Bridgit Thomas

Bridgit Thomas

  • Biography

    My life and art is dominated by the maritime world, living on the Mornington Peninsula, I am surrounded by bays and oceans. Painting, drawing, printmaking and ceramics are mediums that capture my subjects, from ships, boats, fishing and dockyards to its diverse sea life.

  • Awards

    RESIDENCIES & AWARDS
    2019 Shortlisted People’s Choice. Mission to Seafarers, Docklands
    2019 Finalist Maritime Art Prize, Mission to Seafarers, Docklands
    2018 Selected Blarney Biblio Art Award, Port Fairy and Tacit Gallery,
    2018 Shortlisted People’s Choice. Mission to Seafarers, Docklands
    2018 Finalist Maritime Art Prize, Mission to Seafarers, Docklands
    2017 Winner, People’s Choice. Mission to Seafarers, Docklands
    2017 Finalist Maritime Art Prize, Mission to Seafarers, Docklands
    2017 Artist-in Residence, Warrener Arts, Portsea Victoria
    2017 Finalist Geelong Print Prize, Geelong Gallery
    2017 Artist-in-Residence The Art Vault, Mildura
    2016 Shortlisted Svitzer Peoples Choice Award, Maritime Art Prize
    2016 Finalist Maritime Art Prize, Mission to Seafarers, Docklands
    2016 Selected Bellarine Print Prize, Pt. Lonsdale, Vic.
    2015 Shortlisted Svitzer People’s Choice Award, Maritime Art Prize
    2015 Finalist Maritime Art Prize, Mission to Seafarers, Docklands
    2015 Represented, Gippsland Print Award, Sale
    2015 Selected for The Geelong College Art Show
    2015 Artist-in-Residence, Warrener Arts, Portsea Victoria
    2015 Artist-in-Residence, Julia Street Creative Space, Portland Victoria
    2015 Best Other Medium; Mornington Peninsula Art Show
    2014 Shortlisted PB Towage Peoples Choice Award, Maritime Art Prize
    2014 Finalist Maritime Art Prize, Mission to Seafarers, Docklands
    2013 Shortlisted PB Towage Peoples Choice Award, Maritime Art Prize
    2013 Finalist, Maritime Art Prize, Mission to Seafarers, Docklands
    2013 “Animalia”, International Print Exchange
    2013 Finalist Queenscliff Art Awards, Salt Contemporary Gallery, Queenscliff
    2012 Shortlisted PB Towage Peoples Choice Award, Maritime Art Prize
    2012 Finalist Maritime Art Prize, Mission to Seafarers, Docklands
    2012 Winner, Continental Hotel Annual Art Prize, Sorrento
    2012 Linden Postcard Show, St. Kilda
    2011 ANL Maritime Art Prize, Mission to Seafarers, Docklands
    2011 CPM National Print Awards. Tweed River Art Gallery
    2011 Linden Postcard Show, St. Kilda
    2010 Selected for Maritime Art Prize, Docklands Melbourne
    2009 Artists-in-Residence Bundanon Trust NSW
    2009 Selected for Maritime Art Prize, Docklands Melbourne
    2008 Selected for Maritime Art Prize, Docklands Melbourne
    2007 Selected for Maritime Art Prize, Mission to the Seafarers, Docklands
    2007 Selected for Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, Adelaide
    2006 Selected for Maritime Art Prize, Mission to the Seafarers, Docklands
    2005 Selected for Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, Adelaide
    2005 Selected for Maritime Art Prize, Mission to the Seafarers, Docklands
    2004 Selected for Maritime Art Prize, Mission to the Seafarers, Docklands
    2003 Passions of the Sea, Maritime Art Show, Mission to the Seafarers,
    1991 Selected for MPAC Contemporary Artists Drawing Show
    1987 Represented, Fremantle Print Prize WA
    1987 Represented, Drypoint Exhibition Travelling UK

  • Exhibitions

    SOLO EXHIBITIONS
    2020 ‘All at Sea’ SALT Contemporary Art, Queenscliff
    2019 ‘Ship to Shore’ Merricks Wine Store Mornington Peninsula
    2019 ‘No Like is the Same’ SALT Contemporary Art, Queenscliff
    2018 ‘Fish & Ships’, Merricks Wine Store Mornington Peninsula
    2017 Mornington Library Foyer Artist Space, Mornington
    2016 Gallery Sorrento, Easter exhibition
    2015 Portland Bay Press, Julia St. Creative Space, Portland
    2012 “Superstructures” Dome Gallery, Mission to Seafarers, Docklands
    2010 “Local Species” Gallery Sorrento
    2007 Gallery Sorrento
    2002 Gallery Sorrento
    2000 New Paintings, Gallery Sorrento
    1999 Christmas Exhibition, Gallery Sorrento
    1997 Fishing and Boating Show, Melbourne Exhibition Centre
    1996 Easter Exhibition, Gallery Sorrento
    1995 Art House Gallery, Paddington, NSW
    1995 Gallery Sorrento

    GROUP EXHIBITIONS
    2020 Miniatures in March, Portland Bay Press, Julia St. Creative Space, Portland
    2019 Local 7, Rye UpStairs Gallery, Mornington Peninsula
    2018 Summer by the Sea, Salt Contemporary Gallery, Queenscliff
    2017 Mystic Park Landscapes, Mystic Park Hotel, Vic
    2017 Of the Sea, Manyung Gallery, Mt Eliza
    2017 Impressions, Celebration of Printmakers, Manyung Gallery Malvern
    2017 Two Cities, Portland Print Exchange, Portland Bay Press
    2017 Summer Exhibition, Salt Contemporary Gallery, Queenscliff
    2016 Mystic Park Landscape, Mystic Park Hotel, Mystic Park Vic.
    2016 Portland Artist Residency Program; Portland Arts Centre
    2016 Summer Exhibition, Salt Contemporary Gallery, Queenscliff
    2015 Summer Exhibition, SALT Contemporary Art, Queensciiff
    2015 Raku Ceramic Exhibition, Antipodes Gallery Sorrento
    2015 White Tag, Ocean Fundraising Gala, Melbourne Aquarium
    2014 A Brush with the Law – Exhibition Supporting the Tunnel Picket
    2014 Summer Exhibition, SALT Contemporary Art, Queenscliff
    2014 Studio P52 Barcelona Spain
    2013 Summer Exhibition, SALT Contemporary Art, Queenscliff
    2013 Ceramic Art Exhibition of Studio 13, Driftwood Warehouse & Artspace,
    2013 4 Seas, Frankston Arts Centre
    2011 Seven Seas, SALT Contemporary Art, Queenscliff
    2010 Art for Sharks - Charity Auction Gipps St Gallery Melbourne
    2010 Shed 13 Ceramics, Antipodes Gallery Sorrento
    2005 Save the Bays Exhibition, Moorabbin
    2005 Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide
    1998 The Good Earth, Green Hill Galleries, Adelaide
    1995 Printmakers Show, Art House, Rushcutters Bay, NSW
    1994 Treasures from the Sea, Art House, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney
    1992 Beach Art, First Settlement Gallery, Sorrento
    1990 Peninsula Vistas, White Hills Gallery, Red Hill VIC
    1986 Paper Planes, Tolarnos Galley, St Kilda VIC
    1982 Graduate Show, Hawthorn City Gallery
    1981 Mini Prints, Print Council of Australia, Travelling Exhibitiion

  • Website

    www.bridgitthomas.com.au/

Showing the single artwork

  • Bridgit Thomas

    Detained
    Framed: 80 x 115 cm Gouache on Paper $2,000.00