Biography

 

 

Yvonne Levenston is a Sydney artist, who focuses on environmental issues. She graduated from Sydney Gallery School in 2009 with a Print Making major and has continued her studies with prominent Sydney artists.

 

Her artwork has won a selection of awards and has been exhibited independently in over 

40 group shows. One of the highlights was curating and exhibiting for Dr Jane Goodall in 2011. Yvonne’s artwork is regularly selected for environmental and animal welfare charities for

Silent Auctions.

 

In 2011 Yvonne travelled to Tasikoki Wildlife Rescue Centre, North Sulawesi on a residency.

She was selected to exhibit at the Sydney Children’s Hospital, 2012 and was awarded a 2013 Artstart Grant.

 

Yvonne has had five articles written about her work and related fundraising efforts with endangered species. She has been a Guest Speaker and provided artist talks. Her work is in Private Collections in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, New York, Toronto, Bermuda and China.

 

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Education

2010-2013

Painting Master Class, Roger Crawford,

National Art School, Darlinghurst

 

2009

Fine Arts Adv Diploma, Printmaking Major,

Sydney Gallery School, Meadowbank

 

 

Prizes

2012

MCAP’12  ‘Best of the Rest’ finalist  - ESP Gallery

 

2011

MCAP/Sydney Fringe Festival 2011 finalist – ESP Gallery

 

2010

MCAP 2010 – finalist, Marrickville Contemporary Art Prize – Chrissie Cotter Gallery

Lane Cove 47th Art Award Exhibition, Commended - Printmaking

Intaglio Gallery Printmakers Award- Ku-Ring-Gai Art Society Annual Award Exhibition

 

2009

Marrickville Contemporary (MCAP) Finalist Students Award, The Vanishing Point

Royal Easter Show - Highly Commended – Printmaking

 

2008

Lane Cove 45th Art Award Exhibition, 1st Prize – Printmaking

 

2006

Ku-Ring-Gai Art Society Annual Award Exhibition, Highly Commended - Printmaking

 

 

Grants

2013

Artstart Grant, australiacouncil.gov.au

 

 

Residencies

2011

Tasikoki Wildlife Rescue Centre,

North Sulawesi, Indonesia

 

 

Guest Speaker

2014

PLC

 

2011

Lane Cove Art Society

 

 

Private Collections

Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, New York, Toronto, Bermuda & China

 

 

Selected & Group exhibitions

2014

cre8tiv studios - opening night Thurs 16th October & open studios Sunday 19th October

LWIRO Chimpanzee Sanctuary Fundraising Event - September

Balmain Pop Up Gallery, HHAG - April

Downing Centre - Solo show, March/April

MOST exhibition & Open Studios - May Street Studios, March

BOS - fundraiser with Lone Drøscher Nielsen, March

 

2013

Sydney Fringe Exhibition & Open Studios - May Street Studios, September

Tchimpounga fundraiser The Taronga Zoo, Sydney, October

Art in the Park - August

MOST exhibition & Open Studios - May Street Studios, March

 

2012

'Animalia' – Sydney University Vet Science Annual Fundraiser, October

‘Making a Difference’, Black Horse Foundation – Lloyds International,  September

‘Best of the Rest’  - MCAP’12 - ESP Gallery, September

‘In-Visible Realms– Roger Crawford Master Class exhibition, NAS Darlinghurst – September

‘we used to be people’  Sydney Children’s Hospital, FONAS Art Space, Randwick – September

‘Animal Matters’, Sydney University Veterinary Science

 

2011

'Animalia' – Syd Uni Vet Science Annual Fundraiser

MCAP/Sydney Fringe Festival 2011 Finalist – ESP Gallery

‘Saving our Forests - Trees of Life’ Exhibition, Jane Goodall & UN exhibition, Carriageworks. (Curating and Exhibiting)

Medium: Vinyl 2011 – Hardware Gallery, Enmore

‘Art Under the Microscope’, Concord Hospital

Animal Matters, Greg Wilson Gallery, Camperdown (Sydney University Veterinary Science)

 

2010

'Animalia' – Syd Uni Vet Science Annual Fundraiser, 2010

MCAP 2010 – Finalist, Marrickville Contemporary Art Prize – Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Camperdown

Lane Cove 47th Art Award Exhibition, Commended - Printmaking

Intaglio Gallery Printmakers Award- Ku-Ring-Gai Art Society Annual Award Exhibition

ArtSydney 2010 –  Stand # C5, Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park

Art Melbourne 2010, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne

Graduation Show, See Street Gallery, Sydney Gallery School

 

2009

Art Sydney 2009, Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park, Sydney

Marrickville Contemporary (MCAP) Finalist Students Award, The Vanishing Point

Royal Easter Show 2009 - Highly Commended – Printmaking

Big Aussie Icon – Hardware Gallery, Enmore

 

2008

Lane Cove 45th Art Award Exhibition, 1st Prize – Printmaking

 

2006

Ku-Ring-Gai Art Society Annual Award Exhibition, Highly Commended Printmaking

’One Up’ – Sydney Gallery School – 2005 1st yr selected works

Artwork

Animals

Pets

Primates

 

Assemblages

 

Printmaking

Lino Prints

Lithography

 

Photography

 

Sculpture

 

Commissions

 

Exhibitions

 

Newsletters

 
Publications
 
Videos

 

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