JOANNE HEATH was born in Port Macquarie N.S.W. and now lives in Brisbane, Queensland. An extensive nursing career preceded her art studies & art practice. She has worked as a volunteer guide at the Queensland Art Gallery since 1994. She is a member of the Royal Queensland Art Society Brisbane Branch Inc. (RQAS) and the Queensland Centre of Photography.
2009 Fraser Island Kingfisher Bay – Darren Leal.
2005 Brisbane College of Photography -digital photography -John Cullen.
1995 Imagery Gallery- Photography – Doug Spowart.
1995 Photographic tour to Africa-Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe.
1994 Diploma in Fine Art from the Brisbane institute of Art.
1990-1994 Brisbane Institute of Art (B.I.A.) Studies Drawing, Painting,
Design, Sculpture, and Printmaking (Major)
1991 Water colour workshop- Rex Bachaus Smith- Fraser Island.
1989 Water colour workshop- Rex Bachaus Smith- Binna Burra.
2013 Solo Photographic exhibition – Painting With the Camera 2
Petrie Terrace Gallery RQAS Petrie Terrace Brisbane
2007 Solo Photographic exhibition – Painting With the Camera
Gallery 419 – RQAS Upper Edward St. Spring Hill
2006 Gallery 419 RQAS – Annual exhibition
2006 Royal Queensland Show- Photography-
2004 Brisbane City Council Library- Adelaide Street, Brisbane
2003 Solo exhibition “Simply Local” shared space with Peter Hubbard
1994-2007 Gallery 419 RQAS group exhibitions.1993-1994
1993-1994 Acid bathers print making group
1992 Water Colour Society of Queensland
2007 Gallery 419 RQAS Annual Exhibition – photography highly
commended and commended-
(Judge Katherine Brimble-Stone Fox)
2006 Gallery 419 RQAS Annual Exhibition – first prize – Photography
(Judge – Sculptor – Rhyl Hinwood)
2006 Royal Queensland Show- Photography – commended
1994 Brisbane Institute of Art –
Nona Metcalf Award- sculpture ”Sentinel” (Judge- Tim Morrel)