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Pippa  Lightfoot  CV    2019                                                                                      



1965                        Diploma in Art and Design, Perth Technical College

1980                        Post Diploma Studies, Sir John Cass College (City of London Poly)

1981                        Bachelor of Arts, Fine Art, WAIT (Now Curtin University)

1982                        Post Graduate Diploma Fine Art WAIT (now Curtin University)

1991                        Graduate Diploma Education, Curtin University.

1992                        Master of Arts, Fine Art. Curtin University


1962-68                   Freelance Graphic Designer

1966-69                   Graphic Designer, Australian Broadcasting Corporation Television Perth.

1969-74                   Freelance Book designer- Australian National University Press, Canberra.

1970-75                   Teaching drawing, painting, printmaking and design at Canberra School of Art

1976-84                   Lecturer in Fine Art- Curtin University

1982-86                   Vice-President Printmakers Association of WA

1982-86                   WA representative, Print Council of Australia

1986                        Art study tour travelling with WAIT fine arts students in Europe

1984-87                   WA representative & Board Member, National Association of  Visual Arts

1983-89                   Master Classes w Akiro Kurasaki/Chris Prater/Ruth Johnstone/Jorg Schmeisser

1989                        Artist-in-Residence at White Gum Press, London. 

1985-94                   Senior Lecturer, WA School of Art & Design. Claremont & City campuses

1994-01                   Principal Lecturer, WA School of Art & Design (WASAD) Claremont & city 

1990                        Artist-in Residence at WACAE (now Edith Cowan University). 

1991-2012               Member, Art Acquisitions Board, Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital.

1997                        Eight months resident in France

1998                        Judge, Fremantle Print Award

2000-02                   Judge, Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards.

2001                        Artist-in-Residence in Lucca/Italy 

1990- 2018              Extensive international travels visiting galleries, collections & print studios throughout USA, Britain, Canada, Russia, Europe, Asia & South America

2011                        Judge, Open print Award, Printmakers Association of WA

2016                        CURTIN University Associate  School of Fine Art Printmaking 

2016 & 2019           Artist-in-Residence at Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, VENICE


EXHIBITIONS   Participated in over 100 group exhibitions - Australia, Canada, Japan & UK.


National Gallery of Australia,Canberra

National Library of Australia,Canberra. 

Art Gallery of Western Australia

Artbank, Australia                                                                                   

The Scottish Arts Council UK

Curtin University Perth WA

Edith Cowan University, Perth WA                                                                       

The Holmes a’Court collection WA

Alexander State Library, Perth                                                                               

Kerry Stokes Collection, Perth

Crown Law Department WA                                                                 

Attorney Generals Department WA 

Royal Perth Hospital                                                                                               

WA Premier’s Department

Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital                                                                 

WA Ministry of Education

Australian Print Workshop Melbourne

Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice                                               

British High Commission, Canberra

Cruthers Collection                                                                                 

Rivers and Waters commission, WA

St Hilda’s Anglican School for Girls                                                     

South Perth Primary School

Perth Technical College                                                                                          

Mornington Peninsular Shire Council, Victoria

and over 90 private collections.


COMMISSIONS  “15 West Australians- Western Sight”. Published/Printed by White Gum Press, London 1988.

“Woodworks”, Portfolio of ten WA artists and writers published jointly by department of Land Management and Curtin University 1991

AWARDS  Westfarmers Open Design Award 1964,Perth Prize for Drawing 1965

Winner, National Book design Award 1971

Highly Commended, Fremantle Print Award 1983

Winner, Print Makers Association of Western Australia Open Award 1997