Nerissa Lea

b. 1959

Painter Nerissa Lea completed a Printmaking and Cinematography Degree from the South Australian School of Art in Adelaide in 1982. Her surrealistic and often dark works are unfinished narratives incorporating elements of still life, landscape and folklore. Lea has held solo exhibitions in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. She was awarded the S.H. Ervin Gallery Portia Geach Portrait Prize in 2004. Her work is held in the collections of the Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane and several major regional galleries.

PAST EXHIBITIONS

2016

2014

In Blog

Nerissa Lea and Mary Tonkin – 2020 Calleen Art Award

Congratulations to Nerissa Lea and Mary Tonkin who have been selected as finalists in the 2020 Calleen Art Award. The Calleen Art …

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WAYS Youth and Family Charity Art Auction

WAYS Youth & Family invite you to attend their 2018 Charity Art Auction Over 40 artworks from leading and emerging artists will …

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Art in the Vines at Hanging Rock Winery

Image above: Jimmy Rix  St George and the Dragon II  Corten steel Following on from two hugely successful Art in the Vines …

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