Gitte Backhausen

Gitte Backhausen is Danish-born award-winning contemporary artist based in Australia. 

Multidisciplinary in her practice, she explores, questions and expresses the human experience.
Her raw and honest visual language is like a metaphor for the psychological landscape of the mind.

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Winner - The Feel Good Art Prize 2023

A big thanks to Corbett Lyon, leading Australian architect and founding patron of Lyon Housemuseum, for selecting my artwork Dance to the Music 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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