South Australian artist Avril Thomas is proud to be included in “The Artists Book” a 180 page book released in Sydney with leading portrait artists from round Australia. A Portrait Artists Australia publication. Portrait Artists Australia was a National Association – PAA members strongly represented in selections for the annual portrait competitions: The Archibald; The Portia Geach; The Doug Moran; The Shirley Hannan; Perth City Black Swan prize – as well as regional prize exhibitions and other genre shows: landscape, figurative and abstract. Several members are listed on the Historical Memorials Committee Register, eligible for commissions of parliamentary portraits. Several are represented in the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra. Several have received awards in International shows in the US and Europe A really beautiful celebration of portraiture in Australia!
The book can be viewed on request at Avril Thomas’ Gallery at Magpie Springs an Adelaide Winery south of Adelaide in the Fleurieu Peninsula.