Janne Kearney

15th Annual ARC Salon (2020-2021)

Janne Kearney


Janne Kearney, Geelong, Australia: Proudly represented by Flinders Lane Gallery Melbourne. I’m an internationally recognised realist artist, winning international and national awards. I have been a finalist in over 80 prestigious International and National Art Prizes, exhibiting in Italy, Spain, USA, and throughout the UK. I was a finalist in the important BP Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery, London, they receive over 2,700 entries from 93 countries, only selecting the top 50, the award is regarded as the worlds ‘Portraiture Oscars’. In addition, I was awarded the prestigious San Diego, FWSD Fashion Week San Diego ARC Award, an international traveling award, visiting prestigious galleries in LA, New York, San Diego, MEAM, (European Museum of Modern Art), Barcelona, only 7 artists chosen from 3750 entries from 69 countries. The ARC is the most important realist painting prize in the US and the Americas.  

And most recently WINNER of the Lethbridge 20000 Queensland’s largest small-scale art prize, taking home $20,000 in prize money.

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