Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Sharon Peterkin

Woodbridge, Perth, Western Australia 6056

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E-mail: hello@sharonpeterkin.com.au

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Education

  • TEE Morley Senior High School      Achieved Tee Leaving                             1976-1980 
  • A Curtin University                       BA (Visual Arts) Curtin Ceramics            1988-1990                 

 SELECTED MURAL COMMISSIONS – please refer to:

https://www.sharonpeterkin.com.au/pages/mural-art

  • Woodbridge Primary School – 2015 & 2016
  • Mid Century Café, Joondanna 2015
  • Forest accountant (foyer), Northbridge – 2016
  • The Cheese Barrel: Swan Valley - 2017
  • Children’s bedrooms x 2: private residence – 2017
  • Private residence: inside/outside mural – 2018
  • House Of Honey: Mural in bathrooms- 2018
  • Beverly Arts Council – Commissioned Mural for Arts Centre: August 2019
  • City of Melville Library Window – 2019
  • Private residence Wall mural – Scarborough – 2019
  • Bassendean footpath Mural – City of Bassendean – November 2019
  • Private Residence Wall Mural Scarborough – December 2019
  • Durham Road Special needs school Mural – 2020
  • Private Residence Mural Painting – South Perth -2020
  • Holyoake, Victoria Park Wall mural – April 2021
  • Durham Street Special Needs School Mural – September 2021
  • Shire Of Wagin – Mural in the Big Ram Park in conjunction with the “Reflect, Respect, Celebrate”, Campaign - January 2022
  • Private Residence - Mural Australian Botanical, Greenmount, Perth- March 2022
  • Private Residence – Mural : Water lilies and pond – March 2022

RELEVANY ART EXPERIENCE:

  • 2010 – CURRENT- Working full time in my home art studio producing exhibition work, murals and commissions.
  • STUDIO, Home: Studio work - painting. Producing a range of functional    June 2005 – 2010

         One off works to sell at Art markets and retail stores, including jewellery,

         Handbags, canvas, and textiles. Exhibiting at trade fairs twice yearly

         (Until 2009). Collaborative works with my husband Lee Potter (steel artist).

         Art licensing work. Painting commissions.

  • STUDIO, Maylands – Production and distribution of hand painted 2003-2005 

         Decorative tiles, using my designs. Attend trade fairs in Sydney and

         Melbourne. 400 retail stores in Australia, NZ and UK. Art licensing      .

  • STUDIO and Gallery, Maylands (Go Fish Gallery). Shared space with 2001-2003

         Lee Potter where we made work to exhibit and sell in the Gallery.

         Production of Hand Painted decorative tiles. Art licensing contracts.

  • Art Licensing Fair – New York. Exhibited artwork. 2002
  • STUDIO and Gallery, Albany Bell Castle, Mt Lawley. Shared space 1997-2001.
         With Lee Potter. Studio work, where we exhibited and sold in the Gallery.

         The beginning of the production era with the hand painted tiles.

  • STUDIO, Midland Enterprise Centre. Teamed with production potter- 1992-1998

           Russell Deane Bendigo Pottery). Created “Purple Betty Designs”,

            Where Russell made and I decorated. Our goal was to offer retail stores a

     Unique hand made piece of “Art” at an affordable price to retail. We shared

     All aspects of running a professional pottery studio. Exhibited at trade

     Shows in Sydney and Melbourne.

  • STUDIO, Bayswater. Produced a range of slab-built platters, individually 1992-1998

          Decorated and sold to Gallery shops and selected retail stores. Produced

          A range of slip cast functional ware. Made a series large hand-built vessel

 

Awards:

  • A. Craft Council, Craft Award – Student Award, Ceramics 1989
  • Bendigo Bank Award. Annual Byford Art Award.                                                  2011    

 

Selected Exhibitions:

  • Perth College Annual Art Exhibition                                                                             2021
  • Solo painting exhibition Riverside Gallery, Woodbridge                                        2019
  • Perth College Annual Art Exhibition 2018
  • Perth College Annual Art Exhibition 2017
  • Darlington Arts Festival Exhibition 2015
  • Darlington Arts Festival Exhibition 2014
  • Pigments Of Your Imagination 2014
  • Darlington Art Festival Exhibition 2012
  • Wongan Hills Art Exhibition                                                                                         2012
  • Byford Art Award, Group Exhibition 2011
  • Byford Art Award, Group Exhibition RECEIVED BENDIGO ART AWARD 2010
  • Fad Gallery, Melbourne. Group Exhibition 2008
  • Art In Bloom, Art Gallery of WA Collaborate work with Lee Potter 2008
  • Miaflora, Inglewood. Mixed Exhibition 2007
  • Goanna Gallery, Yallinyup. Combined Exhibition – Lee Potter 2003
  • Perth College Annual Art Exhibition 2002
  • St Hilda’s Annual Art Exhibition 2001
  • Vast Gallery, Albany Bell Castle. Group Exhibition 1996

 

    Selected Commissions:

  • Dinner Set, Sandalford Winery, Perth. 1996
  • Artwork for Margaret’s Beach Resort 1997, Margaret River. Paintings, drawings, plaster sculptures for resort rooms and restaurants.
  • Ceramic tabletop – Maylands. 1998
  • Mural – Tiles. Naturopath in NSW
  • Sculptural Mirror Designs, Hotel Bar rooms – The Deane, Perth. 2003
  • Family Portrait – Painting, Margaret River. 2006
  • Used in Furniture made by Lee Potter for various clients 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Painting, Colleen Hawke-Linsley. Commissioned for daughter’s birthday 2012
  • Painting Julie Massara – Commissioned Family Portrait 2014
  • Painting Kath Lloyd – Commission of daughter – Portrait 2015
  • Painting Andrea Clements – Commissioned Family portrait 2017
  • Painting Mel Haymont – Commissioned portrait of son                                          2018
  • Painting Kerry Bidwell – Commissioned for daughters 21st 2019
  • Painting Matt and Kara Chamberlain – Portrait 2021
  • Painting Family Portrait Terry Stabback - 2021

 

 Art In Residence: Workshops

  • East Fremantle Primary School for 2 weeks.
  • Various one workshops in High schools.
  • Ceramics Course. Alma Venville Centre, Maylands.
  • Various presentations over the years speaking about Art Licensing.
  • Ceramic decorating Course, STUDIO Midland Enterprise Centre                       

 

 

 

Sharon Peterkin