In art as in love, instinct is enough.

Anatole France

Liquid Light by Narelle Pendlebury

Leonie Cannon

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2006 Bachelor of Visual Arts with Honours. Southern Cross University, Lismore NSW
1985 Post Graduate Studies in Printmaking and Drawing. Gippsland Institute of Advanced
Education, Victoria.
1981-1977 Bachelor of Education in Arts and Crafts. Melbourne University, VIC.
Selected Exhibition History

Solo Exhibitions

1987 Mori Gallery Sydney
1988 Holdsworth Contempary Gallery, Sydney
1989 70 Arden Street Gallery, Melbourne
1994 Epicenter, Byron Bay NSW
2006 Next Art Gallery, Southern Cross University, Lismore NSW
2011 Karratha airport Space. Karratha Pilbara WA

Group Exhibitions

1979 Niagara Lane Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria
1982 Orr Street Studio, Melbourne, Victoria
1983 Gryphon Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria
1984 Australian Mini Print Exhibition, Australian Prints Overseas, Australian
Print Council in Japan
1986 Traveling Exhibition – Australian Regional Galleries
1984 Mornington Peninsular Art Centre, Victoria
1986 Australian Print Council Member and
Patron Print Exhibition, Melbourne Victoria
1988 Biennial Drawing Exhibition, Holdsworth
Contempary Gallery, Sydney NSW
1989 Wilderness Society Miniature Exhibition
St Kilda, Melbourne
1993 Epicenter Byron Bay NSW
1997 Bentley Art Prize, Bentley NSW
2002 Swan Hill Regional Gallery, Print & Drawing, VIC
Living Treasures, Lismore Regional Gallery, Northern Rivers NSW.
2004 Cromwell Art Auction, Sydney, NSW
Shubert Gallery, Marina Mirage, Surfers Paradise, QLD.
Lismore Regional Gallery, Living Treasures Exhibition NSW
Cromwell’s Art Auction Sydney sold.NSW
2006 Willowbank Art Auction Alstonville for Brain Injury Unit, NSW
2011 Karratha Airport Exhibition Space, Karratha, Pilbara, WA
2011 Cossack Art Award, Cossack, Roebourne, Karratha Pilbara WA, winner
2012 Courthouse Gallery, Porthedland WA winner Kathy Donnelly Award
2012 20 x 20 x 20 Cossack exhibition, Karratha Visitors Centre winner
2012 Wilson Art Prize, Lismore, NSW
Collection Australian Print Council
Deakin University, Victoria
Monash University, Victoria
Ballarat Regional Gallery, Victoria
Bendigo Regional Gallery, Victoria
Private Collections in Australia and Europe


1983 Australian Print Council, Imprint, MelbourneVIC


1983 Australian Print Council,
Member Print, Melbourne VIC
2011 Cosack Art Awards, First place for Pilbara Landscape, WA
2012 20 x 20 x 20 Cossack Art Prize Plibara WA winner
2012 Courthouse Gallery Portheadland WA winner Kathy Donnelly Award
2013 Cosack Art Prize, Highly Commended Pilbara Landscape WA


1987 Sydney Morning Herald
1987 The Australian

Selected Experience

1981 Melbourne Fringe Network Visual Arts Co-coordinator, VIC
1985 Melton Secondary College, Victoria, art teaching
1989-1993 Travel,Europe. Lived in London and the South of France
1993 Aboriginal Education Department ATAS, Ballina High School, NSW
1996-2006 Teaching Disabled Adults, and their children, Alstonville NSW
2004 Painting Commission, Pacific Plantations, $5,000 Newrybar, NSW
2007-2009 Bridging Program Art Exhibitions at KDHS Kununurra WA and painting
Successfully gained 2 x $10,000 grants for Bridging Girls Program.
2010 – 2013 Art Teacher at Roebourne District High School

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