'a unique printmaker delighting the senses with her art that is passionate about her environment'. Works on paper using the non-toxic print method of solar plate etching. She also uses other printmaking techniques including linocut, collograph, monotype & etching.
Trudy Rice was born and grew up in Melbourne, Australia. She has completed a Diploma & Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts majoring in Printmaking.
Trudy has managed and curated exhibitions since 2009.
She has artwork in the collection of the Olivia Newton John Cancer & Wellness Centre at the Austin Hospital and other various Private Collections throughout Australia & UK.
Her teaching includes workshops such as an Introduction to Linocut Printing, Linocut “Printing out of the Square” and Solar Plate Etching. She performs many live demonstrations at various venues including the infamous Federation Square in the City of Melbourne and for Art Town a project working in front of an audience.
Much of her artistic inspiration is taken from the coastal landscape in and around Lorne on Victoria’s picturesque Great Ocean Road. Clear air, gorgeous skies, the beach, bush, marine and native wildlife provide a never-ending palette to draw from.