|Artist Name:||Jeff Gilmour|
|Art Groups:||Mentone Mordialloc Art Group|
Peninsula Art Society
Wildlife Art Society of Australasia
Jeff began his career in 1952 as a cadet on Women's Day Magazine.
When Women's Day was sold and moved to Sydney he moved to Australasian Post and Your Garden Magazines.
1965 Jeff moved to News Ltd Murdoch Papers to become art director of TV Week and New Idea magazines.
At this time he began a successful freelance business with clients: Myer Emporium, CN Meyers paper products and Landsdown Press book publishers.
1975 resigned from News Ltd., to take up full time freelance work.
1983 Jeff moved to Mt Martha to become honorary park ranger at Joseph Harris scout park where he continued as a freelance artist.
1990 Jeff moved back to Frankston ; met and married Joan Denner and discovered fine art and hasn’t stopped painting ever since.
Art Group Memberships
Jeff belongs to the Peninsula Arts Society, Oak Hill Gallery Co Op, Peninsula Studio Trail, Wild life Arts Society of Australasia and the Mentone Mordialloc Art Society.
Studio Gallery, “Crabapple Gallery”
27 Gairloch Drive, Frankston 3199
Open daily , phone first (03) 9 781 2415
Awards & Achievements Include:
2000 Best pastel, Red Hill Show, (art section).
2000 Best pastel , Alexandra Rotary Easter Art Exhibition
2000 Commenced tutoring art class at Frankston
2000 continued tutorship under Brian Armstrong – pastel class, portraiture and life class.
2001 best water color, Coonabarabran NSW Art Show
2002 workshop with art group, Coonabarabran, NSW
2003 workshop tutorship with Jenny McNaughton, Canberra
2003 started an art class St Luke’s Frankston
2004 workshop with art group, Coonabarabran, NSW
2005 started art class home studio
2004 tutorship class with Tony Smibert, Tasmania
2004 Best Water Color, Flinders Art Show
2005 Best Water Color, Flinders Art Show
2005 tutorship one-on-one with Tony Smibert, Tasmania
2006 demonstration at Sherbrooke Art Society
2006 tutorship, plein-air with Tony Smibert, Tasmania.
2007 commenced tutorship with Greg Allen
2007 Best Representational Work (oil), St Francis Xavier Art Show
2008 Best Water Color , Mornington Rotary Art Show
2008 Highly commended Dromana Rotary art show
2011 Highly commended Mornington rotart art show
2011 Highly commended South Eastern art Festival, Berwick
2011 ‘Sweetheart Award’ , Mt View art show
Highly Commended, Southland art show, Rotary…October 2011
Best Painting under $500, Dromana Art Show …october 2011
Best painting any medium under $750, Mordialloc rotary art show.
Highly Commended Peninsula Arts Society Spring art Show.
Highly Commended…wild life artists society “Wild Awards”
2nd prize..wild life arts society at Stepps Gallery
First prize water colour, St Edwards art exhibition, Blackburn
First Prize…St Edwards art show Blackburn..Aug 2014.
Wild Life Arts Society of Australasia..Highly Commended, Sep 2014
First Prize , Wangaratta art show , Nov 2014
Highly Commended , Langwarrin art show, Nov 2014
Highly Commended , Sorrento Art Show, Jan 2015
Highly Commended, St John’s art show Cranbourne…May 2015
Contact the Artist
(03) 9781 2415