Portrait of Wendy Sharpe

Wendy Sharpe

Born: 1960 in Sydney, New South Wales

Representation: King Street Gallery (Sydney), Philip Bacon Galleries (Brisbane), Mars Gallery (Melbourne), Wendy Sharpe

Wendy Sharpe in studio
1991-1992 M.A. (Fine Arts), College of Fine Arts, University of NSW
1984 Graduateh2. Diploma of Professional Art, City Art Institute
1983 Graduate Diploma of Education, City Art Institute
1980-1982 B.A. (Visual Arts), City Art Institute, Sydney
1978-1979 Art Certificate, Seaforth Technical College, Sydney

Selected Awards, Prizes and Commissions

2006 Awarded Tenancy Cite Internationale studio, Paris
2003 Allen Gamble Memorial Art Prize, Sydney
2003 Portia Geach Memorial Prize ,S.H Ervin Gallery, Sydney
1999 Commissioned as Official Australian Artist to East Timor, Australian War Memorial , ACT
1998-1999 Commissioned by the City of Sydney for Olympic pool mural on the life of Annette Kellerman (8 panels), Cook & Phillip Aquatic Centre
1998 Bathurst Art Prize, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
1996 Archibald Prize Winner, Art Gallery of New South Wales
1995 Kedumba Drawing Prize, New South Wales
1995 Portia Geach Memorial Prize, SH Ervin Gallery
1992 Robert Le Gay Bereton Drawing Prize
Australia Post Graduate Research Award
1991 Australia Post Graduate Research Award
1989 Mercedes Benz Art Scholarship
1986 Awarded tenancy Cite Internationale Studio, Paris
1986 Dyason Bequest
Marten Bequest, Travelling Art Scholarship
Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales