Val Henderson


 Val works on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, where she is constantly inspired by this beautiful part of Australia. 

  •  Formerly a Batik Artist 

  •  Co-founder of the Batik Association of the ACT 

  •  Exhibited batik at joint exhibitions in Victoria, ACT and NSW 

  •  Held batik workshops and demonstrated at schools and colleges in ACT and Victoria. 

  •  Participated in exhibitions in ACT, NSW and Queensland. 


Greeting Cards 

  •  Studio produced and distributed through state and private galleries as above, also      Parliament House, Canberra 

  •  Christmas and greeting cards commissioned by government departments 

  •  Several designs have been published by Australian Fine Art Publishers; one image is in its 11th printing. 


Print Designs 

  •  Commissioned by a Sydney hospital to paint mural in cancer care unit 



  •  Owned and operated studio gallery on NSW south coast for 8 years 


Rug Designs 

  •  Commissioned to design for Sydney rug company – product distributed and sold throughout Australia 


Channel 9 TV 

  •  Featured in “Destinations" programme 


Work represented 

  •  In government and private offices in Canberra, private collections throughout Australia, Canada, USA, India, Great Britain, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Qatar and Dubai. 


Other activities and interests 

  •  Convenor Hawker Art Show in ACT for several years 

  •  Co-ordinator of community collage for shopping centre 

  •  Co-author of publication on breast cancer support published by ACT Cancer Council