|Artist Name:||Pauline Bailey|
|Usual Style:||Contemporary Realist|
I was born in the Melbourne suburb of Oakleigh, Victoria and currently live in rural Gippsland where I work from the peaceful surrounds of my home studio. I have been a practising artist for the past ten years working across a variety of media. My preferred medium is acrylic on canvas but I also incorporate charcoal, pastel, collage and oils along with photography and digital media.
The urban environment is of particular interest to me and I frequently travel back to the city for inspiration. Railway stations, dilapidated and disused buildings, pubs, cafés and other structures are among my favourite subjects.
I have held a number of solo and joint exhibitions in Victoria and I have participated in numerous group exhibitions throughout Australia. I have also completed a number of private commissions.
Influences and Inspiration
Alber Tucker, William Young, Howard Arkley, Edward Hopper
Certificate 1V Visual Arts
Diploma of Arts - Majored in painting and drawing
2018 "Snapshot Melbourne" Marios Cafe, Fitzroy
2017 "City, Suburbs and Beyond" Mr. Burch Cafe, McKinnon,Victoria
2015 "Beyond The Facade" Little Woods Gallery, Collingwood, Victoria.
"Facade" Marios Café, Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Victoria.
2014 "As I See It" Burrinja Café Gallery, Upwey, Victoria.
2013 Wellington Entertainment Centre (EBBWEC) Sale, Victoria.
Banc Café, 800 Bourke St. Melbourne, Victoria.
"Urban Blend" Marios Café, Brunswick Street, Fitzroy.
"Urban Detail" Tacit Contemporary Art, Abbotsford, Victoria.
2012 "Urban Mix" Marios Café, Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Victoria.
A4 Art Australia 2016 – 19th March – 3rd April 2016.
Herring Island Gallery, access via Como Landing, South Yarra, Victoria (Part of the Herring Island Summer Arts Festival).
"From Place To Place" (Solo show) - 30th March – 6th May 2016.
West Gippsland Arts Centre, Warragul, Victoria.
Mr. Burch Cafe, McKinnon (Solo show) - March 2017 .
2014 "Revisit" Gippsland Art Supplies Gallery Space, Sale, Victoria.
2013 "Collaboration" Yarragon Arts Hub, Victoria.
2013 "Land Sea Structure" Gippsland Gallery, Sale, Victoria.
2012 "Place" Tacit Contemporary Art, Abbotsford, Victoria.
2011 Wellington Entertainment Centre, Sale, Victoria.
2011 "Different Views" Meeniyan Art Gallery, Victoria.
2011 "Intimate Studies" Courthouse Gallery, Stratford, Victoria.
2010 "Different Spaces" Maffra Exhibition Space, Victoria.
Selected Group Exhibitions 2005 - 2016:
Regeneration, Aspire Gallery, Paddington, Brisbane, QLD.
Petite Pieces, Aspire Gallery, Paddington, Brisbane, QLD.
40 x 40 Art Prize, Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy, Victoria.
9 x 5 Exhibition, Walker Street Gallery, Dandenong, Victoria.
"Made With Love" Christmas group show, Pumpkin Lane Gallery, St Kilda.
Linden Postcard Show, St Kilda, Victoria.
Geelong College Art Show, Geelong College, Victoria.
Flanagan Art Prize Exhibition, St. Patrick's College, Ballarat, Victoria.
Lethbridge 10000 Smallworks Art Prize, Brisbane QLD.
St. Kevins College Art Show, Toorak, Victoria.
Mornington Art Exhibition, Mornington, Victoria.
Summer Salon Exhibition, Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale, Victoria.
The Belle Arti Prize - Chapman & Bailey, Abbotsford, Victoria.
Hornsby Art Prize,Wallarobba Arts and Cultural Centre, Hornsby NSW.
Bayside Art Show, Sandringham Yacht Club, Victoria.
"By Invitation Only" Group exhibition, Yarragon Arts Hub Victoria.
"Off The Wall" Tacit Contemporary Art Abbotsford, Victoria.
"She" Walker Street Gallery, Dandenong, Victoria.
Cardinia Grand Art Exhibition, Pakenham, Victoria.
Fleurieu Art Prize, South Australia.
A Tree for All, Cowwarr Art Space, Cowwarr, Victoria.
Art Gippsland Exhibition, West Gippsland Arts Centre, Warragul, Victoria.
Cancer Council Arts Awards Victoria, 120 Collins St. Melbourne, Victoria.
Portrait Competition, Latrobe Contemporary Gallery, Morwell, Victoria.
Wellington Entertainment Centre, Sale, Victoria.
St. Michael's Exhibition & Archangel Prize, St. Michael's Grammar, St Kilda, Victoria.
The Shilo Project, Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale, Victoria.
Chapman & Bailey Art Awards, Metro Gallery, Brisbane, Qld.
Runway Gallery, EG Tafe, Fulham, Victoria.
Tyers Art Festival, Tyers, Victoria.
Relish @ the Gallery, Port Of Sale Wellington Shire Building, Sale, Victoria.
Media Art & Design Exhibition, Lorne, Victoria.
Awards & Achievements Include:
2015: Finalist: Flanagan Art Prize, St. Patrick's College, Ballarat, Victoria.
2015: Ninth place in the Overall Winning Artist’s category, Light Space & Time Online Gallery CityScapes competition, Florida, USA.
2015: Fifth place in the Painting and Other category, Light Space & Time Online Gallery CityScapes competition, Florida, USA.
2014: Finalist: Hornsby Art Prize, Hornsby, NSW.
2014: Finalist: Flanagan Art Prize, St. Patrick's College, Ballarat, Victoria.
2014: Highly Commended /Robert Portbury Contemporary Award: Grand Art Exhibition, Cardinia Cultural Centre, Pakenham, Victoria.
2014: Finalist: She Exhibition, Walker Street Gallery, Dandenong Victoria.
2013: Finalist: Fleurieu Art Prize, South Australia.
2011: Finalist: St. Michael’s Exhibition/Archangel Prize, St. Michael’s Grammar, St Kilda.
November 2010: Finalist: Milk Magazine Cover competition.
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