Pauline Dewar

Pauline Dewar

  • Artist’s Statement

    Pauline's love of creativity blossomed after retirement from the health professions. Initially concentrating on scientific illustration, she broadened her endeavors as her confidence grew and Pauline now has a particular interest in portraiture.

  • Biography

    Pauline Dewar is a well-regarded Australian artist with a focus on botanical art although she often delights in including a fauna component to her highly detailed and intricate works. She has been creating art for over 10 years and has won several awards including the prestigious Margaret Flockton Award for Scientific Illustration (2016) and was a Highly Commended finalist in the 2014 Waterhouse Art Exhibition.

    Pauline resides in the inner suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, however she prefers to create her works from live specimens and so often travels to collect materials from various locations across Victoria. She works in a variety of mediums including watercolour, pencil and ink; and has recently begun exploring textile works.

  • Awards

    Prizes/Awards
    2014 Highly Commended Finalist Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize
    2012-14 Highly Commended Margaret Flockton Award
    2015 Second Prize Margaret Flockton Award
    2016 First Prize Margaret Flockton Award
    2016 and 2019 First Prize ACMD St Vincent’s Hospital Art Prize
    2015 and 2016 People’s Choice Award, Botanical Art Society of Australia, Flora Exhibition.

  • Exhibitions

    Group Exhibitions:
    The Art of Botanical Illustration, Melbourne 2012,2014,2016,2018
    The Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize, Adelaide 2014, 2018
    The Margaret Flockton Award for Scientific Illustration 2011 – 2016
    Botanica, Sydney 2013 -2019
    Fleurieu Food and Wine Exhibition, SA 2016
    ACMD St Vincent’s Hospital Art Prize 2016 -2019
    Focus on Nature XIV, Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History, 2017
    Focus on Nature XV, Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History, 2019
    Roi Art Prize 2019 finalist
    Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing 2020
    Nillumbik Prize for Contemporary Art 2021

    Collections:
    Victoria State Herbarium Collection
    Hunt Institute for Botanical Illustration, Pittsburgh, USA
    Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History, New York State
    St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne Art Collection
    Private collections

  • Website

    https://pjdbotanicalart.com.au

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Pauline Dewar

Seadog
Framed: 100 x 70cm Mixed Media on Paper $1,500.00