Artist / Sculptor

Author / Illustrator

Curriculum Vitae

Stafford, Liliana – Curriculum vitae

  • Born South Harting UK 18th March 1950
  • Lives and works in Fremantle Western Australia
  • Published author of twelve books and illustrator of one
  • Self taught
  • I have been painting full time for eight years and making sculpture for four


  • 2016 Xanadu Gallery Scottsdale Arizona.
  • 2013-16 David Giles Art Gallery Fremantle WA
  • 2017-2018 Paper Bird Gallery Fremantle
  • 2017 Allendale Square law building Perth. Exhibiting sculpture and paintings for six months
  • 2019 Exhibition ‘Down the Rabbit Hole-seeking treasure’  Whitespace studio gallery’ 1 Packenham St Fremantle
  • 2022 Da Raw Nature Studio Gallery 11 Henry St Fremantle exhibition On the other side of the moon. Work available in the gallery present time


  • 2013 Freedom School Art Awards highly commended for ‘One day a bird sang’
  • 2013 Highly Commended (Where the land meets the sea). Cockburn Art Awards
  • 2016 Highly Commended for ‘Still life’ South Perth emerging artist award
  • 2017 First prize Freedom School Art Awards for ‘When the rain came’
  • 2018 Finalist Claremont  Art Prize
  • 2018 Finalist Royal Show
  • 2018 Finalist South Perth Emerging artist
  • 2018 Finalist Biology as Art Lawrence Wilson Gallery UWA
  • 2019 Finalist Rockingham Marquette and small works exhibition
  • 2019 Finalist Invitation Art Prize Joondalup
  • 2019 Finalist Leithbridge Small Works Award
  • 2019 Finalist Royal Show Salon
  • 2020 Finalist Sculpture at Bathers Beach
  • 2020 Finalist Alice Springs Art Award
  • 2020 Winner Alcoa Major Award, Castaways Rockingham Sculpture  Exhibition for ‘Staying Home’.
  • Finalist Rockingham small sculpture award 2020
  • 2021 Finalist Minnawarra Art Award
  • 2021 Finalist Rockingham Art Award
  • 2021 Four sculptures in the Ferguson Folly Art trail at Dardanup
  • 2021 invitation to exhibit in ‘Hold’.  Indian ocean craft triennial plus residency for Midland Junction Arts Centre and creation of large fibre installation.
  • 2021 Finalist Castaways Sculpture Award.
  • 2021 Finalist Castaways small marquette award
  • 2021 Finalist Sculpture on the scarp Darlington.
  • 2022 Residency for Fibre Art Australia in Ballarat.
  • 2023 Finalist Castaways Sculpture Award and small marquette
  • 2023 Finalist and Highly recommended  Claremont Art Award
  • 2023 finalist Sculpture on the Scarp Darlington


  • 2016 Victoria Park Library – commission for a mural 10 metres x 3 metres in the children’s library
  • 2016 Commission for private client 1.8metre x 1.2metre ‘A song of the sea’
  • 2019 Commission for private client. A3 collage.
  • 2020 Commission for private client.


My work is in the private collections of:

  • Lesley Reece-director of the Literature Centre Perth WA,
  • David Giles-Artist,
  • Guundie Kuchling- writer and artist,
  • Rob Zielinski- musician,
  • Jennifer Jackson owner of Paper Bird Books and Arts Perth WA.
  • One floor of the Allendale Square law building Perth, WA
  • Private homes across Australia.