About Jacqui

Jacqui Stewart
Jacqui Stewart

b. 1974

resides - Sunshine Coast, Qld, Australia

 

Visual Artist Jacqui Stewart divides her time between family life, photographing landscape surrounds and time in her studio painting. Jacqui grew up in Melbourne and is now based on the Sunshine Coast Queensland, where she lives high up on a mountain range with her husband, two daughters and Staffy. 

 

Jacqui considers herself a self-taught artist despite graduating with a Bachelor of Education - Visual Arts from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.

 

Jacqui has taught art in Secondary schools in Victoria and Queensland for a number of years. Having a background in Art Education, Jacqui is a diverse artist but primarily works in acrylics. She adopted a modernist, figurative approach to her previous paintings and her older works displays a strong Australian narrative content.

 

Jacqui currently works from her home studio focusing on contemporary landscape painting

and exploring photography. 

EDUCATION

1996 - 1999 RMIT

Bachelor of Education with Honours. 

Visual Arts P-12 / Health & Physical Education P-10

ACHIEVEMENTS

2017  Footsquare Finalist, In Clear View, Aspire Gallery, Paddington Brisbane

2016  Finalist, Sweet & Juicy, Lethbridge 10000 Small Scale Award, Brisbane

1996  Golden Key International Society Award for academic achievement, RMIT

1994  Exceptional Service Award - Ski Instructing Blue Cow Mountain, NSW

ART TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Sunshine Coast Grammar Qld - Year 3-10 Ceramics, Printmaking, Visual Arts

Nambour State College Qld - Year 7-12 Visual Arts 

North Arm State School Qld - Grade 2-4 Voluntary Visual Arts 

Caloundra State College Qld - Year 7-10 Visual Arts

St John's College Qld - Year 7-12 Visual Arts, Health & PE 

Sienna Catholic College Qld Year 7-12 Visual Arts, Health & PE 

Catholic Regional College Vic - Year 7-9 Ceramics, Printmaking, 

Visual Arts, Health, Health & PE

Wedge Park Primary School Vic - Grade 1-2