Upcoming Events

Solo Exhibition - 26 October-13 November 2022

By The Way solo exhibition will be held at the Incinerator Art Space, 2 Small St Willoughby NSW

Opening Hours: Wednesday - Sunday 10am - 4pm

Artist Talk: Wednesday 2 November 11am -12 Noon

Workshop: Thursday 10 November 10am - 2pm. Bookings essential 0414 762 168


Various workshops are conducted throughout the year. For information on Jan’s workshops please contact The Art Shop Mona Vale 02 99796559 or email

October 2020

Solo exhibition 21 October - 8 November, The Incinerator Art Space, 2 Small St Willoughby.

Opening hours: Wednesday - Sunday, 10am - 4pm

Public event: Artist Talk Wednesday 28 October, 10:30 - 11:30am

Featured in Love Local Avalon

January 2020

4 Views Exhibition, 24 January 2020 - Be-Brave Artspace Gallery: Careel Head Rd North Avalon

Featuring four prominent local artists; Ben Waters, Fiona Verity, Jan Cristaudo, Sophie Nolan (Ceramics)

November 2019

Jan was honoured to officially open the Coastlines Exhibition by artist Sandra Blackburn at The Incinerator Art Space, Willoughby, on Saturday 26 October.

The Incinerator Art Space, Willoughby

October 2019

Open studios weekend for the Pittwater Artists Trail took place on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 October.

June 2019

Artists’ Trail 8-10 June 2019

The exhibition featuring 21 artists will be held at the Newport Community Centre, 11-13 The Boulevard, Newport.

May 2019

Jan received a Commendable award at the Ewart Prize for paintings.Below: with exhibition judge, Stephen Hall, Australian Contemporary Artist and with the award winning work.

January 2019

Finalist in the CFA Artist of the year award with “End of The Beginning”, below.Now also a featured artist on the CFA International website



WorkshopsThroughout the year a number of workshops have been held at The ArtShop Mona Vale and the Avalon Community Centre.

Hornsby Art Society and the Society of Artists, NewcastleAdditionally, Jan was invited to conduct workshops for the Hornsby Art Society and the Society of Artists, Newcastle.In between there have been a number of “artist’s talks” and demonstrations for various groups throughout the year.

December 2018: Solo exhibition, NOMADIC.

The exhibition has been appropriately named NOMADIC, as it draws inspiration from Jan’s home in Pittwater to her experiences in Hill End, Lord Howe Island, Morocco, Portugal and Spain.NOMADIC ran from 5 – 23 December at the wonderful Incinerator Art Space, 2 Small St Willoughby. The exhibition was officially opened by Kerri Ainsworth, founder of Art Travel Adventures. This was Jan’s third major exhibition at the Incinerator.


Throughout the year I facilitated a number of abstract art workshops as well as giving demonstrations and artist’s talks for various art societies.

LAND’ Exhibition at the Manly Art Gallery & Museum, 3 November - 3 December



Solo Exhibition, Under The Same Moon, 19 October – 6 November. The officially opened by Debbie Mackinnon, gallery artist and director of me Artspace, on Sat 22 October, 4-6pm,

“The vitality and effervescence of colour in the exhibition, Under the Same Moon an exhibition by Jan Cristaudo at the Incinerator Art Space, Sydney recently was extraordinary. More:"

Review by Rose Niland, Special Features NSW, The Culture Concept Circle, 2016

October:  – Artist talk on upcoming exhibition ‘Under the Same Moon’The Art Shop Mona Vale.

August – Artist talk and Demonstration for Ku-ring-gai  Art Society.

April – Artist talk and demonstration at Mosman Art Gallery for Mosman Art Society.

Throughout the year – held a number of facilitated abstract art workshops .

Inquiries for future workshops: The Art Shop Mona Vale 9979 6559



Participation in the Keeping Company “Saltwater” exhibition at Manly Art Gallery, 30 October – 29 November, and being part of the artists’ panel on Sunday 15 November.


Participated in the Manly Arts Festival 2015 as “Artist in Residence”, Warringah Mall – then hosted an artist's talk plus demonstration

Invited by the The Mosman Art Society to provide a talk and demonstration on abstract art at the Mosman Art Gallery. Some forty Art Society members and friends attended what was a very successful evening.


WATER Exhibition at "me" art space and T1 Art Terminal Atchison St, St Leonards


Surf and Street Art Exhibition, painters gallery, Manly.

Art Spot, an exhibition of artists from Sydney’s Northern Beaches held at the Avalon Recreational Centre. The exhibition was opened by Richard Leplastrier, Internationally awarded Architect.



Solo exhibition, “Dunes of Green” at Incinerator Art Space, Willoughby.


Connecting. An exhibition of painting and sculpture, The Willoughby Foyer Exhibition Space.



Opening of the new location for Painters Gallery in Manly, NSW. Jan is one of the features artists at the new gallery.Painters Gallery, 44 Market Lane Manly NSW 2095. Ph: 02 9977 2416


One of a number of artists selected by the Manly Regional Gallery & Museum to participate in “Keeping Company With The Collection” – an exhibition of new works by artists from Sydney’s Northern Beaches alongside a selection from the Gallery’s permanent collection that inspired them. I chose to interpret a beautiful photographic piece by Paola Talbert. My work, Vista, is bottom left in the photo below, Paola Talbert's work is centre top. The exhibition was opened by Katherine Roberts Senior Curator MAG&M.During


Conducted a painting workshop at the Mona Vale Art Shop. This was the second such workshop and again, it was oversubscribed.

More workshops are planned for the future.

Anyone who wishes to express their interest in attending may do so via the contact us page on this website

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Exhibited, Many Layers Group Exhibition – at The Foyer Exhibition Space – a cultural facility provided by Willoughby Council.


Exhibited, Travelling North – (Jan Cristaudo, Helen McKay, Cecille Weldon) Fountain Court Exhibition Space, Parliament House, Sydney.

Exhibited in the Warringah Art Prize


Exhibited, “Colour & Earth” exhibition at Painters Gallery opened by artist Peter Griffen


Exhibited, The Salon Show, Painters Gallery

Exhibited, Studio Generator, Chatswood (December)

Conducted workshops at Peninsular Art Supplies, Mona Vale

Exhibited, in the North Sydney Art Prize

Exhibited, in the Warringah Art Prize

Invited Artist to “Art on the Boardwalk” North Sydney Council


Exhibited, “1010 Exhibition” Newport Artworks Gallery (opened by Karin Adcock, Managing Director PANDORA Jewellery)


Exhibited, “Sicily and Stone” with Sam Re (sculptor), Newport Artworks Gallery

Entrant, in the Wynne and Sulman exhibitions

Exhibited, in the Warringah Art prize

Exhibited, Newport Artworks Main Gallery


Exhibited, Stockroom Newport Artwork Gallery


Exhibition, “The Quiet Way” Soda Gallery, Opened by Thomas Keneally

Exhibition “Various” Stockroom, Newport Artwork Gallery


Exhibition “Unseen Images” Lake Russell Gallery Coffs Harbour, Opened by Terri Butterworth


Exhibited, “Living Colour” Kelman Vineyards GalleryHunter Valley (opened by Iain Finlay)