Introducing the class of 2016


In anticipation of our upcoming graduate exhibition for the Diploma of Visual Arts Box Hill Institute & CAE painting and printing majors, here's a preview of what to expect. With 22 artists and approximately 100 pieces of art, there's a lot to take in. Here's a taste of what to expect ahead of the event.


Fay Abromwich print

Fay Abromwich has produced a body of work in drypoint etching and linocuts, described as ‘universal abstraction’. The work is inspired by Kriya Yoga meditation practices.


Bryce Aston landscape painting



Bryce Aston paints bold abstracts, beautiful landscapes and abstract landscapes. His interest in photography is evident in some of his paintings. Here is an example a landscape.


Paul Barnes "Bon Voyage" detail




Paul Barnes' figurative paintings are suggestive of bygone era, invoking feelings of nostalgia and loss. This is a detail of his largest painting titled "Bon Voyage".


Jeremy Boland portait painting




Jeremy Boland has an interest in portraiture. This is one of his paintings that will be included in the end of year exhibition.


Janet Broughton mixed media










Janet Broughton's experience as an interior designer is evident is her gorgeous miniature interior scenes.

Samantha Castellas "Bear hug"

Samantha Castellas produces work is about her life and her intimate relationships., including this painting of her cuddly bear called "Bear Hug."


Deborah Chubb "the gift"









Deborah Chubb's paintings are mysterious as they are majestic. This painting "The Gift" is suggestive of a world full of dragons and magic.


Nick Diprose figurative painting






Nick Diprose's large figurative paintings are bold and fresh.


Lynda Doyle painting of china plate






Lynda Doyle will be exhibiting her exquisite paintings of Chinese porcelain plates.


Lindesay Dresdon paintings of succulents






Lindesay Dresdon produces abstract paintings as well as paintings inspired by his garden. This painting is one of four paintings of succulents to be exhibited.


Jennifer Keating painting




Jennifer Keating's paintings have a playful, naive feel, including this one titled "Pantomime".


Nareeda Lewers painting









Nareeda Lewers focuses on light and dark in her series of moody interiors.


Vickie Lock print








Vickie Lock will be exhibiting a selection of hand-printed paintings, including this linocut print.


Amanda Lugg ABC Australian birds








Amanda Lugg is one of the four printing majors who will exhibiting her prints in the end of year exhibition, including her artist book of ABC of Australian Birds.


Amanda Scott mixed media





Amanda Scott's love of animals is evident in her work. As part of the graduate exhibition she will be exhibiting work from her series on jackals. Here is a detail from "Golden Jackals".


Leah Mariani Dragon Lady detail




Leah Mariani is a figurative painter with an interest is gender issues. This painting on home decor fabric called "Dragon Lady" will be included in the group exhibition.


Teigan Mckean painting




Teigan Mckean has produced a number of portraits including this beautifully crafted mono-tone painting of a contorsonist.


Jeanette Mecoles Marysville painting










Jeanette Mecoles will be exhibiting a selection paintings from her series on Marysville, including this timeless landscape.


Sophie Riviere Verninas prints




Sophie Riviere Verninas has produced a series of delicate prints on paper and ceramics. This quirky work on paper will take your breath away.


Hilary Watson wave painting






Hilary Watson's realistic wave paintings capture the translucent and turbulent nature of the ocean.


Robyn Wilson's landscape