Janet Hayes

Janet Hayes is a local Healesville artist who works in a variety of media including pastel, acrylic, ink and watercolour.

Portraits, figure studies and still life are predominant in her work.

She has had eight solo exhibitions including exhibitions at Libby Edwards Gallery, when it was situated in South Yarra, and Adam Gallery, in Melbourne CBD. She has also been involved in many group exhibitions in the Yarra Valley, Melbourne, Sydney, Darwin and overseas in New York and other areas of the USA, London, and touring exhibitions in China, Canada and Europe.

In the mid-eighties she studied portraiture with artist Daniel Greene in New York.

Janet has had her artwork published in books and magazines nationally, and internationally.

Among several awards Janet has received is the Allied Artists of America Award at the Pastel Society of America annual exhibition, New York City in 1993.

Janet has been a sought after teacher for drawing and painting throughout Australia.    In 2017 she will be tutoring several art classes including a local summer & winter art program.


Pastel e News issue 37 

includes details of Term 2 classes

WinterArt17  -  bookings open now!

WinterArt17 offers classes in portrait, life drawing, acrylic painting, artist concertina book making, etching and printing.  

Sunday July 9 to Wednesday July 12, 2017, 10am - 4pm, at the Little Yarra Steiner School, Yarra Junction.

To book or make inquiries please email: [email protected] or phone: 0417 073 620

All classes limited to 10 participants, book early to avoid disappointment

Contact Janet at:

[email protected]


M:  0417 073 620


Instagram:  janethayesart

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