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Sieglinde Battley
Sieglinde Battley trained as a graphic designer in Frankfurt, Germany. She lived and worked in West Germany, Norway, Indonesia and Iran before settling in Australia in1978. She holds a Diploma in Fine Arts from Claremont School of Art (W. A.) and a Bachelor of Arts (Fine Arts) from Curtain University (W. A.)
Since 1982 she has held 16 solo exhibitions of her paintings, drawings and original prints with considerable commercial and critical success. Her work has been exhibited in highly regarded galleries in Germany (Cologne, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf and Seligenstadt) and in Australia most recently at Olsen Carr Art Dealers, Sydney, Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide and Perth; and at Editions Southbank Gallery, Melbourne. She has exhibited in numerous group exhibitions throughout Australia during this time.
Since receiving the Major Prize in the Channel 7 Young Artist Award in 1980,
Sieglinde Battley's work has been recognised with a number of awards and prizes.
These have included the Telecom/Bicentennial Authority Award (1987), the Robert
Holmes a Court Award (1989) and the Perth Royal Show Award for painting (1990).
In 1986 she was honoured with an inaugural Fellowship from the Creative
Development Fund of the WA Arts Council.
Sieglinde Battley's work has been acquired for many public, corporate and private
Collections. Amongst the former are The Art Gallery of Western Australia, Artbank, the WA Department for the Arts, the Commonwealth Law Courts, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Hollywood Private Hospital, Curtin University, Edith Cowan University and University of Western Australia. Corporate collectors include Dresdner Bank Australia (Sydney), Hawaiian Investments (London House, Perth), State Government Insurance Office (Perth and Sydney), Sons of Gwalia,
Puddy Lee Partnership (East Point Plaza, Perth), Property Bank (The Grain Pool
Building, Perth), Sydney Casino and McDonald's Australia Corporation (NSW), Stockland Hotel Group, Oakford Hotel Group.
Her most recently commissioned installation was a series of large scale paintings for the Globe restaurant at the Parmelia Hilton Hotel, Perth and a large painting for the Commonwealth Department of Finance in Canberra, and many paintings for the Burswood Casino.

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