About

Marie Lunds training is in the visual arts education and has been acquired through Palacky University in Olomouc (Dip.Ed) and Charles University in Prague (Sp.Ed and Dr Ed), Czech Republic. Marie has been a full-time art and photography teacher for over twenty years in Australia and in a number of different countries in Europe and Asia. She has participated in many group exhibitions since 1990 and held thirteen solo exhibitions. In May 2002 she was NAVA’s Profile Artist on the Visual Arts Network. Most of her work is in Mixed Media and she has a special interest in old photographic processes as an art form. She has been a recipient of number of grants from ArtsACT and the ACT Office of Multicultural and Community Affairs, and also from ACT Heritage and from Nava (Pat Corrigan) grant. Marie is a member of PhotoAccess, NAVA, Eurobodalla Photographic Society, South Coast Pastel Society and Creative Arts Batemans Bay Inc (CABBI).

“I am a landscape artist. My work is inspired by my surroundings, the place I find myself in that time. My images are a fusion of my feeling and thought. The impact of the season, the weather, the time of the day and the human involvement across the land, all play a part in influencing my feelings and thoughts. I prefer to paint in plain air rather in the studio and I like to work quickly, spontaneously. I wander through places with my sketchbook and camera ready. Random choice of textures or colours expresses my personality and the dynamism of my present stage of my life. Balance is my guiding principle. Mother Nature offers me not only a desired freedom but also everlasting inspiration and retreat.”

Recent solo exhibitions

2018    Horizons – Earth and Water, PhotoAccess, Manuka Art Centre, ACT

2016    The Fleeting Moments of Water, The Art Vault, Mildura

2015    High Places, The Olive Tree Gallery Batemans Bay

2013    Trees and Cathedrals – Looking upwards, The Art Vault Mildura

2011    Photograms and Sunprints from Forest and Ocean, The Art Vault, Mildura

2010    Simple Alchemy 2, B/W on Glass and Paper, HDG, Manuka Art Centre, ACT

2009    Simple Alchemy 1, Shoalhaven City Art Centre Gallery, Nowra, NSW

2007    Door Handles and Keyholes, The Hive Gallery, Braddon, ACT

2006    Images of Collector Surroundings, Collector Gallery, Collector, NSW

Recent group exhibitions

2019   Metamorphoses, Belconnen Art Centre, ACT

            Tracks, River of Arts, Durras South Progress Hall

            Journey of Survival, South Coast Pastel Society Batemans Bay

           Close to Home, Huw Davies Gallery, PhotoAccess, Manuka Art Centre, ACT

            Layers, The Art Vault, Mildura

2018   National Pastel Exhibition, The South Coast Pastel Exhibition, Batemans Bay

            Clouds and Rocks, River of Arts, Durras South Progress Hall

            The View From Here, Huw Davies Gallery, PhotoAccess, Manuka Art Centre, ACT 

            Take Shape, Huw Davies Gallery, PhotoAccess, Manuka Art Centre, ACT

2017   CABBI Annual Exhibition, Batemans Bay Arts and Craft Society

            South Coast Pastel Society Annual Exhibition, Batemans Bay

            Common Ground, Huw Davies Gallery PhotoAccess, Manuka Art Centre, ACT

            Muse, Huw Davies Gallery, Manuka Art Centre, Canberra, ACT

2016   National Pastel Exhibition, The South Coast Pastel Society, Batemans Bay

            In Sequence, Huw Davies Gallery, Manuka Art Centre, Canberra, ACT

2014    One Great Place, Huw Davies Gallery, Manuka Art Centre, Canberra, ACT

             One Great Face, Huw Davies Gallery, Manuka Art Centre, Canberra, ACT

2013    Fifth Anniversary, Exhibition of Residency Artists of The Art Vault Gallery, Mildura

             HIY 2013(Hang it yourself), Huw Davies Gallery, Manuka Art Centre, ACT

             The South Coast Pastel Society Annual Exhibition, Batemans Bay, NSW

2012    HIY 2012, Huw Davies Gallery, Members Exhibition, Manuka Art Centre, ACT

              The South Coast Pastel Society Annual Exhibition, Batemans Bay

2011    South, Two people exhibition, Huw Davies Gallery, Manuka Art Centre, ACT

2010    Holiday Snaps, Huw Davies Gallery, PhotoAccess, Manuka Art Centre, ACT

              Indian Experience, Pastel Society Exhibition, Mechanical Institute, Moruya, NSW

2009    HIY 2009, Huw, Davies Gallery, Manuka Art Centre, ACT

               Eurobodalla Photographic Society Exhibition, Mechanical Institute, Moruya, NSW

               Naked Flames, Hibiscus Gallery, Burrill Lake, NSW,

2008    Heavenly Bodies, Hibiscus Gallery Burrill Lake, NSW

               Italian Experience, Pastel Society Exhibition, Mechanical Institute, Moruya, NSW

               Surrounded by Beauty, Eurobodalla Regional Botanical Garden, Batemans Bay,

2007    Access All Areas 2007, Members Exhibition, PhotoAccess, Manuka Art Centre, ACT

               Stone and Water, Collector Gallery, Collector, NSW

2006    Separate Journeys, Steps Gallery, Melbourne

               60 Years of Canberra Photographic Society, Canberra Museum and Gallery, ACT

               Wildside: What’s going on on the hilltops of Canberra, Huw Davies Gallery, ACT

               Access All Areas 2006, Huw Davies Gallery, PhotoAccess, Manuka Art Centre, ACT

2005    History of Migrant, University of Canberra and National Archives of Australia

              Separate Realities,Tuggeranong Art Centre, ACT

              John Briscoe Memorial Art Award, Raglan Gallery, Cooma, (Paintings Landscape)

              Fresh, Canberra Photographic Society, Strathnairn Homestead Gallery, ACT

              Alchemy, Huw Davies Gallery, PhotoAccess, Manuka Art Centre, Canberra, ACT

 

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