30 April 2017

Lorna Allan . About

Education:
A committed and passionate artist Lorna works constantly to update her skills and knowledge base interacting with artists around the world to continually to raise the standard of her work.

While continuing with her New Zealand paintings Lorna loves to travel, most recently extended journeys through Alaska, a place she has longed to visit for many years. A wild and beautiful country it totally captured her soul and inspired many paintings with more to come. Works from this collection are now on view here on her website alongside her New Zealand paintings. Her international paintings have been purchased locally while others have returned to Alaska. A number of commissions have also resulted from these travels.

She spent time traveling with friend and photographer Hugh Rose http://www.hughrosephotography.com/ on journeys based on photography, ecology and wild life. Learning finer points of photography has enabled her to capture better images for future artworks, while the combination of the three elements have helped her to view things from a new perspective and bring more passion and mood to her works.
Lorna is represented by ArtReal Gallery, Parnell Auckland NZ and regularly exhibits throughout New Zealand. Her paintings are held in private collections in the USA, Canada, the UK and Australia.

Awards:
2013 Published in International Artist Magazine (Issue 90) under the heading "Master Painters of the World". The painting presented was "Nature's Majesty"
 
2013 American Art Awards -
Realism/Landscapes 3rd place "This Eternal Land"
6th equal "Sublime Solitude" and "Homage to the Hinterland"
 
2013 Merit Award for the painting 'Sublime Solitude" at Auckland's Royal Easter Show.
 
2012 American Art Awards -
Landscape section � �Splendid Solitude� Awarded 3rd equal with
�Out of the Mists of Time� Awarded 6th place, and in Landscapes with Figures � �Time� Awarded 5th Place.
 
2012 Merit Award for the painting "The Gentle Touch of Nature" at ArtEllerslie
 
2011 Merit Award for the painting "Of Time and Place' at Auckland's Easter Show
 
2010 Merit Award for the painting "The Sublime Wilderness" at Auckland's Easter Show.
 
2009 Merit Award for the painting "Dawn In The Gentle Land" at ArtEllerslie
 
2009 Painting "Dawn In The Gentle Land" received 3rd place in Peoples Choice at ArtEllersle.
 
2004 Paintings published in a book called "100 Ways to Paint Seascapes, Rivers and Lakes" published by International Artist Magazine.

Media:Painting, Prints
Region:Auckland
Commissions:yes