French-born Nadege Lamy immigrated to Australian the eighties and currently lives in the NSW Blue Mountains. In Normandy she attended I’Ecole des Beaux-Arts. While in Paris Nadege worked as a freelance photographer and audio-visual designer primarily on the Formula One racing circuits.
In her early years in Sydney, Nadege ran her own hand-painted T-Shirt business, selling her designs to markets, and for a while worked as a graphic designer at Sydney Botanic Gardens. In 1994 she completed her Bachelor of Visual Arts (UWS Nepean) and has since had 15 solo exhibitions and numerous group shows. Over the years she has exhibited as a finalist in numerous art prizes, including the Blake Art Prize and Mosman Art Prize, and has won a few along the way with her distinctive and captivating abstract work.
Nadege was guest curator for the Blacktown Art Centre exhibition “The Idea of Water” in 2012 and is regularly in demand to curate artists’ exhibitions. She is a member of the Blackheath Art Society and crates three of the society’s annual art prizes every year.
“My paintings in this exhibition are inspired by the Australian natural environment, through the prism of multi-sensibilities influenced by my French-Australian culture and my interest in Asian Philosophies. On canvas I aim to express the meditative, spiritual exchange that I experience from nature……BREATH”