Wendy Sharpe was born 1960 in Sydney. She has won many awards including the Sulman Prize in 1986 and the Archibald Prize in 1996 with Self Portrait – as Diana of Erskineville.
She has entered the Archibald Prize at least 6 times and been hung at least 3 times. Wendy commenced solo shows in 1985 and has won several travelling awards to various parts of the world.
She was one of Australia’s official war artists sent to East Timor in 1999
Acquired by the judge, Hendrik Kolenberg, from the 1995 Award.