Archibald Prize Archibald 2013 finalist: Anything goes (Venus Vamp – burlesque star) by Wendy Sharpe
Venus Vamp is a burlesque performer and producer who has been called ‘Sydney’s dark princess of burlesque’. She has been performing since 2006 at venues around Australia.
Wendy Sharpe - John McDonald
Delacroix is reputed to have quipped that if an artist could not draw a man who had jumped from a fourth storey window before he hit the ground, he could never go in for “the big stuff”. Wendy Sharpe, who once painted a large-scale copy of Delacroix’s Death of Sardanapalus, would be up to the …
Archibald Prize Archibald 2014 finalist: Mr Ash Flanders, actor by Wendy Sharpe
Ash Flanders is an actor and a co-founder of Melbourne’s acclaimed queer theatre group Sisters Grimm.‘I first saw Ash in a production called Little mercy,’ says Wendy Sharpe. ‘He played Virginia, the mother of an evil seven-year-old girl.
Moran portrait prize: the 2015 winner and finalists – in pictures
Melbourne artist and illustrator Warren Crossett has won Australia’s highest value art prize for his Self-portrait after St Jerome Flanders. Here are the artworks of all 30 finalists shortlisted for the $150,000 award