Janet Matthews wildlife artist

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

1980 Diploma of Visual Arts, Monash University, Gippsland Campus.
1982 Graduate Diploma of Visual Arts, Monash University, Gippsland Campus.
Fellow of Wildlife Art Society of Australasia.
Fellow of Australian Guild of Realist Artists.
Past President of Waverley Art Society and Wildlife Art Society of Australasia.
Vice President of Australian Society of Miniature Art, Vic.
Member Arts and Cultural Reference group, City of Casey 2004 – 2007

AWARDS AND ACCOLADES

Janet’s artworks have won many awards over her career, here are a few highlights.

Represented Australia in the World Wide Botanical Exhibition 2018
Artworks in the permanent collection of the New York State Museum, USA,
Artwork in the collection of Roberson Museum and Science Centre, New York, USA
Juried Award, Focus on Nature 2014, New York State Museum (top 14 artworks)
Commissions by Australia Post for stamp images released in 2006 and 2009 and 2021
Wildlife Artist of the Year- 2017, 2013 and 2011 - (Wildlife Art Society of Australasia).
Kenneth Jack Drawing Award- 2013 - (Australian Guild of Realist Artists).
Artwork selected to commemorate 50th celebration of Entomologists Australia;
Artwork selected to commemorate Doug Waterhouse’s contribution to Entomology;
2019 JADA drawing award selected finalist, touring Aust 2019 - 2020
2011 Lindsay King Arts Initiative Award - City of Casey, Vic;
Kenneth Jack Drawing Award- 2013 - (Australian Guild of Realist Artists).

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

• Roberson Museum and Science Centre, NY
• New York State Museum
• Council of Xuz Hou in Japan
• Australia Post
• City of Monash Collection
• Gold Coast City Art Gallery
• Monterey Secondary College
• Bill and Maureen Mann Wildlife Art collection Horsham Gallery
as well as for Private collections in Australia and overseas.

PUBLISHED ARTWORKS

Quite a few of my artworks and articles have been published in magazines as well as books, including “50 Top Australian Artists”, “Wild Inspirations“ (Wildlife Art Museum of Australia) “Flora of Australia” 2018. Australian Art magazines, (Australian Artist, Artists Palette) Australian Bird Keepers magazine Sept 2018 Commissioned to create drawings of the Constellations of Boorong Aboriginal people.

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