|Artist Name:||Linda Weil|
|Art Groups:||Mentone Mordialloc Art Group|
Queensland Wildlife Artists Society
The Australian Guild of Realist Artists
Linda Weil is a professional artist with over 30 years’ experience in drawing and illustration. Starting with a career as Artist /Illustrator for a variety of national magazines, she now exhibits her work in a variety of galleries and exhibitions throughout Australia. Her engaging and detailed drawings of animals and nature studies have won numerous awards. The 2016 Australian Geographic Art Calendar features one of Linda’s award winning drawings ‘Lothario’. She has authored and illustrated ‘How to Draw Lifelike Animals’ and co-authored ‘The Art of Drawing Animals’ for the well-known international art publisher, Walter Foster, as well as creating unique drawings promoting Derwent pencils. Linda teaches regular drawing classes locally in Victoria and workshops interstate. A full resume, list of awards, as well as examples of her work can be viewed at: http://home.exetel.com.au/lindaweil.
Art Group Memberships
‘The 30 Realists’ - Dubbo - Exhibiting Member.
Australian Society of Miniature Art (NSW) - Exhibiting member.
Victorian Artists Society - Exhibiting member.
Wildlife and Botanical Artists Inc. - Exhibiting member.
QWASI (Queensland Wildlife Artist Society Inc) - Exhibiting member.
Mentone-Mordialloc Art Group - member and tutor.
Australian Guild of Realist Artists - Signatory member.
Awards & Achievements Include:
Linda has won numerous awards. Her major awards include;
Finalist: The Holmes Art Prize for Excellence in Realistic Australian Birdlife,
Best Drawing: 2015 Bright Autumn Art Exhibition.
Best Drawing: 2014 Heart of Kingston Charitable Art Fund Show.
Best Drawing: Flinders Art Show 2013.
Best Pastel or Drawing: Alexandra Rotary Easter Art Exhibition 2013.
Best in Show: ‘Art of Nature’ 2013, 11th Annual Exhibition WABA.
Best Other Work on Paper: Dromana Rotary Art Show 2012.
Best Traditional Wildlife Award 'The Art of Nature 2012' WABA 10th Annual Members Exhibition.
Best Drawing Flinders Art Show 2012.
Overall Winner #1 (joint) Wildlife & Discovery 2012.
Best Other Work on Paper: Dromana Rortary Art Show 2011.
Best drawing of subject of North Eastern Victoria, Wangaratta art show 2010.
First Prize, Section iv, 2008 Leongatha Rotary Art Show.
Best Other Medium under $1,000, 2008 Mount View Art Exhibition.
2006 Geoff Douglas Memorial Award WASA 'Wild Awards'.
Best Original Drawing, 2006 Bayside Art show.
Best Drawing, 2005 Hamilton North Rotary Art Show.
Gold Award, 2004 Pakenham/Cardina Shire Art Exhibition (Yakerboo).
Best Other Medium, 2002 Dromana Autumn Art Show.
Linda is currently teaching at the Camberwell Community Centre on Wednesdays 1-3pm.
'You can draw anything!'
For full details visit http://home.exetel.com.au/lindaweil
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