'Clouds on the Point'

'Lucent Channel #4'

Karena Wynn-Moylan - Curriculum Vitae


Solo Exhibitions

2008   'Soft Weather' Oils on linen at Robyn Bauer Studio Gallery, Brisbane

2004   AquaLuma,- watercolours at Barebones Artspace, Bangalow.

2003  ’Retrospection’ - multi media retrospective show, Byron Bay

2001  ‘Atmospheres’ - Persephone's Window, Byron Bay

1998 ‘ Making the Connection’- Lismore Regional Gallery

1997’ Erota’- Cornucopia Gallery, Sydney

1993  Sense and Sensuality, Cape Gallery, Byron Bay

1989 Byron Portfolio Exhibition, Cannibal Pierce Galleries, Paris

1989 Byron Portfolio Exhibition, Mullumbimby Arts Gallery

1983 Weswal Gallery, Tamworth

1982 Stokers Siding Gallery

1981 Mackay-Harrison Gallery, Ballina

1981 Beaver Gallery, Canberra

1980 Stokers Siding Gallery



Featured Artist in an Exhibition


1992-93 Artworks Gallery, Byron

1991 Weswal Gallery, Tamworth

1989 Griffith Tablecraft Gallery

1988 Stokers Siding Centenary Exhibition

1986 N.R.O.C.C Travelling Collection Exhibition, Lismore

1984 Stokers Siding Gallery

1983 Stokers Siding Gallery

1982 Mackay-Harrison Gallery, Ballina



Group Exhibitions

2010 30 Days Hath September- Robyn Bauer Gallery Paddington, Brisbane

2002   Byron Photo Gallery

1999   Waldron Galleries, Lismore

1998   Toys, Grafton Regional Gallery

1993   Cape Gallery, Byron

1992   Griffith Park Gallery, Condong

1992   Redhill Galleries, Brisbane

1992   Mullumbimby Arts Gallery

1991   Gallerie    Baguette, Brisbane

1991   Bond University Gallery

1991   Bond University Art Gallery

1991   Mullumbimby Arts Gallery

1991   Cape Gallery, Byron

1990   Christmas Exhibition, Griffith Park Gallery, Condong

1990   Waldron Studios, Lismore

1989   Femmes Erotique, Cannibal Pierce Gallerie, Paris

1989   Drawing the Line, Tweed River Regional Gallery

1988   Bravura, Lismore Regional Gallery

1987   Cape Gallery, Byron

1985-87 Living Art Display, Mullumbimby

1985   NEN-ENC Telethon Art Exhibition

1984   Arts Factory Exhibition     

1983   Mackay-Harrison Gallery, Ballina



Multi Media

2006 Byron Bay Writers Festival

2004  Bay Fm Street dance party

2003  Retrospection , Byron Bay

2003  Bay Fm Street Dance Party

2002  National Circus Festival, Mullumbimby

2001  The Big Vege Garden – Santos opening project, Mullumbimby

2001  Atmospheres – Persephones Bookshop ,Byron Bay


Exhibitions Curated

2003   Retrospection – Byron Bay

1996   Making the Connection, Lismore regional Gallery

1996   1999 Kicking Arts Shop Windows Gallery

1996   Mullumbimby Laneways, Aspidistra, Byron Bay

1992-93  Artworks Gallery, Byron Bay.

1993   Sense and Sensuality, Cape Gallery, Byron Bay

1992   Gibraltar and the Washpool, Griffith Park Gallery, Condong 



Major Commissions


Series of 12 watercolours depicting North Coast Fungi - for Francis West, Weswal Gallery, Tamworth

Byron Portfolio - a 56 page colour publication of paintings and drawings of Byron Shire by the artist - for Byron Shire Council


Series of 10 colour recreations  of extinct Australian Mammals for Reader's Digest/World Wildlife publication "Australia's Vanishing Mammals" authored by Tim Flannery.

Specially commissioned series of 4 'local environment' paintings for international resort 'Laguna Quays', Whitsunday Passage, Qld.

The Oracles of  Nephira –  Multi media Fantasy project comprising over 100 full colour illustrations for Startek Productions.


Citations and Publications

2005    Australian Artist –, May, June, July

2004    Australian Artist 

2003    Australian Artist  

2001    Australian Artist

1997    Country  Style Magazine

1997    Wellbeing Magazine

1994    Australian Artist

1990    Australia's Vanishing Mammals 

1990    Ecstasy Magazine

1989    Byron Portfolio

1989    Australian Artist

1987    Northern Rivers Art Directory

1986    Visarts

1986    Max Germaine's  Directory of Artists and Art Galleries of Australia

1986    Nature and Health Journal  -, Vol7, No.4

1986   Nature and Health Journal -,Vol.  7,No.3



Workshops and Tuition.

 2008, 2009, 2010- studio 3 Painting Group

 2007           Ballina Art Society FEHVA Watercolour Masterclass 2007

2006 ,2007   Ocean Shores Art Group –-

2005, 2006   Maclean Art Group –

2005          Canberra Art Society

2005          Face of Schmincke’ watercolours demonstrator – Canberra, Goulburn

2003, 2004  Tutor in Watercolour at the McGregor Winter School,

                      University of Queensland Toowoomba Campus 

1999         Kickstart – Youth Arts Course  



Acquisitions and Public Purchases

1987 - Tweed Shire Council Art Purchase

1986 - N.R.O.C.C. Travelling Exhibition Collection

1984 - Byron Bay Arts Factory Pig Collection

1984,1986 - Federal Government Artbank





Prizes and Awards


2010 Finalist Country Energy Art prize


2009 Finalist Country Energy Art Prize


2009 - Selected Caldera Art 


2007 Selected for Flying Arts Touring Exhibition Qld


2007. Second Prize – Open Oils and acrylics- Ocean Shores Art Expo


CEASED  entering competitions until 2007-09-04


1998   First, (W/C), Southern Cross Art Show


1991   Popular Vote, Southern Cross Art Show


1990   First, (W/C), Southern Cross Art Show  


1989   Second, (W/C), Currabubula Art Show

          Highly Commended, (W/C), Currabubula Art Show

          Second, (W/C), Casino Art Awards


1988   Highly Commended, (Drawing) Byron Easter Art Classic.

          First, (W/C), Murwillumbah art Prize

          Popular Vote, Murwillumbah Art Prize

          First, (W/C), Currububula Art Show


1987   Highly Commended, (W/C), Southern Cross Art Show

          Highly Commended, Open Section, (oil), Southern Cross Art Show

          First, (W/C), Tweed Art Competition

          First, (W/C), Tamworth Lifeline Art Affair


1986   Second, Open Section, (W/C) Kyogle Fairymount Art  Show 

           Popular Vote, Southern Cross Art Show


1985   Highly Commended, (W/C), Kyogle Fairymount Art Show


1984   First, (W/C), Southern Cross Art Show

          First, (W/C), Kyogle Fairymount Art Show

          Second, Open Section (oil) Tweed Art Competition   

          Second, Traditional, (oil) Tweed Art Competition




1983   Second, Open Section,(oil), Southern Cross Arts Show

          Highly Commended (W/C), Tweed Art Competition