Kendall Perkins

A celebration of all things Australian, flowers, people, fish, cityscapes, country scenes and beach life are just a few of the images Kendallpaints. Richly and Exuberantly depicting our Australian lifestyle, she creates an eternal bond between the art, the artist, the subject and the viewer.

Biography

Kendall Perkins is a progressive contemporary artist who has established herself on the global art scene in a blaze of colour and character.  Travelling the globe with a style that is highly individualistic, she leaves a technicoloured trail behind her, throwing caution to the wind as she creates each next body of work.  The artist believes her work needs no deciphering.

A celebration of all things Australian, flowers, people, fish, cityscapes, country scenes and beach life are just a few of the images the artist paints, depicting our lifestyle and creating an eternal bond between the art, the artist, the subject and the viewer.

Always changing and evolving as an artist, Kendall travels the world exhibiting and painting ‘live on location’ for Tourism Australia, the Office of the Australian Consulate-General and Department of Foreign Affairs and Austrade. She has previously painted and exhibited in South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Guangzhou, Toronto, Houston Texas, Christchurch, New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Shenzhen, China. Kendall entertains guests as she creates one of her masterpieces in a blaze of “colour and character” right before their eyes! Don’t stand too close – things can get messy!

Kendall's art is represented in public and private collections world-wide. She has represented Australia in key Asian markets. In January 2005 Kendall was Australia's official artist in residence at "The Australia Day" showcase in Seoul, South Korea. She was also given the official title of "Australia's Goodwill Ambassador' to Seoul, an honour bestowed on her by the Australian High Commission.

In January 2005 Kendall was Australia's official artist in residence at "The Australia Day" showcase in Seoul, South Korea and was given the official title of "Australia's Goodwill Ambassador' to Seoul, an honour bestowed on her by the Australian High Commission.

In March 2005 she had a sell-out exhibition in Singapore where she was an artist in residence in the "Best of Australia" showcase at Raffles City.   Kendall was invited to paint live on location for an Australian showcase in India called "The Downunder Feast" travelling to New Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai with live painting performances in these cities .


Other than her wonderful family, and being able to live her dream of becoming an artist every day of her life, Kendall considers her greatest achievements as: representing her country because of her craft; her Australia Day Award for Culture in 2004; being named Australia’s “Goodwill Ambassador to Seoul ” in 2005; being named in the “Who’s Who of Queensland” book for her contribution to the arts in 2007; being the ONLY Australian artist to then have been invited to paint live at the World Cultural Fair in Shenzhen, China (an honour normally only bestowed on Chinese national painters), and gracing the cover of the 2009-2010 Sunshine Coast Yellow Pages for her contribution to the arts, culture and philanthropy.

Kendall has always believed that if you can ever help another in need you should do so unconditionally, and as a result she has used her art over the years to generate hundreds of thousands of dollars in funds for numerous charities.

 "People buy my paintings because they have a feel good factor. They make them feel happy and alive! I absolutely love and am passionate about what I do. I’m always changing and evolving "

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