Rachel Fairfax

Rachel Fairfax is a figurative painter who also creates drawings and ceramic works. She completed her BFA (Honours) at the National Art School, Sydney where she is now a lecturer in painting and drawing. She received Reg Richardson Fellowships in both 2003 and 2004 and her work is regularly selected for national prizes. In 2009 the Sydney Morning Herald named her one of Australia's 10 leading artists. Fairfax has participated in over sixty-five group exhibitions since 2000 and holds solo exhibitions regularly. Her work is held in numerous private and public collections including Artbank; Bathurst Regional Art Gallery; and St Vincents Hospital.

Rachel Fairfax, 'Fishing, Forster', 2021, oil on board, 55 x 55 cm

Rachel Fairfax, 'Fishing, Forster', 2021, oil on board, 55 x 55 cm

Rachel Fairfax, 'After Rain Coogee', 2021, oil on board, 55 x 55 cm

Rachel Fairfax, 'After Rain Coogee', 2021, oil on board, 55 x 55 cm

Rachel Fairfax, 'Ocean Swim Dawn', 2021, 60.5 x 60.5 cm

Rachel Fairfax, 'Ocean Swim Dawn', 2021, 60.5 x 60.5 cm

Rachel Fairfax, 'Ocean Baths Coogee', 2021, oil on board, 55 x 55 cm

Rachel Fairfax, 'Ocean Baths Coogee', 2021, oil on board, 55 x 55 cm

Rachel Fairfax, 'Rainy Harbour', 2021, oil on paper, 45 x 45 cm

Rachel Fairfax, 'Rainy Harbour', 2021, oil on paper, 45 x 45 cm

Rachel Fairfax, 'Storm', 2021, oil on board, 44.5 x 64.5 cm

Rachel Fairfax, 'Storm', 2021, oil on board, 44.5 x 64.5 cm

Rachel Fairfax, 'Beautiful Yellow Tree, Acacia Larapinta Trail NT', 2015, ceramic tile framed, 35 x

Rachel Fairfax, 'Beautiful Yellow Tree, Acacia Larapinta Trail NT', 2015, ceramic tile framed, 35 x

Rachel Fairfax, 'Midday, Istanbul 2 (green sky)', 2013, acrylic & gouache on BFK Rives, 26 x 38 cm

Rachel Fairfax, 'Midday, Istanbul 2 (green sky)', 2013, acrylic & gouache on BFK Rives, 26 x 38 cm

Rachel Fairfax, 'Cypress Pine and Eucalypts, Larapinta Trail NT', 2010, ceramic plate, 27 x 27 cm

Rachel Fairfax, 'Cypress Pine and Eucalypts, Larapinta Trail NT', 2010, ceramic plate, 27 x 27 cm

Rachel Fairfax, 'Devotion Window, War Memorial', 2015, ceramic wall plate, 39 x 32 cm

Rachel Fairfax, 'Devotion Window, War Memorial', 2015, ceramic wall plate, 39 x 32 cm

Rachel Fairfax, 'Lemnos Island Nurse WWI', 2015, oil on board 100 x 80 cm

Rachel Fairfax, 'Lemnos Island Nurse WWI', 2015, oil on board 100 x 80 cm

Rachel Fairfax, 'Lone Pine, Gallipoli', 2015, oil on linen 79 x 79 cm

Rachel Fairfax, 'Lone Pine, Gallipoli', 2015, oil on linen 79 x 79 cm