ARTIST, DESIGNER, DREAMER
VISUAL ARTIST AND FREELANCE SET DESIGNER
Benitta is a Visual Artist from Brisbane specialising in portraits and figurative works in oils, pastel, charcoals and vector drawings.
From the time that she was able to colour with crayons and felt pens she has been creating art. At the age of eight Benitta got her first pastel set and has been drawing ever since.
Benitta also does freelance work for a boutique creative production company (Pen2Stage) based in Singapore designing sets and characters for children shows such as Jungle Book Jive, Skylanders (Activision) and The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Nickelodeon) and many more for the international market (including Singapore, Philippines, India & Dubai),
She also creates mascots and murals for local Primary Schools.
2008 - 2010 Diploma of Graphic Design,
Commercial Art Training College
1997 - 1999 Bachelor of Business, majoring in
Communication, extended major in
Queensland University of Technology
oil on canvas
2015 “From Day to Day”, Cactus Espresso Bar, Ipswich
2013 “Let’s Face it”, The Joynt, South Brisbane
2011 “All of me”, White Canvas Gallery, Fortitude Valley
2008 “…Something to be”, Bella Art Gallery, Springfield Lakes
AWARDS & PRIZES
2019 Winner, Zonta Silhouette Design Competition (design to be used as a public art sculpture)
2017 Finalist, Cliftons Art Prize, Brisbane
2013 Semi Finalist: Doug Moran National Art Prize
ARTIST IN RESIDENCY
St Peters Lutheran College Springfield
private collections in London, Czech Republic, Australia
A selection of clients I have done work for: