UPCOMING: SOLO EXHIBITION @ DIANNE TANZER GALLERY + PROJECTS / 23 NOVEMBER - 20 DECEMBER 2013
Yvette Coppersmith completed her Bachelor of Fine Art (Painting) at the Victorian College of the Arts in 2001. Since then, her work has been in numerous exhibitions Australia-wide.
Yvette is known for her portraiture and depictions of interior-scapes. She has been a finalist in numerous prizes such as the 2009 Archibald Prize; portrait of John Safran, and in 2008 with a portrait of Paul Capsis. She was a finalist in the Arthur Guy Memorial Award Bendigo Art Gallery 2011, RBS Emerging Artist Award 2011, Black Swan Prize for Portraiture 2011, Stan And Maureen Duke Gold Coast Art Prize 2010, Redland Art Award 2010, Fletcher Jones Art Prize 2010, Xstrata Percival Portrait Award 2010, Portia Geach Memorial Prize 2003, 2007, 2008, and the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize 2002, 2006, 2007.
Yvette Coppersmith was also the inaugural recipient of the Metro Art Award in 2003 and has been a finalist 5 times subsequently.
She has had solo exhibitions at the Linden Centre for Contemporary Art 2004, 2006, Blindside Artist Run Initiative 2007, and Metro Gallery 2008. She has also produced solo exhibitions in NSW at Horus and Delorus 2009, Chalk Horse 2009, 2010, and Gallery Ecosse, Exeter, 2011.
Yvette Coppersmith has completed many high-profile commissions including a portrait of Justice Rosemary Balmford, Commissioned by Chief Justice Marilyn Warren for the Supreme Court of Victoria, and Rupert Myer AM for Trinity College, The University of Melbourne.
Her works are held in collections of Art Bank, Benalla Regional Gallery, Melbourne High School, The Knox School, Holding Redlich Lawyers, and private collections.
May 1, 2013
Be sure to to check out the fabulous feature article on Yvette Coppersmith in the current issue of Australian Art Collector magazine! Click here to download the article PDF Victoria Reichelt received a special mention in Jacquie Hayes’ article … Continue reading
December 12, 2012
Yvette Coppersmith’s portrait of Rupert Myer AM was unveiled this Sunday. Commissioned by Trinity College, Melbourne University, the portrait will join their esteemed collection of alumni portraits. Yvette Coppersmith is known for her portraiture and depictions of interior-scapes. She has … Continue reading
June 5, 2012
We are pleased to announce that we now represent Yvette Coppersmith in Victoria. Yvette is known for her portraiture and depictions of interior-scapes. She has been a finalist in numerous prizes such as the 2009 Archibald Prize; portrait of John … Continue reading