CV

Jessica Le Clerc - CV

Born in Rochester, VIC 1981

Lives and works in Tanawha, QLD Australia 

 

BIO.

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 

2018 Stanthorpe Art Prize - Finalist & Winner of Peoples Choice Award 

2018 Portia Geach Memorial Award - Finalist

 

EXHIBITIONS:

 

2018 Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H Irvin Gallery

2018 Stanthorpe Art Prize, Stanthorpe Art Gallery

2017 Myself Prize, Jugglers Art Space

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

 

PRESS:

Sydney Weekender

Sydney Telegraph 

Hills News

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 

Salt 106.5

ABC Open

Sydney Hope 103.2

 

ART MENTOR: 

Alexander McKenzie, Sydney

Size Guide

MEDIUM PRINT: A2 SIZE

42cm x 59.4cm Unframed. 45cm x 63cm Framed.

 

LARGE PRINT: A1 SIZE

59.4cm x 84.1cm Unframed. 63cm x 87cm Framed.

 

ORIGINAL WORKS: SIZES VARY

Please email if you would like to know exact size of original.