Gabrielle Bates is an independent Australian artist. She has been exhibiting professionally since 1993 and is the recipient of a number of awards, grants and local/international residency placements. Her work has been acquired for corporate, institutional and private collections in Australia, UK, USA and southeast Asia. Produced in series form to reflect the social/political climates in which she finds herself immersed, her practice extends to video, animation, object-based installation and private portrait commissions.
An honours graduate of Sydney College of the Arts, Gabrielle has taught painting and video art at the Universities of Sydney and Newcastle. Her paintings have been acquired for corporate, institutional and private collections in Australia and USA. She has received a number of awards and grants, and has been artist-in-residence at the historic town of Hill End.
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Ildiko studied at the prestigious National Arts School in Sydney, graduating with a Diploma of Fine Arts in 1992. Ildiko has 20 years of art experience as a Professional Artist. Her art practice includes several Commissioned Portraits, 10 Solo Gallery exhibitions and participation in various group shows nationally, including Art Award exhibitions as a Selected Finalist.
Ildiko's focus is exploring the essence of human beings - our physical, spiritual, mental and emotional states. This is revealed through Ildiko's use of colour, mediums, textures, form, patterns & objects in her figurative and abstract paintings.
Ildiko works & resides in Lismore, Northern New South Wales, Australia
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