Mary Jane Malet
MARY-JANE MALET – ARTIST – PAINTINGS
A well established Perth Artist, Mary-Jane Malet emigrated to Perth in 1965 from England, where she had completed her Diploma in Fine Art at the prestigious Ruskin College in Oxford. 9 years of travel, study and exhibitions in England held her in high regard as an established Artist when she settled in Perth where she has continued her career in both teaching art and exhibiting her work. Mary-Jane captures the soft light of our beautiful Western Australian seascapes and landscapes.
Mary-Jane Malet – Artist Biography
Arrived Australia November 1968.
Australian Nationality 1970.
Mary-Jane was educated at St Teresa’s Convent, Minehead England. In 1955 she won a scholarship to The Somerset College of art where she studied for two years.
From 1958 to 1960 she completed The National Diploma in Design and The Oxford University Diploma in Fine Art at The Ruskin School for Drawing and Fine Art, in Oxford. During this time she consistently won prizes for paintings, judged by leading art critics and nationally known artists.
Mary-Jane taught art at St Audrey’s School, Willeton Somerset during 1961. Further study followed in Spain, Greece, Malta, Germany and France. In Malta in 1963, she taught art at The Sacred Heart Convent for nine months. After nine years study and travel, Mary-Jane held two successful exhibitions in England before emigrating to Australia in 1968 where she settled in Perth Western Australia.
During 1970-71 she conducted several Adult Education courses in art and in particular she taught at The Albany Summer School in 1970. Several commissions followed as a private tutor to both young and adult students. She was appointed Artist in Residence at Tresillian Community Centre Nedlands WA in 1983
1969 Hendford , Forrest St., Peppermint Grove W.A
1975 Collectors Gallery, Hay St. Perth, W.A
1978 The Cliff St. Gallery Fremantle.
1980 Hunkers Broadway, Nedlands.
1982 Greenhill Gallery Perth WA
1983 Greenhill Gallery Perth WA
1985 Howard St. Gallery, Perth WA
1987 Glyde St. Gallery Mosman Pk WA
1991 Stafford Studios Perth WA
1992 Stafford Studios Perth WA
1993 Stafford Studios Perth WA
1994 Stafford Studios Perth WA
1994 “The Best of Australia” Hong Kong.
1995 “The Best of Australia” Hong Kong
1995 Stafford Studios Perth WA
1997 Stafford Studios Perth WA
1998 Stafford Studios Perth WA
1999 “Ballet On Show” Perth International Festival Stafford Studios
2000 Stafford Studios Perth WA
2001 Stafford Studios Perth WA
2002 Stafford Studios Perth WA
2005 Studio Exhibition Willis St. Mosman Pk.WA
2006 Studio Exhibition Willis St. Mosman Pk.WA
2007 Studio Exhibition Willis St. Mosman Pk. WA
2008 Studio Exhibition Willis St. Mosman Pk. WA
2010 Studio Exhibition Willis St. Mosman Pk. WA
1984 Artist In Residence Tresillian Community Centre
1985 Full Time Lecturer in Drawing and Painting Claremont School of Art
2005 Artist In Residence The British School In Delhi
1999 Town Of Mosman Pk. Annual Award
2001 Town Of Mosman Pk. Annual Award
2002 Town Of Mosman Pk. Annual Award
- Royal Perth Hospital WA
- Harvey Rotary Club
- Peppermint Grove Shire Council
- Weld Club Perth WA
- Notre Dame University
- John 23rd College WA
- Burswood Casino and Hotel WA
- Mosman Park Shire Council WA
JahRoc Galleries currently have no paintings for sale by Mary-Jane Malet – please enquireView all artists gallery