JANE
BENNETT
MAY
FEATURED ARTIST

OVER 40 

AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS

We have a comprehensive collection of artwork from all over Australia expanding through from contemporary, indigenous, abstract, photography and  sculptures.

We are constantly engaged with the art and creative community so we can present the finest in both established and emerging talent.

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

Due to the current circumstances surrounding Covid 19,

all exhibitions have been cancelled until further notice.

 

Our weekly ‘Collectors Corner’ events feature 5 of the finest pieces in our ever changing collection of art photography and sculptures, including updates on our very active social calendar.

View our recent Collectors Corner here.

Award-winning artist Jane Bennett is renowned for her plein air paintings of Sydney Harbour’s industrial and maritime heritage.

She has held 45 solo exhibitions since 1986, shown her work in many selective group exhibitions & has won over 200 art prizes.

 Jane was a finalist 11 times in the prestigious Wynne Prize for Landscape Painting, & won the Pring Prize for Watercolour at the Wynne Prize for Landscape Painting in 1990, 1995 & 1996. She also won the 1995 Art Gallery of NSW Trustees’ Prize for Watercolour, Wynne Prize. 

Jane has also been 3 times a finalist in the Sulman prize for Genre /History Painting, & a finalist 8 times in the Dobell Prize for Drawing, Art Gallery of NSW.

In 1996 Jane won the Marten Bequest Travelling Art Scholarship & the Dyason Bequest from the Trustees of the Art Gallery of NSW, to travel, paint & exhibit throughout Europe & the U.S.A. for 2 years, in addition to the Moya Dyring residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, as well as a 1997 residency at the American Academy in Rome. 

In 2004 Jane received the inaugural Sydney Harbour Week Award for lifetime artistic achievement. A major retrospective of Jane’s work was the signature event of the 2006 Festival of the National Trust of Australia, followed in 2007 by another major solo exhibition in the Annie Wyatt rooms at the National Trust headquarters on Observatory Hill.

Jane’s panoramic canvas “Closing the Gap”, painted from the summit of the unfinished ANZAC Bridge, was displayed in "ONE Hundred", the exhibition of the 100 most iconic historic objects from the collection of the Mitchell Library, State Library of N.S.W to celebrate the centenary of their founding.

 

A large photo of her painting now dominates the feature wall of the Reading Room of the Mitchell Library, which has a significant and growing collection of over 30 of her historic canvases. Her painting of the construction of Barangaroo is on permanent display in the new galleries of the Mitchell Library,

You don’t have to be an expert or even a serious collector to appreciate the quality, original art works by local and indigenous artists on display at Audrey Fine Art.

With a changing face and new exhibitions regularly there will surely be something that you cannot leave behind when you visit the gallery. Whether your taste leans to big and bright or small and subtle, there will be beautiful pieces that will entice. We have a diverse collection to accommodate all your requirements  for both your home and office, paintings, photography and sculptures to purchase or rent.

Visit the gallery at 181 Harris Street Pyrmont any day of the week and lose yourself in fine, contemporary Australian art. With experts on hand to give you advice and a personal design service where Audrey will find those special pieces to fit your space, you will find art to suit your every need and budget.

Take  a look around our website but for the truly immersive experience that is original art, drop into the gallery soon!

WELCOME TO

AUDREY FINE ART

 A bright, modern space dedicated to your comfort and enjoyment, right in the heart of Pyrmont.

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181 Harris St

Pyrmont NSW, 2009

info@audreyfineart.com.au

(02) 9660 8456 

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