BABETTE FORSTER - GOMME
Babette joined The Sculptors Society in 1978 and held the office of Assistant Secretary of the Society. She became President of The Sculptors Society in March 1997, and was re-elected in 1998, 1999, and 2000. Since 2001, Babette has held the position of Vice President.
Studied drawing and painting under Enid Cambridge;
Studied painting at East Sydney Technical College under Douglas Dundas, Harvey, Gallop, Thornhill, Vaccini, etc;
Studied sculpture at East Sydney Technical College under Lyndon Dadswell and Frank Lumm;
Studied painting under D. Orban in his studio at Circular Quay;
Studied head sculpture under Peter Sedcole;
Studied wood carving under Kurt Rautenburg.
Lectures & Workshops
Taught sculpture to many private students over a number of years in country NSW: Kempsey - Port Macquarie - Wauchope.
Gave demonstrations to interested groups of people - View Club Groups - Rotary etc.
Gave lectures on sculpture to country art societies at local schools and to other interested groups in the Mid North Coast region of NSW.
Babette has won many awards for her artworks since 1982, her most recent being the following:
2000 - 1st Prize Miniature Section at the Royal Agricultural Society
2001 - 2nd Prize Miniature Section and 2 highly commended awards at the Royal Agricultural Society
2005 - Royal Easter Show. 1st Prize Abstract Section.
2007 - Crawford's Casting. $1000 Prize.
2008 - Royal Easter Show. Highly Commended.
2009 - Royal Easter Show. Highly Commended.