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CV, Picturebook, Life Drawings, Landscapes,

Sadami Konchi                                           
2003 Sydney University, BA linguistics and sociology 
2004 Sydney University, picture book illustration

                                                      ACHIEVEMENTS 
PERMANENT COLLECTION
2017 
A mural in WestWords Writing Centre

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS
2022 May Gibbs Fellowship, Adelaide residency 
2019 Australia Council for the Arts Literacy Grant on the picture book project with Libby Hathorn internationally celebrated author and poet
2018 WestWords School residency
2017  WestWords Pinerolo Illustrators in Residency
2015 Accessible Arts NSW Quick Response Grants 


FINE ART AWARDS
2022 Finalist : Tokyo ParaART
2021 
Finalist : Royal South Australian Society of Portrait Prize
         Finalist : International Watercolour Society USA Pennsylvania International Prize 
         Finalist : Malaysia International Art Competition Figures 
         
Finalist : Tokyo ParaART   
2020 Finalist : Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize finalist 
         Winner : ParaART, Tokyo ParaART
         Finalist : Palliative Care Art Prize
         Finalist : Drummoyne Art Prize, Publisher Helen Chamberlin (watercolour) 
2019 Finalist : Tokyo ParaART 
2018 Finalist : Tokyo ParaART 
2017 Semifinalist : Doug Moran, Publisher Helen Chamberlin (b&w) 
2015 Finalist : The City of Ryde Women’s Art Prize
2014 Semifinalist : World Watercolour Competition 
2012 Semifinalist : Doug Moran, Dignity. Finalist : Art Access Australia Awards 
2011 Finalist : Art Access Australia Awards 
2008 Winner : Ryde Art Society Exhibition
         3rd prize : City of Ryde Award, purchased by Ryde Council

EXHIBITIONS
 
2015 Solo Exhibition Moon at Chrissie Cotter Gallery run by Mrrickville Council 
         Solo Exhibition People of Parramatta at Riverside Theatre 

PUBLICATION, AWARDS 
2022 
Picturebook We children and the narrow road to the deep north, written by Libby  Hathorn, IP Kidz
          40 Immigrant Women Speakout, NSW Immigrant Women Speakout  (*Awarded)  
2021 Old Worlds, New Worlds and Other Worlds, (Anthology) Just Look! written by Hathorn, L. CBCA, Eastern branch 2018 Picturebook My Dog Socks Osbourn,R, Ford St Publishing, in CBCA Notables, shortlisted for the Speech Pathology Award, in the NSW, Queensland, South  Australia Premier's Reading Challenge 
2017 Legal Maze,  Macmillan Education
         Intercultural Communication, (2nd Ed) Piller,I, Edinburgh University Press(*front cover)
         The Writers' Club North Parramatta Public School Anthology, WestWords
2016 Linguistic diversity and social justice, Piller,I, Oxford University Press (*front cover) 
2015 Picture book Moon Zurbo,M, Windy Hollow Books 
2014 Poetic Justice: Contemporary Australian Voices on Equality and Human Rights 
2013 Fish for Dinner!, Australia Council for Educational Research,
         QuotableWinston Churchill, Running Book Press (USA) (*back cover)
2012  30 Immigrant Women Speak Out, NSW Immigrants Women Speakout
2007 Education picture book Stuck!, Brian,J, Harcourt 

SAMPLE WORKS ON WEBSITES 
Stylefile http://thestylefile.com/illustrator/sadami-konchi 
                Sample best illustrations at Australian Society of Authors 
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/sadamikonchi/ Best work collection
Sadami Konchi Face Book  https://www.facebook.com/sadami.konchi 
Sadami’s Graffiti (blog) http://sadamisgraffiti.blogspot.com.au/ 
                 Showcase of daily watercolour sketches 

Finalist : Royal South Australian Society of Portrait Prize
Finalist : Malaysia International Online Juried Art Competition
for Publisher Helen Chamberlin 2021

2021 Finalist : Royal South Australian Society of Portrait Prize
2020 Finalist : Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize finalist
2020 Drummoyne Art Prize finalist
  Publisher Helen Chamberlin 
 2012 Semifinalist : Doug Moran, Dignity 
2020 Winner : Tokyo ParaArt,The Song of Life
Finalist : Arts Access Australia, Melancholic Beer 
Finalist : Oshima Picture Book Prize, Departure
Life Drawing




University of Sydney
Leigh Memorial, Parramatta Uniting Church 


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