Sarah Trethowan

Artist’s Statement

I’m fascinated by many of the wonderful creatures that inhabit our planet. My ongoing series of linocuts are a tribute to the endangered gorilla who is amongst our cousins but also to some of the great variety of dogs that enhance and enrich our lives.



1976    Master of Arts, Central School Art & Design, London.

1967    Bachelor of Arts, Birmingham Polytechnic, England.



2012    Highly Commended, Jazz Art, Wangaratta Gallery. VIC

2006    Winner, A Feast of Art, Milawa. VIC

2005    Winner, Wangaratta Jazz Art. VIC.


Solo Exhibitions

‘2015   ‘Abstract Paintings’. GIGS Art Gallery, Gateway Village, Wodonga,VIC.

2014   ‘Moving Forward’. Tacit Contemporary Art, Abbotsford, VIC.

2013   ‘With Joseph Albers in Mind’, Tacit Contemporary Art, Abbotsford. VIC.

2012   ‘Abstract Paintings’ Wangaratta Gallery. VIC

2011   ‘Playing with Space’, Tacit Contemporary Art, Abbotsford. VIC

2010   ‘Seeing is Believing, Wodonga Artspace, Wodonga. VIC.

2008   ‘Lines & Spaces’, Blacksphere Fine Art, Richmond. VIC.

2007   ‘Mixed Media’, Goorambath Winery. VIC


Two Person Exhibitions

2003   ‘Entranced’ 69 Smith Street,Collingwood,VIC.

1992   ‘Insites’ – Mansfield, VIC.


Selected Group Exhibitions

2015    Hume Acquisitive Art Award -Artspace Wodonga.

2015    Art Dreaming- GANEAA Members Exhibition,Wangaratta Gallery.

2015    Gippsland Print Award-Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale,VIC.

2014    Hume Acquistive Art Award – Artspace, Wodonga.

2014   ‘Cutting Edge’. Shepparton Art Gallery,Victoria.

2014   ‘Leave the animals alone’- Collingwood Gallery,Collingwood.VIC.

2013    Trinity Art Award,Finalist,Trinity College,Albury-Wodonga.NSW.

2013    GANEAA,Workshop Space, Wangaratta Gallery.VIC.

2013    12 X 12,Contemporary Art Prize-Art is…Gallery,Geelong.VIC.

2013   ‘SHE’, Finalist, Walker Street Gallery,Dandenong.VIC.

2012   ‘Art & Environment’,Finalist, Scope Galleries, Warnambool.VIC.

2011   ‘Calleen Art Prize’,Finalist, Cowra Regional Art Gallery.NSW.

2010   ‘Norvill Art Prize’,Finalist, Murrindi.NSW.

2010   ‘RED’, Mooroolbark,Yarra Valley.VIC.

2010   ‘Jazz Art”,Wangaratta Gallery.VIC

2009   ‘Assemble’,Town Hall Gallery, Hawthorn.VIC.

2009   ‘Mount Buller Art Award’,Finalist Mt.Buller.VIC.

2009   ‘Jazz Art ‘,Wangaratta Gallery.

2008   ‘A Touch of Red No.2’Blacksphere Fine Art.Richmond.VIC.