Pat Brassington is a contemporary Australian artist functioning in the pitch of digital art, and photography. Born in 1942, in the town of Hobart, Tasmania, she was named Australia’s key surrealist functional in photomedia.
Brassington’s show has been exhibited in Australia and internationally in galleries and festivals. She has been featured extensively in national and international exhibitions, including the 2012 Adelaide Biennial Parallel Collisions; Á Rebours, a major survey exhibition at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art ACCA (2012), which toured to the ACP, Sydney (2013); a solo exhibition in Lönnstrom Art Museum, Finland and the Helsinki Festival (2008); the Cambridge Road series at the IMA (2007); the 2004 Biennale of Sydney; and a major retrospective at the Ian Potter Gallery, Melbourne (2002).
Her take action is held in numerous private and public collections, including the NGA, AGNSW, QAG, TMAG, NGV, AGWA and Artbank.
A portrait of Pat Brassington in 2017 was painted by Amanda Davies. She won Australia’s Portia Geach Memorial Award for women artists, for a portrait painted from moving picture of a man or woman distinguished in Art, Letters, or the Sciences.
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