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VAS 2021 LOGO DESIGN 2

Pilar de la Torre

I am passionate about painting, drawing and sculpting from life. 

My aim is the pursuit of continued development of my art skills and knowledge, which I do by attending workshops to further my skills set.

 I currently teach painting and drawing at Melbourne Studio of Art which is something that reinforces my commitment to constant and neverending improvement of my craft.


Education

·     Finalist 2020 AME Bale Travelling Scholarship, drawing and painting prize

·     Selected 2019 to the Russian Academy of Art, Saint Petersburg

·     Selected 2019 & 2020 Bayside Local Exhibition,

·     Finalist 2019 Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize

·     Finalist 2018 A.M.E. Bale Drawing Prize

·     Awarded the 2018 Robert’s Prize for a non Landscape, Sherbrooke Artist Society

·     Highly Commended 2017, Self Portrait, Victorian Artist Society

·     Encouragement Award 2017, Oil painting, Victorian Artist Society

·     Finalist Rick Amore Drawing Prize 2016

·     Awarded 2015 Best Portrait in oils Mooney Valley Art Show

·     Finalist Kennedy Art Prize 2015, Adelaide

·     Selected to the Salon des Refusés in 2005, Archibald alternative Exhibition

·     Awarded the Julian Ashton Art School, Thea Proctor Scholarship

·     Awarded Julian Ashton Art School, Phillip Muskett Prize for Landscape

·     Awarded The North Sydney Art Prize – Landmark Prize


Works by Pilar de la Torre

Self with Crown
Pilar de la Torre
40cm (W) x 45cm (H) x 3cm (D)
oil on linen
$ 750.00
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We would like to pay our respects to the traditional owners of the land on which our building stands, their leaders, past, present and emerging.