Leanne Barrett: Events


Squares 2020 - Strathnairn Arts
As the name suggests this exhibition features paintings on square canvases all the same size, 12" x 12". This is the first time that I have entered the Squares exhibition. 

I have created two paintings one a watercolour - Blushing Poppy and the other is an acrylic - A Storybook Village. 

Squares 2020 is also a People's Choice Award Exhibition/Competition. Voting is open from 30 July to 22 August. 

When: Thursday 30 July to Sunday 23 August 2020
Time: Thursday - Sunday 10am to 4pm
Where: Strathnairn Homestead Galleries, 90 Stockdill Drive Holt, ACT or 
For more information see https://www.strathnairn.com.au/squares-exhibition-open


Canberra Children's Illustrators Group Online & Share 
Illustrators come connect with us by bringing 1-2 things you would like to share; artwork, supplies or news that you are happy to share in a public domain.
When: Sunday 9 August 2020 
Time: 2pm to 3pm
Where:  Zoom 
RSVP: Please email me at info@leannebarrett.com

Brindabella Markets in the Park
I love meeting people at the Brindabella Markets in the Park. The next park market will be in late November 2020. My attendance is yet to be confirmed. 

When: TBC, November 2020
Time: 11am until 2pm
Where: Brindabella Business Park, Town Square 

Plethora of Postcards 2020 - Spiral Gallery
I am currently painting several postcards for this exhibition. Plethora of Postcards feature A6 sized artworks. These artworks can be 2D or 3D, in any medium. The theme is open but there is one a special category for Australian Icons.  

When: Friday 11 September to Tuesday 30 September 2020
Where: Spiral Gallery, Church Street, Bega, NSW.

Ginninderry Drawing Prize 2020 - Strathnairn Arts
I am currently working on the design for the Ginninderry Drawing Prize.
When: Saturday 12 September to Sunday 11 October
Where: Shrathnairn Wool Shed, 90 Stockdill Drive Holt, ACT.

Past Events

Canberra Children's Illustrators Group Meetings
9 June 2020 (zoom), 2 May 2020 (zoom), 14 April 2020 (zoom), 5 March 2020 (Strathnairn Gallery), 10 December 2019, 15 September 2019, 13 June 2019, 9 February 2019, 16 September 2018, 19 July 2018, 28 June 2018, 12 May 2018, 8 March 2018, 20 January 2018, 20 October 2017, 24 July 2017, 23 June 2017

The Royal Canberra Show
28 February to 1 March 2020

Brindabella Markets in the Park 
20 February 2020, 28 November 2019, 19 September 2019, 21 February 2019

Chapman Primary School Fete
3 November 2019

Suitcase Rummage, Canberra 
15 December 2019, 29 September 2019, 12 May 2019, 16 March 2019, 1 December 2018, 6 October 2018

CBCA 13th National Conference

At the CBCA National Conference there was a local table of authors and illustrators who met conference attendees with a display of their artwork and books.
When: Sunday 2 June 2019
Where: QT Hotel, Canberra ACT Australia
Time: 12.45pm to 1.45pm

SFX Writer's Festival 25 -29 June 2018 
Photo from SFX Facebook page.
Artist @ work - Leanne Barrett 
Students of St. Francis Xavier College are welcome to come along and watch Leanne at work.
When: Tuesday 26 June 2018, Recess - Lunch.
Where: St. Francis Xavier College, Florey, ACT.

Blog post
For the program see here.


SCBWI ACT is delighted to invited you to our first exhibition of illustrated works! 
Featuring Leanne Barrett, Grace Bryant, Gemma Harrison, Genevieve Hopkins, Jennifer Hulme, Tania McCartney and Joy McDonald.

Where: Smith's Alternative, Canberra City.
When: Opens 28 Nov at 6pm and runs through to 10 December. 
What: A group exhibition celebrating aspiring, emerging and established illustrators.

There will be a range of my recent black and white illustrations on 
display along with my watercolour farm animals, especially those 
featuring my chicken and duck illustrations.

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