2021 Small Packages 

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The Winners Are . . . 

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About Exhibition Judge Janet Matthews 

An Award-winning artist, Janet’s work has been described as ‘weaving magic’ with a pencil.  Her accolades include:

  • Commissions by Australia Post for stamp images (2006, 2009, and 2021)

  • Artworks in the Roberson Museum and Science Centre New York collection; and the permanent collection of the New York State Museum

  • Worldwide Botanical Exhibition 2018 Australian representative

  • Juried Award Focus on Nature 2014 New York State Museum (top 14 artworks)

  • Wildlife Artist of the Year 2017, 2013 and 2011 (Wildlife Art Society of Australasia). 

  • Published in numerous publications including the “50 Top Australian Artists”, “Wild Inspirations“ (Wildlife Art Museum of Australia) and “Flora of Australia” 2018 


Janet is also a Fellow of the Wildlife Art Society of Australasia and The Australian Guild of Realist Artists.   



Other Awards 

  • The People's Choice Award.  To vote for your favourite painting please email Leanne on vassart.design@gmail.com
    Please include painting title, artist, medium and price.  Thanks. 

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Thanks to The Art Shop for Sponsorship of the
2021 Small Packages Exhibition