Artistic Excellence Certificate

I have just received an announcement from the Spotlight Magazine Cover Contest that I have been awarded another Artistic Excellence Award.

The judge’s comments were: Your artwork “Peek-a-boo” stood out to me.

Artistic Excellence Certificate

I was very excited to receive another award from the Circle Quarterly Art Review Magazine for the month of February, 2023 for my painting titled “Inquisitive Rainbow Lorikeet Bendigo Botanic gardens”

Artistic Excellence Certificate December 2022

I am honoured to receive this award from the Circle Quarterly Art Review Magazine for my painting titled;
“Spring Garden with Eastern Rosella”

Artist of the Month Competition for May/June 2022

I’m thrilled that my latest artwork titled “Kookaburra Family Murray River” has received an award in the Circle Foundation for the Arts.

“Kookaburra Family Murray River” watercolour



Ellen achieved her first award, a “Best in show” at the Yarrawalla art show in 1975 at the age of 15. Since then her awards have included “Best in show” awards plus second and third place awards, plus people’s choice and numerous highly commended awards, Ellen currently has work in private and corporate collections worldwide and has been a featured artist in the Australian magazines “Artists Palette, How to Paint, Creative artist and Back to basics, all published by “Woodlands Publishing” NSW.

Ellen has also illustrated 6 colouring books for the company entitled “Colouring with Ellen Lee Osterfield”, they are available from newsagents both here in Australia and New Zealand.