China blue

By J Valenzuela Didi $1,100

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

Size: 51cm by 51cm

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About the Artist

Brisbane artist J Valenzuela Didi draws on the emergence of patterns and geometric shapes to explore common scenes and signposts of modern life. In his paintings, familiar urban landscapes become haunting and alien reminders of the beauty and character of the present-day

Exhibitions

2018
Shrine of the Lost Suburban, Solo Show, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
Stanthorpe Art Prize, Stanthorpe Australia
2017
Life Below the 27th Parallel, Solo Show, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
Paddington Art Prize, Woollahra, Sydney
KAAF Art Prize, Korean Cultural Centre, Sydney
Clayton Utz Art Award, Riparian Plaza, Brisbane
Brisbane Art Prize,The Judith Wright Centre, Brisbane
Brisbane Places and Faces, Tattersalls Club and Riverside Centre, Brisbane
Lethbridge 10000, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
Brisbane Rotary Art Spectacular, Waterfront Place, Brisbane
Moreton Bay Art Award, Strathpine Community Centre, Moreton Bay

2016
Black Swan Art Prize, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
Clayton Utz Art Award, Riparian Plaza, Brisbane
Redland Art Award, Redland Art Gallery, Redland City
Unfinished Pilgrimage, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
Brisbane Art Prize,The Judith Wright Centre, Brisbane
Lethbridge Art Auction, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
Lethbridge 10000, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
Brisbane Rotary Art Spectacular, Waterfront Place, Brisbane
Stillness in Transit, Solo Show, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
Moreton Bay Art Award, Strathpine Community Centre, Moreton Bay

2015
Gold Coast Art Prize, Gold Coast Art Gallery, Gold Coast
Clayton Utz Art Award, Riparian Plaza, Brisbane
Manning Art Prize, Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree
Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Caloundra
City Views Exhibition, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
Border Art Prize, Gold Coast Art Gallery, Gold Coast
Lethbridge 10000, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
Brisbane Rotary Art Spectacular, Waterfront Place, Brisbane
Moreton Bay Art Award, Strathpine Community Centre, Moreton Bay

2014
Clayton UTZ Art Award, Riparian Plaza, Brisbane
Redland Art Award, Redland Art Gallery, Redland City
Lethbridge 10000, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
Moreton Bay Art Award, Strathpine Community Centre, Moreton Bay
QT Ipswich Art Award, Ipswich
Who’s looking at you?, Cambridge Art Gallery, Collingwood


2013
Border Art Prize, Gold Coast Art Gallery, Gold Coast


2012
Gold Coast Show, Gold Coast Parklands, Gold Coast
YHES House Art Exhibition, YHES House, Southport
Papergirl Exhibition, White Canvas Gallery, Brisbane


2011
Publishers Cup 2011 touring exhibition, various locations


2010
Publishers Cup 2010 touring exhibition, various locations
BARI Festival 2010, The Tidy Gallery, Brisbane


2009
Border Art Prize, Gold Coast Art Gallery, Gold Coast

Prizes & Awards

2017
KAAF Art Prize, Selected Finalist
Paddington Art Prize, Selected Finalist
Brisbane Art Prize, Selected Finalist
Clayton Utz Art Award , Selected Finalist
Rotary Art Spectacular, Selected Finalist
Moreton Bay Art Award, Selected Finalist

2016
Redland Art Awards, Selected Finalist
Black Swan Prize for Portraiture, Selected Finalist
Brisbane Art Prize, Selected Finalist
Clayton Utz Art Award , Selected Finalist
Lethbridge 10000, Selected Finalist
Rotary Art Spectacular, Selected Finalist
Moreton Bay Art Award, Selected Finalist

2015
Brisbane Rotary Art Spectacular, Winner ‘Best of Show’
Border Art Prize, Second Place Prize
Gold Coast Art Prize, Selected Finalist
Clayton Utz Art Award , Selected Finalist
Manning Art Prize, Selected Finalist
Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Selected Finalist
Lethbridge 10000, Selected Gallery Finalist
Brisbane Rotary Art Spectacular, Selected Gallery Finalist
Moreton Bay Region Art Awards, Selected Finalist

2014
Clayton UTZ Art Award, Selected Finalist
Redland Art Awards, Selected Finalist
2014 Lethbridge 10000, Selected Gallery Finalist
Moreton Bay Region Art Awards, Selected Finalist
Cambridge Studio Portrait Award, Selected Finalist


2012
Gold Coast Show, Featured Emerging Artist


2011
Publishers Cup Art Prize, Selected Finalist
Publishers Cup Art Prize, Highly Commended Award


2010
Publishers Cup Art Prize, Selected Finalist

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