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Spikes: then and now

Her Excellency Marjorie Jackson-Nelson ac cvo mbe (b. 1931), former sprinter, has been Governor of South Australia since November 2001. The ‘Lithgow Flash’ won two Olympic gold medals at Helsinki in 1952, becoming the first Australian woman to win an Olympic gold...

Arts in Health at FMC

In 2009 Avril Thomas worked as artist-in-residence in Operating Theatres, Flinders Medical Centre. The aim of the project was to capture portraits of a variety of staff members and to provide a rare glimpse inside an operating theatre through the eyes of an artist....

A day in the life of medicine in South Australia

The cream of South Australia's medical profession has been brought to life by two local artists in a specially commissioned art show celebrating the 125th anniversary of the University of Adelaide's Medical School. Fifty-nine portraits of the State's best known...

A Festival Of The Spirit

Traveling south to the Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, where Flinders University also maintains a presence in the Promenade Gallery of this large, regional hospital’s long walkway, works from Avril Thomas’s exhibition Theatre Works: An Artist’s View Inside...

Rann the model Premier

WHEN Premier Mike Rann comes out to play, we hope the Archibald judges don't run away! Eden Hills artist Avril Thomas captured South Australia's head honcho in a painting she's called Big Boys Toys as her latest entry in the acclaimed portrait competition, the...

The Age – Portrait of a winner?

The 2005 Archibald Prize finalists reveal a mixed bag of talent, writes Peter Hill. How popular is the Archibald Prize? According to London's The Art Newspaper (March 2005), Australia's best-loved portrait prize came ninth in a listing of contemporary art exhibitions...

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Products for sale using Avril Thomas Prints

Click link to see selection of products for sale using Avril Thomas Prints Choose print you like, click on the items your interested in purchasing Men's women's or kids apparel Cases & Skins Stickers Wall Art Home Décor Stationary Bags add your address Pay  ...

“Celebrating Innovators”

An exhibition at Federal Parliament House Canberra with Portait Artists Australia Nov 4th 2012 Subject Prof Karen Renolds South Australias  Scientist of the year 2012 and Engineer of the year Australia 2010

Portrait of Karen Reynolds

Portrait of Karen Reynolds. Australian Engineer of the year 2010 and South Australian Scientist of the year exhibited at Federal Parliament House Canberra with Portrait Artists Australia exhibition  "Celebrating innovators"

The Artists Book

Proud to be included in "The Artists Book" a 180 page book released in Sydney April with leading artists from round Australia. A Portrait Artists Australia publication.  A really beautiful celebration of portraiture!!!  Am one of only 2 artists from South Australia...

The Remedy

copy of "The Remedy" used by Basil Hetzel during Uni SA exhibition to commemorate his lifes work.

Posthumous Piece

Commissioned by Monash University to paint Les Williams - Posthumous piece

Graduate’s portrait comes home

A portrait of esteemed medical researcher and graduate Dr Basil Hetzel AC, painted to commemorate the University of Adelaide's 125th anniversary of its medical program, has been officially unveiled in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Dr Hetzel was one of 59 of the...

Portrait of Basil Hetzel “The Remedy”

Portrait of Basil Hetzel "The Remedy" was unveiled at The Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research. Delighted to have this image featured several times throughout the 2010 Research Report

A day in the life of medicine in South Australia

The cream of South Australia's medical profession has been brought to life by two local artists in a specially commissioned art show celebrating the 125th anniversary of the University of Adelaide's Medical School. Fifty-nine portraits of the State's best known...

Commissioned by Monash University

2010 Commissioned by Monash University, Victoria to paint collection, Deans of Science Prof Jock Marshal, Prof John Swan, Bill Muntz, Prof Ian Rae, Prof James Warren, Prof Ron Davies , Prof Ross Norris, Prof Kevin Westfold.

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