Linda Robertson

  • Bachelor of Arts degree, Latrobe University, Sociology (major), Philosophy, History, English Literature;
  • Diploma of Fine Art, Philip Institute of Technology; major in drawing and
    printmaking, (screen printing, etching and lithography);
  • Life Drawing workshops with Godwin Bradbeer;
  • Drawing workshops with Geoff Dupree;
  • Certificate course, Desktop Publishing, Collingwood TAFE;
  • Painting and drawing summer school, New Arts Studio School, Linden, St Kilda;
  • Painting and drawing classes, Council of Adult Education, Melbourne;
  • Certificate course, graphic reproduction for printing,
  • Melbourne College of Printing and Graphic Art

Exhibitions

2015 “Life Forms” Exhibition, Metropolis Gallery, Geelong
2013 “Life/Still Life” Exhibition, Metropolis Gallery, Geelong
2012 Finalist, “She” Exhibition, Walker St Gallery
2010 Group exhibition, Metropolis Gallery
2009 Solo exhibition, Metropolis Gallery, Geelong
2008 Solo exhibition, Frankston Arts Centre
Art Melbourne with Jenny Pihan Fine Art
2007 Art Melbourne with Jenny Pihan Fine Art
2006 Art Melbourne with Jenny Pihan Fine Art
Group show, Bankart Gallery
Group show, Little Malop Gallery
2005 Group show, Bankart Gallery
Represented at Melbourne Affordable Art Fair by Jenny Pihan Fine Art
Represented at SydneyArt 05 by Paintbox Gallery
Finalist, Banyule Works on Paper Award
Exhibition with Paintbox Gallery, ACT
2004 Represented at Melbourne Affordable Art Fair by Skepsi Gallery
Represented at London October Affordable Art Fair by Tallantyre Gallery, Northumberland
2003 Solo show, Skepsi Gallery, Carlton
Finalist, Castlemaine Drawing Prize
Finalist, Banyule Works on Paper Award
Group show, Jenny Pihan Fine Art , Mornington
2002 Group show, Boathouse Gallery, Mornington
2001 Finalist, Castlemaine Drawing prize
Group show, Collingwood Gallery
2000 Group Show, Fitzroy Gallery
1999 Linden Postcard show
1998 Group show, Fitzroy Gallery
Group show, Life Models Society Show, Roar studios

Selected awards

Hobson’s Bay 2013 Best Pastel
Knox Art Exhibition 2012 Best Painting all mediums
Hobsons Bay 2012 Best Pastel
Ocean Grove 2012, Best Work on Paper
Camberwell 2011 Highly Commended
St Kevins, 2011 Best Pastel
Tarra Art Show 2006 Highly Commended
Camberwell 2006 Highly Commended
Bright Art Show, 2006 Best Other Medium

Finalist, Banyule Works on Paper 2005
San Remo Show 2005, Best Work in Another Medium
Corowa Show 2005, Highly Commended
Warragul Art Show, Best Work in Show

Wagga Wagga Art Show, Judge’s award
Bright Art Show 2004 Best Other Medium
Yarram Show 2004, Highly Commended, Pastel

St Mary’s Art Show 2003, Ararat, Best Painting
Finalist, 2003 Castlemaine Drawing Prize
Finalist, 2003 Banyule Works on Paper Award

Deniliquin Art Show 2002, Best Pastel
Camberwell Art Show 2002; Encouragement Award, Pastel
Brighton Art Show 2002, Best Work on Paper

Finalist, 2001 Castlemaine Drawing Prize
Warragul Art Show, Highly Commended, Drawing Section
Toorak College Show, Best Pastel award
Loyola College Show, “Artistic Heritage” Award 2001
Yea Art Show, First prize for traditional work
King Valley Show, Best Pastel

Collections

Bass Coast Shire
City of Bright
Strathcona Girls School
Methodist Ladies College Collection

Teaching experience

Previous: Life drawing workshops with Arts Society of Canberra, Summer Schools 2007, 2008, 2009

Current: Teaching adults – regular classes and workshops
Teaching secondary school life drawing
Teacher pastel drawing, Ivanhoe studio
Monotype workshops, Ivanhoe studio
Specialist teacher, life drawing workshops: Marcellin College, Academy of Mary Immaculate, Ivanhoe Girl’s Grammar, Canberra Art Society Summer School 2014

Represented by

Jenny Pihan Fine Art, Frankston
Paintbox Gallery, Canberra
Metropolis Gallery, Geelong
Seaview Gallery, Queenscliff