Victoria Reichelt’s painting practice investigates objects and ideas that are threatened by redundancy, largely due to advances in digital technologies. Reichelt is a stunning realist painter and her medium enforces her message, affirming paintings place in a world of digital saturation.
Reichelt studied Fine Art at the Queensland College of Art, graduating in 2005 having completed her Doctor of Visual Arts. In 2013 she won the Sulman Art Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. She has been short-listed for a number of major art prizes including the John Leslie Art Prize, UQ Artists’ Self Portrait Prize, the Gold Award and the Fletcher Jones Art Prize.
Reichelt has exhibited internationally at ART16 London (2016), Art Stage Singapore (2013) and the Korean International Art Fair (2011). Her work has been curated into exhibitions at Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Linden Centre for Contemporary Art, UQ Art Museum and Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation. Riechelt’s work is represented in major institutional collections throughout Australia including Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Artbank, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, and Rockhampton Art Gallery.