bega Valley Regional Art Gallery 2004
    • Portia Geach Memorial, S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney 2003
    • Cairns Regional Gallery Postcard Show, 2003
    • 'Artist By An Artist', Art House Hotel, Sydney 2003
    • Portia Geach Memorial, S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney 2002
    • Cairns Regional Gallery Postcard Show 2002
    • Portia Geach, S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney 2001
    • Art on Aplin, Cairns 2001
    • Northern Interiors Gallery, Cairns 2001
    • Central Gallery, Cairns 2000
    • Reef Gallery 1999
    • Helen Wiltshire Gallery, Port Douglas 1999-2000
    • Annual Shows of Cairns Art Society, 1989-2000
    • Annual shows, Kickarts, Cairns 200, 2004
    • Lake St. Gallery Cairns 1992
    • Gallery 912, Brisbane 1991
    • Australian Craftworks, Cairns 1991
    • Palm Court Gallery, Cairns 1991

    Publications
    • 'The Artists Book', Portrait Artists Australia - Ten Years. 2012
    • 'The Collection', Cairns Regional Gallery Acquisitions from 2006 to 2008
    • 'Portrait.13', National Portrait Gallery, Spring 2004
    • 'National Capitol School Excursion Planner- Artistic Expressions, National Portrait gallery' 2005
    • "Portrait" NPG publication, 2009- 2011.
    • 'Who do you think You Are' SBS documentary, featuring Christine Anu and Artwork by Elizabeth Barden.