ABOUT THE ARTIST
Desiree Crossing (b.1981) is an Australian painter, based in Perth, Western Australia. Specialising in portraiture, Desiree’s sumptuous oil paintings speak to classical painting traditions, whilst embodying an unmistakably contemporary spirit.
Crossing studied Fine Arts at Edith Cowan University, Central TAFE, and Set and Costume Design at Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. She has undertaken two artist residencies in Italy.
Crossing has been a finalist in many of Australia’s most prestigious art awards and was the recipient of the Baldock Family People’s Choice Award at the 2021 Lester Prize for Portraiture.
Crossing exhibits regularly in Australia and abroad and her work is held within private and government collections around the world.