Glenise Clelland is a contemporary Australian artist with over 30 years of exhibiting at major art galleries and selling paintings in Australia and overseas. Glenise studied Fashion Design at The Brisbane College of Art now Queensland University of Technology. She is best known for landscape paintings, figurative paintings and expressive nude drawings and also paintings of the South Pacific Islands & Papua New Guinea. (PNG)
Glenise now works from her studio at Noosa North Shore, Sunshine Coast, Queensland , Australia. Her vibrant and diverse oil paintings, acrylics and mixed media express her passionate love of strong colour, texture and dynamic forms.
Glenise has won numerous prizes,
including the Ian Fairweather Memorial Prize & Sunshine Coast Drawing Prize. Her paintings have been selected for prestigious exhibitions like Tattersall’s Landscape Prize (4 times) and finalist in Regional Galleries such as Moreton Bay Shire Award, Celebrate Queensland Award, Flying Arts Award, Stanthorpe Regional Gallery Award and Aboriginal University of Australia Collaboration and APQ selected exhibitions at Waterfront Place.
Glenise has had 16 solo exhibitions and exhibited at reputable galleries such as Schuberts, Gold Coast, Redhill Gallery, Brisbane, Baguette, Noosa Regional Gallery, Mainstreet Gallery, Montville. Three of her paintings were selected for the inaugural Florence Biennale Exhibition in Italy.
Her paintings are keenly sought and are represented in Government, Corporate and private collections in Australia and overseas.
In 1980 Glenise wrote and illustrated 3 children’s books ‘Sunny Solar series” about Australia. Her latest 2 books about life and love are a collaboration with 5 times published author Mocco Wollert. They have 40 poems and images all drawn and painted from live models.
You can view more of Glenise’s work on her Website http://www.gleniseclelland.com.au
Glenise has been featured on the T.V show Colour In Your Life, this is her episode