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, completing her Doctor of Visual Arts. She won the Sulman Art Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2013 and has been short-listed for a number of major art prizes including the Geelong Contemporary Art Prize, Arthur Guy Painting Prize, John Leslie Art Prize, Portia Geach Memorial Award, UQ Artists’ Self Portrait Prize, the Gold Award and the Fletcher Jones Art Prize.
Her work has been curated into exhibitions at Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Linden Centre for Contemporary Art, UQ Art Museum, Tweed Regional Gallery, Warrnambool Art Gallery, Rockhampton Gallery and Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation. Reichelt’s work is represented in major institutional collections throughout Australia including Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Artbank, Warrnambool Art Gallery, Deakin University Collection, Universtiy of Wollongong Gallery, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, and Rockhampton Art Gallery.