About the Artist

Awards and Achievements

2015 1st Prize, 3D Artwork, Nudgee College Dimensions Art Festival

2015 Best Oil/Acrylic, MacGregor Lions Garden City Art Extravaganza

2015 Best of Show, MacGregor Lions Garden City Art Extravaganza

2014 Highly Commended, 3D Artwork, Nudgee College Dimensions Art Festival

2014 2nd Prize Oil/Acrylic Land or Seascape, Samford & District Show Society Inc.

2008 The Shillam Award, Sculptors Queensland:  Commended for ‘Fancy Fish”

Public Collections

2008 Mater Private Hospital, Brisbane

2007 Saint Andrew’s Hospital, Toowoomba

Solo Exhibitions

2008 La Plaz, Brisbane

2005 Glass Bar, Judith Wright Centre

2005 Mango Bar, Judith Wright Centre

2001 ABC studios, West End

Artist Biography

Mitchell grew up in the local area around Brisbane where he learnt to love and respect nature and the surrounding coast line.  He studied at Griffith University, completing a Bachelor of Visual Art in Fine Art in 1993.  Later Mitchell travelled to the United Kingdom where he worked as a Wax Moulder to pursue his interest in sculpture and the arts.  Since returning to Brisbane he has concentrated painting the surrounding landscape of South East Queensland and Northern New South Wales.  He has also refined his sculpture techniques, and is currently working in plywood, steel and hardwood.   His artwork is represented in both private and public collections.

Group Exhibitions

  • 2017-2008  Rotary Art Spectacular
  • 2017- 2015  MacGregor Lions Garden City Art Extravaganza
  • 2017,2016   King's College Art Show
  • 2017-11, 08 Sculptors QLD Easter Exhibition, Mt Cootha Botanical Gardens
  • 2016-2009  St John’s Art Show, Enoggera
  • 2016 Moreton Bay Regional Council Art Awards
  • 2016-2010  Nudgee College Art Festival
  • 2016-2008 Spring Art Exhibition & Emerging Artist Award, St Sebastian’s Catholic Primary School, Yeerongpilly
  • 2010, 2009 d’Arcy Doyle Art Awards, Mudgeeraba
  • 2009 Sculptors QLD:  Construct, Contrive, Construe, Logan Art Gallery
  • 2009 Brisbane Art Workshops Annual Art Exhibition and Scholarship Awards, 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace
  • 2008 Art on the Hill, St Thomas’ Catholic Primary School, Camp Hill
  • 2007, 2005 Sculpture Society Queensland Exhibition, Robyn Bauer Studio Gallery, Paddington
  • 2006 Photofest, Ridges Hotel, South Brisbane
  • 2005 Ascot Art Gallery ‘Smile’ aiding ‘Cherish the Children Foundation’
  • 2005 Brisbane Art Expo 
  • 2003 QCA Alumni Exhibition, South Brisbane
  • 2001 Courier Mail Art Show
  • 2000 Private Commission, London
  • 1996 & 1995 Brisbane Grammar Art Exhibition
  • 1993 Institute of Modern Art
  • 1992 Warrana Festival, Brisbane

Art Related Education and Work

  • 2002-Present Picture Framer & Personal Assistant, Ralph Wilson Pty Ltd, Bulimba
  • 2001 Certificate II in Information Technology, Ithaca College of Tafe
  • 1998-2000 Sculptor & Wax Moulder, M.S Meridian Ltd, London
  • 1998 Technical Assistant in Exhibition Construction, Queensland Museum
  • 1997 Introduction to Corel Draw V3, Mt Gravatt College of Tafe
  • 1994-1997 Wood Machinist, Bay Side Step Service
  • 1993 Arc Welding Course, Ithaca College of Tafe
  • 1992 Foundry Working Trades Assistants Course, Yeronga College of Tafe
  • 1991-1993 Bachelor of Visual Arts in Fine Art, Queensland college of Art, Griffith University
  • 1985-1990 Senior Certificate