Jessica Le Clerc - CV
Born in Rochester, VIC 1981
Lives and works at Tanawha, QLD Australia
An emerging artist from Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.
Mother of 4 children. Started painting full time in 2016. Jessica began learning art from Peter Mortimer in Dubbo, NSW at the age of 16. At 17 she began art classes for children, which grew into an art school for all ages in Sydney, Melbourne and on now on Sunshine Coast.
Jessica has been running private art classes since 1998. Some of her students have gone onto study at the University of Sydney, the University of Canberra, the University of Melbourne, the New York Academy of Arts and Pixar Animation.
Jessica has held annual exhibitions for her students with thousands of attendees.
Jessica also spends some of her time speaking publicly for the arts at charities and with corporate organisations around Australia.
PRIZES.2015 Archibald Prize - Finalist 2017 Myself Prize - Finalist
2017 Myself Prize, Brisbane
2016 David Hart Gallery, Brisbane
2016 Archibald Prize, New England Regional Art Museum
2016 Archibald Prize, Tweed River Art Gallery
2016 Archibald Prize, Manning Regional Art Gallery
2016 Archibald Prize, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
2016 Archibald Prize, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre
2015 Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
2015 Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of Ballarat
Sunshine Coast Daily
Art published in Inside Out Magazine
Art published in Country Living Magazine
Channel 7 and 9 Coverage of the Archibald Prize 2015
ABC Documentary, ABC2
Sydney Hope 103.2
Alexander McKenzie, Sydney