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Jane Bennett
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Attended C.O.F.A., University of N.S.W.
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The public will soon see the fruits of an ambitious design project at Barangaroo Point Reserve that has attempted to reinstate the site's pre-settlement coastline.
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Jane Bennett,Industrial Heritage Artist,is Artist in Residence painting plein air canvases of Sydney Harbour industrial sites at Barangaroo,Cockatoo Island,Glebe,Eveleigh,Walsh Bay Wharves,White Bay
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Jane Bennett,Industrial Heritage Artist,is Artist in Residence painting plein air canvases of Sydney Harbour industrial sites at Barangaroo,Cockatoo Island,Glebe,Eveleigh,Walsh Bay Wharves,White Bay
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Painting in the abandoned Dunlop-Slazenger factory in Alexandria
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Artists and creatives need to challenge the expectation that they will work for free because they enjoy what they do. You still have to pay the rent so you have to be able to ask for payment.
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I am the artist painting the Harbour Tower from High Street in this article
Former prime minister Paul Keating has waded into the debate over the future of a harbour control tower on the new headland at Barangaroo, slamming it as a piece of "rancid reactionism" without any heritage value.
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  • Awarded Diploma of Arts in 1982, & Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Art Studies at C.O.F.A., University of N.S.W. in 1983.
  •  Has held 38 solo exhibitions since 1986, & been included in many selective group exhibitions.
  • Received the Marten Bequest Travelling Art Scholarship for Painting in 1996 & also the 1996 Dyason Bequest by the Trustees of the Art Gallery of N.S.W.,  to travel & paint extensively throughout Europe & the U.S.A. for 2 years.
  • In 1997  awarded a residency for 3 months at the Moya Dyring Studio of the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris by the Trustees of the Art Gallery of N.S.W.
  •  Received a further residency at the Studio of the American Academy in Rome.
  • Finalist in the 1986,1997 & 2008 Sulman Prize for Genre/History Painting, 5 times a finalist in the Dobell Prize for Drawing & 6 times a finalist in the Wynne Prize for Landscape, winning the 1990, 1995 & 1996 Pring Prize for Watercolour & the 1995 Trustees’ Prize for Watercolour in the Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of N.S.W. 
  • Won over 120 art prizes
  • Completed many major commissions for government & corporate clients.
  • In 2004 I  received the inaugural Sydney Harbour Week Award for artistic achievement
  • A major retrospective of my work was the signature event of the 2006 Industrial Heritage Festival of the National Trust of Australia.
  •  A canvas I painted from the summit of the A.N.Z.A.C. Bridge has been included in the "ONE Hundred" exhibition of 100 iconic objects  to celebrate the centenary of the Mitchell Library, State Library of N.S.W.
  • Represented in the collection of  the Mitchell Library; Artbank; many Regional Gallery & Municipal Council Collections; Department of Defence; University of N.S.W.; University of Sydney; many corporate & private collections throughout Australia, the U.S.A., the U.K., Hong Kong & Japan.

  

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  • C.O.F.A., University of N.S.W.
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