Gaynor Hartvigsen

Gaynor Hartvigsen has been working as a professional artist since the early 1990’s.In 1994, she undertook further study in Painting and Concept Development with Chris Orchard at Adelaide Central School of Art. Her art practice ranges from contemporary landscape and conceptual painting to sculptural assemblages utilising found and recycled materials.

Gaynor’s work has been exhibited in numerous regional and metropolitan centres, including Dridan Fine Arts - McLaren Vale, Barry Newton Gallery - Unley, Adelaide Festival Centre “State of the Art”, Hill-Smith Gallery - Adelaide, Hahndorf Academy, , Kensington Gallery - Norwood, The National Wine Centre Art Space - Adelaide, , South Coast Regional Arts Centre - Goolwa, Port Pirie Regional Gallery, Cattanach Gallery - Broome ,The New Land Gallery - Pt Adelaide and The Fleurieu Art Prize Art and the Environment Exhibition-McLaren Vale.

In November 2004, she was an Award Winner in the Arts category of the SA Great Regional Awards. In 2008, her work was shortlisted in the Advertiser Contemporary Art Award, and a major work ,“Coorong Waiting” was also purchased for CountryArtsSA permanent collection. She was selected and filmed for a short documentary for the ABC “ArtPost” programme.

She has been the artist and project consultant for major community artworks for the Alexandrina and Adelaide Hills Councils, as well as Artist in Residence for the Murraylands ‘Communities for Children’ project and Murray Mallee Health Multicultural Mural. Recently, she was employed as artist for the Alexandrina Ecomark Community Art Project, Imagine If Environmental Art and The Alexandrina Farmgate Festival. In 2011 she was selected for the inaugural Fleurieu Prize Landscape Art and Environment Artists’ Field Research Project.
Her studio/gallery is a restored heritage stone flour mill and features on the Fleurieu & Strathalbyn Art Trails. She is an active member in her community, working for the restoration of native vegetation and heritage.

Her work is held in private and public collections in the United States, Ireland, Britain and around Australia.

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Ph: 85 363 907

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P.O. Box 331 Strathalbyn S.A. 5255

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