St. Johns Afternoon

Graeme Whittle

Watercolour on Baohong Paper / 70 x 123 cm

$2,750.00

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Graeme Whittle

Career Summary

Graeme Whittle has been drawing and painting for over 30 years. He is an accomplished artist working in a variety of mediums including watercolour, acrylics, photography and collage.

Graeme is a Tasmanian and lives near Launceston where he works and teaches independently.

Recent exhibition history:

  • September  2020 – Solo Exhibition – Madeline Gordon Gallery Launceston
  • April 2019 – Solo Exhibition – Madeline Gordon Gallery Launceston
  • September 2016 – Solo Exhibition – s.p.a.c.e. Gallery Launceston
  • October 2015 – Solo Exhibition – The Green Centre Launceston
  • August 2014 – Solo Exhibition – Artist’s Gallery Launceston
  • December 2013 – Studio show, Launceston
  • September 2012 – Solo Exhibition, Independent Art Space Launceston
  • July 2012 – Participated in group exhibition, Norbertellen Gallery, Los    Angeles.
  • December 2011 – Solo Exhibition, Mercure Hotel, Launceston
  • October 2011 – Participated in group exhibition, Norbertellen Gallery, Los Angeles.
  • March 2010 – Solo exhibition, Rex Heathcotes, Launceston

Achievements and Awards:

  • December 2020 – Finalist in the Heysen Prize for Landscape Painting
  • June 2019 – Finalist in the Bay of Fires Art Prize
  • March 2017 – Finalist in the John Glover Prize for landscape painting
  • September 2016 – Awarded best watercolour painting, Tasmanian Art Awards, Eskleigh
  • September 2015 – People’s Choice Award, Tasmanian Art Awards, Eskleigh
  • March 2015 – Children’s choice award, John Glover Prize for landscape painting
  • Feburary 2015 – Finalist in the John Glover Prize for landscape painting
  • July 2014 – People’s Choice Award. Bay of Fires Art Prize
  • April 2012 – Winner of the Tasmanian Art Award Eskleigh
  • March 2011 – Finalist in the John Glover Prize for landscape painting
  • April 2009 – Awarded best watercolour painting, Tasmanian Art Awards, Eskleigh
  • March 2009 – Finalist in the John Glover Prize for landscape painting
  • August 2008 – Highly Commended in the Winsor and Newton Splash of Pink        watercolour competition
  • April 2008 – Highly Commended at the Camberwell Rotary Art Show
  • March 2007 – Finalist in the John Glover Prize for landscape painting
  • September 2004 – Awarded 1st prize for best overall painting,  Max Fry Art Show Launceston

Training and qualifications:

  • November 2010 – 1 week workshop in Fiji with Wendy Sharpe
  • 1978-81 – Diploma of Fine Art, Tasmanian College of Advanced Education.
  • March 1976 – 2 week intensive with Clifton Pugh, Campbelltown Tasmania

Acquisitions:

  • 2010 Watercolour “Peeling into the Past”, acquired by the Burnie Regional Art Gallery.
  • 1990 Work acquired by Telstra and News Limited collections.

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