CV - MATTHEW PETRUCCI 

WINNER BEST NON -TRADITIONAL PAINTING, CAMBERWELL ART SHOW, 2018

 

  1. 1951, Victoria, Australia

Retired from Education Dept. in 2011, to concentrate on painting full time.

Currently lives & works in Pearcedale, Victoria, Australia 

 

MENTORED EDUCATION

2014              Travelled to New York and Los Angeles to study the works of the                          ‘American Abstract Expressionist Movement’, and the ‘Bay                                    Area Figurative Movement’ (1940s – 1960s).

2013-2015    Student with contemporary art tutor, Kerry Ann Sullivan. 

2007-2014    Student with award winner, landscape painter, John Bredl 

2005-12        Student with traditional tonalist painter, Fiona Bilbrough

                      (a member of the Twenty Melbourne Painters Society)

 

SELECTED AWARDS/PRIZES

2018   BEST NON-TRADITIONAL PAINTING - CAMBERWELL ART SHOW

2017   Best Contemporary Painting - Grand Art Show (Berwick) 

2016   Best Contemporary Painting - Bayside Art Show

2015   Highly Commended - Camberwell Art Show

2015   Best Painting ($800-$1400) - St Kevin’s College Art Show

2011   Winner Bass Coast Acquisitive Art Exhibition

2011   3rd Prize/ Bass Coast Shire Council Award - San Remo & Phillip Is Art show

2010   ‘Best Emerging Artist’ in show - Yea Rotary Art Show 

 

SELECTED ART SHOWS

2013 - St Kevin’s College, Toorak, Melb

2013 - Bayside Art Show (Brighton Rotary Club), Sandringham, Melb

2012 - Camberwell Art Show, Hawthorn, Melb

 

GROUP EXHIBITION

2011 - Bass Coast Acquisitive Art Exhibition, Bass Coast Council                                           

COLLECTIONS

Public collection: Bass Coast Shire Council, Council Art Collection

Private collections: Australia, USA, Italy, England, New Zealand

Private commissions:  A. & J. Turnbull, Kew, Victoria, Australia

  1.   & J.  Ramage, Elwood, Victoria, Australia 
  2.   & P. Steward, Tuerong, Victoria, Australia
  3.   Steadman, Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia