Gitte Backhausen

Gitte Backhausen is a contemporary abstract artist born in Denmark and currently based in Australia. Her work is an exploration of the human experience, capturing emotions, thoughts, and memories through vibrant colors, textures, and layers. Inspired by the abstract expressionist movement, she uses an intuitive process to create her artwork. Gitte has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions and has received various awards for her work. She is also a writer, speaker, and mentor, using her skills and experiences to inspire and support others in their creative journeys.

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Winner - The Feel Good Art Prize 2023

I am very honoured to have won the inaugural Feel Good Art Prize now showing at Quadrant Gallery, Melbourne, until 11th April 2023

A big thanks to Corbett Lyon, leading Australian architect and founding patron of Lyon Housemuseum, for selecting my artwork out of a great lineup of artists. Also a big thank you Tamara Mount, London based integrative psychologist, for sponsoring the prize, and to the lovely team at Quadrant Gallery for the lovely exhibition opening and celebration, thank you so much.

“Dance to the Music” Collage and acrylic on board. 20x20cm

Gitte Backhausen & Art Prize judge Corbett Lyon in front of the winning artwork.

Recent Solo Exhibition

Subconscious Landscapes

Must Be Dreaming 183 x 213cm SOLD

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Opening speech by Dr. Jessica Priebe, Art Historian.

In the Studio with Gitte Backhausen

I welcome you into my art studio, that’s where all the magic happens.

So sit back and I will take you on a tour of my creative space and give you an insight into my processes. Grab a cuppa, put your feet up and enjoy 12.35min of behind the scenes insights into my art practice.

A special thanks to Kiama Council for the support to make this video.

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