Bayside Bulletin article featuring the 20th Anniversary Celebrations of the Old School House Gallery, Cleveland, Sept 2010
The National Wombat Conference, held in Albury in March, was the first Wombat conference for 16 years and was attended by the leading scientists and researchers in this field.
This is the oil painting I was asked to produce for the conference. It depicts the three species of wombats - Bare-Nosed, Southern Hairy-Nosed and Northern Hairy-Nosed.
Westside News Quest newspaper article promoting the Australian Orangutan Project National Art Exhibition, Brisbane
Adam Cox from Channel 10’s Totally Wild, Marion Wall, Qld Rep and Intermnal Communication Coordinator of the Australian Orangutan Project with Michelle and one of her orangutan painting which won both the Best in Show and People’s Choice Awards.
Arts Alliance of Pine Rivers Festival Promotional article outside Albany Creek State School August 27-29, 2010
Wildscape Magazine Cover
My painting ‘In Respect of the Ring-tailed Lemur’ was featured on the front cover of the UK magazine Wildscape as part of the prize for the Editor’s Choice Award at the ‘International Wildlife in Art’ Exhibition, Qld Wildlife Artists’ Society, Logan Art Gallery, July, 2010
Feature Article March 2010, Artist Palette Magazine, Edition No. 84
Group of artist from Qld Wildlife Artists Society preparing for wildlife exhibition at the Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Strathpine, Feb 2009L to R: Gail Higgins, Michelle Caitens, Di Minaar, Annelise Howes
Quest Newspapers Article on the occasion of Michelle’s Window Solo Exhibition, Sept/Oct 2009 at the Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Strathpine, Brisbane. The exhibition was the prize for winning Best-in-Show at the Pine Rivers Arts Alliance Art Exhibition, 2008.
Best in Show and First Prize (Pastel) Pine Rivers Arts Alliance Artsfest October 2008Awarded by Federal Member Peter DuttonWinner of a Mini-Exhibition at the Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Strathpine
Overall Winner 10th Matthew Flinders Art Prize Bribie Island July 2008
Feature Article February 2008Artist’s Palette Magazine Edition No. 58
Australian Artist Magazine June 2007 Edition 276, Finalist, Flowers and Gardens Challenge No 28
Michelle Caitens - Australian Wildlife Artist specialising in realistic wildlife, historic homes, pet portraits, portraits, fine art, Australian wildlife, animals, bilby, endangered, conservation, nature and still life painting, wildlife, Australian, nature, painting, artist, still life, koala, kookaburra, flowers, old lamp, kangaroo, dolphin, Brisbane, Old Museum, Venice, terns, tigers, banksia, QWASI