ROS ELKIN

This body of work was developed using a variety of media. Still life elements are explored by using ceramics and printmaking techniques, whilst my painting reflects light and colour taken from nature

 

Education
 

2007               Intensive Lithography course

2004-2007      Diploma of Fine Arts Hunter Institute of TAFE

2003-2004      Certificate 1V Fine Arts Hunter Institute of TAFE

1990-1993      Newcastle TAFE Ceramic Foundation

Awards:
 

2018                Yancoal Singleton Art Prize Contemporary painting

2018                Dungog Arts Society 1st Prize Open Category Pastel on paper

2018                Dungog Arts Society 1st Prize Ceramics

2018                Dungog Arts Society Highly Commended Watercolour painting

2016                1st Weston art prize (watercolour on paper)

2013                2nd  Tilegerry Art Show   (works on paper)

2010                1st   Tilegerry Art Show    (painting)

2010                1st Weston Art Show        (contemporary painting)

2010               1st Back to Back Gallery   (ceramic sculpture)
 

Finalist:
 

2019                46th Muswellbrook Art Gallery (works on paper)

2018                45th Muswellbrook Art Prize (ceramic sculpture)

2018                Laman Street Art Prize (Drawing)

2015                Newcastle Club Foundation Art Prize

2014                Muswellbrook Regional Gallery (works on paper)

2013                Muswellbrook Regional Gallery Art Prize

2013                Gosford Regional Gallery Art Prize

2011                Muswellbrook Regional Gallery Art Prize

2009                Newcastle Emerging Art Prize (four categories)

2008                Newcastle Emerging Art Prize

 

Solo Exhibition:
 

2020                “Perception” Muswellbrook Arts Centre Muswellbrook

2019                “Journey through winter”

2017                “Space & Dimension” (Paintings)

2016                 ”Gift of Nature” C studios Art Gallery Newcastle

2012               ‘’Canyon”            Greenway Gallery Morpeth             (painting, linocuts, ceramics)

2011               “Reminiscent”    Back to Back Gallery Cooks Hill       (painting, linocuts, ceramics)

2008               “Pot-tea”             Greenway Gallery Morpeth             (ceramic teapots)

2007               “Carved Landscapes” Greenway Gallery, Morpeth   (printmaking, linocuts)

 

Group Exhibitions (Selected):
 

2020                 C Studios a gathering of Creatives

2019                 International Women’s Day (Speaker) Newcastle Art Gallery

2019                 40/40 Celebrating (Newcastle Printmakers)

2018                Creative Village Charlestown

2018                Saturation Gallery 139 Newcastle Printmakers 

2018                 C studios Newcastle A gathering of Creatives

2018                 Spring Art Fair Cessnock Regional Art Gallery

2018                 Dungog Arts Society Dungog

2018                 Laman Street Art Prize Nature up Close Acrux Art Gallery

2018                The Overwintering Mapping Newcastle Printmakers Workshop

2017                Samaritans Care Exhibition

2017                Gallery One Three Nine ‘Three’ Beaumont Street Hamilton 

2016                C studios Hunter street Newcastle

2015                Connections C Studios Newcastle

2015                Paint and Print Studio 48

2015                Simpatico Back to Back Galleries

2014                Trees Back to Back Galleries           

2014                “Of the Earth” Waratah Campus                               (Newcastle Printmakers)

2014                C Studios Gallery                                                            (painting/ceramics)

2014               “Blood” Newcastle Art Space                                        (painting)

2014                Back to Back Galleries                                                   (Printmaking)

2014                Muswellbrook Regional Gallery                                   (photography)

2013                Samaritans Collectors Art Care

2013                “Origins”           Greenway Gallery Morpeth             (printmaking)

2013               “Poems the Earth Writes Upon the Sky”                   Back to Back Galleries Cooks Hill   

2013               “Backyard and Beyond” Greenway Gallery               (photography)

2013               “Objet art”         Greenway Gallery Morpeth            

2013               “Nightmares”    Newcastle Art Space                         (printmaking, drawing)

2013               “Chinese Whispers” Greenway Gallery Morpeth

2012                Samaritans Collectors Art Care

2010-2013     Regular exhibitions with Newcastle Printmakers Workshop Inc

 

Private Collections:

Australia, Japan, Canada, America, New Zealand