Artists Profile... Carol Hirst ...
Studies : Dip. of Art Gordon Technical College ... Oil Painting Classes/Owrkshops ..
Preferred Medium .. Oils
Dealing mainly with ladnscape/seascape impressionistic and floral works, commissioned pet protraits .. and contemporry studies ... More recent works have been inspired by early childhood memories of family and music .... work has been shown regularly in various exhibitions around the Geelong Region and throughout Victoria ... Ballan, Camberwell, Box Hill, Derinya, Warrnambool, Port Fairy, Colac, Werribee, Williamstown, Bacchus Marsh, Drysdale, Bright Art Gallery, Brunswick Gallery, Ocean Grove, Waurn Ponds, Altona, Wintergarden Gallery, Geelong, Geelong Collge, Portland, Linden Gallery, (St. Kilda Rd. Melb) Apollo Bay, Brighton, Lorne, Barwon Heads, Queenscliff , Leopold,, Anglesea, Bannockburn, Chelsea and exhibitions run by Geelong Art Society , of which I have been a member for many years......,
Awards and Prizes as follow ..
Ocean Grove Rotary Art Exhib. 2011 Acquisitive Prize
Bannockburn Art Exhib. 2009 Highly Commended
Waurn Ponds Art Exhib. 2008 ..Special Mention
Ballan Art Show 2008 Highly Commended
Horsham / Wimmera Art Show .....2007 First Prize Mixed Media
Geelong Art. Soc. Members Annual Bequest Exh. Highly Commended
Bannockburn 2006 and 2005 First Prize
Ballan 2005 and 2003 .. Highly Commended
St. Jospeh's College 1999 Hon. Mention
G>A>S> Spring Ding ..1978 Highly Commended
Colac Dist. Art Shpoe 1st Prize
GAS Spring Art Show 1976 First Prize
Geelong Rotary Art Show 1975 Hon. Mention
Winter & Tay;lor Exhib. 1976 Hon. Mention