Curriculum Vitae

Anita West Exhibition History


Harvey Galleries Sydney (since 2007)

Gallery One Southport (since 2011)


YearExhibition NameGalleryLocation
2022Listening to the BushHarvey GalleriesSydney Seaforth
2019The Passionate LandHarvey GalleriesSydney Mosman
2019New WorksGallery OneSouthport QLD
2018Above the Land, Beyond the BayHarvey GalleriesSydney Seaforth (sold out)
2016Back to the High CountryHarvey GalleriesSydney Seaforth (sold out)
2015Bush PoeticHarvey GalleriesSydney Mosman (sold out)
Bush, Land, BeachHarvey GalleriesSydney, Seaforth (sold out)
2013Under the Summer SunLinton and Kay GalleryPerth (sold out)
2012Recent WorkGallery OneSouthport QLD
2012In the SummertimeHarvey GalleriesSydney Seaforth (sold out)
2011Coastal LandscapesGallery OneSouthport QLD
2011Sand, Salt and SpinifexHarvey GalleriesSydney (sold out)
2010Earth and LifeToscani's RestaurantBrisbane
2010Life, Love, LandscapeHarvey GalleriesSydney, Seaforth
2009Places of my HeartHarvey GalleriesSydney Seaforth (sold out)
2008New WorksHarvey GalleriesSydney, Seaforth (sold out)
2006Down to EarthDoggett St StudioBrisbane
2006The Stone GardenLogan Regional Art GalleryBrisbane
2006Testing the WatersRedlands Regional Art GalleryBrisbane
2003IlluminaRobertsons Interior DesignBundall Qld
2002Recent PaintingsRobertsons Interior DesignBundall Qld
2001New PaintingsRobertsons Interior DesignBundall Qld
1994A Landscape ResponseArt and Design GalleryMcWhirters Art Space Fortitude Valley
1994FiguresEagle St Pier Exhibition SpaceBrisbane City
1993Echoes of a LandscapeMcWhirters Art SpaceBrisbane Fortitude Valley
1990ImpressionsThe Palms GalleryTownsville
1989New Guinea BeginningsUmbrella StudioTownsville
1988Neo-PrimitivePerc Tucker Regional GalleryTownsville


YearExhibition NameGalleryLocation
2021BotanicaRed, Blue Yellow GalleryBrisbane
2017Rotary Art SpectacularLethbridge GalleryCentral Plaza1 Brisbane City
2016Rotary Art SpectacularLethbridge GalleryCentral Plaza 1 Brisbane City
201212 Days of ChristmasTrevor Victor Harvey GallerySydney
2012LinkagesRedland Art GalleryBrisbane
2012Rotary Art Spectacular Brisbane
2010Painters of the CoastGallery OneSouthport Qld
2010Art for Art's SakeCharity ShowBrisbane
2009Rotary Art SpectacularCharity ShowBrisbane Riverside Centre
2008ArtSydney08Harvey GalleriesSydney
2008ArtMelbourne08Harvey GalleriesMelbourne
2008ArtBrisbane08Harvey GalleriesBrisbane
2007Abused Child Trust Annual Art ShowCharity ShowBrisbane
2007Brisbane Grammar School Art ShowBrisbane
2007St Martin's Art ShowBrisbane
2007Art for Art's SakeCharity ShowBrisbane
2006Doggett St Christmas ExhibitionDoggett St New Farm Brisbane
2006FloriateMarks and Gardner GalleryMt Tamborine Qld
2006Brisbane Grammar School Art ShowBrisbane
2006Abused Child Trust Annual Art ShowBrisbane
2005Courier Mail Home ShowBrisbane
2004Courier Mail Home ShowBrisbane
1995Connect 2Joint Exhibition at Stephens GalleryBrisbane Town Hall
1992New WorksMultiple Choice GalleryPhiladelphia USA
1985Final third year showPerc Tucker Regional GalleryTownsville Qld


2021Calleen Art AwardCowra Regional Art Gallery
2021Highly Commended Lethbridge Landscape Art PrizeBrisbane
2021Milburn Art PrizeBrisbane Institute of Art
2020John Leslie Art PrizeGippsland Regional Gallery
2020Stanthorpe Art PrizeStanthorpe Regional Art Gallery
2019Finalist Calleen Art AwardCowra Regional Art Gallery
2017Finalist Calleen Art Award Cowra Regional Art Gallery
2017Finalist Camberwell Art PrizeCamberwell
2016WINNER Pro Hart Outback Painting PrizeBroken Hill
2016Finalist Waterhouse Art PrizeAdelaide
2016Highly Commended Waterhouse Art PrizeAdelaide
2016Finalist Rotary Art SpectacularBrisbane
2016Finalist Redland Art AwardBrisbane
2016WINNER People's Choice Redland Art AwardBrisbane
2016Finalist Border Art PrizeGold Coast HOTA
2016Finalist John Leslie Art PrizeVictoria
2015Finalist Calleen Art AwardCowra Regional Gallery
2015Highly Commended Calleen Art AwardCowra Regional Gallery
2015WINNER People's Choice Calleen Art AwardCowra Regional Gallery
2015Finalist Clayton Utz Art AwardBrisbane
2014Finalist Norvill Prize for LandscapeNew South Wales
2014Finalist Redland Art AwardBrisbane
2014WINNER People's Choice Redland Art AwardBrisbane
2014WINNER (joint) People's Choice Mosman Art PrizeSydney
2014Finalist Mosman Art PrizeSydney
2014Finalist Calleen Art AwardCowra Regional Art Gallery
2014WINNER Peopl's Choice Calleen Art AwardCowra Regional Art Gallery
2014Finalist Moreton Bay Art PrizeBrisbane
2014Finalist Stanthorpe Art PrizeStanthorpe Regional Art Gallery
2014Finalist Rotary Art Spectacular Brisbane
2012Finalist Rotary Art SpectacularBrisbane
2010Finalist Art for Art's SakeBrisbane
2009Finalist Rotary Art SpectacularBrisbane
2009Finalist Pine Rivers Art AwardBrisbane
2006Finalist Redland Art AwardBrisbane
2006Finalist Regional Arts AwardBrisbane
2006WINNER Gloria Beletz Drawing AwardBrisbane
2006Highly Commended Nudgee Art ShowBrisbane
2006Finalist Regional Arts AwardBrisbane
2005Finalist Courier Mail Home ShowBrisbane
2004Finalist Courier Mail Home ShowBrisbane
1992WINNER King of Prussia Drawing AwardPhiladelphia USA
1991WINNER Delaware County Painting AwardPennsylvania USA
1985WINNER Perc Tucker Gallery Drawing AwardTownsville Qld


Parliament House of AustraliaCanberra
Mater Children’s HospitalSpringfield
Peppers Soul Apartment TowersGold Coast
ABN Amro MorgansBrisbane
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Brisbane
Westpac BankHong Kong
Juniper GroupBrisbane
Sheraton Hotel GroupGold Coast
Johnson & JohnsonSydney
Storm Financial Melbourne
Storm FinancialSydney
Storm FinancialBrisbane
Jumeirah Suite Etihad TowersAbu Dhabi
Brian Tucker AccountingBrisbane


20211 private commissionPerth
20182 private commissions Sydney
20173 private commissions Sydney & Gold Coast
20165 private commissions Sydney
20154 private commissions Sydney
20143 private commissions Sydney
20142 private commissions Gold Coast
20136 private commissions Perth\Sydney
20122 private commissions Gold Coast
20112 corporate commissionsSoul Apartment Towers Gold Coast
20112 corporate commissionsEtihad Towers Presidential Suite Abu Dhabi
20108 private commissionsSydney
20091 private commissionSydney
20082 corporate commissionsStorm Financial Melbourne, Sydney
20074 commercial gallery commissionsArt Nomad Melbourne
20051 corporate commissionABN-AMRO Morgans Brisbane
20051 corporate commissionStorm Financial Sydney
20042 private commissionsSydney
200466 sets of 5 original paintings on paperSheraton Mirage Gold Coast
20034 private commissionsGold Coast
20036 corporate commissionsSheraton Mirage Gold Coast
20021 private commissionBrisbane

20024 corporate commissionsGold Coast Marketing Office
20024 corporate commissionsBluewater Apartments Sunshine Coast
200278 corporate commissonsBluewater Apartments Sunshine Coast
200252 corporate commissionsSheraton Mirage Gold Coast
20016 private commissionsBrisbane/Sydney
200172 corporate commissionsSheraton Mirage Gold coast
20006 private commissionsBrisbane/Sydney
19991 corporate commissionDeloitte Touche Tomatsu Brisbane
19993 private commissionsSydney/Melbourne


Qualified secondary school Art and English teacher

1986 (1 year) Graduate Diploma in Education at Gippsland College of Advanced Education, Victoria

1982-1985 (3 year) Diploma in Fine Art at TAFE, Townsville


1995 - CurrentPracticing ArtistBrisbane. QLD
1994Administrator Qld School of Printing & Graphic ArtsMorningside. QLD
1992Teacher of Adult and Further Education classes
1991Philadelphia College of Fine ArtPhiladelphia, USA
1990Art Teacher at Catholic High School Philadelphia, USA
1989-1990Art Teacher at Townsville State High School Townsville, QLD
1987-1998Art Teacher at Pimlico State High School Townsville, QLD


2021Guest Tutor and 3 day workshop facilitator'Finding Your Voice'
Abstracting the Landscape
Bienarte Art School
2021Guest Artist TalkPainting DemonstrationBienarte Art School Brisbane
2019Artist TalkThis Passionate Land opening night Harvey GalleriesSeaforth, Sydney
2018Artist TalkAbove the Land, Beyond the Sea opening night TVH SoloSeaforth, Sydney
2017Artist TalkAbundance opening night Harvey Galleries Mosman
2016Artist TalkBack to the High Country opening nightSydney
2015Artist TalkBush Poetic TVH solo opening nightSydney
2014Artist TalkBush Land Beach TVH solo opening nightSydney
2014Guest SpeakerIndependent Education Union Art Award Brisbane
2013Artist TalkOpen studioBrisbane
2013Artist TalkLinton & Kay Gallery opening nightPerth
2012Artist TalkOpen studioBrisbane
2012Guest SpeakerLinkages - Redland Art GalleryBrisbane
2012Artist TalkTVH Gallery opening nightSydney
2011Guest SpeakerMammas in the Hood - Pine Rivers Regional GalleryBrisbane
2011Artist TalkOpen studioBrisbane
2011Artist TalkTVH Gallery opening nightSydney
2011Guest SpeakerSouth East Creative Generator ForumBrisbane
2011Guest JudgeYurara Art Society Easter Art CompetitionBrisbane
2010PresentationBrisbane Artist Development GroupBrisbane
2010Artist TalkOpen studioBrisbane
2010Artist TalkTVH Gallery opening nightSydney
2010Artist TalkPainters of the CoastGold Coast


2021Abstraction in Landscape with Jo Bertini3 Days
2009Workshop with Elizabeth Cummings 3 Days
2007Girraween Retreat with June Tupicoff3 Days
2006Eungella Retreat in Mackay with Wendy Teakel 6 Days
2005Magnetic Island Retreat in Townsville with Anneke Silver 6 Days
2004"Living the Landscape" workshop at Cunnamulla with Mandy Martin 6 Days
2003Cooee Bay Workshop, Yeppoon with Bill Ferguson 14 Days
2002Moreton Island Art Camp with Stephen Newton3 Days
2001Drawing from the Landscape" Toowoomba with David Hawkes6 Days
2000Mortimers Art Workshop with Judith White NSW7 Days