Basically a self taught artist starting my career as an artist by drawing caricatures for workmates at the Kyabram hospital.Around 1983
I began exhibiting my work in local art shows .This led to good sales and commissions. Corporate and privatecommissions are in many countries around the world, including U.S.A. England, Scotland, New Zealand, holland Canada and Irland. Over the years I have been involved in many joint Exhibitions in Melbourne, Daylesford Nagambie Shepparton Echuca. Solo Exhibitions in Shepparton and Nagambie.
I paint in all mediums and styles and enjoy experimation. My subject matter is also varied from wildlife to portraits and everything inbetween as well as sculpture.
I do work on commission including portraits and garden sculpture.
I am also experinced in producing public art works for local shires and schools as well as Community Arts projects .
I have compleated 8 murals in the local area.
One of my major commissions " River Red Gum Walk" a public sculpture in Echuca.
I played a major role in the origanal Moving Art cows in Shepparton (painted cows)
I have won over 30 major awards in country victoria and southern N.S.W
I am a member of the wild life art society of victoria, Shepparton art society Echuca art group, Edward river art society
I have a Diploma in Visual Arts majoring in Painting and Sculpture
I work as a sesional teacher in small schools in the area teaching art
I run my own small arts Business from my home in Nathalia called Cckatoo Island Art retreat and Art Supplies running classes and workshops . I also have my own Gallery in the heart of the Historical Port of Echuca called Glenda Cornell's Whistle Stop Studio Gallery open 5 days a week closed Tuesday and Wednesday 0428662882
I belive I am a passionate artist I just love to be creative.