Photo by Lyn DiCiero; Artist's Chronicle
Photo of Julie Podstolski  by Lyn DiCiero; Artist’s Chronicle, 2014

Born in Wellington, New Zealand on 31 July 1959.  Diploma of Fine Arts (major in Painting) University of Canterbury, New Zealand 1978 – 80.  Came to Australia in 1982.

I warmly invite you to visit my website to see my full collection of drawings and paintings – 40 years and over 550 pieces

Solo Exhibitions

2023 “Home & Heart – local love stories” (see above image) EARLYWORK, 20 – 30 April.

2021 “An Italian Dream” at EARLYWORK, 8-18 April.

2018  “Remember Paris”  at EARLYWORK, 8-23 September .

2017  “Entranced” Kidogo Arthouse, Bathers Beach, Fremantle  7-20 September

2016  “Fascination: Maiko, Geiko, Kyoto” EARLYWORK, South Fremantle

2014  “Life is Beautiful: Fremantle, Kyoto, Paris”  Elements Art Gallery (5 – 21.9.14)

2012  “Paris en hiver” Elements Art Gallery, Dalkeith, W.A.

2010  “Geisha: The Allure of Mystique” Kingfisher Gallery, West Perth, W.A.

2007  “Spirited Away”  The Old Royal George Gallery, East Fremantle, W.A.

2005  “Geisha: Then and Now” Gallery East, North Fremantle, W.A.

2004  “Street Theatre” Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle, W.A.

2004  “Sign and Place” Allegory Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand.

2001  “Poles Apart” joint exhibition with Max Podstolski, Gadfly Gallery, W.A.

2000  “Seeing the Light” Gadfly Gallery, Dalkeith, W.A.

1992  “Look Listen See”  Merilyn Saville Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

1990  “Suburbs and Islands”  Balmain Watch House, Sydney, NSW

1989  “Urban Landscapes”  Denison Sculpture Studio, Sydney, NSW

Art Awards

2020   CPSA 28th International Exhibition.   $800 Award for Outstanding Achievement for “Silent Night”.

2020   COLORED PENCIL Magazine 2020 Art Competition:  1st Prize for “Oh! You Pretty Things”

2017  City of Stirling Art Award & Exhibition 2017:  Drawing Prize ($800) for “Once Upon a Wall”

2015   CPSA “Explore This! 11” $2000 Best in Show Award for “Step by Step”

           Colored Pencil Society of America “Spring ArtSpectations” Honorable Mention

           City of Wanneroo Art Awards 2015: Works on Paper Commendation ($500) for “Diamonds”.

           Colored Pencil Society of America “Spring ArtSpectations” Honorable Mention

           Ann Kullberg’s 15th Annual CP Magazine Member Art Show (US) 3rd prize

2013  Colored Pencil Society of America “Fall ArtSpectations” Honorable Mention

2012  Ann Kullberg’s 13th Annual CP Magazine Member Art Show (US) Best in Show

2011  City of Belmont Art Award: Winner – Acquisitive Open Art Award for “Dichotomy”

2010  Minnawarra Art Exhibition: Acquisition by City of Armadale for “Singapore Bling”

           City of Canning Art Award:  Highly Commended “Red on a Grey Street”

           City of Wanneroo Art Awards:  Highly Commended “Au Revoir”

2009  City of Bayswater Art Awards: 1st prize “Out and About on a Gion Afternoon”

           Minnawarra Art Award:  Highly Commended for “Lit Up”

           Bankwest Open Art Award at Perth Royal Show 2009: Award of Merit

2008  City of Belmont Art Award: Open Acquisitive award for “A Moment Caught”

            Victoria Park Art Awards:  Highly Commended “A Brief Stop”

            Trinity College Old Boys Art Exhibition: President’s Award – 1st prize.

2007:  Victoria Park Art Awards: Ist Prize for “Candid”

             City of Belmont Art Awards:  Highly Commended “Wires and Light”

2006:  City of Belmont Art Awards: Acquisition of “Painted” by City of Belmont

             York Art and Craft Awards: Heritage, Drawing, and Highly Commended

2004  Minnawarra Art Award:  Highly Commended for “Closed Mondays”

            York Art and Craft Awards: Drawing award for “Urban Scrawl”

2003  City of Bayswater: Public Choice award for “Track and Field”

            York Art and Craft Awards:   Drawing Award for “Out of the Night”

             City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Art Award: Highly Commended

             City of Rockingham Art Award: Maritime/Marine award

2002  York Art and Craft Award: Drawing award and Highly Commended

            Perth Royal Show Open Art Exhibition: Highly commended

            Rockingham Regional Art Award: Best Painting of a Rural Nature

            City of Belmont Art Awards:  Highly Commended “Beaufort Street”

            City of Bayswater Art Awards: Highly Commended “In Green Pastures”

            City of Wanneroo: Works on paper award and acquired by City “Signs of the Time”

            City of Wanneroo: Painting award for “You Caught My Eye”

            City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder:  Honorable Mention “Red Light District”

2001  City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder: Landscape/Seascape award “Watch this Space”

           City of Melville: Drawing Award – “Pigeon’s Progress”

           City of East Fremantle:  People’s Choice Award for “All This”

           City of York Art Award: Highly Commended for “All This”

           City of Gosnells: Contemporary Award for “Rous Head”

2000  Woolstores “Connected to Fremantle” Art Award – first prize and Packers award.

            City of Gosnells: Contemporary Award for “Deconstruction” and highly commended

            York Society Art and Craft Awards: Highly Commended “Let There Be Light”

            Town of East Fremantle: Local Artist award for “C1703 at Fremantle”

1998  City of Melville Art Awards: Highly Commended “Here and Beyond”

           City of Gosnells: Works on Paper award for “The Reflective Garden”

           Town of East Fremantle Art Awards: Local Artist Award for “Blue City”

           City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Art Prize: Drawing Award for “Autumn Thought’

           City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder: People’s Choice award for “Glass Still Life”

1997  City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder:  Drawing award for “Enchanted April”

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