Jon Lam. Artist, Tutor, Judge and Muralist ( 09-11-2023)
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Jon graduated as a graphic artist in Melbourne. His versatility with various media and styles has won him first prize with his Acrylic, Oil and Watercolour paintings. He exhibits widely in group shows but his solo exhibitions are also very well received and has works represented both in Australia and abroad. He has works in various municipalities. Jon had 9 solo exhibitions to date.
Jon, originally Melbourne based, now lives in Alfredton (Ballarat) since October 2019. Four times finalist of The Rochester Mural Festival, his 2016 winning mural is on permanent display in Northern Highway, Rochester, making him a muralist and fine artist. Jon’s work has been published on the cover of the Art Education magazine and in other publications.
Jon is a dedicated artist, tutor and an exhibition judge. He is a member of The Contemporary Artists Society of Victoria, The Victorian Artists Society, Ballarat Society of Artists, Golden Plains Arts Inc and Ballarat Arts Alive.
Jon was the past president The Whitehorse Arts Association the past vice president of the Ballarat Society of Artists. He is also a member of the Colourful Bunch.
He has received more than 70 awards in the last ten years and is awarded “Artist of the year 2022” by the Ballarat Society of Artists.
Today Jon tutors in Art societies, runs painting workshops and gives private tuition.
He is currently working on a commissioned mural for the Woady Yaloak (Smythesdale) Historical Society.
Diploma of Art and Design (Graphics)
Bachelor of Education (Secondary Arts and Crafts)
Solo and Private exhibitions:
Nov/Dec 2023 – “Art, Sweat & Cheers” – Mercure Hotel and Convention Centre, Ballarat
March 2023 – “Buildings of Ballarat” – Turret Café, Ballarat.
August to October 2022 – “Empiricism” – Blue Pyrenees Estate, Avoca
May 2022 – “Accent” – Accent Framing and Fine Art, Ballarat
April 2022 – “Praxis” – Mercure Hotel and Convention Centre, Ballarat
May 2021 – “Unplugged” – The Customs House Gallery, Echuca
October 2018 – “Miscellany” – The Foundry Arts Space, Echuca
February/March – 2016 – “Heart to Art” – Alton Gallery, Echuca
October 2014 – “Expressions of Interest” – Alton Gallery, Echuca
October 1995 – “Changes” – Whitefriars Park Gallery, Donvale
Just as with his art, Jon is passionate about golf and Tai Chi where he has forged some valuable and great friendship.