Danelle Bergstrom’s Family History and Accomplishments
Danelle Bergstrom is an esteemed Australian visual artist renowned for her breathtaking landscapes and vivid portraits of notable national and international figures. Born in Sydney and attending Hunters Hill High School before studying her craft at Julian Ashton Art School and earning a bachelor’s degree in Art Education from Alexander Mackie CAE in the late 80s.
After teaching high school art for several years, she opted to pursue full-time artistic endeavors and has done several solo exhibitions in Australia, Scandinavia, and Finland.
Portraiture of Danelle Bergstrom
Bergstrom’s skill as a portrait artist can be seen through her fifteen Portia Geach Memorial Portrait Prize finalist recognitions between 1993 and 2015, winning five People Choice Awards victories along the way.
Additionally, she was recognized with major awards such as Archibald Packing Room Prize and Peoples Choice Award Norvill Art Prize; most recently Bathurst Regional Art Gallery hosted Afterglow as a retrospective career survey featuring some of her most distinguished pieces spanning over twenty years of artistic practice.
Danelle Bergstrom Has Son and Daughter
Danelle Bergstrom raised two children, Shannan and Alexandra in Sydney, Australia. As an homage to them and their unique personalities, she painted two pieces as tributes; Alexandra’s Lullaby from 2003 and Shannan’s Gully painted in 2015 by Danelle herself as tributes.
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While more details about their children remain private, Alexandra recently became a mother herself, which Danelle publicly recognized on Mother’s Day via an Instagram post on behalf of both herself and Alexandra.
Bergstrom places great importance on family privacy, keeping to close acquaintances in her social media interactions. While Danelle values privacy above all else, there’s no denying their strong bond and it is evident she has played an invaluable role not only in raising two individuals but also shaping the artistic community at large.