I'm a contemporary realist oil painter. The natural world is my eternal inspiration. I try to express the beauty of nature, but with a reminder that the earth is precious, and in danger.
With over 25 years as a practising artist Laurel Foenander is a contemporary realist painter, working in oils. Many of her paintings are held in collections Australia – wide and over seas, particularly in the area
of Australian birds. She has exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions She has won over 100 art show awards. In 2019 with a renewed focus on entering Art Prizes, her work “Survivor” was selected as a finalist in the Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize.
The Vitalis Award : Nowa Nowa Nudes.
Best in show awards : Art Gippsland 2012/2016
Mirboo Nth. Art Show : 2018/2018
Walhalla Art Show : 2014/2015
Tanjil Valley Art Show : 2016/2017/2018.
Finalist selections in National Awards.
The Norville Landscape Prize : 2012
Destination Daintree : 2012
ARC Yinnar Drawing Prize : 2012/2014/2016
She is represented by Town and Country Gallery ,Yarragon, Hawthorn Studio Gallery – Melbourne, Mingara Gallery – Cowes and Nissarana Gallery – Mornington and Noosa.
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