Del Kathryn Barton

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Del Kathryn Barton
Born 1972
Sydney, Australia
Nationality Australian
Awards Archibald Prize
2008 You are what is most beautiful about me, a self portrait with Kell and Arella

Archibald Prize
2013 hugo

Del Kathryn Barton (born 1972) is an Australian artist, who won the 2008 and 2013 Archibald Prizes.[1][2]

Career[edit]

She studied at the College of Fine Arts of the University of New South Wales, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1993. She was later employed at the College as a lecturer.[3] She has held numerous solo exhibitions in Sydney and Melbourne since her first in 1995.[4]

On 7 March 2008, it was announced that Barton had won the 2008 Archibald Prize for portraiture, for You are what is most beautiful about me, a self portrait with Kell and Arella, a self-portrait with her two children.[5] Barton said of the portrait: "This painting celebrates the love I have for my two children and how my relationship with them has radically informed and indeed transformed my understanding of who I am".[6] In 2013, she won the Archibald Prize for her portrait of actor Hugo Weaving.

She was also an Archibald Prize finalist in 2007 and 2011.

She is represented by Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ ABC News Online Archibald Prize Winner declared 22 March 2013
  2. ^ Higson, Rosalie (3 May 2008). "The Face: Del Kathryn Barton". The Australian. Retrieved 30 August 2014. 
  3. ^ Del Kathryn Barton Biography, Karen Woodbury Gallery.
  4. ^ Del Kathryn Barton, Lost at E Minor.
  5. ^ Del Kathryn Barton wins Archibald, The Sydney Morning Herald, 7 March 2008.
  6. ^ Syllabus Connections: The Archibald Prize and Portraiture, Archibald Prize, 2008.
Awards
Preceded by
John Beard
Archibald Prize
2008
for You are what is most beautiful about me,
a self portrait with Kell and Arella
Succeeded by
Guy Maestri
Preceded by
Tim Storrier
Archibald Prize
2013
for hugo
Succeeded by
Fiona Lowry

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