Guntis Jansons Gallery

Biography


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Guntis Jansons is an artist from Laguna NSW.

 

      

CURRICULUM VITAE

           Guntis Jansons

 

 

 Born              1946Weisau,Germany. Latvian Parents

                        Arrived inAustraliain 1950.

 Education    Completed schooling inVictoria to Leaving Cert.

and  Matriculation English. Went on to complete a three-year

                       Certificate of Art Course at R.M.I.T.(Royal Melbourne Institute of

                       Technology). Studied Graphic Design.

 Work             Started at the ABC Television Studios as a Graphic

                         Designer. Worked in both Sydney and Melbourne

                         Studios.                                                                                                        

 1972               Accepted position of junior Art Director at SPASM

 1973              Moved on to Berrie Currie Advertising. Won Caxton

Print advertising Award. 

 1974              Accepted an offer of Senior Art Director at J.Walter

 1975                          Thompson Advertising. Held first solo show of paintings

at Hogarth GalleriesSydney. Clive Evatt-Director

Went  to work for Hansen, Rubensohn, McCann, Erickson

Held another painting Exhibition at Hogarth Galleries.

 1980              Travelled extensively throughEurope  andUSA working

and studying.

 1983                          Joined Lintas Advertising

1984              Joined USPNeedhamSydney.

1987              Started own business freelancing. Continued working and

Exhibiting in numerous shows aroundAustralia. Member

of  ALMA (Latvian Artists Association)

Prizes include Herald Outdoor Artshow winner. Balmain

                        Contemporary award , Fairfield Traditional Prize.

1990              Moved to country to start Flower Farm. Continuing to

paint and exhibit portraits,still life's, and landscapes.

1999               Two man show at Latvian Cultural Centre-Sydney

2002               First Prize -Traditional section- Fairfield City Festival

Second Prize- Contemporary Section- Fairfield Arts Alive         Represented in publication-Latvian Artists inAustralia.

2003              First Prize-Scone Art Show- Banool Conservation Prize

2003              Second Prize-Traditional Section- Fairfield Festival of Arts

2004              Third Prize RoyalCanberra Art Show- Oils Section

2004               Second Prize- Sydney Royal Show- Still Life Section

2004              Merit Award- Cowra Regional Gallery Show.

2004              Second Prize- Open Section- Cessnock Art Society Show

2004              Highly Commended-FairfieldCity Art Show- Open Section

2005              First Prize- RoyalCanberra Show- Oils Painting Section

2005              Second Prize- Contemporary –FairfieldCity Art Show

2005              Highly Commended- ‘Art in the Vines’ Exhibition at Broke

2006              FirstPrize-FairfieldCity ‘Traditional Art Prize’

2006              SecondPrize-FairfieldCity Art Show – Contemporary Section

2006              First Prize- Cootamundra Art Festival- Open Art Prize

2006              Highly Commended- Art in the Vines – Broke Art Show

2006              Highly Commended- TraditionalSection-FairfieldCity Art Show

2007              Second Prize- Winmallee Art Festival – Open section

 

2007               Solo Exhibition at the Wollombi Cultural Centre-August.

2008               FirstPrizeFairfieldCity Art Show – Contemporary Section

2008             Solo Exhibition at the Wollombi Cultural Centre- August

2008             Judith Danks Memorial Award  

2009             First Prize Traditional Section Broke Art Show

2009             First PrizeParramatta Art Show (Oil Painting)

2009             First Prize Fairfield City Art Show

2010             First Prize (Best painting in show)

                          BrightonArt Show

2012            First Prize atAGRA (Australian Guild of Realist Artists)

 Winter exhibition

2012                          Award for painting at Sherbrooke Art Society Spring Exhibition

2014         Solo Exhibition at Gallery#9 in June 2014 Melbourne

2015          Highly Commended at Sherbrooke Gallery Streeton McCubbin Exhibition

2015          Solo Exhibition at Wollombi Gallery

 

 

 

 Address: 936 Watagan Creek Rd. Laguna, NSW 2325 Ph. 02 49988281

e-mail: gjansons@bordernet.com.au

www.guntisjansons.com

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