Prudence Flint

Prudence Flint graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in painting at Victoria College of the Arts (1989) before completing her Master of Fine Art by research at Monash University (2008). In 2004 she won the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize with her painting A Fine Romance#9 and in 2009 the Portia Geach Memorial Award with her painting Scrambled Egg. She has been a finalist in numerous drawing and painting prize shows including; Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, Archibald Portrait Prize, R & M McGivern Prize, Geelong Contemporary Art Prize, National Works on Paper, Paul Guest Prize, and Darebin-La Trobe Acquisitive Art Prize. Her work is held in the collections of City of Port Phillip, Artbank, BHP Billiton and private collections in Australia. Flint is represented by Nellie Castan Gallery in Melbourne, Chapman Gallery in Canberra, and Bett Gallery in Hobart. She is to have her eleventh solo show at Nellie Castan Gallery in October 2012.

Ukulele Ekphrasis: Prudence Flint and Ania Walicz

I play the ukulele now play me what is this why do I do this lawyer tells me next door man plays ukulele now and I hate ukulele what is it why paint now why write me what is going on should I do this should I do me what is what am what am I doing now what is this silly billy billy bunter now eat a pie throw me what is going on said pompous mouse in house that will do me they fight for best better mister turkey they gobble wobble said poetry I can’t stand me

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