Amanda Hyatt has been a professional artist for 30 years having won prestigious watercolour awards such as the Camberwell Gold Medal , the A.M.E. Bale, the St Kevin’s College and Mt. Waverley awards as well as most other Rotary and School Art Shows including here at Mount View.
Amanda is a member of The Twenty Melbourne Painters Society and The Australian Watercolour Institute and this year won The Kenneth Jack Watercolour Award. She was Artist of the Year at the VAS in 2010, has had 26 solo exhibitions and numerous joint ones.
Amanda judges art shows, teaches workshops and takes international travel art tours, this year to Italy. She has had many publications in art magazines the most recent in the French L’ Art de L’ Aquarelle. She also paints in oils and has done numerous portrait commissions , such as Sir Malcolm McIntosh hanging in corporations such as Head Office CSIRO. She has a teaching DVD available called “Five Steps To Watercolour”.
Amanda strives to continue the Traditional Realist Impressionist movement as established by the Australian Heidelberg School of Art and is dedicated to preserving its importance as an eternal genre of art. Amanda is represented by Jenny Pihan Fine Art, Hampton.