Isabelle Devos

Biography

Isabelle Devos has been a painter for more than 25 years and exhibits regularly with regional and commercial galleries in Sydney, across New South Wales as well as in Queensland. Her work is in the collection of the Art Bank in Canada and the University of New England in Australia as well as part of international collections. Most recently, the State Library of NSW has acquired one of Devos’ sketchbooks from the 2021 Panorama Project.

Devos was the 2020 recipient of the Helen Dangar Memorial Artist Bursary and has recently received a grant from Arts North West to work on landscapes of local national parks. In 2021 she was awarded an artist residency with writer Helena Pastor at Gunyah Artist Residency.

Isabelle Devos has won the Unpacker’s Award at the Norvill Art Prize and the Still Life award in the Armidale Art Prize. Her work has been chosen as a finalist in several major Australian landscape awards including the Country Energy Landscape Prize and the Calleen Art Award. In 2003 Isabelle achieved international media attention for a conceptual photography project titled The Insecurities Project, with articles in Italian Vogue, New York Times and interviews on National Public Radio in USA, and BBC Radio.

Exhibitions

2022  While Standing in One Place, ARO Gallery, presented by Frances Keevil, Sydney (Solo)
2022  Artists to Watch, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
2021  Bloom, Weswal Gallery, Tamworth, NSW
2021  Lethbridge Small Scale Art Prize Finalists, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane (Finalist)
2021  Reset, Studio W, (Frances Keevil Gallery) Sydney
2020  The New England Landscape, New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale NSW
2020  Suburban Portraits, Weswal Gallery, Tamworth NSW
2019  An Uncertain Stillness, Frances Keevil Gallery, Sydney (Solo)
2019  Everything Is Gonna Be Fine, Canada Art Bank Collection, NB, Canada
2019  Colours of New England, Gallery 126, Armidale NSW
2018  Off the Shelf and Beyond, Moree Art Gallery, Moree NSW
2017  A Distant Summer, Frances Keevil Gallery, NSW (Solo)
2016  The Mother Art is Architecture, Frances Keevil Gallery, NSW
2016  The Drawing Project, Gallery 126, Armidale NSW
2016  Kangaroos in the Blood, New England Regional Art Museum, NSW
2016  Armidale Art Prize, NSW (Finalist)
2015  The Wait for Evening, Frances Keevil Gallery, Sydney (Solo)
2014  Calleen $20,000 Art Award for Landscape, Cowra NSW (Finalist)
2014  Grant Art Opening, Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts, Canada
2013  Calm Before the Storm, New England Regional Art Museum, NSW (Solo)
2013  Ode To Olley, New England Regional Art Museum (NERAM)
2012  Norvill Art Prize, Murrurundi NSW (Finalist)
2012  Armidale Art Prize, NSW (Finalist)
2004  Recent Acquisitions, New Brunswick Art Bank, Canada
2003  Insecurities Project, Struts Gallery, Canada (Solo)

Art Prizes + Awards

2021  Finalist, Highly Commended Lethbridge Small Scale Art Award, QLD
2020  Helen Dangar Memorial Art Bursary, Recipient, NSW
2020  ANW Arts Grant: New England National Park Project, NSW
2018  Commission for public artwork for UNE Boilerhouse Project, NSW
2016  Winner, Armidale Art Prize, Armidale NSW
2014  Finalist, Calleen Art Award, Cowra Regional Art Gallery, NSW
2012  Highly Commended, Norvill Art Prize, Murrurundi NSW
2012  Finalist, Norvill Art Prize, $15,000 Prize for Landscape Painting
2011  Finalist, Essential Energy $35,000 Art Prize for Landscape Painting
2010  Finalist, Country Energy $35,000 Art Prize for Landscape Painting
2009  Finalist, Country Energy $35,000 Art Prize for Landscape Painting
2009  Highly Commended, Warwick Art Prize, QLD
2009  Finalist, Tattersalls Art Prize, QLD
2008  Winner, Unpacker’s Prize, Norvill Art Prize, NSW
2008   Finalist, Country Energy $35,000 Art Prize for Landscape Painting
2008  Finalist, Stanthorpe Art Prize, QLD
2006  Finalist, Country Energy $35,000 Art Prize for Landscape Painting
2001  New Brunswick (Canada) Art Grant, for Insecurities Project, Canada

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