Raelene Sharp has been a professional portrait artist for many years painting corporate, private and celebrity portraits for clients around the country. She lists Scotch College, Melbourne University, Melbourne University College, Royal Children’s Hospital, Methodists' Ladies College, St Catherine’s Toorak and Caulfield Grammar among her clients.
She is an Archibald Prize Finalist and Archibald Packing Room Prize Winner. Raelene has won the third richest portrait prize in the Australia - The Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize. Her paintings of Professor Suzanne Cory AC and Eva and Marc Besen AC are hanging in the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra. She has been included in the Salon International USA twice the Archibald Salon des Refuse, Portia Geach and received a First Merit in the Portrait Society of America’s annual Exhibition. Raelene is a Victorian Artists’ Society Fellow. Her paintings are in public and private collections in Australia and overseas. She has been finalist in most of the national portrait competitions and also features in several publications. Raelene has judged many national art shows including Camberwell Art Show.
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