Cindy Wider is an award winning Artist, Author and Internationally recognised Art Educator. She was recently short-listed for the Wayne Kratzmann Art Award 2011. Cindy’s artwork is included in ‘Connection’ an exhibition of the 2011 Queensland Regional Art Awards. This exhibition is curated by Michele Helmrich (Senior Curator, University of Queensland Art Museum) and will show at the State Library of Queensland as well as tour throughout regional Queensland.
Cindy was recently selected as one of twelve artists for the ABC open and Queensland Arts Council project ‘Artist by Artist.’ A documentary of her work will shortly appear on the ABC News 24.
Cindy’s most recent solo touring exhibition titled “Rolling Hills of White Flat – the reality and fantasy of life on the land from a feminine perspective” was very well received at the prestigious Outback Regional Gallery Waltzing Matilda Centre Winton.
A certified NAVA member (National Association of Visual Artists) Cindy is also a passionate and enthusiastic art educator. She is the author of the soft cover book ‘Paint In Your Pyjamas – every woman’s guide to finding your life purpose through art’ and 37 e-books which form the ‘Complete Drawing and Painting Certificate Course.’ This unique course is currently gaining world wide acclaim as a phenomenal success through her own website at Drawpj.com and the Canadian based website Drawspace.com which is recognised as one of the top 100 websites for home schooling in the world.