Original painting by Jackie Fewtrell Gobert
H x W (cm) 60 x 50
Educated at Alexander Mackie CAE then later at COFA (UNSW) graduating with a Master’s degree, Jacki worked as an art teacher for 27 years before taking up work as a fulltime artist in 2010. She has won the MOSMAN Art Prize twice, in 1982 and 1985, and also the Kirribilli Art Prize in 2010 and 2011 and recently won the RSL Artex Prize 2018, Seaforth Art Prize 2016, and Highly Commended in 2017. In 2017, she won Highly Commended for Painting at the Hornsby Art Prize as well as Highly Commended for Drawing in 2018. She won Highly Commended for Hornsby RSL Artex Prize 2017 for the 75th Anniversary of Coral Sea Battle and Kokoda Track Art Prize and in 2018, she won First Prize for the RSL Artex Prize to commemorate the end of World War l.
She has held a number of solo exhibitions since 1982 and been a finalist in many art competitions such as The SMH Art Prize, Mosman Art Prize, Willoughby Art prize, Hornsby Art Prize, North Sydney Art Prize, Warringah Art Prize, Northern Beaches Art prize, Hunters Hill Art prize, The Outback Art Prize (Broken Hill) and The Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize on several occasions.
Jacki also won a SALA prize for 2018 (South Australian Living Artists) which involved a major solo exhibition in the Coonawarra region of South Australia. She was a finalist in 2019 for The Gosford Art Prize, Hornsby Art Prize and the Eutick Memorial Still Life Award. Jacki also won First Prize at the 2019 Seaforth Arts Festival. Jacki was a Finalist in the prestigious Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize for 2020.
Jacki has works in the Mosman Council art collection, North Sydney Council art collection, Palliative Care Australia (ACT) and Government House (Sydney) art collection. She has works in many private collections throughout Australia and overseas in China, USA, Russia, Denmark, Ireland and England. She also has work on exhibition in Copenhagen at Gallery Kalhoj.
Her recent Body of Work has been based on interiors and still life, using acrylic paint and exaggerated colour.