Jade is a self taught painter who has been very successful in winning lots of awards for her work. She has been painting for over 20 years.
She likes to create art that is fun and expresses a sense of who she is and every day life that she sees going on around her in the world.
Winner Poster Competition “Christmas at the Opera House” 1982.
Poster was used on the cover of the Christmas at the Opera House Sydney Programme
Winner of $1000 for “Races” – oil on canvas in Wentworth Art Prize 2003
Winner of $2500 for “Murray River, Perry Sandhills & Thegoa Lagoon” – oil on canvas in the Wentworth Art Prize 2004.
Winner $3000 Mildura Rural City Council Acquisitive Prize 2004 for “Murray River, Perry Sandhills & Thegoa Lagoon”.
Winner of Most Outstanding Exhibit award for “Murray River, Perry Sandhills & Thegoa Lagoon” – Mildura Show Society 2004.
Finalist in the $35,000 Country Energy Art Prize for Landscape Painting 2006 for “Murray & Darling River Junction” – oil on canvas.
First Prize in the ‘oil any subject section’ of the Wentworth Show for “Races”
Phyllis Wheeldon memorial trophy – special prize ‘oil any subject “Races” – best Exhibit in Fine Arts Section of Wentworth Show 2004
Has owned and run Jade’s Gallery & Cafe since June 2009
Art can be viewed by appointment and commissions welcome!