I began my career as a Graphic Artist in advertising, and was an Art Room Manager for many years. I changed my career to Fine Art and now concentrate on portraiture, although do not limit myself to this alone enjoying figurative work as well as a variety of other subjects.
I have received my share of prizes over the years that include:
Michael Robertson AO by Scotch College Melbourne
Professor Fred Mendelsohn by The Florey Neuroscience Institute Melbourne University
Deborah Siefert by the Melbourne University College Melbourne University
Professor Ruth Bishop AO by Melbourne University, Ann Charlesworth by Westbourne Grammar School, David Crawford AO by Scotch College Melbourne
Various private and corporate portrait commissions.
2006 Jennifer Kyete (Channel Seven Newsreader), 2007 Iain Hewitson, (Celebrity Cook),
2008 Mark Mitchell (Entertainer) 2009 Ben Mendelsohn (Actor).
2010 Wirginia Maixner & Alison Wray (Neurosurgeons Royal Children’s Hospital (Melbourne) Separated Krishner & Trishner co-joined twins. 2012 John Wood (Actor)
2013 Raelene Boyle (Olympic Athlete)
Please feel free to visit my web pages at: www.raelenesharp.com or www.raelenesharparttuition.com