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Carita Henriksson- Bathman


about me I migrated to Australia from Finland in 1966, raised my family and now live with my husband in Albury/Wodonga. I devote all of my spare time to drawing and painting, striving to develop my skills further to create contemporary works.

education 3 year drawing certificate, Albury TAFE, early 1990's workshops in oil, watercolour, pastel and mixed media. Business Degree (Riverina College of Advanced Education)

group exhibitions/art competitions
Creators Gallery: (Albury/Wodonga) Exhibitions: "The Book" Dec'99, "Still", Oct'00, "Angels" Dec.2000 plus several previous years' group exhibitions; Entrant in the '99 Hutchins Art Prize, Hobart; Entrant, - Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery Vic. Oct'99 National Works on Paper; "Trading Places' an exhibition by the Albury Regional Art Gallery, Oct'99 ;Albury Art Prize, 1998, 2000.
Entrant-1998 & 1999 Archibald Prize (the Honourable Tim Fischer, MP) & the Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales; Brighton Rotary Art Exhibition, 1999 Stanthorpe '98 (Q'ld), Camberwell '98 (Melbourne)"The Games" Exhibition, Spectrum Gallery, The Rocks, Sydney, 2000; Finalist/Exhibitor: The Great Southland 2000 Art Prize, Sydney (National), Finalist/Exhibitor: Broken Hill Art Prize 2001 (National) Invitee to the 3rd International Artist Fair in Zurich, Switzerland, Oct.'01. Invitee to the 2003 Florence Biannale, Italy; Exhibitor 2002 Albury Art Prize.

solo exhibitions Creators' Gallery, Albury/Wodonga June'98; The Gosford City Arts Centre and the Gosford-Edogawa Commemorative Gardens, March/April'99; Garden Cafe/Gallery, Wodonga, Vic., March/April, 01;Left Bank Artists Cooperative, Beechworth Vic. Nov'01.

gallery sales Left Bank Artists' Cooperative (director), Beechworth, Vic; The Beehive Art Space, Albury.

collections Private collections in U.S.A., England, Finland and Australia.

awards Benalla Annual Rotary Art Show; Chiltern Art Exhibition, 1999 and previous years
Holbrook Art Exhibition, 1999; Winner of the 1999 Fletcher Challenge Art Prize, Albury, 1999
1st Prize in portraiture, Albury/Wodonga Artists Society Exhibition, 1999; Wagga Wagga Rotary Art Exhibition, 1999, 2000;
1st Prize - Wangaratta Festival of Jazz Drawing Competition, 1999



Telephone 61 (0)2 6025 4164, Mob. 0421 028928

ABN 75 914 189 349 (not gst registered)