Kristin Hardiman - Australian equine, portrait and landscape artist Kristin is an acclaimed Australian artist specialising in original commissioned portraits of people and horses, equine art and seascape paintings.

Winner of the 2017 ARTEX – World War II Pacific Battles Exhibition

My pencil work entitled “Comraderie” has won the inaugural World War II Pacific Battles Exhibition  –  an exhibition and competition of artworks with a theme commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea and the Kokoda Track campaign. Medium: Pencil on paper Dimensions: 297 x 420 mm…

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Channel 7 Sports television segment on my work at the races and the beautiful Winx

Channel 7 Sports television segment on my work at the races and the beautiful Winx

If you have time, have a look at this short segment about my equine art featured by Channel 7 during their live broadcast of Day 2 of the Championships at Royal Randwick yesterday. The main event was the Queen Elizabeth Stakes with the wonderful Winx,…

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The Big Wave is a 2016 Cliftons Finalist

The Big Wave has been selected as a Finalist in the 2016 Cliftons International Art Prize.  You can see all about the prize and exhibition dates here and see all about my painting at this link.  My painting depicts my interest in the ocean and how the…

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Chautauqua and the 2016 T J Smith

This oil painting is based on photos I took of Chautauqua at Randwick coming back to the post after winning the 2016 Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick (1200m) with Tommy Berry. It was an incredible race with Chautauqua coming from last to beat Fell Swoop and…

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Bliss

Another of my seascape series from Forster Beach at Scotts Head. Second Prize at the 2016 Royal Easter Show and SOLD Bliss is a 61cm x 92 cm oil painting on canvas.  

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Winx – 2015 Cox Plate winner

Winx – 2015 Cox Plate winner

This is Winx and Hugh Bowman absolutely blitzing the 2015 Cox Plate at Moonee Valley and smashing the great Might And Power’s race and class record along the way. It was a purely dominant performance by the only mare in the race. More importantly though, this painting was a surprise…

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  • Perfection

    Perfection

  • Pre-Dawn Tranquility

    Pre-Dawn Tranquility

Two more Scotts Head seascapes

Two more on my seascape series from Little Beach at Scotts Head. Perfection is a 61cm x 92 cm oil painting on canvas. Pre-dawn Tranquility  is also an oil on canvas in the same dimensions. I am very interested in the changes in the light on the ocean at…

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Apache Cat

I went to Canterbury Races on the weekend and met some wonderful people and we started talking about the NSW Thoroughbred Rehabilitation Trust near the racecourse and Living Legends in Victoria.  We spoke about Apache Cat, it reminded me that I painted him when was at…

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  • Hallowed Crown

    Hallowed Crown

  • Vancouver

    Vancouver

Vancouver and Hallowed Crown – 2015 FINALISTS

  Two of my recent pencils, Vancouver and Hallowed Crown. The drawing of Hallowed Crown is a 117 x 93cm pencil on paper and finalist in the 2015 Blacktown Art Prize.  Hallowed Crown is a 4yr old bay colt that was trained by the great Bart Cummings and…

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London Bridge  – 2013 Breeders’ Cup Marathon-G1

London Bridge – 2013 Breeders’ Cup Marathon-G1

This is surreal – here I am sitting in London, posting an image of my painting of the racehorse London Bridge. I hope you like this as much as I liked painting this work. It’s of London Bridge winning the 2800 metre (1 3/4 mile) Breeders’ Cup…

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