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Lisa Ellen Hughes

Lisa Ellen Hughes



Lisa Ellen Hughes is a multi-disciplined emerging, Sydney-based artist who graduated in 2020 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from UNSW Art & Design. Her mediums of specialty are in animation, drawing, and painting and installation art. Lisa’s research investigates various constraints of nature versus human. These ecological habitats and human existence, mirror social behaviours and the notion of the survival of the fittest within a habitat. Her technique of layering and thin think painting style gives depth to the narrative of material. She also expands her practice onto issues around sexual behaviours, sexual relationships, and gender identity.
Lisa Ellen Hughes also translates urban and natural landscapes to envelope the essence of intermixed textured surfaces, symbolism, and the poetic interpretation of an abstract fluidity. A conversation is created with works embodying marks left by humans on structures, pavements, and nature. She records the memory and process of destructive intervention and communication left in the environment.
Art Prize
2020 Jenny Birt Award UNSW Art & Design - Highly Commended
2012 - Winner Hodges Creative Award - Royal Queensland Art Society.
2010 - Highly Commended- Traditional Section - Drummoyne Art Prize.
2010 - Highly Commended - Traditional Section - Lane Cove Art Prize

Solo and Group Art Exhibitions
2021 "In good company" Gaffa Art Gallery Group Annual Graduation show
2021 "Utopian Expansion" solo exhibition - The Art Passage
2010, 2012, 2013 Group Show, 307 Art Gallery North Bridge Sydney
2009 Group Grope Show- Ma Gallery Surry Hills
2018 My Happy Place, Manly Art Collab 19th Nov - 3rd Dec 2018

Art Shows
2022 - Art/Edit + interior design Self represented artist prize - Finalist
2021 - Macquarie Group Emerging Artist -The Land & its Psyche - Awarded the OAM Nick Waterlow Highly Commended
2021 Waverley Woollahra Printmaking Prize 2021 - Finalist
2021 Gallipoli Art Prize - Finalist
2020 Burwood Art Prize
2020 Jenny Birt Award UNSW Art & Design - Highly Commended
2019 Tim Olsen Drawing Prize - Finalist
2019, 2013, 2008 Waverley Art Prize - Finalist
2014, 2015 The Kings Art Prize
2015, 2009 Mosman Art Prize - Finalist
2013, 2015 Hunters Hill Art Prize - Finalist
2016, 2015 Art in the Hills - Finalist
2013 WWAS Palette Show - Finalist
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 Northbridge Art Prize - Finalist
2009 Alvaro Art Prize - Finalist
2007, 2009 John Copes Watercolour Art Prize - Finalist


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