Currently living and working in Sydney, Yvonne hails from regional South Australia. With a primary focus on painting and drawing, her practice extends to experimental new media and large scale drawing and digital projection installations. In addition to her studio work, Yvonne has participated in several research and exchange projects, and has been Artist-in-Residence for a number of secondary schools, councils and state governments producing large scale murals. Yvonne has conducted a number of regional gallery workshops and mentorships with Country Arts SA and was a presenter and producer for a community radio arts show. Yvonne been a finalist in numerous art prizes and has won notable awards including the 2015 AGNSW Robert Le Gay Brereton Prize, 2014 Tim Olsen Drawing Prize and the 2012 Country Arts SA Breaking Ground Award.
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Click here to view a guide to the beautiful native South Australian flowers and butterflies featured in the 135 square metre mural for Her Majesty's Theatre in Adelaide, South Australia.
2020 Acquisition to the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
Finalist 2020 Darling Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery
2019 Archibald Salon des Refuses - S.H. Ervin Gallery
Finalist 2019 Dobell Drawing Prize
Finalist 2018 Archibald Prize
Finalist 2018 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize
Finalist 2018 Portia Geach Memorial Award
Finalist 2018 65th Blake Prize
Finalist 2017 Black Swan Prize for Portraiture
Finalist 2017 Kilgour Prize