Radiant Argyle

By Evan Shipard

Medium: Oil on panel

Year Completed: 2023

Size: 20cm by 40cm

General Information: This artwork is included in the Sydney Affordable Art Fair 2023


About the Artist

A classically trained fine artist, Evan's background includes over two decades in the film and entertainment industries. Passionate about Australian Impressionism, the Old Masters and history, his work focuses on drama and mood with a dedication to draftsmanship.



‘Something Sicilian’ Group Show Project Gallery 90

BDAS Wingecarribee Landscape Prize Finalist Highly Commended

Autumn Group Exhibit Whitewall Art Projects Gallery

‘Shucked’ Group Show Project Gallery 90

‘Bare’ Group Show Project Gallery 90

Harold & Agnes Richardson Drawing Prize finalist RQAS


A.M.E Bale Traveling Scholarship finalist

Guest Judge John Cope Portrait Prize BDAS

Printmaking exhibition ‘Memory’

Goodspace group show.


Semi Finalist Doug Moran National Portrait Prize


Sth Sth King Street End of Year Show


BDAS Gala Evening Celebrity Portrait Reveal

Southern Buoy Studios Portrait Show

Hunters Hill Art Exhibition


Noir Group Show, Gallery 371

Waverley Woollahra 9x5 Landscape Finalist Exhibition

A.M.E Bale Prize Finalist Exhibition

2nd Anniversary Group Show, Gallery 371

John Copes Portrait Prize- 1st Prize.


Canvas Bar RAW- Winner


Salon de Refuses selection Black Swan Prize


A.M.E Bale Prize for Traditional Realism and Figurative Art, Winner- oil painting.

BDAS Still Life Prize finalist

Lethbridge 10000 finalist

Hunters Hill Art Exhibition Finalist, "Highly Commended”


Julian Ashton Art School Student and Teachers Exhibition

Low Key at The Post


Julian Ashton Art School Student and Teachers Exhibition

Julian Ashton Art School Nine by Five Inches Exhibition

Sydney Mechanics School of Arts Competition 


Julian Ashton Art School

Sydney Mechanics School of Arts

Various private collections

Art Education

2022 - 23 Printmaking at Hazelhurst Regional Gallery

2019 Steven Assael Master Colour Workshop BACAA

2018 Rome Art Workshops

2011 Illustration Masterclass, Amherst University MAS USA

2009 Diploma of Fine Art, Julian Ashton Art School

2009 Julian Ashton Art School winner Portrait Artists Australia Scholarship

2008 Julian Ashton Art School

2008 Illustration Masterclass Amherst University MAS USA

2007 - 8 Friends of National Art School member

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