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Erika Beck
FRAS - Finalist 2021 Environmental Art & Design Prize - Manly Art Gallery & Museum, to 12. Dec 2021


Erika Beck Artists' Workshop - Ku-ring-gai Art Centre - Term 4 2021 
(Fully booked)

This workshop is perfect for those wishing to develop their own style by working from the human form, still life and landscape with a focus on creativity. Intermediate and experienced artists are welcome.

Thursdays, 9am - 12pm

Tutor - Erika Beck. 6 -week shortened term (including 1 model session.  For details go to  Ku-ring-gai Art Centre - Roseville

For my current on line exhibition of Abstract Work now showing go to
https://www.erikabeck-artist.com/erika_beck_recent.html
Using a secure https link 
 

Most recent solo exhibitiions

15. October - 5. November 2019 'Patterns of Light' - Thienny Lee Gallery, Edgeclff NSW
go to Patterns of Light images for a review
or go to Thienny Lee Gallery
for a review of the Gallery Website
 
'Patterns of Light' was my 18th Solo Exhibition. In my latest body of landscape work I have returned to the local environment where I live and where I was intensely inspired by the patterns formed through the contrasts of light and  shadow.
This exhibiton reveals my fascination with the unspoiled nature of places such as Beauty Point, Middle Harbour, Sirius Cove, and the Northern Beaches, Places whre I often walk . My thoughts reflect the Poet Rilke's words:
'Let him whose soul is no longer startled and transformed by gardens, seas and skies, look anew. 

About my Work

My works have been shown over many years in numerous solo and selected group exhibitions winning commendations and prizes. They are enjoyed by people in private and public places My favourite inspiration has always been the Australian landscape, rugged, sparse, sundrenched, seasoned by drought and fire it invites and challenges the artist. Travelling to paint I have captured the images from Cape Tribulation to Kangaroo Island and from the Kimberley to Central Australia. But whatever inspires me at the moment, be it a well chosen bouquet of flowers, a garden or urban setting, I look to the subject to give me inspiration and to stay in my own way, true to its image. But artists must dream and sometimes paint their dreams. I am an artist and I am allowed to dream and I am happy to see that my painting 'The Dreaming' has been selected as a finalist for the 2017 Mosman Art Prize.  My painting 'Carrington Falls VI' has been awarded the 2018 Medal of Distinction by the Royal Art Society of NSW. 
Share my art and enjoy.  
   
Other Exhibitions: 
 
2021 Environmental Art & Design Prize Northern Beaches 2021 - Finalist 
2020 'Bloooms', Ku-ring-gai Arts Centre, Roseville
2019 'Patterns of Light' Solo exhibition, Thienny Lee Gallery, Edgecliff NSW 
2018-19 'Collectors Choice 2018', Artsite Galleries Camperdown NSW
2018 'Annual Exhibition'; Royal Art Society Awarded 2018 Medal of Distinction
2018 'Florabunda' Gallery 307, Exhibition featuring floral artworks

2018 'Reflections on Reality', Royal Art Society
10. Feb - 4. March - 'Artists of Mosman 2088' Mosman Art Gallery
25 Nov - 17 Dec 2017   'Collector's Choice 2017'   Artsite Gallery  165 Salisbury Rd Camperdown NSW 2050 
1  Dec  -  21 Jan 2017  'Christmas Exhibition'         Royal Art Society 25 Walker St North Sydney NSW 2060 (closed 23. Dec - 15. Jan for Christmas)
4 Nov - 26 Nov 2017 Mosman Art Gallery- Mosman Art Society Exhibition - (place and time)
3 Nov  -  17 Nov 2017 Gallery 307 - 'Inspired by Nature'   307 Sailors Bay Rd, Northbridge NSW 
23. Sept - 29. Oct '2017 Mosman Art Gallery Mosman Art Prize'  
For more information you can visit me on Erika Beck's Facebook
My regular Art Artist Workshops are held at the Ku-ring-gai Art Centre on Thursday 9am to 12pm.



 

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