Anita Bentley

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Blogsite: http://anitajbentley.blogspot.com.au

Email: anita.bentley@bigpond.com

Anita Bentley was born in Adelaide, SA. Her interest and ability in art showed at an early age however she was encouraged to pursue an academic education, rather than artistic, which ultimately lead to working in the field of civil engineering for many years. In 2002 Anita had a career change from engineering to seriously pursue her life’s ambition to be a professional artist. Anita is a traditional representational artist working in water colour. Her paintings are held in many private collections in Australia and overseas. Anita is a juror for the International Watercolour Society, committee member of the SA Watercolour Society, and member of the Adelaide Art Society, Royal South Australian Society of Arts and the Australian Guild of Realist Artists. Anita is available for workshops and commissions and can be contacted by ringing (08) 82321951 or 0417867696.

Awards

2007 Royal Adelaide Show Art Purchase Exhibition - First Prize                                           

2009 Flagstaff Hill Rotary Art Show - Eckersley’s Special Award

2009 Australian Guild of Realist Artists (AAL) - Finalist & Commended

2009 Australian Guild of Realist Artists (AAL) - Finalist

2011 Flagstaff Hill Rotary Art Show - Fourth Prize 

2011 Lalla on Hutt Art Prize (SALA) - Second Prize

2012 Australian Guild of Realist Artists (AAL) - Finalist & Commended