Bernice Wright - WA Society of Arts

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Bernice Wright is a well known artist, especially for her land and seascapes,
painting both realistic and abstract. She began her art career working in oils,
but now paints almost exclusively in water colour and mixed media.

Born at Nedlands and educated at Nedlands Primary School and Presbyterian
Ladies College, Western Australia

She has exhibited in many group shows, won awards at Mosman Park Town Council, Royal Agricultural Society of W.A. Pinjarra, Wagin, Narrogin, Dianella, Cottesloe, Mandurah, Cossack and Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Morawa ,
Dalwallinu Williams and Gascoyne Art Exhibitions. Also with Art Societies throughout Australia. Her work is represented in private collections, Shire Councils and offices in Western Australia, locally and in the country.
Also in the Eastern States of Australia, Canada, United States of America, Germany, United Kingdom, Poland, New Zealand, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Ireland, Scotland Indonesia, Japan, China, Italy and France.

Bernice belongs to the Watercolour Society of Western Australia where she held the position of Vice President for five years. A member of the Royal Queensland Art Society, and the Alfred Cove Art Society. She is currently a member of Western Australian Society of Arts and held the position of Secretary between 1985-1992,

Bernice has travelled extensively throughout UK, Greece, Turkey, France and Italy, Spain and Portugal, Croatia and throughout Australia, committing paint to paper, working off and on the beaten track. She especially finds the Kimberley's and Pilbara in Western Australia, the Olgas and Kakadu areas in the Northern Territory a wonderful
source of inspiration and joy. A recent painting trek in the Rudall River region extended her love for the outback and was a huge success in providing many paintings.

Contact Beni using the enquiry form under her awards list -

2011 Kingfisher Gallery West Perth
2008   Lumiere Gallery. Cottesloe
1999   Bernice Wright, Stafford Studios, Cottesloe W.A
1994   Between a Rock and a Hard Place, with Pamela Fruin Stables Gallery Perth W.A
1991   Colourful Collections, Rotary Club of Dalkeith, Nedlands W.A
2011 Rottnest Exhibition The Salt Store (3 artists)
2010 Rottnest Exhibition The Salt Store (3 artists)
2008 Rottnest. Exhibition The Salt Store (3 Artists)
2007 Royal Agricultural show Claremont WA
2006   Rottnest The Holiday Isle. Salt Store Rottnest (3 artists)
2004   World Wide Miniature Art Smithsonian Museum. New York U.S.A.
2004   Watercolour Society W.A. Maritime Museum Fremantle W.A
2004   Royal Easter Show N.S.W
2004   Realist Artists W.A. Perth W.A
2004   Rottnest Exhibition Salt Store Rottnest. W.A. (3 artists)
2003   Australian Miniature Art Queensland
2003   Realist Artists WA Perth Western Australia
2003   Watercolour Soc. of W.A. Katanning W.A
2003   Rottnest Revisited Salt Store Rottnest Island (3 artists)
2002   Christmas Exhibition Stafford Gallery
2002   Australian Miniature Art Queensland
2002   Rottnest Seen. Salt Store Rottnest (3 artists)
Ashburton Shire W.A
Murray/Pinjarra Shire W.A
Morawa Shire W.A
Kalgoorlie/Boulder Shire W.A
Town of Mosman Park W.A
Daler-Rowney Sydney
Leader of the Opposition Offices Perth
Cottesloe Council Woodside Energy
In Private and Corporate collections in Australia, USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, China, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Italy, New Zealand , Singapore, Indonesia, Ireland, France
2008   West Australian Society of Artists. Annual Awards Highly Commended
2007   Kalgoorlie Boulder. Highly Commended
2007   Dalwallinu Art Awards. Highly Commended
2007   West Australain Society of Artists. Annual Awards Highly Commended
2006   Watercolour Society of W.A. Annual Awards Runner-up
2006   Rockingham Art Show - Highly Commended
2006   Margaret River Rotary Highly Commended
2006   Alfred Cove Art Soc. Annual Awards Winner, Challenge Award
2006   Beverley Shire Art Awards Highly Commended - Small painting
2005   Dalwallinu Shire - First Prize.Watercolour
2005   West Australian Society of Artists. Annual Awards Kevin Jackson Award
2005   Beverley Shire Art Awards. Highly Commended Water Based MediumContact

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