Roz McQuillan

Roz McQuillan graduated from R.M.I.T. with the Diploma of Illustration, and worked in children’s book illustration for many years.

She has a passionate interest in portraits and the figure, and works in a number of mediums, including pastel, charcoal and conte, pen and ink, gouache, watercolour, acrylics, pencil, photography, mixed media, and currently, oils.

Her work, including commissioned portraits and nudes, is represented in many private collections, both Australian and International, and she has won a number of Awards and Highly Commendeds.

Recent awards include ~ Selected finalist in the Alice Bale Art Prize 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014 2016 Best Nude or Portrait, Brighton Art Society Annual Art Exhibition 2011 Best in Show, Melb. Society of Women Painters and Sculptors Annual Exhibition 2012 Winner of the Canterbury Art Show Small Works Competition 2013 ‘Best Nude’, Brighton Art Society Annual Art Exhibition 2013 ‘Best Drawing’, Sherbrooke Art Society Spring Exhibition 2014 ‘Best in Show’, Brighton Art Society Annual Exhibition 2014’ Winner, ‘Animals in Art’ 2015 Highly Commended, Australian Guild of Realist Artist’s Autumn Exhibition 2015.
 Constance Wu Award, Melb. Soc. Women Painters Annual Exhibition 2016 Second Place, Yarram Archies 2017 Portrait Competition Commended, AGRA Spring Exhibition 2017 Highly Commended, Melb. Society Women Painters & Sculptors Annual Exhibition 2017 Best Drawing, Brighton Art Society Annual Exhibition 2017 Best Photograph, Yarram Rotary Show 2018 Second Prize, Miniatures exhibition, Courthouse Gallery 2018 Highly Commended, AGRA Autumn exhibition 2018

Roz convenes a life-drawing group at Brighton Art Society, and has studied oil painting with Peter Churcher, Lee Machelak, and Maxwell Wilkes, & drawing with Harold Freedman, Geoff Dupree and Godwin Bradbeer.

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