Kerrie Lester Limited Editions

Artist Biography


Kerrie Lester was well known for her distinctive stitched canvas paintings. Born in Sydney in 1953, Lester’s art career was meteoric with over 21 solo exhibitions spanning 30 years – her first held immediately after graduating from the National Art School in 1974. Her work offers a unique perspective of her immediate environment and surroundings – artworks poised between painting, drawing, sculpture and weaving.

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Lester has been represented in many important group exhibitions including the Biennale of Sydney in 1979 and Australian Perspecta in 1981 and 1985. Lester has been a finalist for 14 consecutive years for the prestigious Archibald award and winning the Packer’s Prize in 1979, as well as receiving a number of major art awards and commissions. Her work is represented in many public, corporate and private art collections across Australia. Kerrie Lester has been an influential educator, lecturing at the City Art Institute Sydney, the National Art School Sydney and Seaforth Technical College. Lester is in corporate collections in Australia and overseas. She sadly passed away in 2016.

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Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney
Australian National Museum, Canberra
BHP, Australia
Dusseldorp Collection, Horsham Regional Art Gallery
Horsham Regional Gallery
Mosman Regional Gallery
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
National Gallery of Australia,The Print Collection
National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale
Newcastle Region Art Gallery
Philip Morris Collection, National Gallery of Australia
Pymble Ladies College, Sydney
State Bank of New South Wales
The Children’s Hospital Westmead