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 (+61) 0417 446 200

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

Collective

2014              Northern Expressions @ Warringah Creative Space, North Curl Curl

2012              Northern Expressions,  Gallery Lane Cove

2011              Northern Expressions, group exhibition @ Parliament House, Sydney

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

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

2003              Splash Base Space, Brookvale