Angela Abbott paints a wide variety of subjects in oils on site: outdoors or in the studio. She studied drawing at the NGV School with Ian Armstrong and painting under Shirley Bourne OAM, at the Victorian Artists Society.
In the 1970's, Angela was one of the Eltham-based group: "7 Painters", exhibiting in Melbourne and Adelaide.
Angela was awarded the Alice Bale Art Travelling Scholarship in 1983, engaged in tours studying history of Fine Art in France, Germany, Italy and Russia, during her scholarship year based in London.
Angela is a Fellow of the Victorian Artists Society; member of the Twenty Melbourne Painters Society; member of the Melbourne Society of Women Painters and Sculptors and of Chelsea Arts Club, London.
She has taught extensively, including at the Victorian Artists' Society and Malvern Art Society.
Angela has had 14 solo exhibitions in Melbourne and Sydney.
Working as a Resident Artist, since 1992 in the inspired setting of Montsalvat, she enjoys its vast array of subject-matter.
Teaching informally in the lofty Art School Studio, Angela works alongside practicing artists and her former students. Participants select from the unique props available for still life and enjoy the captivating outdoor subjects on offer!
Angela's work are held in private, civic and corporate collections in Australia and overseas, and is represented by Bridget McDonnell Gallery, Carlton. Works are available directly from the artist's home studio.
Angela may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (03) 9509 0358 Mobile: 0407 887596