Maria Devlin

About the Artist

Maria has been a professional photographer since 1988. Her expertise includes video production, graphic design, visual merchandising as well as still photography. Her portrait, still life and black and white photography scenic shots have featured in a number of exhibitions (individual and collective) and commercial displays.

Her qualifications range across Fine Arts, Photography, Photo processing, Life drawing. Painting.

After winning several awards, Maria was an invited judge for The Hills Photographic Society competition. She is also a successful solo exhibitor.

Maria has travelled extensively throughout Australia and overseas. Her work includes images from Japan, United States, Canada, New Zealand, France, Spain and UK.

When not in her dark room, Maria is a keen lawn bowler and cyclist with Bike North.

Maria is available for commission pieces and is contactable by email at m.devlin@bigpond.com or phone +61417446200

Qualifications:    

2007                      Certificate Traineeship IV in Child Care, Crows Nest TAFE

2000                      Certificate IV in Visual Merchandising, Ultimo TAFE

1997                      Advanced Certificate in Retail Photo Processing, National Photo Training College Leichhardt

1995 – 1996          Certificate in Graphic Design Finished Art, Liverpool TAFE

1994                      Video Production University of Western Sydney, Nepean

1993 – 1994         Statement of Attainment in Computer Applications, Graphic Design, Hornsby TAFE

1991 – 1992         Associate Diploma in Fine Arts, Hornsby TAFE               

1990 – 1992         Certificate in Art Photography – 1 2 3, Hornsby TAFE

1989 – 1990         Certificate in Live Drawing – 1 2 3, Meadowbank & Hornsby TAFE

1989 – 1990         Certificate in Painting – 1 2 3, Meadowbank TAFE

1988                     Certificate in Fine Arts, Meadowbank TAFE

Exhibitions

Individual

2007                   Hornsby Bowling Club, Waitara

2007                   Photo and Artz Works Gallery, Culburra Beach

2005                   Country Music Festival, Galston

2005                   Millennium Fitness & Lifestyle, Waitara

2005                   Pruniers Restaurant & Bar, Woollahra

2004                   SE Timber Floor showroom, Castle Hill

2004                   Glen Street Theatre, Belrose, (51 photographs)

2003                   Café Saligna State Forest, Castle Hill

2003                   Bar Contona café restaurant, Homebush

Collective

2009                   Parliament House,  Sydney

2008                   Northern Expressions,  Fairlight

2007                   Northern Expressions,  Fairlight

2004                   Cambridge Comfort Inn, Surry Hills

2005                   Dale Thomas Gallery, Artarmon

2005                   artRoom Upstairs Gallery, Manly

2005                   Thumbprint Winery B & B, Mudgee

2005                   Art for Health Gallery Hospital, Liverpool

2004                   Glen Street Theatre, Belrose

2003                   Auction Fair – Salvation Army, Bexley North

2003                   Art for Penguins Sake, Manly

2003                   Splash Base Space, Brookvale