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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 new Writing Centre in Parramatta

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS
2020 May Gibbs Fellowship, Adelaide residency --> 2022.
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 in North Parramatta School.
2017  WestWords Pinerolo Illustrators in Residency
2015 Accessible Arts NSW Quick Response Grants. 


FINE ART AWARDS
2021 Finalist : Malaysia International Online Juried Art Competition
2020 Finalist : Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize finalist, Publisher Helen Chamberlin. 
         Winner : ParaART, Tokyo ParaARTThe Song of Life.
         Finalist :
 
Palliative Care Art Prize, Dignity. 
         Finalist : 
Drummoyne Art Prize, Publisher Helen Chamberlin. 
2019 Finalist : Tokyo ParaART, The Joy of Reading in a Library.
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018 Finalist : Tokyo ParaARTDignity.
2017 Semifinalist : Doug Moran semifinalist, Publisher Helen Chamberlin.
2015 Finalist : The City of Ryde Women’s Art Prize finalist.
2014 Semifinalist : World Watercolour Competition. 
2012 Semifinalist : Doug Moran, Dignity. Finalist : Art Access Australia Awards, Melancholic Beer 
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 
2021 Old Worlds, New Worlds and Other Worlds, (Anthology) illustrated Just Look! written by Libby Hathorn, Children's Book Council of Australia, Eastern suburb sub branch. 2018 Picturebook My Dog Socks in Children's Book Council of Australia Notables, shortlisted for the Speech Pathology Award, in the NSW, Queensland, South  Australia Premier's Reading Challenge. 
2017 Picture book My Dog Socks, Osbourn,R, Ford St Publishing,  
         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 : Malaysia International Online Juried Art Competition
for Publisher Helen Chamberlin 2021

 My Dog Socks  (Kingstone Library Youtube reading)

2020 Finalist : Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize finalistPublisher Helen Chamberlin, 
Drummoyne Art Prize finalist
 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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