Lorna Thrift Brooks
|Artist Name:||Lorna Thrift Brooks|
|Region:||Daylesford & Macedon Ranges|
Lorna, a former art teacher has exhibited professionally since 1971 in many solo and group exhibitions. She has work in private collections within Australia and overseas. Working in isolation without outside influences, she relies on her imagination and the environment for inspiration. She paints in all mediums and occasionally branches off into other forms of art such as pottery, glass, printmaking, sculpture, jewellery, paper and mixed media.
Lorna was an artist in residence in 1996 at Arthur Boyd’s ‘Bundanon’ in New South Wales.
Horsham art gallery 1971
Horsham art gallery 1973
La Peruse gallery, Canberra 1978
Woolong gallery, New Gisborne 1987
Meadowcroft gallery, Mt Macedon 1988
Etherlings Malmsbury 1990
Cicloppi Gallery Armadale 1991
Finches of Macedon 1991
Convent Gallery, Daylesford 1992
Gallery de Estere, South Yarra 1992
Tog's Other Place, Castlemaine 1993
Malmsbury Gallery 1994
Tog's of Castlemaine 1996
Mulleys of Bendigo 1999
Harrison Gallery Mowbray College Melton 2000
Mad Gallery, Lancefield 2007.
Presently exhibiting at the Heron Gallery, Castlemaine.
Bakery Lane, Woodend.
Chamber Gallery, Woodend.
The Saw Mill Gallery Calder highway, Victoria.
Art Work in Private Collections:
Lorna has work in private collections within Australia and overseas.
Awards & Achievements Include:
Woodend W/C Prize "Courtship" 1991
Woodend W/C Prize "Spring" 1994
Woodend W/C Prize "Celebration for Gillian 1995
Woodend Other Medium "Instruments de Musque" 1996
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