Otto Schmidinger

Otto Schmidinger

  • Artist’s Statement

    Otto was an illustrator for 40 years and has been painting for the last ten. He has been a finalist in more than 50 art competitions with several first, second and third wins.

  • Awards

    2021 Finalist in the Lethbridge Landscape Prize. Winner of Grey Cube Gallery Faces Show. Finalist in the Glover Prize. Finalist in the Heysen Landscape Prize. Finalist in the Lester Prize. Third prize in the Darcy Doyle Awards. Finalist in the Kennedy Prize.

    2020 Finalist in the Border Art Prize. Finalist in the Darcy Doyle Art Awards. Finalist in the Lethbridge Small Scale Art Awards.Finalist in the Percival Portrait Prize. First Prize in the Rotary Art Fair. First Prize in RQAS Big Art Award.

    2019 Finalist in the Brisbane Portrait Prize. Finalist in the Moreton Bay Regional Art Awards. Finalist in the Darcy Doyle Awards. Finalist in Rotary Art Spectacular. Finalist in the Lions Art Extravaganza. 2nd. prize RQAS Big Art.

    2018 Finalist in Border Art Prize. Finalist in Darcy Doyle Awards. Finalist in the Morris Art Prize. Finalist in the Rotary Art Spectacular.Finalist in the Stanthorpe Art Prize.

    2017 First RQAS Big art awards .Finalist in Darcy Doyle Awards. Finalist in Morton Bay Regional Art Awards.Finalist in Rotary Art Spectacular.

    2016 Finalist in the Stanthorpe Art Festival.Finalist in the Glover Art Prize . Finalist in the Minnawara Art Awards. Finalist in the Noosa Art Award. First prize RQAS. Big Art Awards. First prize Portraits D’ Arcy Doyle Awards . Finalist in theHolmes Art Prize. Finalist in the Clifton Art Prize. Finalist in the Border Art Prize. Finalist in the EMSLA Still Life Award. Finalist in the Morton Bay Art Awards. Finalist in the Rotary Art Spectacular.

    2015 Artists choice Royal Queensland Art Society. Finalist in the Milburn Art Prize. Finalist in the Moreton Bay Art Awards. Finalist Art Ascent ‘Magnificence’ Competition. Second prize in the RQAS Art Awards. Finalist Darcy Doyle Art Awards. Finalist in the Holmes art prize. Finalist in the Ocean Shores Art Competition. Finalist in the Feck:Art Competition. Finalist in the Border Art Prize.
    One man show at Hillier and Skuse Gallery Gold Coast.

    2014 Finalist in the Heysen Prize. Finalist in the Coraki Art Prize. Finalist in the Moreton Bay Art Awards. Finalist in the Noosa Art Award. Second prize in the D’Arcy Doyle Art Award for portraits. Second prize in the D’Arcy Doyle Art Awards for landscape. Best Oil or Acrylic Brisbane Rotary Art Spectacular. Finalist in the EMSLA Eutick Still Life Award. Second prize in ‘Exotic Erotic’ Sculpture Society Gold Coast.

    2013 Participant in the ‘Koalas with attitude’ Sculpture event. Finalist in the Gainsborough Green Art Awards. First prize for landscape D’Arcy Doyle Art Awards.

    2012 Highly commended Illustrators Australia Awards Finalist in the Croation Bienale of Illustration. Finalist in the Gold Coast Art Prize.

    2011 Second prize for sculpture the Byron Bay Writer’s Festival
    2009 Commissioned to paint two portraits of past chairmen of Twin Towns Club.
    2006 Winner of the Arno Illustrator of the year

    2002 Finalist in the tweed river art prize. Comissioned to paint a portrait to raise money for the Tweed River Regional Gallery.
    1998 Winner for landscape in the Southern Cross Arts Festival. Finalist in the Sunday Mail Art Show.
    1994 Finalist in the Moran Prize for portraiture. Archibald, Salon de refuse.

  • Exhibitions

    2001 Inclusion in the touring portraits ‘Australian Odyssey’ Exhibition. Participant in ‘Site Works’ landscapes for the Tweed River Regional Art Gallery.

  • Website

    https://www.studiootto.com/contact.php

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Otto Schmidinger

Retired
76 x 92cm Oil on Canvas Sold