Sharon Billinge is an English born Melbourne based artist with a predominately drawing and painting based practice. Billinge is a current recipient of the Australian Postgraduate Award scholarship for her Masters research at VCAM and was awarded the KPMG tutorship award in 2009. She is currently teaching life drawing at the Victorian College for the Arts and Music and has taught in various tertiary institutions in Australia and England for the last 20 years.
Billinge has exhibited widely across Australia including recent solo shows at The Centre for Contemporary Photography, the Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts and WestSpace Gallery, Melbourne. Her work has been included in a number of high profile competitions including The Silkcut Award, The Bangkok Triennial and the City of Perth Art Award.
Billinge has held residencies at The Arthur Boyd Trust property in NSW and the Nilumbikshire Laughing Waters Artists program in Victoria.