A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist.

Louis Nizer

Paper Fish by Christine Hingston

Christine Hingston

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EDUCATION

Secondary Education Junior Certificate.
Diploma in Fine Arts, Claremont College of Fine Arts, 1974

EMPLOYMENT

Director, head designer and fabric selector of clothing business, Ochre Design Australia.
Business started in 1984, grew to a nationally selling label, closed in 1998 to paint full time.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2005      ran a series of adult classes at Wesley Collage, drawing and painting.
2005/11  have run private workshops from my studio, painting and pastel drawing.
2009      ran a series of pastel drawing workshops for the Mundaring Art Centre.
2011      ran a series of painting with acrylic’s workshops for the Westcoast Community Centre.

EXHIBITIONS

1999        “ A Room of My Own”, solo exhibition at Mundaring Gallery, Perth WA.
2000/01  Mundaring Shire Acquisition Exhibition by invitation.
2000/01  Solo exhibition at The Packing Shed Gallery, Perth WA.
2002       Solo Exhibition At Kalgoorlie Gallery
Solo Exhibition At Sandalford Winery.
Solo Exhibition at The Blue Duck Café.
2003       “Red Beach”, solo exhibition at Gullotti Gallery, Perth WA.
2004       Artist-in-residence at Port Douglas Gallery of fine Art, North Queensland.
2005       At Play, solo exhibition at Monart Gallery Perth, WA.
Feature artist at Artitude, for Telethon Speech and Hearing. Perth.
2006       Mixed exhibition at Tristans The Gallery, Perth Convention Centre.
Exhibition Emporium Gallery, Brisbane.
Artitude. Mixed exhibition at Perth Convention Centre.
2007       Solo exhibition at Emporium Gallery, Brisbane.
Solo exhibition at artists house and studio, Mundaring.
Sapphire Hills, solo exhibition at Margaret River Gallery.
2008       Artitude. Mixed exhibition at Burswood Resort Hotel.
Finalist in the Black Swan Prize for portraiture, Perth Town Hall.
Ubud Time, solo exhibition at Monart Studio and Gallery, Dalkeith.
2009      Sunkissed, solo exhibition at Fusion Gallery Mandurah.
I am Woman, exhibition with Di Taylor at Gallery 360, Subiaco.
2011      Magpie Song, solo exhibition at Gallows Gallery, Mosman Park.
Winner of the Town of Melville Art Prize.
2012      The Swahili Coast, solo exhibition at Gallows Gallery, Mosman Park.
Artist’s camp at De Grey station, giving workshops on pastel drawing. This is through Form.
Finalist in the 2012 Black Swan Portrait Prize for Jess, Pilbara Girl.
Represented in private and corporate collections in Australia and overseas.
2012     June – Artist’s camp at De Grey station, giving workshops on pastel drawing. This is through Form.
2012          September – Finalist in the 2012 Black Swan Portrait Prize for Jess, Pilbara Girl. Represented in private and corporate collections in Australia and overseas.
2013          September – Six months in Ubud, solo exhibition in Ubud, Bali.
2014          January – Art Apart exhibition in Singapore.
2015          June – Winner of the Wanneroo Painting Prize. Perth Western Australia. Represented in private and corporate collections in Australia and overseas

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