Raelean Hall

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In pursuit of broader horizons…

Raelean on BroadwayInternational success has lifted artist Raelean Hall up in the art world this year, scooping the $10,000 Rotary ArtCoast Award for Best Artist of 2011, where she presented her winning artwork “Out in the Elements” to the people of New York.

Juggling a career in fine art whilst undertaking a Professional Doctorate in Arts Therapy, Raelean is in hot pursuit of yet another subject of interest— that of Portraiture.

“My passion for the arts and humanities is a life long pursuit. For years I have searched for a deeper sense of connection with my subjects and feel this creative and therapeutic approach in exploring the subject’s lived experience offers new ground in portrait research. Out in the elements by Raelean HallI am also excited by the possibilities of introducing this method of creative inquiry into tertiary education, with my first pilot workshop held in Melbourne in 2012.

My artwork is never stagnant—rather it fluctuates in style and subject matter depending on my creative drive at the time. I still paint traditional natural scenery of the sea and bush, then swing into the semi-abstract world of representation. It’s the best of both worlds for me”.

Raelean  participated in a group exhibition of female international artists celebrating International Women’s Day in New York – March 2012.

Lost and found by Raelean HallOut to Sea by Raelean Hall

 

EDUCATION

  • 2013 PhD – Melbourne Institute of Experiential & Creative Art Therapy (MIECAT) MELBOURNE
  • 2007 MA Arts Therapy – (MIECAT) MELBOURNE
  • 2003 BA Science (Psychology), University of Southern QLD, TOOWOOMBA

Sand dunes by Raelean HallMid Morning Walk by Raelean Hall

PUBLICATIONS

  • 2016 ‘Hall’s popular fame spreads”, Noosa Today, Thursday June 23, 2016. Page 15.
  • 2013 ‘Collaborations in portraiture”, PhD Dissertation,
  • 2012 ‘Why this picture’s worth a 100 runs’, Sunshine Coast Daily. Thursday January 5,    2012, Front page & 2.
  • 2012 ‘Raelean’s brush with test fame’, Kawana Weekly. Thursday January 5, 2012, Front page & 8.
  • 2011 ‘Shadforth artist hit in Big Apple’, Sunshine Coast Daily, Editor- Bill Hoffman. Sunday May 29, 2011, page 6.
  • 2011 ‘Painting gives artist a voyage to New York’, Sunshine Coast Daily, Editor– Jody Delfsma. Sunday April 10, 2011, page 9.
  • 2009 ‘Art on the high seas’, Sunshine Coast Daily, Editor– Genevieve Hayward. Saturday December 19, 2009, page 15.
  • 2005 ‘Where Brain Meets Brush’, ‘The Weekly, Wednesday February 3, 2005, page 44.
  • 2005 ‘Beachfront Noosa’, ‘The Noosa Journal Magazine, December 30, 2004, Front Page.
  • 2003 ‘Seascapes Shown Outdoors’, ‘Noosa Magazine, Friday October 7, 2003, page 12.
  • 2003 ‘Aldous Worthy of a Portrait – Artist’s Impression of Mayor picture Perfect’, Sunshine
  • Coast Daily, Editor –Peter Hall, Saturday December 20, 2003, page 29.
  • 2002 ‘Japanese Inspirations: Ancient art used to express artist’s coastal inspirations’, Sunshine
  • Coast, Sunday, Editor – Ann Rickard, May 5, 2002, page 24-25.

Awards

  • 2016 People’s Choice – Noosa Art Prize, Noosa
  • 2016 Highly commended (landscape) – Bundaberg Art Prize, Bundaberg
  • 2016 Highly commended (contemporary) – Bundaberg Art Prize, Bundaberg
  • 2015 First Prize Landscape – Kenilworth Art Exhibition, Kenilworth
  • 2015 People’s Choice Award – Kenilworth Art Exhibition, Kenilworth
  • 2015 2nd Prize in Open Section ($500) – Hervey Bay Art Society Annual Exhibition, Hervey Bay
  • 2015 High Commended – Hervey Bay Art Society Annual Exhibition, Hervey Bay
  • 2011 Best Artist Rotary ArtCoast Awards $10,000 Shadforth prize – Caloundra
  • 2010 Best Artist Rotary ArtCoast Awards – Caloundra
  • 2010 Highly Awarded ArtCoast – Noosa
  • 2006 Peoples Choice Caloundra Arts Fest.
  • 2004 Best Regional Artist – Noosa
  • 2003 First Prize Portrait Award – Caloundra Arts Festival
  • 2001 – $3,000 RADF Arts Grant, Caloundra Regional Council

Exhibitions

  • 2017 Upcoming exhibition September, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
  • 2016 Exhibition September, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
  • 2016 Finalist in the Noosa Art Prize, Noosa Regional Gallery, Noosa, QLD
  • 2015 ‘POP UP’ July-September, The Butter Factory, Cooroy,
  • 2015 ‘Element’ September, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane,
  • 2015 Joint Xmas Exhibition, December, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane,
  • 2012 ‘PhD Exegesis exhibition’ October, Caloundra Regional Art Gallery, Caloundra, QLD
  • 2012  ‘International Women’s Day’ March 2012, Ward-Nasse Gallery, SoHo, NEW YORK
  • 2010 Seaview Gallery—Moffat Beach
  • 2010—6 Mth Travelling Exhibition with Arts Awards, Cancer Council of Victoria –Melbourne
  • 2009 Seaview Gallery—Moffat Beach
  • 2008 Gallery Beneath—Mooloolaba
  • 2007 Cooper Gallery —Noosa
  • 2005 Beachside Art Gallery—Noosa
  • 2004 Montville Gallery—Montville
  • 2004 Yasu Gallery—Tokyo
  • 2003 & 2001

CONTACT DETAILS

Raelean Hall – QLD  Australia  
PHONE: 042 999 7363
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