Kirsten Sivyer (B.A. Visual Arts, Painting) is an award-winning visual artist based in Albany, Western Australia. Sivyer specialises in figurative oil painting and uses traditional multi-layered glazing techniques. Her painterly subjects reflect her passion for lighting, allegory and mood.
Recent artistic achievements include winning the 2017 Bluethumb Art Prize, 2015 City of Stirling Print Award, the 2013 Albany Art Prize People’s Choice Award, and placing as a national finalist in 2018 Collie Art Prize, 2013 Black Swan Prize for Heritage and the 2012 Black Swan Prize for Portraiture. Sivyer’s artwork is represented in various private and public collections.
For more information on Kirsten’s education, background and achievements view the artist’s CV.
West Australian Artist Kirsten Sivyer landscape paintings inspired by the ethereal beauty of the flames, smoke and cloud created by Wheatbelt stubble fires. View Gallery
A year after completing her visual art studies at ECU, Kirsten left Northbridge to set up a studio residence with three friends in Kalgoorlie. View Gallery read more
Observations of light play, colour and tonal composition, as orchestrated by the built environment, View Gallery read more
Unique artistic techniques combining drawing, painting and photography. View Gallery
Modern ‘Daguerrotypes’ featuring contemporary views of Fremantle’s heritage buildings. View Gallery
A series of images released as limited edition prints inspired by the port town of Fremantle in Western Australia. View Gallery read more