Colleen Duffy – ‘Still Life with Pears’

Current bid: $120.00

I frequently undertake still life compositions and enjoy the challenge of arranging the composition. This is a still life with pears and a bottle of oil.

Dimensions: 66 x 36 cms

Framed: No

Item condition: New

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Auction ends: 24/05/2019 12:00 pm
Timezone: Australia/Sydney

Current bid: $120.00

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Description

Colleen Duffy is a visual artist with a practice in oil and pastel. She was born in Bulawayo Zimbabwe. Attended Michaelis School of Art, University of Cape Town and obtained a Diploma in Fine Art.

For some years, Colleen taught Art at Senior School Level while continuing to paint. She completed numerous portrait commissions in Zimbabwe, South Africa, Canada and later in Australia.

Colleen transferred to a business career and owned two African Art and Craft shops in Johannesburg. In 2005 Colleen retired to Adelaide and gradually resumed activity in Art. In 2009 Colleen started exhibiting in group exhibitions and in 2012 held her first solo exhibition. She has continued to hold a solo exhibition every year since then.

Among the portrait commissions that she has completed over the years are those of Phil Gue of the Adelaide Bridge Club, the late Sam Jacobs, retired Supreme Court Judge, the late Joan Manning and numerous others. She has won numerous awards and prizes, the most recent being in 2018 from the City of Unley for “People enjoying an urban environment” .

Colleen has also donated paintings to various charities and environmental organisations including Art for Epilepsy.

Auction History

Date Bid User Auto
17/05/2019 5:40 pm$120.00smurphy
10/05/2019 12:00 pmAuction started
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