Roma is a papercut artist, painter and illustrator from Melbourne Australia.
This website offers a look at Roma's unique styles across a range of mediums.
Silhouettes and intricate patterning, observed and imagined has become a hallmark throughout her work.
'There is an element of story in everything I do. Themes have been around my observations of contemporary life in urban Australia. Currently I am working on a series of papercuts about the Southern Ocean of Victoria.'
Roma graduated in 1975 with a Diploma of Art and Design: Painting from Prahran College of Advanced Education (Melbourne)
Papercut Art - Solo Exhibitions
|2017||Evolution. Whitehorse Artspace Gallery Box Hill Vic.|
|2014||Ravensfield Studio Kyneton Vic.|
Papercut Art - Group Exhibitions
2020 Finalist in The National Works on Paper MPRG Melbourne. Vic.
2020. Door to Door Online Exhibition with Art Aviso and No Vacancy Gallery. Melbourne. Vic.
|1.5 Degrees Exhibition with Art Aviso. Forty Five Downstairs Gallery Melbourne. Vic|
|2019||Finalist in the Wyndam Art Prize Competition Werribee. Vic.|
|2019||Womens Art Exhibiton with International Womens Artists Federation. Moscow. Russia.|
|2019||Book Art disCOVER. exhibition Amegilla Gallery Bruthen. Vic.|
|2018||Small. Forty Five Downstairs Gallery Melbourne. Vic.|
|2018||Women in the Whitehorse Art Collection. Whitehorse Artspace Gallery Box Hill. Vic|
|2016||Her Presence in Colours X11- Kaohsuing Cultural Arts Centre. Kaohsuing. Taiwan.|
|2016||Paper Artist Collective Exhibition A Side B Side Gallery. London.|
|2016||Birds and Us group Exhibition Melbourne Vic.|
|2016||Works of Art Gallery Exhibition Kyneton Vic.|
|2015||'Complementary' Quadrant Gallery Hawthorn Vic.|
|2015||Finalist in Portrait Exhibition Cambridge Studio Gallery Melbourne Vic.|
|2014||Chapel Street Art Town Visual Arts Award Melbourne Vic.|
Painting - Group Exhibitions
|2010||Ming Chuan University Gallery. Taipei. Taiwan.|
|2010||Sincewell Gallery and Fo Guan Shan Gallery Kaohsiung. Taiwan.|
|2009 and 2010||Finalist in ‘SHE Who Discovers’ Exhibition. Walker Street Gallery. Vic.|
|2009||Seasons of Whimsy and Passion Exhibition. Highway Gallery. Vic.|
|2008||Her Presence in Colours VIII National Art Museum of China – Beijing.|
|2006||Her Light in Native Colours. Her Presence in Colours VII – Dague Art and Cultural Centre. Korea.|
|2006||Her Light in Native Colours. Her Presence in Colours VII – Australian Chapter Manningham Gallery. Vic.|
Illustration and Design
|2018||Thames and Hudson for V&A museum. UK. Contribution to the book Papercraft- A Practical Guide.|
|2018||Benson and Mills USA Table decor design.|
|2010||Macmillan Art Publishing: Illustrations for a book of poetry by Barbara M. Moore called Cosmic Collisions and Falling Bodies.|
|Past||Illustration work for both children and adult books has been with publishers Cole’s Publications, Black Dog Books, Five Mile Press and Macmillan Publishing.|
2021 Winner People's Choice Award National Works on Paper MPRG 2020
|2016||Invited Artist Competition Whitehorse Artspace Gallery Box Hill Vic.|
|2014||Winner 2nd Prize Chapel Street Art Town Arts Awards|
Whitehorse City Council
Melbourne City Council
2013 and 2009 Finalist in ‘Book Beyond Words’ Exhibition. Bairnsdale Art Gallery. Vic. Books include writing, illustrating and construction.
Papercrafts: A Maker's Guide 2018 Victoria and Albert Museum Thames and Hudson
Roma has worked as a community artist teaching drawing and painting to adults and primary and secondary school children for many years in after school programs and art material suppliers. Currently she is teaching at Box Hill Community Arts Centre and Wonga Park Community Cottage in Melbourne.
Roma is a member of the international group Papaer Artists Collective