Diana Hallowes – Curriculum vitae

Born: Durban, South Africa (nee Calderwood)

Education: Durban Girls’ College (Dux of School, First Class Matriculation )
University of Natal (BA, university scholar)
University of Witwatersrand (BA Hons. Eng. Lit.)

Emigrated to Australia January 1986.

Art- related employment:
Grinaker corporate magazine and advertising, Johannesburg, 1982-1985
(layout, design, photography, editing, writing)

“Australian Artist” magazine, Sydney 1987-1990 (Managing Editor)

Started painting in watercolour and mixed media 1992.

Studied under: Tina Slon (watercolour)
Alison Taylor (watercolour landscape)
Denise Sumner (portraiture)
Annette Pringle (experimental techniques and found object sculpture)
Graham Bryce (watercolour landscape)

Teaching: Watercolour class at Northbridge School of Visual Arts, Sydney, Australia
(March 1998 - June 1998, before transfer to Canada)

Lived in Toronto, Canada, August 1998 – June 2002.
Studied watermedia under
Tina Poplawski and life drawing under Thomas Hendrie at the Toronto School of Art, and reported on art in Toronto for “International Artist” magazine.

Solo: 2002 “Nude Impressions”, Skinny Dip, Bondi, Sydney, Australia
2002 “Estuary”, TSA Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2001 “Here Today, Gone Tomorrow” with Chrys Rutherford, Woolfitt’s Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1998 “Flowers and the Female Form”, One Sheep Short Café Gallery,
Balmain, Sydney, Australia

Group: 2002 “A View of Watercolour IX”, Balmain Watchhouse Gallery,
Sydney, Australia
2001 Bayview Art Tour, Toronto, Canada
2001 “A View of Watercolour VIII” Balmain Watchhouse Gallery,
Sydney, Australia
1999 “Treading Water”, 35 McCaul St., Toronto, Canada
1999 “A View of Watercolour VII”, Balmain Watchhouse Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Member of Lilyfield Watercolour Group since 1992, based in Sydney, Australia. Has exhibited every year with the group since 1992 (“A View of Watercolour I – VIII”).

Public Exhibitions: Sydney Royal Easter Show (1993, 1994, 1996, 1997)
Willoughby City Art Prize
Lane Cove Municipal Art Prize
Theresa Byrnes Foundation Westpac Art Auction
Willoughby Workshop Arts Centre Exhibition
Ku-ring-gai Art Centre Exhibition

Collections (corporate): Foreign Language Teaching & Research Press, Beijing, China.

Her work is in many private collections in Australia, Canada and U.K.