Danielle Creenaune

b. 1974

Danielle Creenaune’s work occupies a liminal zone between abstraction and representation, where the experience of a place, rather than a literal rendition of landscape feeds her creative practice. Wind-swept and gestural, the artist distills the essence of her subject through reductive marks made confidently on lithographic plates, which through the alchemy of printmaking are released onto paper.” Marguerite Brown MA ArtCur, General Manager Print Council of Australia Inc.

Having lived abroad for the last 18 years, Australian born artist, Danielle Creenaune, worked out of her print studio in Barcelona and recently she returned to live in Australia in 2019. Her central motivation “is the intrinsic dialogue between landscape and people, how landscape is perceived through our library of pre-lived experiences and the ways in which this is reflected through the visual language of gesture.”

Her work has received numerous awards internationally including the René Carcan International Printmaking Award 2016 1st Mention in Belgium and the Corsair Prize for Innovation at Inkmasters Cairns 2018. Her lithographs were selected to represent Australia in the International Print Triennial Krakow 2015 and her work was exhibited in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition London 2018 & 2019. Creenaune’s work is held in public collections including the National Gallery of Australia.

She completed a Bachelor and a Master of Art at the University of New South Wales, Sydney in 1997.

PAST EXHIBITIONS

2020

In Blog

2021 Burnie Print Prize Finalists

Image above: Danielle Creenaune  Silent falls: Carrington  2020  stone lithograph and chine colle  52 x 43 cm Congratulations to the …

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Danielle Creenaune – Artist Feature

The title of Danielle Creenaune’s current exhibition, ‘Fragile States,’ describes a parallel notion of fragility with respect to the state of …

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Danielle Creenaune – Kangaroo Valley Art Prize

Image above: Danielle Creenaune  Quadern de Pedra 4  2019  stone lithograph and chine collé  edition 10  26cm x 32.5cm Congratulations to Danielle Creenaune, who …

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Kyoko Imazu: Mayflies & Stars

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Camie Lyons – Winner of 2021 Sculpture at Scenic World Award

Above image: Camie Lyons, Stick Figures (keepers), bronze, in situ. Photograph: Keith Maxwell. Congratulations to Camie Lyons who has been …

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Mary Tonkin – Podcasts

Image above: Mary Tonkin  Ripples, Kalorama  2020  oil on linen  71 x 80 cm Landscape painter, Mary Tonkin, has recently …

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Dobell Drawing Prize – Martin King

Image above: Martin King  Strangerlands #1  2020  graphite on drafting film with watercolour on paper, gouache and metal foil  148 …

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Jimmy Rix – Road Kill

Last week, Jimmy Rix’s monumental 18 metre-long sculpture, Road Kill, was installed in Forbes, NSW as part of a major …

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Entrancing Others: A Group Exhibition – Gippsland Art Gallery

Image above: G.W. Bot  Other glyphs  2020  linocut 38 x 38 cm – Photography courtesy of Tim Gresham Sue Anderson, …

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Cry of the Land: Mandy Martin

Image above: Mandy Martin  Falling star 5  2012  pigment and oil on linen  76 x 280 cm Mandy Martin’s work …

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Janet Luxton and Sarah Tomasetti – The King’s School Art Prize

Image above: Janet Luxton  Eye contact  2021  oil on linen canvas  125 x 165 cm Congratulations to Janet Luxton and …

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2021 Gallipoli Art Prize – Michelle Hiscock

Image above: Michelle Hiscock  Menin Gate  2021  oil on linen  61 x 75 cm Congratulations to Michelle Hiscock who has …

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Rodney Pople Glover Prize Finalist 2021

Above image: Rodney Pople, Liffy Falls, oil on linen, 141 x 181cm, 2021   A huge congratulations to Rodney Pople …

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