Commission a Personality Portrait
Portrait artist Penelope Gilbert-Ng creates classically inspired contemporary custom oil and pastel portrait paintings for official, corporate and private commissions. Her oil portraiture brings to mind a level of craftsmanship and artistry that many believe no longer exists. Her paintings are inspired by the very sensibilities of the Impressionist Era. By combining superb draughtsmanship with subtle life-like color and deft paint handling, Penelope creates cherished heirlooms that reveal the true spirit of her subjects. Whether you wish to honor a beloved family member, recognize a momentous career achievement, or give that special someone a truly incomparable gift, you can commission Penelope to create an extraordinary, unique and timeless work of art.
Penelope has been creating award winning artwork for over forty years. She is a consummate professional whose portrait paintings meld her great passion for painting with her never ending fascination for people. Her portrait paintings, are perfect examples of how a modern master of classical realism can incorporate a contemporary aesthetic with a classical painting sensibility to create a truly classic work of art. Penelope combines fine craftsmanship with her sensitive eye to convey the inner essence of her subjects connecting with them to capture a realistic yet not photographic likeness.
Penelope’s award winning museum quality oil and pastel portraits are sought by collectors worldwide. She is represented in private and corperate collections.
Penelope painted The Chief Minister Sir Michael Somare before he became Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea and this painting was a finalist in the Archibald and Portia Geach Portrait Competitions. She also painted a number of the Speakers of the House of Representatives Papua New Guinea.She has painted several department Heads of the University of Queensland.
Selecting the best portrait painter to create your commission is an important decision. Since a well crafted oil painting will last for hundreds of years, you, and your ancestors will be looking at your commissioned portrait for a long time. It's important that you are one hundred percent satisfied with the result. Many of Penelope's clients are avid art collectors, and they want their portraits to be comprable to the museum quality paintings in their collections. Penelope is a true perfectionist and her credo - that her next painting be her best - keeps her constantly striving to reach even greater artistic heights.
Since a portrait is ultimately a collaboration between this artist and her client, the importance of clear communication is tantamount, therefore Penelope prefers to work directly with you, her client, in order to insure that your expectations be not only fulfilled, but surpassed. To begin the process of commissioning a portrait of a loved one or an important member of your organization, or for any other questions please
2013 Teaching-Art Workshops
45th McGregor Summer School 9th-19th January 2013
Acrylic Magic / Intermediate to Advanced
Contact email: email@example.com
Phone: 07 4631 3755
Art in Action Demonstration for Pastel Society of Victoria Australia Inc
Saturday 13th April 2013
405 Camberwell Road
Convenor Marilyn Laney
03 9523 0274 or 0412 505 627
Email Penelope or phone (07) 3219 9253 Mobile: 0403882079