Theresa Byrnes

Theresa Byrnes

Concept Artist

New York City, New York

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About Theresa

Australian-born artist Theresa Byrnes began to exhibit her paintings in 1986 at the age of 16. She has had over 28 solo shows at spaces including Saatchi & Saatchi in New York and Sydney, Cristianne Nienaber Contemporary Art NYC and the Australian Embassy in Washington D.C. Theresa’s paintings are owned by prominent collectors and celebrities worldwide and her performance pieces are described as “wondrous,” “purist,” and “uncompromising,” by London's Daily Mirror. Theresa has performed at Saint Marks Church at The Bowery and for the Queens Council for the Arts. In 1996, Byrnes was a Young Australian of the Year. She published her autobiography, The Divine Mistake in 1999. She moved from Sydney to New York in 2000 and received Pollock-Krasner awards in 2003 and 2006. Currently The Production company, Amala Films in LA are producing a bio-pic based on her book. Byrnes paints in her East Village studio, writes her second memoir and is mother to her toddler son.

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