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Krista Brennan

As a professional artist the quality of Krista's artwork speaks for itself.  She has a broad skill set that covers commercial and children's illustration, watercolour and oil painting, drawing and stained glass crafting.

Her specialist medium is watercolour, tackling a diverse range of subjects and styles with her bold, intense, realistic approach. Her commissioned works include books, card games, portraits and landscapes.

She is a passionate artist and enthusiastic tutor, dedicated to supporting her students in achieving their artistic goals.

Krista is the School's Liaison officer and also Senior Tutor

Qualifications & Career Highlights

Dobell Scholarship at Julian Ashton Art School, 2009
Diploma of Fine Art, 2010
Finalist Portia Geach Portrait Prize, 2011
Finalist AME Bale Scholarship, 2010 & 2011

Prizes and Exhibitions:
Sir William Dobell Scholarship, Julian Ashton Art School.
Richard and Wenda Ashton Prize, JAAS.
Hornsby Art Society exhibition
Orange Blossom Festival – best small painting prize
Finalist in the AME Bale Travelling Scholarship
Finalist in the AME Bale Travelling Scholarship
Finalist in the Portia Geach Portrait Prize
Steampunk: The Art of Victorian Futurism Exhibition in Seoul, South Korea and
Shanghai, China
Journeys West Exhibition in Orange

Books and Publications:
The Steampunk Bible By Jeff Vandermeer
Eidolon, The Electrodyne Opera By A. Morningstar
Liebling, An Adventurous Life
Liebling Colouring-in Book By Jenny Mansell-Black
2013 - Current
Steam in the Willows Self-published, funded successfully through Kickstarter in 2013
2014 - Current
Numo Card Game
Numo E-books
By John Kinny-Lewis

Teaching Experience:
2012 - Current
One off painting workshops for corporate clients: including Google, Apple, Wacom, Triple M, Chanel and Blackmores.