Artist CV

Education | Awards & Prizes

2015      Bachelor of Fine Art, Queensland College of Art (Griffith University), Brisbane

2012      Diploma of Visual Arts, Brisbane North Institute of TAFE (BNIT), Ithaca

 Awards & Prizes

 2015       QCA Representative Artist, Brisbane City Council, Brisbane

2014       2nd Prize, ADFAS Brisbane Young Arts Award – Painting, Brisbane

2014       Acquisition -Private Collector “Eyes of the Beholder” Griffith University Student Exhibition, Brisbane

2012       Major Prize Winner- Corporate Acquisition “Scar Tissue- Series”, BNIT Student Exhibition (Ithaca), Brisbane

2012       Highly Commended “Self Portrait”, Mathew Flinders Art Competition, Moreton Bay

2011       Major Prize Winner- Corporate Acquisition “Hidden Secrets – Series”, BNIT Student Exhibition (Ithaca), Brisbane

2011       Third Prize- Oil Painting, Maleny Art Awards

2010       Best Oil Painting, Murgon Rotary Art Exhibition

2010       Best Oil Painting, Moreton Bay Regional Art Awards 

2010      Highly Commended, Mathew Flinders Art Competition, Moreton Bay

2010       Highly Commended, RASCO National Art Prize, Redcliffe

2010       Second Prize, Maleny Art Awards, Maleny

2010       First Prize, Pine Rivers Shire Council Art Awards, Pine Rivers

2007       First Prize, Maleny Art Awards, Maleny

2006       First Prize, Maleny Art Awards, Maleny

2003       Finalist, USQ McGregor Scholarship, Toowoomba

Solo Exhibitions

2018      Time & Place, Red Hill Gallery, Brisbane

2007       Plein Air- Seascape & Landscape, Beachside Art Gallery, Noosa

2006       Plein Air- Seascape & Landscape, Beachside Art Gallery, Noosa

2005       Plein Air- Seascape & Landscape, Beachside Art Gallery, Noosa

2004       Plein Air- Seascape & Landscape, Beachside Art Gallery, Noosa

2003       Plein Air- Seascape & Landscape, Beachside Art Gallery, Noosa

2002       Plein Air- Seascape & Landscape, Beachside Art Gallery, Noosa

2001      Plein Air- Seascape & Landscape, Beachside Art Gallery, Noosa

2000       Plein Air- Seascape & Landscape, Beachside Art Gallery, Noosa

1999       Plein Air- Seascape & Landscape, Beachside Art Gallery, Noosa

1998       White Patch Art Gallery, Bribie Island

1997      White Patch Art Gallery, Bribie Island

Shared Exhibitions

2019    4 Amigos, Red Hill Gallery, Brisbane

2017       Limitless, Red Hill Gallery, Brisbane

2016       30 Anniversary, Red Hill Gallery Brisbane

2015       Red Hill Gallery, Brisbane

2014       Griffith University Graduation Exhibition, Brisbane

2014       Sea Change, Red Hill Gallery, Brisbane

2012       Red Hill Gallery, Brisbane

2012       Pastishe, Graydon Art Gallery, Brisbane

2003-2018 Featured Artist – Montville Art Gallery, Montville

2009       Red Hill Gallery, Brisbane

2007       Red Hill Gallery, Brisbane

2000       15 Artists, Redcliffe Regional Gallery, Redcliffe (invitation only)

1999       15 Artists, Redcliffe Regional Gallery, Redcliffe (invitation only)

1992       Montville Art Gallery

Collections

Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital (part of Ramsey Health Group)

AVEO Retirement Village – Newstead & Sydney

TAFE Qld Corporate Collection

Moreton Bay Regional Gallery

Toowoomba Grammer School

Whisson’s work is represented in galleries, private and corporate collections in Australia and internationally.

Publications

Australian Artist Magazine

Art Collector Magazine

Professor Dewan, Nandana & Irises

Quest Newspapers