Derryn Tal: Bio
Derryn Tal attended Sydney College of the Arts, graduating in 1984. Following her graduation, Tal gained success by winning a number of competitions including the Australia Post ‘International Youth Year’ Stamp Competition which was produced in 1985; the Youth Photographic Award Competition in 1984 judged by Max Dupain, and third place in the Youth Art Award judged by Lloyd Rees also in 1984.
Tal has consistently exhibited in her career and was most recently a finalist in the 2012 and 2013 Paddington Art; she was also hung in the 2012 and 2013 Portia Geach Portrait Prize for her portraits of Akira Isogawa & Claudia Chan Shaw. Tal also participated in the 2013 Designer Rugs Art & Rug Exhibition. 2010 New York Agora Gallery Out From Downunder & Beyond - 17 artists selected from Australia & New Zealand. 2009 - Winner of the ‘Premio Ercole D’Este’ award for her contemporary art at the Trevisan International Art Exhibition “Imaginary Journeys”. This was an international exhibition of 80 artists, held in Ferrara, Italy (a Unesco heritage listed city, as it is one of the last True remaining Renaissance cities).
Derryn is represented widely in private collections nationally and internationally.