About

This website documents my work since 2003.

Previous to then my art-making was sporadic, as I pursued various other career ideas. In 2003 I left the distractions of city living in the East to settle into dedicated art-making in rural South Australia. My practice has been highly influenced by the physical environment of the SA Mid North. Initially I was moved by the vivid colours and atmospheric light. The broad views of its wide valleys lead me to develop a collage approach to representing landscape which has become a method of working that addresses time and movement in relation to place. I have also used a similar methodology to examine built environments and interior spaces.

The studies represent my intention to constantly experiment with and broaden my technique. Painting from nature provides a different set of challenges which positively influences my studio work.

Thank you for visiting my online gallery. For more information on pricing, commissions, or to arrange a preview, please feel free to contact me directly. Email lise@lisetemple.com. Contact me to join my exhibition email list.

International buyers can purchase my work, with shipping, at Saatchi Art.

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Selected Awards:

Finalist – Hadleys Art Prize, Hobart, 2017

Finalist (top 30) – Saatchi Art, International Competition Painted World Showdown, 2015.
2016 Selected for Imago Mundi, international touring exhibition, curated by Benneton Foundation.
Finalist – Muswellbrook Art Prize, NSW, 2015.
Finalist – Waterhouse Natural History Prize, SA Museum, 2014 & 2013
Winner – City of Burnside Prize 2013
Winner – Watershed Art Prize 2013
Winner – Heysen Prize for Australian Landscape 2005
Winner – Clare Art Prize 2011
Frequent Finalist – Fleurieu Peninsula Biennale
Frequent Finalist – Whyalla Art Prize
Winner – Barossa Art Prize 2011
Winner – Best Regional Artist – Heysen Prize for Australian Landscape 2007.