Petra Reece is a professional artist who specialises mainly in oils, although has also worked with drawing and printmaking. Petra's work is realist with concentration on light and shadow.
Influenced by Edward Hopper after having seen his exhibition many years ago. Petra has had numerous exhibitions and had her work purchases by both a regional gallery and the Nillumbik Council for a large painting of the 2009 bush fires.
PETRA REECE: C.V.
Castlemaine Regional Art Gallery
Australian Print Workshop
The Nillumbik Shire
EXHIBITIONS And AWARDS:
2019 Finalist Rick Amor self portrait prize
2018 Finalist, Calleen Art Award, Cowra N.S.W.
2017 Finalist, Georges River Art Prize, Hurstville
2017 Finalist, Rick Amor Self Portrait Prize
2016 Finalist, Len Fox Art Prize, Castlemaine
2016 Highly commended, Albany Art Prize
2015 Exhibition, 19 Karen Gallery, Queensland
2015 Finalist, ANZAC art prize
2014 Finalist, Eutick Memorial Still Life award, N.S.W.
2013 Exhibition, About Light, Catherine Asquith, Melbourne
2012 Finalist, John Leslie Art Prize
2012 Exhibition, En Plein Air, Eva Bruere Gallery Sydney
2011 Finalist, Eutick Memorial Art Award, Bega N.S.W
2011 Finalist, Len Fox Art Award, Castlemaine Gallery
2011 Finalist, Whyalla Art Prize, South Australia
2011 Exhibition, Lustre, Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne
2010 Exhibition, Bushfire Australia, TarraWarra Museum of Art
2010 New Works, Eva Breuer Gallery, Sydney
2010 New Artists, Catherine Asquith gallery
2009 Festival 2009, Catherine Asquith Gallery
2009 Nude, (paintings from the figure) Ochre Gallery, Collingwood
2007 Winner, Nillumbik Art Prize, Eltham
2006 Exhibition, Chapman and Bailey gallery, Melbourne
2005 Finalist, 2nd Prize, James Farrell Award
2005 ‘Looking Inwards’ Salmon Galleries, Sydney
2005 ‘Salon de Montsalvat’ Montsalvat, Eltham
2004 ‘After the Love Story’ Eltham Wiregrass Gallery
2004 MLC Art exhibition
2002 Australian Print workshop, exhibition
2000 Castlemaine Regional Art Gallery, Acquisition Works
1999 Winner, James Farrell Self Portrait Award, Castlemaine
1997 ‘The Rembrandt Connection’ Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne
1995 Highly Commended, Williamstown Drawing Prize
1995 Finalist, 2nd Prize, James Farrell Award
1993 Winner, James Farrell Self Portrait Award, Castlemaine
Supplied all artwork for the t.v. production of Little Oberon
Inside Out Magazine, May/June 2012 paintings featured in photographic
Section, ‘Artist In Residence’
The Age, 17th July 2010 Dan Rule
The Age, 7th August 2009, Gabriella Coslovich
Art Nation, A.B.C. Television ‘Bushfire Australia’ Tarrawarra Museum of Art.