Jaq Grantford

Home / Museum / ARC Living Artists

Jaq Grantford

ARC Associate Living Master TM

30 artworks

Australian

http://www.jaqgrantford.com/

  • Artworks
  • Biography
  • Awards
  • Galleries
HD

A Study in Water

Oil on Canvas

152 x 107 x 4 cms | 59 3/4 x 42 x 1 1/2 ins

HD

Barri Gotic

Oil on Canvas

137.2 x 203.2 x 10.2 cms | 54 x 80 x 4 ins

HD

Complex Simplicity - Jacki Weaver

Oil on Canvas

150 x 150 x 4 cms | 59 x 59 x 1 1/2 ins

HD

Dancing in the Light

Watercolour on Paper

215.9 x 152.4 x 2.5 cms | 85 x 60 x 1 ins

HD

Eddie Ayers

Oil on Board

123 x 123 x 4 cms | 48 1/4 x 48 1/4 x 1 1/2 ins

HD

Elena Kats-Chernin

Oil on Canvas

123 x 100 x 4 cms | 48 1/4 x 39 1/4 x 1 1/2 ins

HD

Asylum

Oil on Canvas

152 x 86 x 4 cms | 59 3/4 x 33 3/4 x 1 1/2 ins

HD

Identity

Oil on Canvas

100 x 77 x 4 cms | 39 1/4 x 30 1/4 x 1 1/2 ins

HD

Internal Contemplation

Pastel on Paper

85 x 60 x 1 cms | 33 1/4 x 23 1/2 x 0 1/4 ins

HD

Just an Old Drag Queen

Oil on Canvas

304.8 x 304.8 x 10.2 cms | 120 x 120 x 4 ins

back to the artworks

Mode

Jaq Grantford is an Australian artist based in Melbourne and has worked extensively as an artist.

She has participated in numerous exhibitions, most recently as a finalist in the Mod Portrait Prize at the European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM), and the 5th International Figure Painting Competition in New York. She has won many awards, including the People’s Choice for the Black Swan Portrait Prize, the People’s Choice in the Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize, the People’s Choice for the Perth Heritage Prize, the Clifton’s Acquisitive Art Prize and the Architecture Award in the Master of Art Competition in London.

Ever since she was a child, she has been passionate about portraying the human form, and that love has persisted throughout her life. To capture the essence of a person is one of her greatest joys.

 

2019                 Winner Kennedy Art Prize

2019                 Finalist 5th International Figure Painting Competition, New York

2019                 Finalist Arc Salon International Art Prize, Art Renewal Centre

2018                 Finalist Mod Portrait Prize Spain, MEAM European Museum of Modern Art

2018                 Finalist Arc Salon International Art Prize, Art Renewal Centre

2018                 Winner Best in Show, Gateway International Painting Competition

2018                 Finalist Gateway International Painting Competition, February

2018                 Finalist Gateway International Painting Competition, April

2018                 Winner People’s Choice Black Swan Portrait Prize, Art Gallery Western Australia

2018                 Winner 8th place, Portrait Society of America, International Members Prize

2017                 Winner Hidden Faces People’s Choice

2017                 Winner 3rd place, Portrait Society of America, International Members Prize

2017                 Finalist Fomenar Art Prize, Rome, Italy

2017                 Finalist Portia Geach Portrait Prize

2017                 Semi-finalist Doug Moran Portrait Prize

2016                 Finalist Hornsby Art Prize

2016                 Winner Melbourne in Cliftons Art Prize

2016                 Semi-finalist Doug Moran Portrait Prize

2016                 Park Art Fair International, Germany, Honourable Mention

2016                 Winner People’s Choice Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize

2015                 Finalist Black Swan Portrait Prize

2015                 Winner Master of Art International exhibition, Architecture Award, London

2015                 Scholarship to attend International Portrait Conference with Portrait Society of America

2015                 Certificate of Excellence Artavita International Art Prize

2014                 Winner People’s Choice Black Swan Heritage Prize, Perth

2014                 The Archibald Salon de Refuses

2014                 Third Place, International Artist Magazine, Landscape Prize

2014                 Semi-finalist Doug Moran Portrait Prize

2014                 Support Stipend, Can Serrat residency, Spain

2014                 Finalist Shirley Hannon Portrait Prize for realism

2014                 Semi-finalist in Arte Laguna Prize in Venice

2014                 Certificate of Excellence in the Portrait Society of America open international competition

2013                 Winner People’s Choice Black Swan Portrait Prize – portrait of Jacki Weaver

2013                 Highly Commended Black Swan Heritage Prize

2013                 Finalist Surrealism prize, Mortimore Art Prize

2013                 Australian Guild of Realist Artists, Winner of the Presidents Challenge

2013                 S.H. Ervin Gallery, Salon de Refuse with portrait of Jacki Weaver

2012                 Winner Surrealism prize, Mortimore Art Prize

2012                 Finalist, Black Swan Portrait Prize

2012                 Finalist, Portia Geach Portrait Prize

2012                 Finalist, Cricket Art Prize

2012                 Finalist, Waverley Art Prize

2012                 Finalist, Xstrata Percival Portrait Award

2011                 Semi-finalist, Charlatan Ink Art Prize in New York. 100 chosen internationally

2011                 Finalist, Corangamarah Art Prize

2011                 Finalist, Black Swan Portrait Prize

2011                 Finalist, Mortimore Art Prize

2010                 Finalist, Waverley Art Prize

2009                 Finalist Black Swan Portrait Prize with portrait of Jonathon Welch

2009                 Finalist in the ANL Mariners Art Prize

2008                 Finalist, Black Swan Portrait Prize with portrait of Paul Mercurio

2008                 Winner of the ‘Hidden Faces of the Archibald’ exhibition – portrait of Paul Mercurio

Burrinja Cultural Centre (Australia), Media House Gallery (Australia), Chapel off Chapel (Australia), MEAM (European Museum of Modern Art), Art Gallery of Western Australia, G3 Artspace (Australia), SH Ervin Gallery, Bega Regional Gallery (Australia), Salmagundi Club (New York)