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Robyn Bauer


Visual Artist 


Robyn Bauer Studio 54 Latrobe Tce Paddington 4064 QLD Australia






Daily updates of recent work and behind the scenes studio views can be seen on my Instagram account @robynbauer-studio








Languages  -  English, French


Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia


Full time artist in Paddington Studio.



BA(Hons) University of Queensland
Graduate Diploma of Education, Queensland University of Technology
Diploma of Decorative Arts. Academy of Design and Decorative Art.
Brisbane Eastaus Art School.
Australian Flying Art School. 

Professional Development

In the interest of ongoing professional development, in recent years I have attended painting workshops with,  - David Paulson,  Robert Hannaford,  Clayton Beck, Maxwell Wilks, and Anatomy for Artists with Scott Breton.
Life drawing, twice weekly. 

In July 2015 I attended the International Urban Sketching Symposium in Singapore.

2016 I taught at the International Urban Sketching Symposium in Manchester UK.


2019 Artist in Residence, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Brisbane

Currently painting full time at Robyn Bauer Studio.
2005-2013 Gallery Director of Robyn Bauer Studio Gallery.
Former Education Officer, Queensland Art Gallery.
Former Art critic The Courier Mail.
Art History lecturer Queensland University of Technology, and Brisbane Institute of Art.
Art Teacher Nudgee College

McGregor Summer and Winter Schools Toowoomba, Regular tutor.

Professional Appointments

2020 Tutor for Secrets of Charcoal McGregor Winter School

2019 Tutor for Portraiture McGregor Winter School

2019Tutor for Urban Sketching at the McGregor Summer School, University of Southern Qld

2018 Tutor for Portaiture Mc Gregor Winter School

2017 Tutor for Urban Sketching McGregor Winter School

2017 Tutor for Urban Sketching Bellingen Creative Arts Retreat


Former president of Sculptors Queensland

Gallery representation

Work available exclusively at Robyn Bauer Studio, 54 Latrobe Tce, Paddington QLD 4064

Individual exhibitions

Numerous solo and group exhibitions in Qld
The most recent being-

2018 - Brisbane Secrets, Petrie Terrace Gallery RQAS

2016 Brisbane Stories - Petrie Terrace Gallery, RQAS
2015 Paradise Found - Close to Home, Royal Queensland Art Society, Petrie Terrace Gallery, 2012 Terra Australis - Kangaroos and Other Discoveries
2011 Garden Secrets
2011 Up the Garden Path, Pine Rivers Regional Gallery
2010 Joy, Journeys and Jellyfish, June and July at Robyn Bauer Studio Gallery
2010 Is there any news of La Perouse? Robyn Bauer Studio Gallery
2009 January "Whimsy" at the Logan Regional Gallery
2009 May "Homecoming" Dalby Regional Gallery
2009 June "Exotica" a mini retrospective at Robyn Bauer Studio Gallery.


2020 Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Richard Randall Studio 

Selected group exhibitions

Royal Queensland Art Society Annual Exhibitions

Sculptors Queensland annual exhibitions 2000 - 2008


2019 Made a Fellow of the Royal Queensland Art Society


Past Awards include -

2018 RQAS People's Choice for Queensland Figurataive

2017 RQAS Works on paper, First Prize

2015 RQAS Watercolour Prize, First Prize

RQAS 2015 Highly Commended
Portraiture prize, Maryborough
Cleveland Art Award
Suncorp Art Prize
Wide Bay Art Award
Caltex City of Brisbane Award
Sunday Mail Children's Art Prize 1975

Public Collections

Dalby Regional Gallery Collection
Wide Bay Art Collection
Brisbane City Hall Collection

Corporate Collections

Suncorp Collection

Private Collections

Numerous private collections, Australia, United Kingdom, USA, Spain, France


Numerous commissions, private and corporate


2019 Artist-in-Residence, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Brisbane

2016 Royal Queensland Show Artist-in-Residence 

Carina State School Artist-in-Residence

Teaching Appointments

2016- 2020  McGregor Winter and Summer Schools, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba

2016 International Urban Sketching Symposium, Manchester UK

Pine Rivers Regional Gallery Art Workshops for adults.

Formerly Art History Tutor, Queensland University of Technology
Art History Lecturer, Brisbane Institute of Art
Art Teacher Nudgee College
Childrens' Art Classes, Queensland Art Gallery.
Childrens' Art Classes in artist's studio. 

Selected Publications

Downs Artists - A Changing Landscape by Pamela Bell and Noni Durack
From River Banks to Shearing Sheds by Marilyn England 2009
Drawing Brisbane- An Artist's Journal by Robyn Bauer 2010
Florilegium by Robyn Bauer 2011

Artist Talks

2016 Independent Education Union, Guest Speaker and presenter of Awards.

2015 Royal Queensland Art Society - My history as an artist.

Judging Appointments

Numerous judging appointments including Royal Queensland Art Society, Qld Pastel Artists Society, Sculptors Queensland Annual Awards, QUT Graduate Award, Monte Lupo Ceramic Prize, Payne Road State School Art Prize, Silver Rose Photography Story Bridge Art Prize, Brookfield Show, Brisbane Boys Grammar School.

Professional Memberships

Royal Qld Art Society

Urban Sketchers Brisbane

Urban Sketchers Australia

Pastel Artists Society