Alison Mackay

Alison Mackay has been a practising artist in the Shoalhaven region for nearly 20 years, with her art practice predominantly focused on the still life genre but also including portraits, interiors and landscape works.

Alison currently works from her home studio in St Georges Basin, Jervis Bay.

She is mostly a studio-based painter and work in oil paint, but her practice has expanded over the last 5-10 years to include travel and residency opportunities where there is a focus more on drawing and mixed media works. 

Over this time Alison Mackay has been involved in:

12 Solo and 2-person painting exhibitions throughout NSW and the ACT

20+ group exhibitions throughout Australia 

50+ finalist places in major art prize exhibitions including the Archibald, NSW Parliament’s Plein Air Painting Prize, Portia Geach Memorial Award, STILL- National Still Life Award. 

7 prize awards including the 2020 Gallipoli Art Prize, Waverley Works on Paper Prize and Fishers’ Ghost Traditional Art Prize. 

Alison’s work is included in public and private collections throughout Australia, Asia and Europe.