Leeanne Crisp is a full time visual artist and educator with 40 years experience. Her current projects embrace figurative, still life, landscape and portrait painting projects with an emphasis on pictorial structure as it relates to embodiment. Leeanne’s interests range from art history and theory, art museum education, psychology, neurobiology, film, literature and increasingly -music.

Leeanne has a Master’s degree in Painting from ANU and 8 solo shows (Canberra Museum and Gallery, ANU, Solander, Tynte St, CAS Sth Australia) and over sixty group exhibitions. These include Archibald and Dobell Drawing Prizes at the AGNSW, Portia Geach National Women’s Portrait Prize(4 times), Blake Prize for Religious Art, National Portrait Gallery ‘Sampling recent Australian Portraiture’ for the opening of Commonwealth Place and ‘Masters of Fare’, The Alice Prize, Chapman Gallery, ANCA and M16 studios. Work is in The National Library Visual Collection, The National Portrait Gallery Canberra, Canberra Writers Centre and Adelaide University Students Union. She has won the Tuggeranong Art Prize, The ANU Drawing Prize. She is the recipient of an Arts ACT grant.

Residencies include, Michaelis Art school Cape Town (1998) and Bundanon (3 times). Leeanne has curated shows for both the Academy of Science (Canberra) and Works on Paper exhibitions between Cape Town and Canberra, touring to Poland.

Workshops | Past

Enjoy 4 wonderful Sundays of drawing and painting, in the beautiful environs of the National Arboretum and the Margaret Whitlam Pavilion. Classes will be led by experienced teacher Leeanne Crisp (ANU School of Art), whose work can be found in the National Portrait Gallery and the National Library Visual Collection. Suitable for beginners and practicing artists.

Sun 7 Jan, Sun 14 Jan, Sun 21 Jan and Sun 4 Feb 2018

9 .30 to 4.30 pm each day
$600 per person for the 4 days (lunch included)
For more information, or to reserve your place now: gingercatering.com.au/whats_on

Links | Places of interest

ANU School of Art + Design, Canberra, Australia

Drill Hall Gallery, Acton, Canberra

Ginger Catering | National Aboretum, Canberra

M16 Artspace, Griffith, Canberra

Portrait Artists Australia