Born in Sydney in 1930, Yvonne Audette is one of Australia’s most dynamic abstract expressionist artists. She studied art under Henry Gibbons, Geoffrey Miller and John Passmore, Audette also modelled for Australian photographer’s Max Dupain and David Moore.
At the age of 22 Audette travelled to America and was heavily influenced by it’s new abstract expressionism where she regularly mixed with Mark Rothko, Lee Krasner, Louise Nevelson, and William de Kooning. Audette returned to Australia in the 1960s and has continued to work and exhibit.
Based in Melbourne Audette is now enjoying a renewed and continuing interest in her work. Audette is represented in major Australian public and private collections.