• Kirsten Sivyer

    Western Australia

    Kirsten Sivyer
    • Artist Statement
      • Kirsten Sivyer (B.A. Visual Arts) is an award-winning visual artist, painter and professional photographer. Her recent artistic achievements include winning the 2015 City of Stirling Print Media Award, the 2013 Albany Art Prize People’s Choice Award, artist in residence at the Moore’s building, Fremantle in 2014 & 2015 and placing as a national finalist in 2013 Black Swan Prize for Heritage and the 2012 Black Swan Prize for Portraiture. Kirsten’s artwork is represented in various private and public collections.

        Kirsten currently works out of her studio & gallery in Denmark, Western Australia, where she welcomes the public for special events and by appointment.
    • Biography
      • Education
        2003 Bachelor of Arts (Major in painting) SOCA, Mt Lawley, WA
        2002 Six months student exchange at Amsterdam School of the Arts, Netherlands
        2000 Cert IV Interior Design TAFE, Leederville, Western Australia

        Solo Exhibitions

        2015 Persistence of Vision, Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery, Fremantle WA
        2015 Gallery Collection, Kirsten Sivyer Fine Art studio & gallery, Denmark WA
        2013 Southern Art Trail, Kirsten Sivyer Fine Art studio & gallery, Denmark WA
        2013 Regeneration, Willoughby Park Wines, Denmark WA
        2012 Elements, Narrogin Gallery WA
        2009 Beyond Gold, Nexis Gallery, Narrogin WA
        2003 Emergence (duo) Arts House Gallery, Northbridge WA

        Selected Group Shows

        2016 South West Arts Now, Bunbury Regional Gallery, Bunbury WA
        2016 Minnawarra Art Awards, Armadale WA
        2015 Perth International Arts Festival : ‘Square’, Albany WA
        2015 City of Stirling Art Awards, Perth WA 
        2013 Invitational, Darlington Arts Festival. Perth WA
        2013 Albany Art Prize, finalist exhibition, Albany WA
        2013 Linton & Kay, 2013 Black Swan Prize for Heritage, Perth WA 
        2013 Mundaring Arts Centre, Mundaring Shire Acquisition Exhibition, Perth WA  
        2012 Mundaring Arts Centre, Gifted, Perth WA  
        2012 Linton & Kay, 2012 Black Swan Prize for Portraiture, Perth WA  
        2011 York Mill Gallery, ,York WA  
        2009 Katanning Art Prize, Katanning Regional Gallery WA 
        2007 Mundaring Arts Centre, Beyond the Brick, Perth WA  
        2006 Invitational, Darlington Arts Festival , Perth WA
        2006 Goldfields Arts Centre, 3G exhibition, Kalgoorlie WA
        2005 Mundaring Arts Centre, Visions Of C.Y. O’Connor, WA
        2005 Mining Hall of Fame Gallery Kalgoorlie, Visions Of C.Y. O’Connor, Kalgoorlie WA 
        2004 Mundaring Arts Centre, Beyond the Brick, WA 
        2004 Mundaring Arts Centre, Mundaring Shire Acquisition Exhibition, WA 
        2003 Maritime Museum Gallery, Flotsam,  Fremantle WA

        Prizes, Artist in Residence (AIR) & Scholarships

        2015 Print Media Award 2015 City of Stirling Art Awards
        2015 AIR Moore’s Building, Fremantle Arts Centre
        2014 AIR Moore’s Building, Fremantle Arts Centre
        2014 Highly Commended, Landscape 2015 Wickepin Art Prize
        2013 People’s Choice Award 2013 Albany Art Prize
        2013 Finalist 2013 Black Swan Prize for Heritage
        2012 AIR Artsource, Fremantle
        2012 Finalist 2012 Black Swan Prize for Portraiture
        2010 Monochrome Prize York Society Photographic Awards
        2009 Painting Prize Katanning Art Prize
        2009 Highly Commended Portraiture, Katanning Art Prize
        2005 Best Set Design ITA State Drama Festival award
        2005 Painting Prize Darlington Arts Festival
        2005 Artflight grant ARTSWA
        2005 AIR Arthur Boyd’s Bundanon, NSW
        2004 Acquisition of work by the Shire of Mundaring
        2002 Painting Prize Darlington Arts Festival
        2002 Mundaring Bicentennial Travelling Arts Scholarship
        1996 Photography Prize Darlington Arts Festival

        Works in various public and private collections
  • dream of smoke oil on canvas kirsten sivyer KIRSTEN SIVYER
    Dream of Smoke
    Oil on canvas / 90 x 90 cm
    $4,400
  • ground study oil painting kirsten sivyer KIRSTEN SIVYER
    Ground Study
    Oil Painting / 50 x 50 cm
    $1,035
  • study for 'hope, desire' oil painting kirsten sivyer KIRSTEN SIVYER
    Study for 'Hope, Desire'
    Oil Painting / 35 x 25 cm
    $625
  • smoke study iv oil painting kirsten sivyer KIRSTEN SIVYER
    Smoke Study IV
    Oil Painting / 33 x 33 cm
    $625
  • study for 'inhale exhale' oil painting kirsten sivyer
    KIRSTEN SIVYER
    Study for 'Inhale Exhale'
    Oil Painting / 50 x 50 cm
  • hope desire oil painting kirsten sivyer
    KIRSTEN SIVYER
    Hope Desire
    Oil Painting / 90 x 56 cm
  • smoke study ii oil painting kirsten sivyer
    KIRSTEN SIVYER
    Smoke Study II
    Oil Painting / 33 x 33 cm