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TRICIA REUST was born in Sydney, NSW, Australia. She attended the Newcastle Art School for over two years, holds a Basic Art Certificate from the Art Instruction School in Minnesota, USA, and is a graduate with Distinction from the Open College of the Arts, Queensland.
Tricia represented parents in education for over twenty-five years, including serving as a board member on the Queensland Schools Curriculum Council, the Queensland Studies Authority and the Non-State Schools Accreditation Board. She was awarded the Centennary Medal for Service to Education and the Arts in 2003.
Tricia exhibits regularly in regional shows and competitions, since moving to Queensland from Michigan in 1987. She is active in the art community, coordinated the Redcliffe Regional Youth Art Awards with artist and friend John Robinson, 1997-2007, and was the inaugural Chair of the Scarborough Fair Arts Association Inc. Tricia teaches, and presents workshops throughout Australia and overseas.
Memberships: Master Pastellist with the Pastel Society of Australia (PSA) Inc.; Artists in Redcliffe; Redcliffe Art Society; Visionaries; and the Moreton Bay Arts Council.
Web sites: www.triciareust.com, www.ozpastels.com, www.colourinyourlife.com.au
AWARDS and achievements include :
2107 Article published May issue Australian Artist
Accepted Bald Archy National Touring Exhibition
Central Highlands Regional Council Award, Emerald Art Gallery
1st Scapes, Pastel Society of Australia Annual Awards
2nd Portraits, Pastel Society of Australia Annual Awards
2nd Place Overall RAS Exhibition of Excellence Redcliffe City Art Gallery
Mayor’s Choice Award RAS Exhibition of Excellence Redcliffe City Art Gallery
2nd Figure/Portrait RAS Exhibition of Excellence Redcliffe City Art Gallery
Highly Commended (HC) RAS Exhibition of Excellence Redcliffe City Art Gallery
Accepted COSSAG “We Are One” Brisbane
2016 “Landscape as Story” eBook Published Balboa Press
Published “Incite 4 – Relax. Restore. Renew. The Best of Mixed Media” North Light Books
Published Art Edit magazine – January edition
Accepted Bald Archy National Touring Exhibition
Invited 15 Artists Exhibition 2016 Redcliffe City Art Gallery
1st Place Overall, Redcliffe Art Society Exhibition of Excellence
1st Portrait, South Coast Pastel National Awards
Runner up, PSA membership awards
Peoples’ Choice, and Commended, Portrait, PSA Annual Awards
Accepted Rotary Art Spectacular Brisbane
2015 Published “Incite 3 – The Art of Storytelling. The Best of Mixed Media” North Light Books
Published “Luminous Colour – Showcasing Australian Pastel Artists”
Accepted, Bald Archy National Touring Exhibition
Accepted, Rotary Art Spectacular, Brisbane
Finalist, Waltzing Matilda Outback Show, Winton
1st Works on Paper, Emerald Art Gallery
1st Painting, UC Redcliffe Art Acts
2nd Landscape Pastel Society of Australia Annual Awards
Peoples’ Choice Award COSSAG Brisbane
2014 Published “Incite 2 – Colour Passions. The Best of Mixed Media” North Light Books
Mayor’s Award RAS Exhibition of Excellence, Redcliffe
Accepted, Stanthorpe Art Festival 2014
Finalist, arc Yinnar National Drawing Competition
Finalist, Waltzing Matilda Outback Show, Winton
Accepted RQAS Figurative Competition
Accepted, Bald Archy National Touring Exhibition
Accepted, Rotary Art Spectacular, Brisbane
1st Portrait, Pastel Society Australia Annual Awards, Brisbane
1st Drawing, Sarina
2nd Portrait, Cloncurry
HC Works on Paper, Emerald
HC Portrait, Sarina
HC Contemporary, Nanango
C Contemporary, RAS Exhibition of Excellence
2013 1st Mixed Media, Woodford
1st Contemporary, Nanango
Published “Incite 1 – Dreams Realized : the Best of Mixed Media” Northlight Books
Finalist, Waltzing Matilda Outback Show, Winton
Accepted, Bald Archy National Touring Exhibition
2nd Easel Based Works, Emerald
Accepted, Stanthorpe Art Festival 2013
HC Drawing, Brisbane EKKA
HC Drawing, Bowen
HC Acrylic, Woolgoolga
2012 Best in Show Mortimore National Art Prize
Accepted Bald Archy National Touring Exhibition
Finalist arc Yinnar National Drawing Prize
Published article “Australian Artist” magazine April Issue
TV Episode www.colourinyourlife.com
1st Works on Paper, Emerald Art Gallery
1st Landscape, Cloncurry
1st Portrait, Arts Alliance of Pine Rivers
1st Pastel, Sarina
1st Portrait, Maryborough
1st Miniature, Maryborough
1st Miniature, Bowen
3rd Waltzing Matilda Outback Art Show, Winton
1st Miniature, Aspects Art Show Goondiwindi
Therese Whiting Award, RASart Excellence Awards, Redcliffe
Demonstrated Mixed Media at Art Expo Brisbane Convention Centre
HC Art Unlimited, Dunedoo
HC Portrait, Sarina
Commended (C) Easter Art Competition, Ashgrove
Accepted, Gainsborough Greens Art Prize
2011 Two works selected Mortimore National Art Prize
Best in Show Arts Alliance of Pine Rivers
Accepted, Stanthorpe Art Festival 2011
1st Human Form, Bowen
1st Landscape, Kenilworth
1st Drawing, Nambucca Valley Arts Festival
1st Portrait, Cloncurry
1st Drawing, Cloncurry
1st Pastel, Arts Alliance of Pine Rivers
1st Mixed Media, RASart Excellence Awards, Redcliffe
1st Human Form, Goondiwindi Aspects Show
1st Landscape, Moore Park Beach
1st Still Life, Mary Valley Art Festival
2nd Pastel, Arts Alliance of Pine Rivers
2nd Mixed Media, Arts Alliance of Pine Rivers
Rainbow Framing Encouragement Award, King’s College
HC Contemporary, Nanart Festival, Nanango
HC Drawing, Moore Park Beach
C Portrait, Maryborough
Accepted, Gainsborough Greens Art Prize
2010 Selected, Mortimore Art Prize, Small Works
Accepted, Moreton Bay Art Awards
1st Pastel EKKA
1st Still Life, Roma
1st Drawing, Bowen
1st Works on Paper, Bribie Island Matthew Flinders Awards
1st Pastels, Arts Alliance of Pine Rivers
Best of Show (shared) Anglican Awards, Redcliffe
1st Human Form Anglican Awards Redcliffe
2nd Portrait, Laidley
3rd Waltzing Matilda Outback Art Show, Winton
HC Painting, Nanart Festival, Nanango
HC Drawing, RASGO National Competition, Redcliffe
HC Pastel, RASart Exhibition of Excellence
HC Overall, Moore Park Beach
HC Landscape, Moore Park Beach
HC Pastel, Burdekin
C PSA Winter Competition
2009 Demonstrated portraiture 8th International Associations of Pastel Societies Convention, in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Accepted Bald Archy National Touring Exhibition
Published article “Australian Artist” Magazine February Issue
Published article “Artists’ Palette” magazine Issue #73
Awarded Portrait Commission Qld Nurses’ Union (Gay Hawksworth)
1st Hear Me Roar , Zonta Queensland
1st Easel Based Works, Emerald Art Gallery
1st Drawing, Cloncurry
1st Portrait, Maryborough
1st Miniature, Coff’s Harbour
2nd Portrait, Laidley
2nd Drawing, Roma
2nd Miniature, Maleny
John Jeffery Award Pastel Society of Australia
Mayor’s Choice Award RASart Exhibition of Excellence
HC Pastel Society Australia Winter Competition
HC Miniature, Laidley
HC Still Life, Kenilworth
HC Still Life, Woodford
HC Oil, RAS Members’ Exhibition
HC Oil, RASart Exhibition of Excellence
C Miniature, Sarina
C PSA Annual Awards
2008 1st Drawing, Cloncurry
1st Works on Paper, Wandal Heights
2nd Works on Canvas, Wandal Heights
1st Acrylic, Middle Park
2nd Mixed Media, Middle Park
Accepted Pine Rivers Art Award
HC Pastel, Laidley
HC d’arcy Doyle Art Awards (pastel portrait)
HC Miniature, Laidley
C Miniature Capricorn Coast Art Festival
C Pastels, Sarina
2007 3rd Portrait (Pastel), Cloncurry
2nd Miniature, Bowen
Published article “Australian Artist” Magazine August Issue
Published article “Artists’ Palette” Magazine April Issue 49
Commissioned to create Sensory Wall, Our lady of the Way, Petrie
HC Pastel, Coff’s Harbour
HC Miniature, Sarina
HC Pastel, Sarina
HC Faith in Life, Nambour
2006 Runner Up, Pastellist of the Year, Pastel Society of Australia
1st Portrait, Maryborough
1st Mixed Media, Sarina
Special Commendation, Godfest (pastel) Taree, NSW
1st Pastel, Gin Gin
3rd Portrait, Cloncurry
HC Mixed Media, Gin Gin
HC Portrait, Laidley
2005 Pastellist of the Year, the Pastel Society of Australia
Best of Show, Aust. Soc. Miniature Art ( pencil portrait )
1st Contemporary (pastel on mixed) EKKA (Royal Brisbane Show)
2nd People’s Choice, Student/Teacher Exhibition – Seaside Artists’ Gallery
1st Mixed Media, Maryborough
1st Real Life Human Form, Goondiwindi ( pastel )
HC Miniature Hervey Bay
HC Pastel Laidley
Commissioned by Qld Catholic Education Commission – Research Project artwork.
C Drawing (charcoal and mixed) Port Macquarie
2004 Awarded the commission for the portrait of Redcliffe Mayor
Pastel Society of Australia – Incentive Award for 2004
1st Drawing ( charcoal ) Goondiwindi
1st Drawing ( charcoal ) Gin Gin
Champion Local Artist and Reserve Champion, ( pastel portrait ) Redcliffe Show
HC Drawing ( charcoal ) Maryborough, and Portrait ( pastel ) Hervey Bay
C Drawing ( charcoal ) Port Macquarie
2003 1st Drawing ( charcoal/conte portrait ) EKKA ( Royal Brisbane Show )
1st Portrait ( pastel ) Cooloola Arts Society, Gympie
1st Drawing ( charcoal portrait ) Woodford
1st Drawing ( charcoal ) Cloncurry
HC ( pastel over acrylic ) St Mary’s, Maryborough, Bowen ( pastel ) and Gatton in Drawing ( portrait )
C, Portrait (pastel) Maryborough, and Capricorn Coast in Drawing (portrait)
2002 Commissioned by Redcliffe and Districts Woodcraft Workers for drawings
Comm. for Book Cover – History of the Fed. P&F Qld
1st Drawing ( charcoal ) and 2nd Portrait ( pastel ), Cloncurry
1st Portrait ( pastel ), Sarina
1st Miniature (pastel ), Hervey Bay
2nd Beryl Johnston Memorial Award ( pastel ), Maleny
2nd Drawing and Highly Commended ( HC ) Miniature, Bowen
HC Portrait ( acrylic ), Caloundra, Laidley in Miniature ( mixed media ) and Burdekin in Drawing ( pastel )
2001 Comm. by Redcliffe City Council to contribute to Museum Opening
Comm. by Southern Cross Catholic College for Mission Statement Artwork
Work published in Pastel Artist International Magazine Jan/Feb
Rev Bro L Hopgood Encouragement Award ( pastel ), Maryborough
1st Miniature ( acrylic ), Kenilworth
HC and C Pastel, Sarina
HC Open ( mixed media ), Laidley
C Miniature ( mixed media ), Bowen
2000 Comm. by Red. City Council to produce work for the Olympic Torch Relay
1st Ergon Energy Award ( acrylic ), Maryborough
1st Portrait ( pastel ), Capricorn Coast
1st Westpac Miniature Award ( mixed media ), Bowen
2nd Waltzing Matilda Art Show (pastel), Winton
HC Drawing (charcoal), Maryborough, Kenilworth in Miniature (mixed media) and Bundaberg in Drawing (charcoal)
HC Portrait and C Drawing RAS Members Exhibition
1999 Commissioned by Girl Guides Clontarf for the mural on their hut
1st Drawing and 1st Pastel, Cooloola Art Society Awards
2nd Drawing (charcoal), Hervey Bay
3rd Godfest National Art Awards (pastel), Taree, NSW
1998 Contracted by Red. Historical Society for “Women and Work Project”
Mayor’s Award and People’s Choice Award (pastel), RAS Members Exhibition
1st Classical Nude (pastel), Sarina
HC Beryl Johnston Memorial Award (mixed media), Maleny, and Woodford in Portrait (pastel)
1997 Mayor’s Award (pastel), RAS Members Exhibition
HC Pastel, Redcliffe Anglican Arts Festival
HC Pastel, Sunshine Coast Art Group
1995 1st Drawing (pencil), Pine Rivers
HC Maleny, HC Maroochydore and HC Caboolture – all pastel
1990 C Section 8, Redcliffe Spring Art Contest
1988 HC Sections 8&9, Redcliffe Spring Art Contest
EXHIBITIONS include:
2017 Emerald 2017 Art Award, Emerald Art Gallery
Pastel Society of Australia Annual Awards, Brisbane
My Country – Moreton Bay Arts Council
Too Close To Call! – Pine Rivers Regional Art Gallery
Bald Archy National Touring Exhibition
RASart Exhibition of Excellence Redcliffe Art Gallery
Nearly Famous – Moreton Bay Arts Council
We Are One – COSSAG Brisbane
2016 St Vincent’s Private Hospital Brisbane – ongoing over 2 dozen works in the Residential and Dining Room
15 Artists, Redcliffe City Art Gallery
Bald Archy National Touring Exhibition
“Light as Air” with AIR –Aspire Gallery Paddington Qld
My Country – Moreton Bay Arts Council
AIR “Colours” – Redcliffe Old Fire Station Gallery
RQAS Studio Showcase Exhibition, Petrie Terrace, Brisbane
Visionaries, Australian Catholic University, Banjo
RQAS Drawing Awards, Petrie Terrace, Brisbane
Rotary Art Spectacular Brisbane
Art Fair, Hillier Skuse Gallery Bundall
RAS Members Redcliffe City Art Gallery
2015 RAS Members Redcliffe City Art Gallery
In the Eye of the Beholder – Moreton Bay Arts Council
AIR – St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Brisbane
Visionaries, Australian Catholic University, Banjo
RQAS Easter Exhibition
AIR on Fire – Redcliffe Old Fire Station Gallery
Rotary Art Spectacular, Brisbane
Outback Art Show, Winton
Bald Archy National Touring Exhibition
RQAS Members Exhibition, Petrie Terrace Gallery, Brisbane
Rotary Signatures Exhibition, Samford
Soroptimists Exhibition, Mt. Coot-ha, Brisbane
Colour My Country, Moreton Bay Arts Council
2014 Flights of Fancy, Pine Rivers Regional Gallery
Stanthorpe Art Festival 2014
RQAS National Figurative Competition, Petrie Terrace Gallery, Brisbane
Deck the Walls, Petrie Terrace Gallery, Brisbane
Florals, Tosari Galleries, Toowoomba
Solo, Reception Floor, St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Brisbane
Bald Archy National Touring Exhibition
Outback Art Show, Winton
Colour My Country, Moreton Bay Arts Council
PSA Annual Awards, Petrie Terrace Gallery, Brisbane
Exhibition of Excellence, RAS, Redcliffe City Art Gallery
Outside In, St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Brisbane
2013 Coalescence (Solo) Pine Rivers Regional Art Gallery
Outback Art Show, Winton
Stanthorpe Art Festival 2013
Bald Archy National Touring Exhibition
Light as AIR – Redcliffe City Art Gallery
Queensland Flying Arts Regional Exhibition
Moreton Bay Arts Council – Sails on Suttons, Redcliffe
Redcliffe Excellence in Art – Redcliffe City Art Gallery
PSA “Animalia” Mt Coot-ha, Brisbane
Advent Art Exhibition, Brookfield Spirituality Centre
Soroptimists Art Exhibition, Brisbane
2012 Arc Yinnar National Drawing Prize
Bald Archy National Touring Exhibition
Window Exhibition, Pine Rivers Regional Art Gallery
Mortimore Art Prize National Exhibition
RAS Exhibition of Excellence – Redcliffe City Art Gallery
Stanthorpe Art Prize – Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery
Across the Threshold – Redcliffe City Art Gallery
A Second Chance – Firhill St, Ashgrove
A Window Opens – COSSAG Brisbane
Rotary Spectacular – Brisbane Riverside Centre
Moreton Bay Region Art Awards – Pine Rivers Regional Art Gallery
2011 Mortimore Prize National Exhibition
RASart Exhibition of Excellence, Redcliffe Art Gallery
Bald Archy National Touring Exhibition
Still Life, Real Life – Pine Rivers Art Gallery
Fresh AIR – Redcliffe Art Gallery Foyer
Moreton Bay Arts Council Exhibition – Redcliffe Cultural Centre
CathARTic – Brisbane
Cultiva – Martin Galleries, Nundah
The First Fifty RAS – Stagedoor Gallery, Redcliffe Cultural Centre
Moreton Bay Region Art Awards – Pine Rivers Regional Art Gallery
From the heart – Riverside Centre, Brisbane
2010 Mortimore Prize National Exhibition
Journeys – Artists In Redcliffe, Graydon Gallery, New Farm
Earth Wind Fire & Water – Studio 56 and Redcliffe Potters, RAG Foyer
Small Works – Studio 56 Art Gallery, Redcliffe
Pastel Society Australia – Winter Competition, ACU, Brisbane
Rotary Senses -Brisbane Cultural Centre
RASGO National Competition – Golden Ox, Redcliffe
Reviewing the Stories – Visionaries, ACU, Brisbane
Cycle of Life – COSSAG, St Stephens Cathedral, Brisbane
Moreton Bay Region Art Awards – Pine Rivers Art Gallery
How Artists See People – Redcliffe City Art Gallery
Psalms and Wisdom – Visionaries, St Andrews Uniting Church, Brisbane
2009 Exhibition 2009 – Solo, Royal Qld Art Society, Brisbane
Bald Archy National Touring Exhibition
Tutors/Demonstrators Expo IAPS New Mexico
I Am – Womens’ Legal Service, Studio 13, Brisbane
Hear Me Roar – Zonta, Sails Restaurant, Redcliffe
Studio 56 and Redcliffe Potters – Redcliffe City Art Gallery Foyer
PSA – Winter Competition, Martin Galleries Nundah
Crux – Aust. Catholic University, Banyo and Mueller College, Rothwell
RAS Members’ Exhibition – Stage Door Gallery, Redcliffe
The Human Figure – Martin Galleries, Nundah, Qld.
Stations of the Cross – Visionaries, TUC Townsville
Face Value – Martin Galleries, Nundah Qld.
RASart Exhibition of Excellence, Redcliffe City Art Gallery
2008 Bald Archy National Touring Exhibition
Stations of the Cross – St John’s Anglican Cathedral Brisbane Hidden Spaces Secret Places – Redcliffe City Art Gallery
Lines of Colour 2 – Graydon Gallery, New Farm
Rejoice – (Visionaries) Australian Cath. Uni, Banyo Campus
Pastel Society Australia – Graydon Gallery, New Farm
Redcliffe Potters and Friends – Redcliffe Art Gallery Foyer
2007 Go Wild – Redcliffe City Art Gallery
Artist of the Month – Seaside Artists Gallery
Water – (Visionaries) FA17Gallery, Aust.Cath.Uni, Banyo Campus
Lines of Colour – Graydon Gallery, New Farm
Little Gems – Watercolour Society Queensland, Nundah
A Florentine Affair – Solo, Waterlily Restaurant, Margate
Pastel Society Australia, Graydon Gallery, New Farm
Bald Archy Traveling Regional Galleries Exhibition
2006 Pastel Society Australia, Impressions Gallery, South Bank
15 Artists, Redcliffe City Art Gallery
ARTchose, Seaside Artists Gallery
All That Glitters (AIR Group), Stage Door Gallery, Redcliffe City
Pastel Perspective (Pastel Society Australia) Arts Factory, Brisbane
Bald Archy, NSW Regional Galleries Traveling Exhibition
2005 Featured Artist – Solo Exhibition, Seaside Artists Gallery, Kippa Ring
Aust. Society Miniature Art, Gold Coast Art Gallery (annually since 1998)
Creating Our Own Space (AIR Group), Stage Door Gallery, Redcliffe City
Student/Teacher Exhibition, Seaside Artists’ Gallery, Kippa Ring
Pastel Perspective (Pastel Society Australia) Watling Galleries, Brisbane
Art Nooks Gallery – Solo Exhibition, Deception Bay
2004 Recent Works – Solo Exhibition, Seaside Artists Gallery, Kippa Ring
Pastel Society Australia, Bruce Watling Gallery, Brisbane
Mainly Portraits – Solo Exhibition, Stage Door Gallery, Redcliffe City
2003 Beyond the Cliché, Redcliffe Arts and Life Festival, Stage Door Gallery
Featured Artist – Solo Exhibition, Scarb. Fair Art Gallery
Bald Archy, NSW Regional Galleries Traveling Exhibition (& 02, 01)
2002 Flying Arts Traveling Exhibition – DPI Art Awards
Shirley Hannon Portrait Awards, Bega Regional Gallery
“Paper & String”, Redcliffe City Regional Gallery
2001 Fisher’s Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown City Bicent. Art Gallery, NSW
The Nude In Art – Solo Exhibition, Scarborough Fair Art Gallery
2001 & ‘00 Archibelle Portrait Exhibition, Charles Ginn Gallery, Paddington Qld.
1999 People And Places In Pastel – jointly with Jill King, Scarb Fair Art Gallery
15 Artists Exhibition – Redcliffe City Council – by invitation
1996 Tricia’s Been Busy – Solo Exhibition, Scarborough Fair Art Gallery
Joint Exhibition, Metro Arts Gallery, Brisbane
Regularly sends work and is hung in shows and Regional Galleries throughout Qld, and completes several portrait commissions each year.
COLLECTIONS
Caloundra City Council Art Collection Gold Coast City Art Gallery Collection
Redcliffe City Council Art Collection Redcliffe Historical Society
Ward and Harms, Yeppoon Ergon Energy, Maryborough
Redcliffe Mayoral Portrait Collection Frawley Art Collection
Newport Electrical, Sarina Cloncurry Arts Council
Mike Coward Private Collection
James MacDonald Private Collection
Central Highlands Regional Council Art Collection
Private Collections in Australia and Overseas