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Meredith Cooper

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 Leura Studio 'Rainforest Gorges & Waterways' exhibition
OPEN  Blue Mountains Arts Trail
10-4pm sat 16th-sun17th JUNE 2018.  
arranged studio visits phone 0415973783


Meredith is an award winning contemporary landscape artist and graduate of the National Art School, Sydney.

Her studio practice is based in the heart of the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park of NSW. 

An avid bush walker, Meredith is inspired by the drama and diversity of the region which has provided her with a rich source of inspiration. 

Pantheistic at heart, she is fascinated by the infinite possibilities this ancient landscape presents. The cool temperate rainforests, sandstone canyons and waterways of the region have been reoccurring themes throughout her work. Immersing herself in the landscape collecting site specific field research to incapsulate her  thematic visual narratives.The initial responses made in pencil and watercolour may then undergo further conceptual elaboration resulting in larger scale works in conte pastel and oil.

recent awards:

Winner of the Wilderness and Adventure Prize Mt Wilson 2017.

Finalist Fishers Ghost drawing prize 2016. 

1st Blackheath Art Prize 2015.

Finalist Fishers Ghost drawing prize 2015.

1st prize-Award of Excellence Medallion for Watercolour 2015 Royal Easter Show.

2nd Prize Drawing 2015 Royal Easter Show.

Highly Commended  Norvil Art Prize for Landscape 2014.

2nd Prize Blackheath Winter Open Prize 2013.

Finalist Paddington Art Prize 2012.

1st Prize Blackheath Art Prize 2012.

1st prize Blackheath Winter Open.

 Winner 'Best use of Colour' Hornsby Art Prize 2010.

 'Peoples Choice' Blackheath Art Prize 2010.


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