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MARY RAPHAEL CV
Mary Raphael was born in North West Greece and came to Australia as an older child with her family.
Mary's love of art was encouraged under her mother's influence and she continued to pursue various avenues to discover where her artistic passions lay.
She has completed many creative courses including art, design,painting,drawing,life drawing.
After completing a three year diploma course in Project and Design at Melbourne Polytechnic Mary has consistently been involved with painting and art projects.
All of the knowledge gained through out her studies has contributed to Mary's skill as an artist.
Travel and her environment have continued to be strong influence on her artwork.
From 2007 to 2009 she lived and worked in Darwin and became a member of the Territory Craft -Tactile Arts Group. She has extensively traveled the Northern Territory, Kakadu, Daly River Uluru and much more. At Daly River she came across the local Aboriginal Community where she took part in work shops there.
The Australian Outback,has strongly influenced her artwork.
Mary uses her intuition to create her Art and takes Art Workshops on a regular basis.
2018-2019 Teaching acrylic painting at the Greek Australian Cultural League (GACL) Melbourne
2015-2018 Teaching acrylic painting U3a Hastings Vic
2010-2013 Teaching at Living and Learning Eltham Vic
2008-2015 Were Street Artists Montmorency Vic
2001-2004 Project and Design
1990-2000 Owned and ran own business and traveled extensively creating artwork
1988-1990 Academy of Floristry
1986-1989 Holmesglen TAFE Pottery and Ceramics
1980-1985 Carlton Art Center Pottery
1970's RMIT short courses in Drawing,Painting and Interior Decoration
Terittory Craft-Tactile Art Group Darwin
Diamond Valley Art Society DVAS -member and Show Convenor
Greek Australian Cultural League GACL committee member Antipodean Palette Melbourne Vic
Art Me Gallery- Art on line-Amazing Australian Artists Book-First Published 2014 NSW
Oak Hill Gallery Mornington Vic
Peninsula Art Society Frankston Vic
69 Collective Artists Vic
McClelland Guild of Artists Inc Langwarren Vic
2020 Unframed Art Southern Buoys Gallery Mornington
2019 69 Collective Glow Neon Parlour Gallery Mornington
2019 Unframed Art Southern Buoys Gallery Mornington
2018 69 Collective The Line Collingwood Gallery Collingwood
2018 Art Show Oak Hill Gallery Mornington Vic
2018 The Human Landscape Quadrant Gallery Hawthorn Vic
2018 4 at Steps Steps Gallery Carlton Vic
2018 Melbourne International Garden and Flower Show Carlton Vic
2018 Oak Hill Gallery Peninsula Postcard Show Mornington Vic
2017 Oak Hill Gallery Peninsula Postcard Show Mornington Vic
2017 4 at Steps Steps Gallery Carlton Vic
2017 Art Show Oak Hill Gallery Mornington Vic
2017 Movement Yarra Sculpture GalleryAbbotsford Vic
2017 in.cube8r gallery Fitzroy Vic
2017 Art me Gallery NSW
2016 Art Show Oak Hill Gallery Mornington Vic
2016 The Peninsula Art Society Waterfront Art Show Frankston Vic
2016 Oak Hill Gallery Peninsula Postcard Show Mornington Vic
2016 Oak Hill Gallery Dec the walls Mornington Vic
2015 Oak Hill Gallery Peninsula Postcard Show Mornington Vic
2015 Art Show 69 Smith St Gallery Fitzroy Vic
2015 Art Show Diamond Valley Art Society Greensborough Vic
2015Antipodean Palette GACL Steps Gallery Carlton Vic
2015 Were Street Art- Montmorency Vic
2014 Summer II Quadrant Gallery Hawthorn Vic
2014 Antipodean Palette GACL Steps Gallery Carlton Vic
2014 Art Show Diamond Valley Art Society Vic
2014 Were Street Art- Montmorency Vic
2013 Summer Quadrant Gallery Hawthorn Vic
2013 Australian Contemporary Art - Open Studios Panton Hill Vic
2013 Art Show Diamond Valley Art Society Greensborough Vic
2012 Group Exhibition Parade College Bundoora Vic
2012 Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show Carlton Vic
2012 Art in Diversity Eltham Library Gallery Eltham Vic
2011Serenity Exhibition Bundoora Extended Care Bundoora Vic
2010 Group Show Diamond Valley Art Society Greensborough Vic
2009 Diverse Art Exhibition Bridges Hurstbridge Vic
2009 Were Street Art- Montmorency Vic
2008 Tactile Art Group Exhibition Darwin N.T.
2007 Open Sudio Exhibition Darwin N.T.
2006 Broom Art House Broom W.A.
2020 Deep Energy - Ryazanoff Gallery Albert Park Vic
2019 Dreams Journeys and Sunlight ii - Ryazanoff Gallery Albert Park Vic
2018 Dreams Journeys and Sunlight - Rosebud Shire Rosebud Vic
2018 The Journey III - Frankston Arts Centre Frankston Vic
2016 Mary Raphael- Frankston Arts Center Frankston Vic
2016 The Journey- Quadrant Gallery Hawthorn Vic
2015 Deep Outback II- Eltham Library Gallery Eltham Vic
2014 Deep Outback- Quadrant Gallery Hawthorn Vic
2013 Open Studio Exhibition- Montmorency
Several Studio Exhibitions
2017 Dr Touie Melbourne Vic
2014 Vanessa and Gordon Lynch- London
2013 Art Work for CD Cover -'if pigs could fly' Heather Simms and David Dudgeon Melbourne Vic
2013 Songs and Shoes Melbourne Vic
2013 Dr Andrew Pyrovolakis Athens
2012 Touchdown Tours Travel Agency Melbourne Vic
Several works in Private Collections in Australia and Overseas