Kerrie Lester (1953-2016) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Sydney in 1953, Kerrie Lester studied at the National Art School and the Alexander Mackie College. Her first solo exhibition was in 1976. Known for her modern collages and assemblages, she has exhibited her work in Sydney since 1976. She was a finalist in the Archbald Prize prize 23 times and was runner up in 1996. Lester's work is represented in regional and institutional collections. She died on 5 April 2016 in Sydney. Edit or add to this biography

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Mr Whippy and a Budgie in a Beach Landscape
Oil and wool on hand-stitched canvas, 136 x 212.5 cm
Australian & International Fine Art, Christies, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings3820A$16,450 A$2,341
Works on Paper55A$708 N/A
Prints & Graphics114A$1,150 N/A

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