Lots of Flowers in a Painting

By Llewellyn Skye $10,000

Medium: Oil, oil stick and acrylic on canvas

Size: 112cm by 183cm


About the Artist

A Brief History

Llewellyn Skye is a dynamic, passionate and soulful visual artist that draws inspiration from nature, in particular florals. Skye seeks to explore the paradox of strength in fragility along with her own very personal experiences of love, loss and grief.

Llewellyn Skye, born in Gosford, NSW, Australia, and known simply as Skye. Raised in Sydney, completing her BFA at the National Art School 2005, followed by further study at the Sydney Gallery School. Now living and working on the Gold Coast, Skye is a full-time artist as well as raising her young family.

Fenton & Fenton Rising Talent 2021 winner, ALA Abstract Artist 2021 winner, BLA 2018 winner, highly commended in the John Olsen drawing prize, a painting residency in Italy and various notable private and public commissions. With a strong background in drawing, showing in over 60 exhibitions and 14 solo shows, Skye is predominately an oil painter working from still life floral set ups in her studio.

2024 So Baroqué, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
2023 Chasing Romance, Wagner Contemporary, Sydney Contemporary Art Fair
2022 Calm Down Baby, Fenton & Fenton, Melbourne
2022 They Once Felt Like Water, Wagner Contemporary, Sydney
2021 This Is A Love Story, Revival Art & Design, Brisbane
2021 Hue To Hold, Metro Gallery, Melbourne
2020 Daylight Breaks, Revival Art & Design, Brisbane
2020 Bleeding Daylight, M-Arts, Murwillumbah
2019 Latest Works, Revival Art & Design, Brisbane
2012 Sugar, Conzano, Italy

2023 Spring Jardin & Falling Flowers, Grainger Gallery, ACT
2023 Summer Exhibition, Wagner Contemporary, Sydney
2023 Abstraction, Collectors' Focus Series V, Metro Gallery
2023 Summer Exhibition, Wagner Contemporary, Sydney
2022 December Group Show, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
2022 Landscape: Collectors' Focus Series IV & V, Metro Gallery, Melbourne
2022 40/40 Project, Wagner Contemporary, Sydney
2022 Large Scale New Works, Wagner Contemporary, Sydney
2022 Metro Summer, Metro Gallery, Melbourne
2022 Summer Salon, Lorraine Pilgrim Gallery
2021 Christmas Group Show, Wagner Contemporary, Sydney
2021 Gallery Group Show, Wagner Contemporary, Sydney
2021 Spring ’21, Fenton & Fenton, Melbourne
2021 The Romantics, ALA, Southport
2021 Rising Talent, Fenton & Fenton, Melbourne
2021 Kaleidoscope, Revival Art & Design, Brisbane
2021 All Eyes On The Arts, Lorraine Pilgrim Gallery
2020 Art Knows No Borders, Lorraine Pilgrim Gallery & M-Arts
2020 Albion Gallery Opening, Brisbane
2020 Border Art Prize, Tweed Regional Gallery
2020 Modern Love, A K Bellinger Gallery, Inverell
2019 Summer Show, Metro Gallery, Melbourne
2019 Share The Dignity, Amber Creswell Bell, Sydney
2019 Summer Show, Lorraine Pilgrim Studio, GC

2024 Artist Residency, UA Brooklyn, New York
2023 Finalist, 20 Best and Brightest Artists, Home Beautiful
2021 Winner, Rising Talent, Fenton & Fenton, Melbourne
2021 Winner, Abstract Art, Art Lovers Australia
2020 Finalist, Art Lovers Art Prize, Qld
2019 People’s Choice Award, Dean Cogle Portrait Prize, Dust Temple, Qld
2018 Artist in Residence, Burleigh Brewing, Qld
2018 Winner, Brewing Local Artists, Burleigh Brewing, Qld
2011 Artist Residency, Artegiro, Italy
2008 Trees for Children, Sydney
2007 Xavier Art Space Prize, Sydney
2006 Finalist Arts North Permanent Collection NSW
2006 Showcase Prize Tafe NSW
2006 Highly Commended, Tafe Alumni Art Prize - Janice McCulloch - Art Almanac
2005 Highly Commended, John Olsen Drawing Prize

Randwick Children’s Hospital, Sydney
St Vincents Hospital, Sydney
Works held in private collections Internationally and throughout Australia

2021 Southern Wild Co, Sunshine State Collection, NSW
2019 Main Beach Flower Festival, Mural, QLD
2019 RSL Art Union, Qld
2018 Robina Town Centre, Totem Artwork, QLD
2018 Nikel and Sole, Summer Collection, VIC
2017 Nikel and Sole, Winter Collection, VIC

2011 Artegiro Residency, Montefiascone, Italy
2006 Advanced Painting Course, Sydney Gallery School, Meadowbank, Sydney
2005 Bachelor of Fine Arts, National Art School, Darlinghurst, Sydney

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