Guest Artist - Lisa Wang - Australia

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Lisa Wang

Lisa has a unique eye and her Work reflects this attention to detail, colour and bringing out the balance and beauty in each of her subjects regardless of genre or medium! We are proud to have Lisa for this coming 2021 period as one of our 'Best in Muster' for the Australian Watercolour Muster - Category III - as 2nd Best in Muster - Works on Paper

Melbourne based artist and art teacher. Born in Dalian, China 1977, Lisa’s passion and aptitude for art was evident from primary school. In 1996, as one of the top two art students from Liaoning province, she was selected to study at the Dong Hua University in Shanghai, where she completed a 4 years bachelor degree with the major in Fashion Design and won several prizes in Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland of China.

In 2002, Lisa emigrated to New Zealand. During her time there she developed further as an artist, and became a respected art teacher in Dunedin. She exhibited widely and received a number of prestigious awards for her work. In early 2007, Lisa moved to Australia, and started working as a full-time artist. In 2008 she completed a series of paintings featuring Victorian sheepdog trials, which were very well received by the local art community. The following year she was
commissioned by the Geelong Football Club to complete a series of major oil paintings to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the club. The paintings captured key players significant moments and passionate supporters of the club. The exhibition was on display at the Geelong Regional Art Gallery and was extremely well received by the public. Those paintings are now part of the club's permanent collection held at the Cardinia Park Club Rooms.

Lisa paints in both oils and watercolour. She is a member of the VAS and the WSV, and the Vice President of the Watercolour Society of Victoria. Lisa has held 6 solo exhibitions and many group exhibitions. In recent years she has travelled worldwide on painting trips with internationally renown master artists. Lisa enjoys working with an extensive variety of subjects, but portraits and wildlife are her favourite. Her confident brush work, use of colour and ability to capture light making her paintings unique and highly sought after by art lovers and collectors world wide.

Important Exhibitions and Prizes:

2020 Finalist “40th International Exhibition” San Diego Watercolour Society, USA
2020 “Best Watercolour Prize” Mornington Art Show, Melbourne
2020 “People’s Choice Prize” Marvellous Melbourne Art Exhibition, Melbourne
2019 “Peoples Choice Award” Camberwell Art Show, Melbourne
2019 Finalists “FLOW” National Contemporary Watercolour Prize, Wollongong Art Gallery
2019 Winner and People’s Choice Award double prizes, National Equine Art Prize, Mansfield
2019 Australian Watercolour Muster Exhibition, Brisbane
2019 “Hidden Faces” The Victorian Salon Des Refuses, Melbourne
2019 Saint Cyr Watercolour Biennial, France
2019 International Female Master Artist Group Show, Sweden
2018 “Hidden Faces” The Victorian Salon Des Refuses, Melbourne
2017 Two men show, Wintergarden Gallery, Geelong
2016 “The Rhythm of Watercolour” Watercolour Society of Victoria Group Exhibition, China
2016 “Best Landscape Award” Drysdale Easter Art Show
2016 Winner, Zonta International Women's Day Art Exhibition, Geelong
2015 “From the river to the sea” Solo Exhibition, Geelong Regional Art Gallery
2014 “Encouragement Award” Camberwell Art Show, Melbourne
2014 Best Oil / Acrylic in the show, Knox Art Show, Bayswater, Melbourne
2013 First Prize for Oils and Best landscapes “The Peg Minty Award” Spring Exhibition, Canberra
2013 “Best Oil/Acrylic Prize” The Hobsons Bay Art Show, Melbourne
2012 “First Prize for Drawing” National Awards Exhibition, ASMA, Sydney
2011 “People's Choice Prize” Clifton Art Prize, Canberra
2009 “Go Cats! 150 years of Geelong Football Club” Solo Exhibition, Geelong Regional Art Gallery
2009 “Best in Show” AGRA Annual Drawing Exhibition, Melbourne
2008 “Best in Show” Annual Winter Exhibition, AGRA
2006 Best in Show "Lula Curry Prize", Otago Art Society 130th Annual Exhibition, NZ
2006 “First Prize” Dunedin Stained-Glass Heritage Art Exhibition, NZ - To Contact Lisa - Click Here

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