Our Artists

Olga Parr

Awards/Recognitions

2023 3rd place in Category 3 - Watercolour Figure and
5th place in Category 5 - Pastel Figure in American Art Awards
2023 4th place x 2 Tie in Category 5 - Pastel Figure in World Art Awards
2019 Sep Merit Prize in Pastel challenge with PANZ society
2019 Apr First Prize in Pastel challenge with Pastel Artist of New Zealand society
2019 ‘Among Best 50’ e-certificate Award, GAWA (Global Association of
Watercolor Artists), Annual International Watercolor Online Contest
2019 ‘My Choice’ Award, ‘Waterways’, Hobart
2019 Workshop Award, ‘Triple A’, LAS Annual Acquisitive Art Award, Eskleigh
2018 Religious Award, ‘Celebrating Life’, Holy Trinity, Launceston
2017 Nov Watercolour Award Best in Medium, ‘Triple A’, Eskleigh
2017 Feb People's Choice Award, ‘Triple A’, Eskleigh
2017 Feb Highly Commended, ‘Triple A’, Eskleigh
2016 People's Choice, ‘Tasmanian Art Award’, Eskleigh;
2016 Highly Commended, ‘Meandering’, Launceston
2014 Major Award, ‘Celebrating Life’, Holy Trinity, Launceston

 

Exhibitions

2023 “Ephemeral” joint exhibition Stoddart Cottage Diamond Harbour
2023 American Art Award (invited artist)
2023 World Art Awards (invited artist)
2023 IWS Canada “Stories In Light”
2022 International Watercolour online exhibition, Japan
2022 Tasman National Art Award, Nelson
2022 Guest artist, Anne Holloway Exhibition, Hurunui
2022 Solo exhibition, Amberley library, NZ,
2021 Pastel Society of Eastern Canada's " Les Pastellistes" online exhibition
2020 Pastel Society of Eastern Canada's " Les Pastellistes" online exhibition
2020 Pastel Society of North Carolina’s Pure Color online exhibition
2019 Waterways, AST, Hobart
2019 Triple A, LAS, Eskleigh
2019 Rosevears Art Gallery fundraising exhibition (invited artists only)
2018 American Art Award online exhibition
2018 Celebrating Life, LAS, Holy Trinity, Launceston
2018 Deja Vu, LAS, Eskleigh
2018 CAST, Eskleigh
2017 National exhibition ‘Waterways’ in Hobart, TAS,
Nevin Hurst (Director of Masterpiece Fine Art Gallery)
who judged the show considered to give the Major Award,
but since ‘the artwork did not exactly fit the theme’, he just bought the painting
2017 Triple A, LAS, Eskleigh
2017 LAS, Scottsdale Art Gallery Cafe
2016 The Journey, LAS 125th Anniversary Exhibition, Queen Victoria Art Gallery
(major award winners only)
2016 Celebrate 125, LAS, Eskleigh
2016 Meandering, Launceston
2016 TasArt - National Award, Eskleigh
2015 Deja Vu, LAS, Eskleigh
2015 Celebrating Life, LAS, Holy Trinity, Launceston
2015 TasArt - National Award, Burnie
2014 CAST (Combined Art Societies of Tasmania), Eskleigh
2014 Triple A, LAS, Eskleigh
2014 Meandering, Launceston
2014 Entally House Estate, Hadspen
2014 Under the New Roof, LAS, Eskleigh
2014 Celebrating Life, LAS (Launceston Art Society), Holy Trinity, Launceston
2013 The Art Expo, Nelson, NZ
2010 Solo exhibition, Aoraki Polytechnic, Christchurch, NZ
2005, 2007 Art Centre, Christchurch, NZ
2003 Embou Gallery, Arizona, USA