Sheila Benford – Artist – Paintings

 

Sheila Benford – Artist Biography

Born England 1935 – Australian Citizenship 1977

Education

  • 1987 Graduated with Distinction Fine Arts, Forrestfield College of Technical & Further Education
  • Trained in London as a photographic airbrush artist.
  • Worked for various photographers in Perth doing photo restoration

Awards

  • 1998 & 2005 – Winner of Cossack Art Award
  • 1995 – Winner of Fremantle Woolstores Art Prize
  • 2001 & 1999 – Highly Commended, Cossack Art Award

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2001 – Pilbarra Fine Art Gallery
  • 1996 – Gadfly Gallery, Dalkeith, Perth
  • 1992 – West End Gallery, Fremantle

Collections

  • Burswood Casino, Perth
  • Shire of Roeburn
  • Ministry of Health, Perth
  • Duxton Hotel, Perth (commission)
  • Private collections in Australia, Britain, Holland, Singapore, Hong Kong and Germany

Currently Represented in Galleries

  • PS Studios, Fremantle
  • Code Red, Claremont, Perth
  • Pilbarra Fine Art Gallery
  • Jarrahcorp, Fremantle
  • Callen & Rafferty, Daglish, Perth
  • Gallery 360, Mt Lawley and Subiaco, Perth
  • JahRoc Galleries, Margaret River

Open Exhibitions – various including

  • Cossack Art Award 2004, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997
  • Mosman Park Art Award 2001, 1998
  • Perth Royal Show 2001, 2000, 1999, 1997
  • Kalgoorlie Art Award 2001
  • Leonora Art Award 1999, 2000
  • Burswood 2000, 1999, 1998
  • Newman College 2000, 1999
  • Mall Galleries, London, England 1996

Other

  • Coordinator of annual Rottnest Island art expedition 1995 – 1995
  • Painting expedition to Broome, WA 1990
  • Painting trips to Pilbara and Hammersley – remote WA 1980 – 1985

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