Dr Marian Quigley
Painter & Writer
Marian Quigley, PhD (English); BA ( Literature & Politics); HDTS (Art & Craft) is a former art teacher; Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer at Monash University; Animation Curator for australianscreenonline and a founding member of Ibis Writers. Her publications include Women Do Animate: Interviews with 10 Australian Women Animators (Insight Publications, 2005). On her retirement, Marian returned to painting and began exhibiting her work in 2009.
Using acrylics on canvas and a hard edge technique, she employs abstraction, vibrant colour and flowing line in her interpretations of the rhythms inherent in nature, the human form and blues music.
A finalist in the Portia Geach Memorial Art Award, Sydney, 2017; the Annual Maritime Award, Mission for Seafarers Victoria, 2017 & 2015; and the NAB Flanagan Art Exhibition, St Patricks College, Ballarat, 2017 and 2016, Marian’s recent awards include: Best Contemporary, Artists’ Society of Phillip Island Cup Weekend Exhibition, 2016; Best Contemporary, Rotary Club of Leongatha Art and Photography Show, 2016; and the Silver Medal, Yakkerboo Art Show, Pakenham 2015.
Marian has exhibited at Quadrant Gallery, Hawthorn and Cambridge Studio Gallery, Collingwood. She is represented by Mingara Gallery, Cowes mingaragallery.com.au and Town & Country Gallery, Yarragon townandcountrygallery.com.ausites.google.com/site/marianquig