A trail of achievements

While life has thrown more than a few curve balls at Katrina, it has not been without a long and growing list of achievements that has balanced out past grief with an abundance of ongoing joy.

  • 1974 - Semi completed Diploma of Fine Art

  • Created several sell out fashion parades of her designer clothes

  • Mother of four children

  • Ran several stores in the Central Highlands specialising in patchwork fabrics

  • Beef producer

  • Director of a successful Financial Planning and General Insurance company

  • 2000 - carried an Olympic torch

  • 2006 - Highly Commended Woollam Waltzing Matilda Outback Art Award along with having been selected every year to exhibit since 2005

  • Selected to participate in the Brisbane Rotary Art Spectacular for the last 5 years

  • 2008 - 1st Prize Barcaldine Art Exhibition

  • 2012 - Katrina’s first solo exhibition comes to fruition at Beef Week in Rockhampton

  • 2012 - March: Guest Speaker for 'Breast Friends Day' Cloncurry

  • 2012 - March: Overall Winner of the Inaugural Barcaldine Regional Council Inaugural Art Competition

  • 2012 - Guest speaker at the Ladies Lunch Beef Week

  • 2012 - Public Speaker

  • 2012 - First at the Blackwater State High School Art Exhibition

  • 2012 - Judge at the Cloncurry Arts Council Inc - Ernest Henry Memorial Art Show

  • 2012 - November shared joint 'Bunginderry' Art exhibition at Percolator

  • 2013 - Artist in Residence at 'Panda Pearls'

  • 2013 - Finalist Rotary Art Spectacular

  • 2013 - Guest Speaker Zonta Club

  • 2013 - Winner Still Life @ Nundah Village Festival Art Competition & Exhibition with 'Appeasement'

  • 2013 – 1st Historical, 2nd Landscape @ Ernest Henry Memorial Art Contest

  • 2013 - October 'We, Us & Co' Joint Family Exhibition at the Richard Randall Art Studio, Mt Coot-tha Botanical Gardens 

  • 2014 - Highly Commended Overall BSHAC

  • 2014 - 'Panda-monium' entered in Archibald

  • 2014 - Guest Speaker @ The Moreton Club

  • 2015 – Two paintings selected to be printed in the International Contemporary Artists Vol.X “The Big G A” and “The Three Boys”

  • 2015 - Sell out Solo Exhibition 'Beef 2015' titled 'The Bull Artist'

  • 2015 - 2 page Write Up in Outback Magazine page 94

  • 2015 - Blue's Country Magazine feature July edition

  • 2015 - Winner -The Human Form Kenilworth Art Competition

  • 2015 - Overall Winner from All Categories Kenilworth Art Competition

  • 2016 - Highly Commended Kenilworth Art Competition Still Life

  • 2019 - Brisbane Portrait Prize Top 100 Finalist - 'Chatelaine'

  • 2020:  Queensland Regional Art Awards’ Annie Tan Memorial Watercolour Award.

  • 2021:   Solo Exhibition (sell out)  Beef Week Rockhampton

  • 2021: Finalist Clayton Utz

  • 2021: Combined exhibition Pia Du Pradal Milton Studio

  • 2021: Combined exhibition Anthea Poulson Gallery, Tedder Ave, Main Beach

Painting Brushes